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Midwest Regional Alternative Dance Festival (RAD Fest)

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Schedule

· Expo
Screendance Program 1
This Film Series will include seven different dance for the camera films. It runs about 50 minutes and includes the work of filmmakers from 4 countries.
2021-03-05T10:00:00Z 2021-03-07T22:00:00Z America/New_York Screendance+Program+1 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmidwest-rad-fest Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Screendance Program 2
This Film Series will include seven different dance for the camera films. It runs about 50 minutes and includes the work of filmmakers from 3 countries.
2021-03-05T10:00:00Z 2021-03-07T22:00:00Z America/New_York Screendance+Program+2 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmidwest-rad-fest Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Movement Installation: i think we should meet
Don't miss this Movement Installation: an interactive, performative website conceptualized, created, and choreographed by Alexander Jones (Tampa, FL).
2021-03-05T10:00:00Z 2021-03-07T22:00:00Z America/New_York Movement+Installation%3A+i+think+we+should+meet https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmidwest-rad-fest Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Bell's Brewery Virtual Lobby
Make a plan to "meet up" with fellow audience goers. The Pre-Concert virtual lobby is a place to meet up with and mingle with other audience members.
2021-03-05T19:30:00Z 2021-03-05T20:00:00Z America/New_York Bell%27s+Brewery+Virtual+Lobby https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmidwest-rad-fest Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Bell's Brewery Virtual Lobby
Make a plan to "meet up" with fellow audience goers. The Pre-Concert virtual lobby is a place to meet up with and mingle with other audience members.
2021-03-05T19:30:00Z 2021-03-05T20:00:00Z America/New_York Bell%27s+Brewery+Virtual+Lobby https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmidwest-rad-fest Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Short Works Professional Performance Series 1
A "Live", Virtual Concert of juried works. This presentation contains mature content. Followed by a short Q & A session with the presenting artists.
2021-03-05T20:00:00Z 2021-03-05T21:30:00Z America/New_York Short+Works+Professional+Performance+Series+1 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmidwest-rad-fest Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Artist Q&A
Presenting Artists from Performance Series 1. An interactive Q & A session with Friday's presenting artists, moderated by RAD Fest Curator, Rachel Miller.
2021-03-05T21:15:00Z 2021-03-05T22:00:00Z America/New_York Artist+Q%26A+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmidwest-rad-fest Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Contemporary Modern with Vivian Kim
This class will utilize concepts of constructing and deconstructing, opening and closing to discover new movement pathways in our bodies.
Vivian Kim
2021-03-06T09:30:00Z 2021-03-06T11:00:00Z America/New_York Contemporary+Modern+with+Vivian+Kim https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmidwest-rad-fest Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
West African Drum and Dance with T. Ayo Alston
This class will explore traditional movements of West African dance and music. Open to students 15 years of age and up.
T. Ayo Alston
2021-03-06T11:15:00Z 2021-03-06T12:45:00Z America/New_York West+African+Drum+and+Dance+with+T.+Ayo+Alston https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmidwest-rad-fest Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
The Dance of Social Justice with Helanius Wilkins
Wilkins explores how his identity and experiences shape his art investigating, making, and performance practices that are rooted in resilience and resistance.
Helanius Wilkins
2021-03-06T13:30:00Z 2021-03-06T15:00:00Z America/New_York The+Dance+of+Social+Justice+with+Helanius+Wilkins https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmidwest-rad-fest Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Participant Meet and Greet
Join a 3 minute speed networking session and make connections with others who are attending the festival like you would in the classes and workshops.
2021-03-06T15:00:00Z 2021-03-06T15:30:00Z America/New_York Participant+Meet+and+Greet https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmidwest-rad-fest Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Screendance Makers 2021 Panel
This interactive panel discussion will feature many of this year’s selected screendance artists discussing their work, the medium of dance on film.
2021-03-06T15:30:00Z 2021-03-06T17:00:00Z America/New_York Screendance+Makers+2021+Panel https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmidwest-rad-fest Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Participant Meet and Greet
Join a 3 minute speed networking session and make connections with others who are attending the festival like you would in the classes and workshops.
2021-03-06T17:00:00Z 2021-03-06T17:30:00Z America/New_York Participant+Meet+and+Greet https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmidwest-rad-fest Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Artist Talk with 2021 RAD Installation Artist Alex Wigman-Jones
An interactive talk with Jones, creator of this year's movement installation: i think we should meet: an interactive, performative website.
Alexander Jones
2021-03-06T17:30:00Z 2021-03-06T18:30:00Z America/New_York Artist+Talk+with+2021+RAD+Installation+Artist+Alex+Wigman-Jones https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmidwest-rad-fest Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Bell's Brewery Virtual Lobby
Make a plan to "meet up" with fellow audience goers. The Pre-Concert virtual lobby is a place to meet up with and mingle with other audience members.
2021-03-06T19:30:00Z 2021-03-06T20:00:00Z America/New_York Bell%27s+Brewery+Virtual+Lobby https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmidwest-rad-fest Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Bell's Brewery Virtual Lobby
Make a plan to "meet up" with fellow audience goers. The Pre-Concert virtual lobby is a place to meet up with and mingle with other audience members.
2021-03-06T19:30:00Z 2021-03-06T20:00:00Z America/New_York Bell%27s+Brewery+Virtual+Lobby https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmidwest-rad-fest Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Short Works Professional Performance Series 2
A "Live", Virtual Concert of juried works. This presentation is appropriate for all ages. Followed by a short Q & A session with the presenting artists.
2021-03-06T20:00:00Z 2021-03-06T21:30:00Z America/New_York Short+Works+Professional+Performance+Series+2 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmidwest-rad-fest Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Artist Q&A
Presenting Artists from Performance Series 2. An interactive Q & A session with Friday's presenting artists, moderated by RAD Fest Curator, Rachel Miller.
2021-03-06T21:15:00Z 2021-03-06T22:00:00Z America/New_York Artist+Q%26A+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmidwest-rad-fest Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
(Youth) Contemporary Modern with Michael Parmelee
This class for ages 9 and up will include movement from Parmelee's pandemic time daily warm up routine, stretching and breathing, movement for strength.
Michael Parmelee
2021-03-07T10:00:00Z 2021-03-07T11:15:00Z America/New_York %28Youth%29+Contemporary+Modern+with+Michael+Parmelee https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmidwest-rad-fest Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Dancing After High School
This panel will feature a variety of artists speaking on their personal experiences, discuss different career options available, and a Q &A.
2021-03-07T11:30:00Z 2021-03-07T12:30:00Z America/New_York Dancing+After+High+School https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmidwest-rad-fest Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
(Youth) West African Dance with Mya Ajanku
This class, featuring live music will teach students one of the many dance forms originating from West Africa.
Mya Ajanju
2021-03-07T12:45:00Z 2021-03-07T14:00:00Z America/New_York %28Youth%29+West+African+Dance+with+Mya+Ajanku https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmidwest-rad-fest Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Participant Meet and Greet
Join a 3 minute speed networking session and make connections with others who are attending the festival like you would in the classes and workshops.
2021-03-07T14:30:00Z 2021-03-07T15:00:00Z America/New_York Participant+Meet+and+Greet https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmidwest-rad-fest Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Youth Performance Series
This performance features nine works choreographed and/or performed by artists younger than 18 years of age from all over the country.
2021-03-07T15:00:00Z 2021-03-07T16:30:00Z America/New_York Youth+Performance+Series https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmidwest-rad-fest Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Mya Ajanju

Master class instructor

Michael Parmelee

Master class instructor

T. Ayo Alston

Master class instructor

Vivian Kim

Master class instructor

Alexander Jones

Movement Installation Artist

Helanius Wilkins

The Dance of Social Justice speaker

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Wellspring/Cori Terry & Dancers

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Booths

Screendance Presentation I

See seven of the selected screendances in RAD Fest 2021!

Screendance Presentation II

See seven more of the selected screendances in RAD Fest 2021!

Movement Installation

"i think we should meet": An interactive, performative website created by Alexander Jones

Bell's Brewery

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Screen Dance International

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