Organizers Hannah Baumgartner and Diego Salterini -- co-founders of Dance Now! Miami -- created Miami Open Stage for talented Miami choreographers to showcase their new work. They also intended it as a venue for dance enthusiasts looking for a chance to discover what's happening on the ground floor, and to pick the brains of Miami's local choreographic talent.
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Just off a summer work-shopping her choreography with Earl Mosley, Angela Freger, an Orlando native, says that she now feels genuine enthusiasm for the growing dance scene here in Miami.
One of the four choreographers showcasing new work this coming Sunday, Freger's piece, "Alapse," investigates the complicated memories that persist after a dancer's performance life has been cut short by a life-altering accident. As part of Miami's talent base, Freger is convinced that ongoing efforts from organizations like Dance Now! have brought Miami to a tipping point.More »