A spellbinding and impressive array of dance, mime, and comedy with Karen Montanaro, Molly Gawler, Jackie Reifer, Shana Bloomstein, and Vicki Angel. Five incredible women share the stage to weave their talents into one unforgettable evening.
Karen Montanaro currently tours the world with her one-woman show entitled ?Tanzspiel." A former professional dancer with the Ohio Ballet and Darmstadt Opera Ballet in Germany, Karen is a teaching artist offering residencies in movement, mime and dance in public and private schools throughout the United States.
Molly Gawler is a Maine-based dancer, musician, mom and founder of Droplet Dance. In addition to her circus training, Molly studied ballet, contemporary and modern dance and toured the world with the Philobus Dance Theater. She has appeared on Oprah, the Golden Globes, the Royal Variety Show and the Academy Awards.
Victoria Angel is a dancer, choreographer, educator and a lead teaching artist at Lincoln Center Education in NYC. In addition to performing her own solo choreography from New York to California, her choreography has been performed in Fresh Tracks at Dance Theater Workshop, LA Olympic Arts Festival, and American College Dance Festival.
Shana Bloomstein is from Freedom, ME and is a mover and maker in the performing arts and healing arts landscape. She danced as an original member of Blacksmith's Daughter Dance Theatre Co. (now Love/Fort Co.) in NYC, and studied African dance diaspora extensively. Shana is the Artistic Director of Women?s Works, and performs professionally as a solo artist and in collaboration with artists throughout New England.
Jackie Reifer is a comedienne, actress, and mime. She studied with Celebration Barn Founder Tony Montanaro and performed and toured for five years with his Celebration Theater Ensemble, and then with her husband John as the duo Reifer & Saccone. She collaborates with other artists, has performed with the Portland Ballet, Circus Maine, and in commercials. A speech & language pathologist, she also runs ongoing communication groups for adults.