Events

Photo Credit to Jenny Wheat
2017 Events

FALL 2017
Maura Garcia Dance is 
Under New Management!
New Season COMING SOON

Core Collaborator Event 
DECEMBER 8
MGL & The Rev 
2nd Friday Artwalk
Chapel Hill, NC

DECEMBER 6
Youth Workshop 
KC Indian Center, MO

Core Collaborator Event 
NOVEMBER 25
Olivia Davies 
Dance in Vancouver/Raven Spirit Dance co-production
IndigeDIV 2017
Vancouver, BC  CANADA




NOVEMBER 3
Lecture & Demo
Travois Art Gallery
Kansas City, MO

NOVEMBER 1
Youth Workshop
Kansas City Indian Center, MO

Core Collaborator Event 
OCTOBER 27 & 28
Olivia Davies
"Crows Nest and Other Places She's Gone"
Heart of the City Festival
Vancouver, BC  CANADA

Core Collaborator Event 
OCTOBER 27
MGL & The Rev 
21c Museum Hotel 
Durham, NC

OCTOBER 4
Youth Workshop
Kansas City Indian Center, MO 

Core Collaborator Event
SEPTEMBER 30 
Amado Espinoza 
"Time's Not Listening"
Folly Theater, Kansas City, MO

Core Collaborator Event 
SEPTEMBER 14
MGL & The Rev
The Carrack Art Gallery
Durham, NC
  
AUGUST 4 
Core Dancer
Jeramy Zimmerman's INSCRIBED
Art in the Loop Series
Kansas City, MO

JULY 6
Dance Invocation
The World is One Place panel
Haskell University
Lawrence, KS

JUNE 15
Maura Garcia Dance presents
Story-telling Dance Party
Charlotte Street Pop-Up 

JUNE 9
Sustainable Development Panel
2017 Dance/USA Conference
Kansas City, MO

JUNE 3
Core Dancer
Merce Cunningham's Field Dances
Walker Art Center
Minneapolis, MN

JUNE - DECEMBER
2017 Dance/USA Institute for Leadership Training Mentee

MAY 27
Pre-Show Dance Performance  "What Would Crazy Horse Do?"
KC Repertory Theatre
Kansas City, MO

MAY 12
Master Class
Empowerment Summit 
Haskell Indian Nations University 
Lawrence, KS

APRIL 21 & 22
Residency Performance
EMEREGENCE 2017
Lawrence Arts Center
Lawrence, KS

APRIL 21
Adult Modern Class
Lawrence Arts Center
Lawrence, KS 

APRIL 5
STEAM Dance Class
Lawrence Arts Center
Lawrence, KS

MARCH 29
STEAM Dance Class
Lawrence Arts Center
Lawrence, KS

MARCH 10-17
Maura Garcia Dance
Call for Dancers
Lawrence, KS  

MARCH 8
ARTSPEAK RADIO Interview
90.1FM KKFI Community Radio
Kansas City, MO

MARCH 5
Showing & Discussion
Oyate Okodakiciyapi: 
A Festival of Native Contemporary Dance/Art
Cowles Center, Minneapolis, MN

MARCH 4
Master Class
Ikidowin Acting Ensemble
Oyate Okodakiciyapi: 
A Festival of Native Contemporary Dance/Art
Minneapolis, MN

FEBRUARY 18
Folk Alliance International 
New Audiences & First Folk Panel
Kansas City, MO

FEBRUARY 11
Working Culture Workshop 
Dance & Movement
Kansas City Indian Center, MO

FEBRUARY 11
Working Culture Workshop 
for culturally-based organizations
Kansas City Indian Center, MO

FEBRUARY 10
Full Moon Dances
Chico Sierra & Maura Garcia 
Cider Gallery, Lawrence, KS

JANUARY 12 
Full Moon Dances
Featuring local artists
Cider Gallery, Lawrence, KS

JANUARY - APRIL 2017
Artist in Residence
Lawrence Arts Center, KS

2016 Events

DECEMBER 14
Community of Dance Professionals:
Paragraph Art Gallery
Kansas City, MO

DECEMBER 9-11
We Are the Landscape Premiere
The Arts Asylum
Kansas City, MO

NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 3
Working Culture Residency: Part 1
Raven Spirit Dance Society
Vancouver, BC CANADA

SELECT DATES Nov-Dec.
Artspace Teacher 
Lawrence Arts Center
Lawrence, KS

NOVEMBER 7
Community of Dance Professionals:  KC/Lawrence Meet-up
Lawrence Arts Center
Lawrence, KS

OCTOBER 26
What Works Wednesday Presenter
Kansas City, MO

OCTOBER 20
Movement Response Workshop 
North Kansas City Public Library
Kansas City, KS

OCTOBER 12-19
University of Kansas 
Visiting Artist Professor
Department of Dance, Lawrence, KS
 
OCTOBER 1
Harvest Moon Festival
dance accompanist to 
Brings Plenty Band
Kansas City, MO

SEPTEMBER 24
Fall Festival  
dance accompanist to 
Amado Espinoza & Karen Lisondra
Downtown Overland Park, KS

SEPTEMBER 10
Dance, Story, Song Workshop
Harmony Project KC 
Kansas City, MO

AUGUST 25
Ahwisgvsgo'i 
Art in the Loop 2016
Kansas City, MO

JULY 29-30
Daughter of the Sun
performed by OCDF dancers
OK Contemporary Dance Festival
Oklahoma City, OK

JULY 22
We Are the Landscape Sneak Peak
Paragraph Gallery
Kansas City, MO

JULY 15
Movement Response Workshops
Maple Woods YMCA 
Kansas City, MO

JULY 11-13
Guest Choreographer
OK Contemporary Dance Festival
Oklahoma City, OK

JULY
ArtsKC "Cover Girl"










JUNE 25
First Movements Dance Performance
Woodland Cultural Centre
Brantford, Ontario CANADA 
 
JUNE 18
Interactive Dance Demo
SWAN Arts Festival
Ottawa, KS 

JUNE 12
We Are the Landscape Fundraiser
St. Mark's Church
Kansas City, MO

JUNE 11
Center of the Universe
Public Presentation 
Kansas City Indian Center, MO

June 7, 8, 14 &15th
Rhythm of Language Programming
with Ahyoka Youngdeer
Kansas City & Lawrence

MAY 18
Dancing Stories Workshops 
Quincy Elementary, Topeka, KS

MAY 14
Center of the Universe Session
Community Arts Project
Kansas City Indian Center, MO
 
APRIL 29 & 30
K'OA In-Progress Performance
Annual Open Studios
Downtown Kansas City

APRIL 30
Center of the Universe Session
Community Arts Project
Kansas City Indian Center, MO

APRIL 26
ArtSpace! Class
Lawrence Arts Center
Lawrence, KS

APRIL 21
ALT. LECTURE KC 
Front Space
Kansas City, MO

APRIL 19
Moving Stories Arts Integration Workshop
Neosho County Community College
Ottawa, KS

APRIL 16
Celebratory Closing Event
N.A.P.T. Annual Conference
Unity Village, MO


APRIL 16
Center of the Universe Session
Community Arts Project
Kansas City Indian Center, KCMO

MARCH 26
Center of the Universe Session
Community Arts Project
Kansas City Indian Center, KCMO

MARCH 12
Center of the Universe Session
Community Arts Project
Kansas City Indian Center, KCMO

FEBRUARY 25
"Color of the Earth" Performance
ArtsKC Awards Luncheon
Kansas City, MO

Events of Past Years