Jane Franklin Dance: Forty+ Project
August 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 12, 2020
Featuring: Choreographer Philip Baraoidan
Dates: Wednesday, weekly, July 8 – August 12, 2020; 3 – 4 pm
*Explore movement and performance in a creative project
Forty+ celebrates the collective creativity of people past the age of 40. The Summer Project features choreographer Philip Baraoidan in weekly sessions that take place on Zoom. Forty+ is frequently seen in concerts presented by Jane Franklin Dance and for organizations serving older adults.
This project culminates with a facebook live broadcast in August and will be performed live in Fall 2020. The project is open to people of all physical facilities. No previous performance experience is necessary.
About Philip Baraoidan
Native of Arlington County, Va, Philip Baraoidan is an alumni of Virginia Commonwealth University. Performance Credits include Company E, Priore Dance, Sinclair Dance, and Clancyworks. Performance venue highlights include The Lincoln Center, The Kennedy Center, Ed Mervish Theater (Canada), The Ballet Theater of Astana (Kazakhstan) and Richmond Dance Festival. He has performed in works by Robert Priore, Scott Putnam, Christian Von Howard, Kate Weare, Stephanie Martinez, Bob Fosse (Restaged), and Michael Bennet (Restaged). He currently acts as Department Head for both the Jazz and Tap Curriculum, at Perfect Pointe Dance Studio in Arlington, Virginia as well as a curriculum/programming consultant for schools in the greater DC area. He has also taught for numerous programs like, Dance Masters of America, Showstoppers Convention, Central Asian Dance Festival, and American Dance Festival. Philip has received the Dottie McGill Award from Dance Masters of America Teacher Training School, for showcasing excellence in teaching. Philip’s curriculum work and teaching application can be seen integrated nationally and internationally with schools, companies, and touring productions. Follow my adventures on IG:Philnthblnk
About Jane Franklin Dance
Jane Franklin Dance partners with music, media, visual artists and community participants. Jane Franklin Dance has been presented at multiple venues and festivals and internationally in Mexico. A recipient of the Community Foundation for the National Capital Region Creative Communities Award, Jane has developed innovative and collaborative projects combining dancers with the round wall skateboarding community, with a life size kinetic sculpture, with the architecture of a specific site, with dogs & owners, and with interactive live video and sound for numerous public art projects. Jane Franklin is a recipient of the American Association of University Women Elizabeth Campbell Award for the Advancement of the Arts in Arlington, and her video work Four Mile Run Footbridge was selected for PHOTO/VIDEO 13: Juried Mid-Atlantic Exhibition. Jane Franklin Dance has been recognized by Virginia’s Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts. The company tours for the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Paul Mellon Arts in Education Program and the Virginia Commission’s Tour Directory.