Shine On My Parade Community Performance on Saturday July 13!

Shine On My Parade is a traveling dance performance by the Bearnstow dancers in collaboration with dancers from Waterville and live musicians. Join us in the Parade!

Shine on my Parade Performers:
The Bearnstow Dancers: Dawn Stitt, Ren Raleigh, Tania Reséndiz, Eleanor Crawford, Molly Hess
Waterville dancers: Matthew Cumbie, Jenny Ngidi-Brown, Yiyun Mao, Tara Weaver 
Musicians: Rob Flax and Kristen Jensen

Event Organizers: Molly Hess, Matthew Cumbie, and Jo Tibby

Program of Events

  • 11 am – Mini Class led by Molly Hess (Bearnstow Director)
    In this class we will warm up our dancing bodies and explore different ways to dance along the route of the parade so you can be part of the performance!
  • 11:30 am – Parade/ Performance Start at Beach
    Dock Dances: Bearnstow Dancers accompanied by Rob Flax and Kristen Jensen
    On the Shore: Waterville Dancers
  • 11:45 am – Future Restaurant
    Between the planters: Bearnstow Dancers (Choreography by Tania Reséndiz)
    Parking Area: Waterville Dancers
  • 11:55 am – Memorial Park
    “Paneer Enough” a short tune created this week by Rob Flax and Kristen Jensen
  • 12:00 pm – Scapes Cafe
    Led by Matthew Cumbie and Tara weaver, we will build a dance on site

Thank you!

Thank you to all in Mount Vernon who made this possible including: The Dr. Shaw Memorial Library, The Town Select Board, Scapes Cafe, Scott Horne, The Community Center, Lydia Merrick and Jo Tibby who was the spark for this project and came up with the title!

Thank you for financial support from our sponsor for this event Kennebec Savings Banks and from individual contributions.

Finally thank you to YOU our audience, we hope to see and dance with you again this summer!

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