Explore the dynamic relationship between movement, creativity and good health at The Festival of the Moving Body, which will be held on Saturday, March 17, from 10 am to 4:30 pm at the Charles B. Wang Center. Through this daylong event, participants will learn how movement, creativity and imagination impact holistic health, recovery and well-being. Experts from around the globe will share their ideas, research, creative work, and interdisciplinary thinking through ﬁlm, dance, media, interactive art installations, somatic education and therapy, visual art, panel discussions, music, classes and performance.
The Festival is open to all participants (15 years and older) who are interested in improving their minds and bodies. The registration fee is $15 by March 13 or $20 at the door. Registration begins at 9 am. Register
Friday Summit Performance:
March 16, 7 pm
This dynamic show features nine different performances. Tickets are $10 for SB students; $15 for the general public. Please click here for a full description of the show.
About The Festival Founder and Executive Director
Amy Yopp Sullivan is an associate professor of dance and somatics at Stony Book University and is director of The Center for Dance, Movement and Somatic Learning. Sullivan choreographs original dance/theatre works, develops interdisciplinary research projects and performance collaborations, and creates film/media/movement projects. She founded the Center for Dance, Movement and Somatic Learning at Stony Brook University in 2009, creating the vision and scope for the new interdisciplinary center. She has developed and directed the dance program at Stony Brook since 1986. In addition to her university work, she serves as a consultant for business, industry, education and private clients through The Habitat for the Arts, and she is artistic director of IronWorks on the Edge, a professional media/performance company.