EXIT12 Dance Company
EXIT12 is a contemporary dance company committed to creating and performing works of high cultural significance that inspire conversations about world differences and the lasting effects of violence and conflict on communities, families, and individuals. Through movement, we educate audiences about the reality of war, advocate diversity and mutual understanding through cultural exchange, and champion the humanity and dignity of all persons.
EXIT12 supports and advances the notion that art heals and is devoted to serving those who have been touched by conflict by expressing their stories.
Exit12's unique approach to public performance enriches audiences with a look into the issues that affect our communities and our world as well the individuals who courageously commit to service and positive change.
Exit12 combines movement, discourse, and multi-media in it's performances, allowing audiences accessibility on an individual level. Exit12 designs and supports choreography derived from human experience: experiential journalistic choreography.
Exit12 has performed at Walter Reed Military Medical Center, West Point Military Academy, Lincoln Center, Stanford University,The Dibden Center For the Arts, The Landon School, Nashoba Regional High School, EKU’s Military Arts Symposium, at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center in New York City, and performs yearly on the deck of the USS Intrepid in honor of Memorial Day.
Exit12 will be performing at 7:00 pm, November 10, 2018 at the Miller Theater.
Outreach and Master Classes
Exit12 will be conducting a dance class for those with no experience at Jessye Norman School of the Arts on November 9, from 4:30 to 6:00 pm. This class will be free of charge.
They will also be conducting a contemporary ballet master class at JNSA on November 9 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. This class will be $25.00.
Registration for these classes is at http://www.jessyenormanschool.org/
Veteran's Movement Workshop
Exit12's workshops and programs are designed to bridge cultural gaps through shared movement, transform traumatic experiences into expressive choreographic themes, and inspire participants to push beyond their comfort zones.
Our veteran-civilian movement workshops engage groups in movement creation, self-esteem building, empathy enrichment, and teamwork.
Workshops may lead to a public performance or an informal showing with group participants.
These workshops will be free of charge.