2021 Spring & Summer

Dates To Be Determined

Pop Up Dance New Hampshire

New Hampshire Dance Collaborative is partnering with Pop Up Dance New Hampshire throughout this summer! Created by our State Artist Laureate, Amanda Whitworth, Pop Up Dance New Hampshire will bring energetic and joyful dance events to the most quintessential of summer gatherings, Farmers Markets. Look for exuberant, fun and funny dance made possible by some of New Hampshire’s most exceptional and diverse dance artists at The Nashua, Bristol, Plymouth, Lancaster and Canterbury Markets as well as at The League of New Hampshire Crafts Fair in Sunapee.

Past Events

The Spark: Sometimes dancers just dance to music and sometimes musicians just play for dancers. But, what happens when dancers and musicians create something in tandem with each other through in the moment responses?

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Hidden In Plain Sight, our 2021 film, was created over 9 months and represents Tricia’s vision for an artistic statement on the invisible and yet powerful role that creative energy and artistic expression play in our local economy.

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Elissa Margolin, musician and composer, approached New Hampshire Dance Collaborative in search of a dancer for a dance video of her new tune, Gorgeous.She suggested the location of 3S ArtSpace in Portsmouth who was exhibiting an installation entitled female woven landscape, by Linda Pagani.

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To add a special touch to the holiday celebration of the accomplishments of the people of Newport and the Newport Sunshine Initiative, New Hampshire Dance Collaborative produced a mini version of The Nutcracker.  Artistic Director of Ballet Misha, Amy Fortier, created a delightful portable version of her fully staged Nutcracker which...

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CCA Global is a cooperative of cooperatives. All of it’s many divisions level the playing field for small business’s to compete in an environment of consolidation. At CCA’s annual Christmas Party, NHDC tasked dancers to act and dress as waitstaff until actor Carey Cahoon of theater Kapow used tailored quotes to bring the dancers...

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Held at The Currier Museum of Art, the evening featured a private look at the exhibit at The Currier called “The Shakers and the Modern World”. New Hampshire Dance Collaborative produced a video collaboration with John Hession of Millennium Studios called Sharing Paradise. John and Joan worked together to reveal the essence of...

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Can the movement and energy of dance embody the form and stability of finely crafted furniture? Does the physicality of individual masters show up in the distinct style and aesthetic of the furniture that they create? Can dancers help to answer these questions? Amanda Whitworth, Zackery Beatty, Nick Neagle and Janelle Abbott Staly...

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Kelley/Stellling gallery hosted a pop up show of New Hampshire Furniture Master’s work. In a surprise visit, dance artists Lauren Allen and Max Auger entered as clumsy guests and, in three separate performances, slowly evolved into dancers to the delight of the audience.

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NHDC collaborates with Canterbury Village for second summer. This time the event celebrates both dance and music. Artistic Director Amy Fortier brought a delightful version of A Midsummer’s Nigh Dream to The Meeting House. Amanda Whitworth, Director of Dance at Plymouth State University curated a performance of faculty...

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During Art’s Week at The Village, movement was included in an unexpected way bring texture and life to the tours. Dancers were positioned in buildings and those taking the tours encountered them unexpectedly. Through subtle movement and a strong sense of presence, the dancers suggested an image of the reality of The Shakers without...

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NHDC collaborates with Canterbury as a part of their Village Rising Summer Event. Lorraine Chapman of LCTC and David Parker of The Bang Group are commissioned to create The Zealous Laborers which premieres on the 6th.  7 New Hampshire and Massachusetts emerging artists present new work on the 7th.

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New Hampshire Dance Collaborative bring dance education to Canterbury Village’s iconic Meeting House. A rigorous Summer Dance Workshop for advanced students provided a week long schedule of dance and movement classes. Organized by Lorraine Chapman of Boston based LCTC, revered faculty from New Hampshire, Massachusetts and...

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