MM2 selected to perform at the Fringe Wilmington Festival 2011

After a successful run in the recent Philly Fringe Festival, MM2 Modern Dance Company will bring to the Fringe Wilmington Festival, the Delaware premiere of ONE WORD, with shows on Friday, September 23rd at 7:45pm and Saturday, September 24th at 6:00 and 8:00pm. Performances will take place in the Baby Grand Theater located at 818 Market Street, Wilmington.

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What “One Word” Reveals

By Nick G | Published: September 9, 2011

ONE WORD, the 2011 Philly Fringe production from MM2 Modern Dance, seems like a simple idea: dancer-choreographers choose one word to inspire a piece. But according to the young dancers of MM2, choosing a word of personal significance reveals ever so much more than simply that word’s definition.

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MM2 dancers magically turn movement into meaning

Montgomery News Network
By Craig Ostroff, Correspondent

Stephanie King had no trouble deciding on her “One Word.”

“One Word,” the theme of MM2 Modern Dance Company’s 2011 program, finds each of the company’s eight dancers choosing a word that holds a special meaning, then choreographing a dance around it.

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MM2 Featured in Delaware County News Network – Fans flock to Philly Fringe Festival

News of Delaware County
Published: Monday, August 29, 2011
By JIM RUTTER, Correspondent

The Philadelphia Live Arts and Fringe Festival celebrates its 15th anniversary when it kicks off on Sept. 2. Since it began in 1997, over a quarter-million audience members have seen the works of more than 10,000 performing artists in dance, theater, music and the visual arts. A number of prominent national and international artists and companies premiere new works each year, elevating what began as a simple off-beat event to a festival of worldwide stature.

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9 Dancers, 9 Choreographers, ONE WORD at Grounds for Sculpture

MM2 Modern Dance Company brings to Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ, on Sunday, August 21st, 2011 at 1:00pm, a Philly Fringe, sneak preview of their new dance work, ONE WORD. The performance will be rain or shine and is free with park admission.

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First Friday Lancaster performance by MM2 Modern Dance honors local cancer survivor

On Friday, August 5th at 7:00pm, as part of First Friday Lancaster, MM2 Modern Dance Company will be offering up a special benefit presentation of their new work, ONE WORD at the Mulberry Arts Studios, 19-21 North Mulberry Street, Lancaster. While the dance company is based out of Philadelphia, several of its members are from the Lancaster region. In particular, dancer and choreographer, Stephanie King wanted to use this performance as a means of honoring her grandmother, while calling awareness to a rare and often aggressive form of cancer known as peritoneal cancer. Peritoneal cancer develops in the peritoneum, a thin, delicate sheet that lines the inside wall of the abdomen.

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MM2 at Inhale Series on July 22nd

MM2 Modern Dance will be presenting “Penitent” at the upcoming Inhale Performance Series on July 22nd, 2011 at 7:30pm at Chi Movement Arts Center, 1316 S 9th Street in Philadelphia.

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A Philly Fringe sneak preview of ONE WORD

MM2 Modern Dance Company brings to the stage, a Philly Fringe, sneak preview of ONE WORD on Saturday, July 16, 2011, with one show only at 8:00pm at The Performance Garage, 1515 Brandywine Street, Philadelphia. Tickets are $10 if purchased in advance online on DanceBoxOffice.com; $12 cash at the door. A limited number of half off discount tickets may be found on PhillyDanceDeals.com

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8 Dancers, 8 Choreographers, 1 Word

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 7:00 pm, Upper Gwynedd Township’s Summer Breeze Concert Series will be kicking things off with an evening of dance at the DeBarth Amphitheatre, Parkside Place, North Wales, PA. Featured will be Philadelphia based, MM2 Modern Dance Company. The FREE performance is outdoors and weather permitting with no rain date. Pack a snack, bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy a great evening of dance.

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Sneak Preview of ONE WORD at ETC. Performance Series

On Saturday & Sunday, June 4th and 5th at 8pm, MM2 Modern Dance will present a sneak preview of works in progress from their upcoming production of “One Word” at the ETC Performance Series.  The ETC Performance Series, under the direction of Charles Tyson, Jr., has been an opportunity for performance artists of any and all genres to show their work to a new and diverse audience in an intimate venue at the Community Education Center, 3500 Lancaster Avenue, Philadelphia.

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