On February 9th, Monarch performed as a guest to In Motion Dance Company at the Alvin Ailey Citigroup Theater to a sold out house. Along with Monarch's performance, In Motion performed Amour Propre, choreographed by Melissa. A piece about timeless beauty, Amour Propre debuted at Carnegie Hall in January. This was the piece's second performance by In Motion.
Monarch Dance Company and In Motion will be sharing the stage once again in Ascend to be held at Moravian College Foy Concert Hall on March 8th at 5:30pm. This performance will include Monarch Season 14 rep including a new piece titled November, Melissa's duet The Marlborough Set and Amour Propre performed by In Motion as well as a guest performance by Alchemy Dance Company of Philadelphia. General admission is $18. There are also group rates available. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more ticket info.
The Spring Up Dance Festival sponsored by the Lehigh Valley Dance Exchange and the Monarch Dance Company will be held at Northampton Community College March 29th and 30th. The festival will include free master classes for adult dancers, a Guest Artist Concert with a performance by Monarch on Saturday evening and the Emerging Artist Concert to be held on Sunday afternoon. Melissa has been working on a new piece to submit to the festival. Any dancers 18 and up and attend the master classes. Register on LVDE's website today!
Monarch will be performing at the Metro West Dance Festival in New Jersey on April 26th @ 7pm.
Monarch will be performing literary inspired pieces including Grotesque in Arabesque for a literary event at the Allentown Public Library on Saturday May 3rd.
Monarch will be holding auditions at Northampton Community College on Sunday May 4th. If you are interested in more information regarding the audition please email email@example.com
Pennsylvania Youth Theater Dance Concert Saturday May 31st & Sunday June 1st.
Allegro Dance Studios, LLC Sunday May 8th
Nardi Dance Studios June 13-15
East Coast Dance Connection Sunday June 22nd
This summer, Melissa will be choreographing Annie Get Your Gun at the Pennsylvania Playhouse. Show dates are July 25-26, August 1-3 and August 7-10. Audition info to come!