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MAY 13-15, 2016

Help Vivid Motion support The Center for Grieving Children in Portland for the second year in a row by joining us for our dance company’s unique interpretation of Peter Pan!  Bring your entire family to enjoy the classic tale of pirates, lost boys, fairies, and the magic of never growing up. 

Using a myriad of dance forms, from lyrical to hip hop, Vivid Motion gives J.M. Barrie’s children’s classic their own innovative and kinda quirky touch.  Thanks to the generosity of local company Seacoast Scaffold, VivMo dancers get to battle with Captain Hook’s pirates, flitter with Tinkerbell and her fairies, cause trouble with the Lost Boys, swim with the Mermaids, and fly with Peter Pan across elaborate sturdy scaffolded sets of waterfalls, bunk beds, pirate ships, and tree houses.  
Starring Artistic Director Ali Berry as the mischievous Peter Pan and John Larson as the long-haired scallywag Captain Hook, Peter Pan features all local dancers and choreographers.

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JULY 29-31, 2016

Journey this summer to the end of the world with Portland’s Innovative and Kinda Quirky Dance Company!  

When disease, war, and unchecked scientific experimentation devastate the world they know, a small band of survivors must come together and find the courage to continue living. Told exclusively through dance, witness these once-strangers fight for survival, nurturing hope, love, and faith in a better tomorrow in the face of overwhelming odds.


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DECEMBER 16-23, 2016

The leaves are still falling, yet here at Vivid Motion a sexy sugar plum fairy is already dancing in our heads! Led fearlessly by Artistic Director Alison Berry, we’re confident you will again enjoy our longest-running (14 years!) and most popular show, Nutcracker Burlesque! 

Christmas for Clara means a fun party at the home of her best friend and favorite inventor, Drosselmeyer. When the clock strikes midnight and the party goes from frisky to wild, Clara finds herself dodging unwanted attentions from the Nutcracker Prince and the Rat King. Coming to Clara’s rescue is Drosselmeyer, who whisks Clara off on an otherworldly journey of adventure and self-discovery, revealing that she is much more than a brilliant inventor and (maybe...just maybe?) more than a friend.