Regeneration

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JCWK Dance Lab presents “Regeneration,” a multi-media performance combining science, contemporary dance, new music, visual art, and storytelling. Inspired by Rodale Institute’s soil regeneration research, this STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math) event also reflects on cultural regeneration as we move forward from the pandemic.

Read the preview article, “JCWK Dance Lab seeks joy and healing in ‘Regeneration'” by clicking here. 

 

Performance: Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 7:30pm and Sunday, April 21, 2024 at 2pm

Direction and Concept: Jessica Warchal-King

Performance: Arielle Ridley, Cady Monasmith, Jessica Warchal-King, Li Daniels, Megan Zalek, Milvia Cruz, and Sarena Gable

Music: Jill Haley, Marty Bonk, Riley Monasmith

Visual Art: Elaine Soltis

Rehearsal assistant: Autumn Crane

Special thanks to The Heritage of Green Hills and Alvernia University.

Regeneration is JCWK Dance Lab’s latest research campaign. It is an organic growth from our “We are StarDust” campaign of the past three years. Click the links for more info on the ways that “We are StarDust” manifested through Harvest Moon and Dark Adaptation. 

Like meteorites, we have moved from the stars in the earth and are exploring research initiated by Rodale Institute.  Rodale Institute is a an international leader in soil regeneration research and organic farming practices. It is also located in JCWK Dance Lab’s hometown of Berks County.

Go Behind the Scenes with us!  Check out these videos – click the links below. 

Watch our interview on Backstage. 

Can STEAM collaborations happen? 

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This work has already been recognized through: 

Reading Theater Project’s 5-Minute Fringe: Wonder, 2024. Click here to learn more. 

The International Human Rights Arts Festival, 2023. A festival using the arts to provide awareness to human rights issues. JCWK Dance Lab is presenting as part of the Climate Change Action programming. Click here to read more.  

Flowing Forms, a collaborative performance in August 2023 in Philadelphia. Click here to read more. 

Reading Theater Project and the Reading Public Museum’s In Nature’s Studio, 2023. Click here to read more.

Get involved!

  1. Financially support the artists through PayPal or Fractured Atlas. 
  2. Share an information table at the performance! email Jessica at [email protected] to reserve yours!
  3. Be a sponsor or place an ad in the program. Contact Jessica at [email protected] for more information.
  4. Let us know if you’re interested in presenting this work or one of our workshops. Contact Jessica at [email protected]