Event Name: Candy Box Dance Festival

Date: May 4, 2018
Start Time: 07:30 pm
End Time: 09:30 pm
Event Type:
Cost: $5-$24
Address: The Southern Theater, 1420 Washington Ave S, Minneapolis MN 55454
Event Website: http://www.arena-dances.org/performances/candy-box-2018/

Mathew Janczewski’s ARENA DANCES presents the second annual Candy Box Dance Festival, an eclectic collection of performances, workshops, and public showings that will take place May 4 – May 12, 2018 at The Southern Theater in Minneapolis.


Featured Artist Performances are a shared evening between Black Label Movement and Taja Will. Tickets are available on the Southern’s website (https://southerntheater.org/candy-box-2018/) and are free for ARTShare members.
Feature Artist Schedule:
Fri, 5/4 @ 7:30pm
Sat, 5/5 @ 7:30pm
Tues, 5/8 @ 7:30pm – PAY AS ABLE
Thur, 5/10 @ 7:30pm
Fri, 5/11 @ 7:30pm
Sat, 5/12 @ 2pm – PAY AS ABLE and ASL
Sat, 5/12 @ 7:30pm

Happy Hour Showings are a series of works-in-progress showings by artists, including time for audience feedback. All Happy Hour Showings are a suggested donation of $10, at the door only. 100% of donations go directly to the artist(s) showing work.

Tues, 5/8 @ 5:30pm – DAARA DANCE Company
Wed, 5/9 @ 5:30pm – HATCH Dance
Thu, 5/10 @ 5:30pm – faux pas: Julie Marie Muskat & Betsy Schaefer Roob
Fri, 5/11 @ 5:30pm – Alexandra Bodnarchuck

WORKSHOPS: Take master classes with Taja Will, Black Label Movement, Helen Hatch, and Daara Dance Company! All classes are held at the Southern Theater. Full schedule on our website: http://www.arena-dances.org/performances/candy-box-2018/


Opening Weekend Party: Join us Saturday, 5/5 for a party and open contact jam with live music, beginning immediately after the Featured Artist Showing concludes.

Panel Discussion: Monday, 5/7, from 6-7:30pm, join the Featured Artists and dance community members for a Q&A about dance, art, process, and the work they’re showing at the Candy Box Dance Festival. The discussion will be led by Arwen Wilder of HIJACK.

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