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Moving Target Portland w/ Heather Stewart

  • Mechcanic's Hall 519 Congress Street Portland, ME 04101 USA (map)

Moving Target Portland is an all-levels adult contemporary dance class that meets ::most:: Sundays at Mechanic's Hall in downtown Portland from 1-3pm. Sliding scale fee structure: $12-20 per person. (If cost is prohibitive, email at least 24 hrs in advance to request a cost that you can afford.)

Heather Stewart is a Canadian choreographer and dance artist currently based in Boston, MA. She has been creating and presenting original work for performance in Montreal, London, and Boston since 2012. In the past Heather’s work has been shortlisted for The Deustche Bank Award for Creative Enterprises and she has received funding and awards from the Boston Foundation, the New England Foundation for the Arts, the Somerville Arts Council, and the Canada Council for the Arts. The development of her choreographic work has been supported by organizations and residencies including Espace Marie Chouinard, The Place, Centre de Création O Vertigo (CCOV), Earthdance, and Tanzzentrale der region Nürnberg. Most recently Heather received a 2018 Live Arts Boston Award for a new creation with composer dull. She is developing this work at the Boston Center for the Arts where she is a 2018/19 Dancemaker in residence. In the spring of 2014 she completed her MA in Advanced Dance Studies at The London Contemporary Dance School with a strong focus in choreography. Fueled by physicality, her work offers intricate and complex meetings between movement and sound. She has an ongoing artistic collaboration with Montreal based composer dull. Their process is defined by a generous, reciprocal collaboration in which the music and choreography are given equal space and importance.