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Jane Franklin Dance
Last updated on July 7, 2015

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Jane Franklin Dance crosses disciplines in partnership with music, media, and visual artists. The Arlington based Dance Company offers ongoing programs for older adults, performances for children, intensive camps and collaborations blending dance with visual arts.

Description:
A vibrant part of the Washington DC/Northern Virginia cultural community, 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 at Artisphere. 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.
Collaborative projects have received funding in multiple years

History:
from the Virginia Commission, the Alexandria Commission, and the Arlington Commission for the Arts, American Composers Forum – Washington DC Chapter and from foundations including Arlington Community Foundation and Washington Forrest Foundation.
Jane Franklin Dance conducts ongoing dance education for older adults and youth. Forty + a performing group of dancers past the age of 40 is seen at numerous centers serving older adults. The company performs for young audiences through the Arlington County Humanities Project.

Contact people:

 Jane Franklin, Artistic Director, (703) 933-1111, (email)
Dalton Lamberth, Administrative Assistant, 703-933-1111, (email)


Main office number: (703) 933-1111
Office fax number: (703) 228-1851

Address:

 3700 S Four Mile Run Drive
Arlington, VA 22206
This location is handicap accessible
(See a map)

Web Site: http://www.janefranklin.com

Directions:

 From Washington DC or Maryland: * Take 395 South * Take Exit 7 - Shirlington / Glebe Road and remain in the left lane of the exit - overhead sign is marked "Shirlington". * After passing below overpass, bear to the right to exit into Shirlington. * At the end of the exit at the traffic light turn right onto Shirlington Rd. * Go 1/2 block and turn left at first traffic light onto Four Mile Run Drive - the Weenie Beenie will be on your left. * Continue on Four Mile Run Drive 1/10 of a mile and the 3700 building will be on your left at the corner of Nelson Street and South Four Mile Run Drive. Enter from the small parking lot at the back of the building. From Southern Virginia: * Take 395 North * Take Exit 6 - Shirlington / Quaker Lane. * Bear left over highway, move immediately into right lane and continue straight through first traffic light. * At second traffic light turn left onto Four Mile Run Drive - the Weenie Beenie will be on your left. * Continue on Four Mile Run Drive 1/10 of a mile and the 3700 building will be on your left at the corner of Nelson Street and South Four Mile Run Drive. Enter from the small parking lot at the back of the building.
  Nearest Metro/Subway Stop: Pentagon City,
  Walk distance (in minutes): 45 minutes
  Nearest Bus Stop: Shirlington and S Four Mile Run Drive, 5 minute walk
Last updated on July 7, 2015

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