FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WHO: City in Motion Dance Theater, producer, in conjunction with Volker,
Roanoke, Coleman Highlands, West Plaza and Valentine Neighborhood
Associations. Contact: Alexis Haines, Public Relations Manager 816-225-6732 or
WHAT: Dance in the Park, an outdoor dance concert which showcases the
exciting performances of a variety of the Kansas City region's unique dance
companies. This FREE event invites neighbors to gather and build a sense of
WHEN: Saturday, September 8th, 2012. Free Swing dance class for audience
members on stage at 6:30pm; concert begins at 7:00pm. Rain date: Sunday,
September 9th, same times.
WHERE: Roanoke Park, 3699 E Roanoke Drive, Kansas City, MO 64111
The 14th annual Dance in the Park will take place on Saturday September 8th
and will feature local dance companies in the genres of Modern, Ballet, Jazz
and Hip Hop, Swing, Flamenco, Belly Dance, West African, and Circus Arts.
Participating dance companies include: City in Motion Dance Theater, City in
Motion Children's Dance Theater & Apprentice Company, Kacico, American
Youth Ballet, Art in Motion, Alma Flamenco, Troupe Duende, MoonDrop Circus,
Soundz of Africa, and Louis and Company's The Swingsters.
This family-friendly event is a collaboration of neighborhoods, businesses
and performers. It is a unique opportunity to sample a wide variety of regional
professional dance companies in the tranquil setting of Roanoke Park. Volunteers
from all five neighborhoods contribute their time and talents to produce the event.
The KCMO Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund and the Missouri Arts
Council have provided additional funding. Picnic baskets are welcome! Arrive
early to participate in the free dance class at 6:30 and to get a good seat. For
more information, check us out on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/
danceinthepark or follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/Dance_InThePark
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