Thursday, June 9, 2022 from 6:30-7:30 PM

Join Making Moves on Thursday, June 9th for an evening-length performance by Olivia Emert.

A recent graduate from the Conservatory of Music and Dance from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Olivia Emert is an eager, passionate, and dedicated dancer, creator, and mover. In this new work Emert explores conceptions of comfortability and challenge through sanctuaries of womb, dirt, and sky. The performance takes place in Charlotte Street Foundation’s Stern Theater at 6:30pm.

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Olivia Emert is an eager, passionate, and dedicated dancer, creator, and mover. Originally from St. Louis, Missouri, she is currently based in Kansas City. Graduating from the University of Missouri- Kansas City in May of 2022, she will obtain her Bachelors of Fine Arts in Performance and Choreography. She has trained with Geometry: a LA based contemporary and movement research dance company. As a creator, Olivia collaborates with all aspects of art: film, visual arts, composition, and theater. She has worked closely in collaborations with saxophonist, Colton James, composer, Tim J Harte, and pianists Matthew Esguerra and Euhyne Kim. Her work with Tim Harte was featured in Modern Night at the GEM 2022. She choreographed for Daniel D’Angelo’s award winning short film, “Steadfast.” Working with Heart of America Shakespeare Festival, she helped choreograph and assist under direction of Michael Blake and Sidonie Garrett. Currently, she has been working closely with cinematographer Ian VanDusen and lighting designer Austin VanWinkle. She works to bring authenticity into each of her creations and aims to create different tangible environments in her work.  


Making Moves is a monthly dance performance series located in Kansas City, MO, curated and produced by Kyle Mullins. Making Moves is dedicated to the creation and development of new works by local and regional dance makers and to expose Kansas City audiences to a wider array of contemporary dance making. Making Moves provides area choreographers, dancers, and audiences the opportunity to share in the process of new and experimental work in both traditional and non-traditional performance venues. Experimentation, risk-taking, collaboration, and multi-disciplinary approaches are encouraged. Supported by Charlotte Street Foundation, fiscal sponsorship by Fractured Atlas. Click here to donate. #makingmoves #charlottestreet #CSFsterntheater  


Making Moves: Olivia Emert - June 2022

Event Details

Thursday, June 9 from 6:30-7:30 PM


CSF Stern Theater @ 3333 Wyoming


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