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Presented by Motion X Dance DC in collaboration with Lindsay Benson Garrett

Directed by: Stephanie Dorrycott & Lindsay Benson Garrett

Choreography: Stephanie Dorrycott

Guest Choreography: Elysia Greene

Original Video & Multimedia Effects: Lindsay Benson Garrett

Set Design: Lindsay Benson Garrett

History has always affected the future. But what if we could reshape our past?

i: Defining Memories

Music Composers: Havelock by Keith Kenniff; Telemiscommunications & Neglected Space by Jennifer Heap; Not A Number by Sascha Ring

ii. Malleability

Music Composers: Nothing But Lines by Benn Jordan; Vaihtorvota & Keskeisvoima by Miko Vainio & IIpo Vaisanen

iii. Redefining Meanings

Music Composers: Waiting by Samuel Gatlyn & Gabriel Leonhard; The Way by Zack Hemsey

iii. Empowerment

Music Composers: We Move Lightly Opus 28 by Dustin O'Halloran

Motion X Dance DC:

  • Brittany Alness
  • Sarah Christopherson
  • Elysia Greene*
  • Kayli Hueston
  • Sarah Mawyer
  • Mary Potts*
  • Laura Sniegowski*

* denotes dancer also appearing on screen

On Screen Dancers:

  • Kyoko Ruch
  • Lindsay Benson Garrett

  • Special Thank You

    • Mike Garrett
    • Allison Benson
    • Greater Washington Dance Center


    Motion X Dance

    Motion X Dance DC is a professional modern repertory dance company that serves the Greater Washington DC metropolitan area. Their mission is to foster the growth and development of established and emerging choreographers, giving them the opportunity to create and develop work on a group of versatile dance artists through artistic thought and movement experimentation. The result is the presentation of new, exhilarating and athletic dance works performed throughout the region. Recent performances include TEDx Herndon, Atlas Intersections, and Petworth Dance Project.

    Lindsay Benson Garrett

    Lindsay is a dancing designer and photographer who has an insatiable appetite to create. Her award winning photography has been featured in celebrity cookbooks, national newspapers and numerous magazines. She currently serves as an art director for a strategic branding and advertising agency in Virginia. Lindsay has also been a member of Gin Dance Company for three years, performing at the Kennedy Center, Atlas Intersections Festival and other many regional venues.

    A fresh combination of dance
    and visual art

    Contemporary movement and visuals come together in a powerful partnership between Motion X Dance DC and Lindsay Benson Garrett.

    Sprenger Theatre
    at Atlas Performing Arts Center

    800 Florida Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002

    • Sunday, February 28th, 3:00 p.m.

    Join us and redefine your past

    This production is presented as part of the Atlas INTERSECTIONS Festival at the Atlas Performing Arts Center.