UPCOMING PERFORMANCES:

Annual Spring Concert

Spirits - photo by Robert Castagna

Annual Spring Concert

Saturday, March 25, 2017 @ 8PM

Nahant Town Hall, 334 Nahant Rd, Nahant, MA
General Admission $25 / VIP $45 / BDA, Senior, Student $18

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SAVE THE DATE:

Outdoor Concert, Lynn MA
July 2017

 

PAST PERFORMANCES:

12 Dancers Dancing... 
A Christmas in Cambridge 2016

Friday, December 16 at 8:00 pm
Saturday, December 17 at 8:00 pm

Performances by:
Forty Steps Dance, Rainbow Tribe, Sydni Lockeby, Linx, Nozama Dance Collective, Boston Community Dance Project, Cambridge Dance Company, CreationDance, Dance Currents, Backattitude Dance Company, Bside, Dance'n Feet, Legacy Dance Company, North Shore Civic Ballet, Contemporarily Out of Order, Disco Brats, Embrace, Brookline Academy of Dance, and musical performance by Steffani Bennett

At The Dance Complex
536 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA in Central Square

Tickets: $21 adult/$15 children and seniors

Please bring a new toy for our children's charity and receive $1.00 off of your admission ticket!

More info and tickets at:
www.honeyblonderdance.com

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12 Dancers Dancing


Forty Steps Dance presents Creatures Workshop & Video Showing

Forty Steps Dance presents "Creatures"
Workshop & Video Showing

Saturday, Dec.10th @ 3pm

LynnArts Theater
25 Exchange Street, Lynn, MA

Creature imageJoin us for a fun Family Event!

Forty Steps Dance offers an Interactive Creative Dance Workshop from 3-5 p.m. followed by a viewing of “Creatures” the Video at LynnArts Black Box Theater.

Experience the magic of dance. Dancers and movers (ages 8 and up) will have the opportunity to work with Forty Steps Dance professionals and transform themselves into a variety of creatures through dance and movement.

Suggested donation (optional): $10 single or $20 family*.

To register for this event, email Name and Ages of participants to sallee@fortystepsdance.org.

“Creatures The Video,” choreographed and directed by Forty Steps Dance artistic director Sallee Slagle, cinematically captures the company’s critically-acclaimed modern dance masterwork that will be presented for the first time as a full video production. “Creatures – The Video,” is possible through support from Blake Road Productions, Daniel Jacobs, Videographer/Editor, the Lynn Museum, LynnArts Black Box Theatre, as well as countless volunteers, friends and supporters. The video premiere is funded, in part, by the Lynn Cultural Council.
* Family ticket admits 2 adults & 3 children

Forty Steps Dance presents

Creatures the video, a modern dance masterwork

RED CARPET VIDEO PREMIERE of “Creatures”

Join the cast of Forty Steps Dance
for photos on the red carpet!

Creature image

Saturday, November 5, 2016
6:30 pm

Nahant Community Center
Serenity Room, 41 Valley Road
Nahant, MA 01908

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Annual Gala

If you are unable to attend, but would like to make a donation, you may do so here:

Friends of “Creatures”
Donations of $50 or more include a personal DVD copy.

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“Creatures The Video,” choreographed and directed by Forty Steps Dance artistic director Sallee Slagle, cinematically captures the company’s critically-acclaimed modern dance masterwork that will be presented for the first time as a full video production. “Creatures – The Video,” is possible through support from Blake Road Productions, Daniel Jacobs, Videographer/Editor, the Lynn Museum, LynnArts Black Box Theatre, as well as countless volunteers, friends and supporters. The video premiere is funded, in part, by the Lynn Cultural Council.

FORTY STEPS DANCE
FREE Outdoor Performance

Forty Steps Dance

Saturday, August 6, 2016 @ 5:30 pm

Fisherman's Beach & Park,
425 Humphrey St., Swampscott

Come bring your family and friends for a great summer event at the Swampscott shore! Fisherman’s Beach is located next to the historic Swampscott Yacht Club. There is free, two-hour parking along Humphrey Street, a free public lot directly in front of Fisherman’s Beach, a bus stop, and public bathrooms for convenience.

Rain Date: Sunday, August 7

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Spirits 2015 Fisherman's Park

40 Steps Dance

Spring 2016 Concert

Sat., April 2, 2016 @ 8PM

Nahant Town Hall, 334 Nahant Rd, Nahant, MA

Tickets $25 / VIP $40 / BDA, Senior, Student $18

Tickets available at the door!

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Performance partially funded by the Nahant Cultural Council, Massachusetts Cultural Council,
and the Nahant Preservation Trust.


12 Dancers Dancing... 
A Christmas in Cambridge (2015)

Friday, December 18 at 8:00 pm
Saturday, December 19 at 8:00 pm

Performances by:
Forty Steps Dance, Rainbow Tribe, Bside, Boston Community Dance Project, Embrace, Sydni Lockeby, Ryan P. Casey, Alive Dance Collective, Dance'n Feet, Brookline Academy of Dance, CreationDance, Cambridge Dance Company Contemporarily Out of Order & Steffani Bennett

At The Julie Ince Thompson Theatre at
The Dance Complex
536 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA in Central Square

Tickets: $20.00 adult/$15.00 children and seniors

Please bring a new toy for our children's charity and receive $1.00 off of your admission ticket!

More info and tickets at:
www.honeyblonderdance.com

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12 Dancers Dancing

Forty Steps Dance Annual Fundraiser Gala

Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 6:30 pm
Nahant Life Saving Station
96 Nahant Road, Nahant, MA 01908

Join us for an exquisite evening of fun at the newly renovated Nahant Life Saving Station
and help Forty Steps Dance fund the Video Production of Creatures!

Featuring: Wine and Hors d’oeuvres, Silent Auction, Live Music, Dancing and Preview of Creatures Video

Your ticket purchase and contributions are greatly appreciated and
will help fund Forty Steps Dance video production of
Creatures!


FORTY STEPS DANCE
Appearing at the Gazebo

Dancers

SATURDAY, JULY 18, 2015
5:00 PM
(Rain date: 7/19)

Linscott Park
Swampscott, MA

FREE
Community Event
Open to the Public

Bring your chairs and blankets and join us on the lawn surrounding the Swampscott Gazebo for this summer dance happening!

 

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This performance is funded by a grant from Swampscott Cultural Council.
Forty Steps Dance is a non-profit 501c3 organization.


Dance for World Community Festival

Forty Steps Dance
Free Performance as part of the Dance for World Community Festival

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 13, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Arrow Street Stage

Mass. Ave. between Remington and Bow Streets,
Harvard Square, Cambridge

80+ performances, free classes, special events, and more!

www.danceforworldcommunity.org


SPRING CONCERT

Featuring new works!

When: Saturday, March 28, 2015

Time: 8:00 pm

Where: NAHANT TOWN HALL
334 Nahant Rd. Nahant, MA

Admission: General: $25.00
VIP: $40.00
Student/Senior/BDA: $18.00

Contact: Sallee Slagle
sallee@fortystepsdance.org
781-599-1476

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Performance partially funded by the Nahant Cultural Council, Massachusetts Cultural Council, and the Nahant Preservation Trust.

"12 Dancers Dancing... 
A Christmas in Cambridge"

Friday, December 12, 2014 at 8:00 pm
Saturday, December 13 at 8:00 pm
Sunday, December 14 at 7:00 pm

Performances by:
Rainbow Tribe, Bside, Embrace, 
Boston Community Dance Project, 
Adrienne Hawkins, Cambridge Dance Company,
Sydni Lockeby, Brookline Academy of Dance, Contemporarily Out of Order, Back Pocket Dancers, Dance'n Feet, 1000 Virtues, Forty Steps Dance, and Steffani Bennett

At The Julie Ince Thompson Theatre at
The Dance Complex
536 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA in Central Square

Tickets: $20.00 adult/$15.00 children and seniors

Please bring a new toy for our children's charity and receive $1.00 off of your admission ticket!

www.honeyblonderdance.com

12 Dancers Dancing


2014 Fundraiser - Sept 27 at Cary St Club, Nahant

Windhover Summer Dance Concert, July 18-20, 2014 
Windhover Center for the Performing Arts,
257(R) Granite Street, Rockport, MA
978-546-3611 or windhover@verizon.net
www.windhover.org

Windhover Fundraiser - Diner en colour 2014

Creatures in the Lilac Garden

Forty Steps Dance Spring Concert, Sat Mar 29, 2014 at 8pm, Nahant Town Hall. Click for tickets

Shadows Dance Art Experience, Nov. 23

NSDA in concert Nov 16 & 17

Forty Steps Dance at Forty Steps

Annual Fundraiser

Saturday, March 16, 2013,
8:00 pm

20th Anniversary Concert

Forty Steps Dance celebrates twenty years of dance with a mix of new work and company classics.
Choreography by Sallee Slagle.
Nahant Town Hall
334 Nahant Road, Nahant, MA 01908

This performance is partially funded by the Nahant and Massachusetts Cultural Council and Nahant Preservation Trust.

See excerpts below:

Video by Timothy Bakland Videography

Title: Fragile (2001 & 2011)
Music: Sting & Enya
Choreography: Sallee Slagle
Danced by: Sallee Slagle with Emily Bloomenthal, Lauren McLucas, Kayla Rodriguez, Samantha Wilson

Title: Steps (2013)
Danced by: Emily Bloomenthal, Mehron Kugler, Lauren McLucas, Erin J. Pelikhov, Kayla Rodriguez, Samantha Wilson

Title: The Flood (2012 )
Music: Peter Gabriel
Choreography: Sallee Slagle
Danced by: Sallee Slagle with Emily Bloomenthal, Allie Cordova, Kaitlyn Denzer, Lauren McLucas, Erin J. Pelikhov, Kayla Rodriguez, Samantha Wilson, and Chandra Edwards, Mehron Kugler, Chelsea Zawadzki

Title: Beneath the Surface (2010)
Music: Jesse Cook
Choreography: Sallee Slagle
Danced by: Allie Mirkin Cordova, Lauren McLucas, Erin J. Pelikhov, Samantha Wilson

Title: Creatures (2013)
Danced by: Emily Bloomenthal, Kaitlyn Denzer, Chandra Edwards, Lauren McLucas, Kayla Rodriguez, Samantha Wilson

Title: Accord (1992)
Danced by: Emily Bloomenthal, Allie Cordova, Kaitlyn Denzer, Mehron Kugler, Lauren McLucas, Samantha Wilson, Chelsea Zawadzki


Friday-Sunday,
July 27-29, 2012 at 8 p.m.

Windhover’s 2012 Annual Summer Dance Concert

featuring guest companies,
Dušan Týnek Dance Theatre of NYC and Forty Steps Dance of Nahant
Windhover Center
for the Performing Arts
257 (Rear) Granite Street
Rockport, MA
www.windhover.org
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Title: The Flood (2012 )
Music: Peter Gabriel
Choreography: Sallee Slagle
Danced by: Sallee Slagle with Emily Bloomenthal, Darcy Christian, Allie Mirkin Cordova, Amabel Luers, Lauren McLucas, Erin J. Pelikhov, Samantha Wilson

Title: Missing Pieces (2012)
Music: Secret Garden, Paul Schwartz, Lucia Micarelli
Choreography: Sallee Slagle
Danced by: Darcy Christian, Amabel Luers, Allie Mirkin Cordova, Lauren McLucas, Erin J. Pelikhov, Samantha Wilson

 

Raffle to Benefit Forty Steps Dance

Thank you to all who participated!

Here are our winners:

1st Prize: 2 tickets to the performance and a picnic dinner with a bottle of wine.
Winner: Peggy McHugh!

2nd Prize: $25 Luxe Beautique Gift Certificate.
Winner: Barbara Ducharme

3rd Prize: $20 Tides Restaurant Gift Certificate (5 to win)
Winners: Barbara D'Amico, Elaine O'Callaghan, Eileen Peterson, Barbara Ducharme, Bea Rogers


Saturday, June 2, 2012
at 7:30 p.m.


Forty Steps Dance's

First Annual Fundraiser

Serenity Room,
Nahant Community Center
41 Valley Road, Nahant, MA

Sponsored in part by Nahant Preservation Trust
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Title: Gabriel (Work-in-progress )
Music: Peter Gabriel
Choreography: Sallee Slagle
Danced by: Emily Bloomenthal, Darcy Christian, Amabel Luers, Lauren McLucas, Erin J. Pelikhov, Samantha Wilson, Jane Wong

Title: Missing Pieces (Premiere)
Music: Secret Garden, Paul Schwartz, Lucia Micarelli
Choreography: Sallee Slagle
Danced by: Darcy Christian, Amabel Luers, Lauren McLucas, Erin J. Pelikhov, Samantha Wilson

Thanks to all who supported us in our fundraiser! It was a great event!


Friday & Saturday, December 16 & 17, 2011 at 8 p.m.


12 Dancers Dancing

A Christmas in Cambridge

The Dance Complex
Julie Ince Thompson Theater
536 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

www.honeyblonderdance.com
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Title: Fragile (2001 & 2011)
Music: Sting & Enya
Choreography: Sallee Slagle
Danced by: Darcy Christian, Lauren McLucas, Erin J. Pelikhov, Sallee Slagle, Samantha Wilson

Performances by: Rainbow Tribe, Bside, Forty Steps Dance, Embrace, Disco Brats, Derrick Davis,
Contemporarily Out of Order, Brookline Academy of Dance, Deepa Srinath and friends,
Chien-Hwe Carol Hong, and Connecting Point Dance Company.

Friday-Sunday,
July 29-31, 2011 at 8 p.m.

Windhover's 2011 Annual Summer Dance Concert

featuring guest companies,
Dušan Týnek Dance Theatre of NYC and Forty Steps Dance of Nahant
Windhover Center
for the Performing Arts
257 (Rear) Granite Street
Rockport, MA
www.windhover.org
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Title: Beethoven (2011)
Music: Ludwig van Beethoven
Choreography: Sallee Slagle
Danced by: Darcy Christian, Janine Clifford, Lauren McLucas, Erica Ligeski, Erin J. Pelikhov, Laurel Reveley, Samantha Wilson

Title: Drive (2011)
Music: Depeche Mode
Choreography: Sallee Slagle
Danced by: Janine Clifford, Lauren McLucas, Erin J. Pelikhov, Laurel Reveley, Samantha Wilson

Title: Fragile (2001)
Music: Sting
Choreography: Sallee Slagle
Danced by: Lauren McLucas, Erica Ligeski, Erin J. Pelikhov, Sallee Slagle, Samantha Wilson


Friday & Saturday,
May 13 & 14, 2011 at 8 p.m.

Exit Dance Theatre presents:
Spring Performance 2011
with Angela Conte, Annie Kloppenberg, Contrapose Dance, Egoart, and
Forty Steps Dance
Firehouse Center for the Arts
Market Square
Newburyport, MA
www.firehouse.org

Title: Beethoven (2011)
Music: Ludwig van Beethoven
Choreography: Sallee Slagle
Danced by: Janine Clifford, Darcy DiGiulio, Lauren McLucas, Erica Ligeski, Laurel Reveley, Erin J. Washington, Samantha Wilson


Friday & Saturday,
April 15 & 16, 2011 at 8 p.m.
Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 6 p.m.

Danny Swain Dance Company &
Forty Steps Dance present:

Vault, An Evening of Modern Dance

Julie Ince Thompson Theater
The Dance Complex
536 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA
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Title: Beneath the Surface (2010)
Music: Jesse Cook
Choreography: Sallee Slagle
Danced by: Anna Kharaz, Lauren McLucas, Erin J. Washington, Samantha Wilson

Title: Beethoven (Premiere)
Music: Ludwig van Beethoven
Choreography: Sallee Slagle
Danced by: Janine Clifford, Darcy DiGiulio, Lauren McLucas, Erica Ligeski, Laurel Reveley, Erin J. Washington, Samantha Wilson

Title: Drive (Premiere)
Music: Depeche Mode
Choreography: Sallee Slagle
Dancers: Janine Clifford, Lauren McLucas, Laurel Reveley


Friday through Sunday,
August 6-8, 2010 at 8 p.m.

Windhover Center for the Performing Arts
Summer Dance Concert
Featuring Forty Steps Dance and special guests Dušan Týnek Dance Theatre
Performances held outdoors at
257 Granite Street
Pigeon Cove section of Rockport, MA
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Title: Beneath the Surface (2010)
Music: Jesse Cook
Choreography: Sallee Slagle
Danced by: Anna Kharaz, Lauren McLucas, Erin J. Washington, Samantha Wilson

Title: Two from Tull (2009)
Music: Jethro Tull
Choreography: Sallee Slagle

"Life Is A Long Song"
Danced by: Sallee Slagle

"Bouree"
Danced by: Janine Clifford, Erica Ligeski, Tabitha M. Liversidge, Lauren McLucas, Erin J. Washington, Samantha Wilson

Title: Lux Aeterna (2009)
Music: Paul Schwartz
Choreography: Sallee Slagle
Danced by: Erica Ligeski, Tabitha M. Liversidge, Lauren McLucas, Erin J. Washington, Samantha Wilson


Thursday through Saturday,
May 13, 2010 at 7:30 p.m.
May 14-15, 2010 at 8 p.m.

Kira Seamon presents:
Arias and Arabesques (5/13)
The Tell Tale Heart (5/14-15)
with Forty Steps Dance and North Shore Civic Ballet
Boston Center for the Arts
Stanford Calderwood Pavilion
Hall A, Boston, MA
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Title: Beneath the Surface (Premiere)
Music: Jesse Cook
Choreography: Sallee Slagle
Danced by: Lauren McLucas, Amanda Montanez, Erin J. Washington, Samantha Wilson

Title: Two from Tull (2009)
Music: Jethro Tull
Choreography: Sallee Slagle

"Life Is A Long Song"
Danced by: Sallee Slagle

"Bouree"
Danced by: Danielle Foley, Tabitha M. Liversidge, Lauren McLucas, Amanda Montanez, Erin J. Washington, Samantha Wilson

Title: Lux Aeterna (2009)
Music: Paul Schwartz
Choreography: Sallee Slagle
Danced by: Danielle Foley, Tabitha M. Liversidge, Lauren McLucas, Erin J. Washington, Samantha Wilson


Friday and Saturday,
March 26 & 27, 2010

North Shore Dance Alliance Choreographers Showcase
Firehouse Center for the Arts
One Market Square
Newburyport, MA
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Title: Lux Aeterna (2009)
Music: Paul Schwartz
Choreography: Sallee Slagle
Danced by: Danielle Foley, Tabitha M. Liversidge, Karleen Quackenbush, Erin J. Washington, Samantha Wilson

Title: Two from Tull (2009)
Music: Jethro Tull
Choreography: Sallee Slagle

"Life Is A Long Song"
Danced by: Sallee Slagle

"Bouree"
Danced by: Danielle Foley, Tabitha M. Liversidge, Lauren McLucas, Amanda Montanez, Erin J. Washington, Samantha Wilson


Friday, November 20, 2009

Kira Seamon presents Arias and Arabesques
The Die Fledermaus Suite with New England Light Opera and Forty Steps Dance
Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center
Cambridge, MA
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Title: Lux Aeterna (2009)
Music: Paul Schwartz
Choreography: Sallee Slagle
Danced by: Danielle Foley, Tabitha M. Liversidge, Karleen Quackenbush, Erin J. Washington, Samantha Wilson

Title: Two from Tull (Premiere)
Music: Jethro Tull
Choreography: Sallee Slagle

"Life Is A Long Song"
Danced by: Sallee Slagle

"Bouree"
Danced by: Danielle Foley, Tabitha M. Liversidge, Lauren McLucas, Amanda Montanez, Erin J. Washington, Samantha Wilson


Friday, September 18, 2009

A Celebration of North Shore Dance
Salem State College
Salem, MA
Title: Lux Aeterna (Premiere)
Music: Paul Schwartz
Choreography: Sallee Slagle
Danced by: Deanna Beattie, Danielle Foley, Tabitha M. Liversidge, Erin J. Washington, Samantha Wilson