Art as Worship, Worship as Art
Date: November 16, 2019- November 17, 2019
Location: Pain Brancy Unitarian Universalist Church, 3215 Powder Mill Road, Adelphi, Maryland
We invite you to discover the singer, dancer and visual artist in you through art… Join us to tap into your inner strength, share your voice, and move forward together through Workshops in Choral, Visual and Movement Arts
Inspired by Milck’s song I Can’t Keep Quiet
|ART: Explore through color, shape and line what YOU WANT & NEED to say!!!Led by Joanna Axtmann||CHORAL: Speak out about what matters to you. We will make this activist’s anthem our own. Don’t keep quiet!Led by Allison Hughes||MOVEMENT: We can’t keep still….anymoreLed by Peggy Hoffman, Josephine Nicholson &Sharon Werth|
Workshops are multigenerational. Children age 10 and older are welcome.
Saturday, November 16, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm - Lunch & snacks will be served/vegetarian option available.
*Sunday, November 17, 10:00 am Worship Service – Workshop particpants are invited to attend and participate.
Workshop Fee (incl. lunch & childcare): $50 – $35/PBUUC Members & Friends – $30/Senior, Students & Youth
Sponsored by The Chalice Dancers and The Paint Branch UU Arts Council
About the Workshop Leaders
Joanna Axtmann Artist, Instructor. “Making art is my consistent passion and a means for survival. Vision and experience builds up an energy within that needs physical, visual release/expression.” Joanna makes images in a variety of media – mixed media on paper, sculptural installations, assemblage and printmaking. She leads workshops in Washington DC & California, teaches at University of DC and previously at University of Iowa, Montana State University, State University of Puebla, Mexico and she holds a MA & MFA degrees in Painting, Drawing & Sculpture. See her art at joannaaxtmann.com.
The Erika Thimey Dance & Theater Co. – “Modern dance was an attempt to frame the human experience in a different light, and Erika represented that first impulse, first energy.” The dance company, inspired by Ms. Thimey’s 60-year legacy, shares dance as an art form and expression of the spirit. Company members Peggy Hoffman, Josephine Nicholson & Sharon Werth lead the workshops which will draw on modern and sacred dance.
Allison Hughes – “Sing freely, listen deeply, breath together, hear one another.” Allison is a singer, choir director and voice teacher in College Park, MD. She has performed locally and in exciting venues including Kennedy Center, Wolf Trap, Carnegie Hall, Prague’s Rudolphinum, and the Liszt Academy in Budapest. She directs the College Park Chorale and founded and leads the fun and unusual (un)choir, a pop-up community sing. She is also a member of Paint Branch Creek, a folk music group performing acoustic americana in the DC area.
Learn more www.allisonsings.com.
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Mail: Chalice Dancers 3215 Powder Mill Road, Adelphi, MD 20783-1097
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