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Jane Franklin Dance
Last updated on April 14, 2014

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

Description:
Jane Franklin Dance was recently selected to receive the American Association of University Women Elizabeth Campbell Award for the Advancement of the Arts in Arlington. Ongoing projects include Forty+ – a performing group of community based dancers past the age of 40 – and performances for children. Jane Franklin Dance tours for the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Paul Mellon Arts in Education Program and the Virginia Commission’s Tour Directory.
Jane Franklin is a recipient of the Community Foundation for the National Capital Region Creative Communities Initiative grant for a dance/video project inspired by round wall skateboarding. • Jane Franklin Dance made its international debut in Puebla Mexico with the interactive real time media piece “Temporal Interference,” which was also performed at the College of Arts and Media at University of Colorado Denver and at Kennedy Center Millennium Stage. Dancers manipulate a life-size kinetic sculpture in Incidence which was presented by Mead Theatre Lab at Flashpoint, a program of the Cultural Development Corporation.

History:
Jane Franklin was selected for Source Festival “Artistic Blind Dates,” for Forward 5, a professional development program of Dance/MetroDC, for VelocityDC Dance Festival, for Atlas INTERSECTIONS Festival, for the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival and received an award to create a public art project for the City of Alexandria and a STAR Award for “Outstanding Community Outreach,”

Contact people:

 Jane Franklin, Artistic Director, (703) 933-1111, (email)
Alison Waldman, 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
(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. . . (more)
  Nearest Metro/Subway Stop: Crystal City, Pentagon City Mall,
  Walk distance (in minutes): 45 minutes
  Nearest Bus Stop: Shirlington and S Four Mile Run Drive, 5 minute walk
Last updated on April 14, 2014

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