Footworks News

The award winning Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble presents "Build A Better World", a family-friendly show for all ages that will include live music, dancing, audience participation, and lots of fun.  Inspired by Libraries Summer Reading Program "Build A Better World", Footworks encourages literacy and inspires all of us to do our part to build a better world.
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Footworks celebrated Mother's Day at Washington County Museum of Fine Arts with patrons and their families.  It was a special day for all as Footworks got everyone up singing and dancing to celebrate our mothers!  Read this article about the performance from Herald Mail Media:  http://www.heraldmailmedia.com/news/local/washington-county-museum-of-fine-arts-hosts-dance-ens...

April 30, 2016 - Footworks performed at Maryland Hall of the Creative Arts for a very special show with the Claire Lynch Band.  For this exciting new show Footworks' choreographed 3 new numbers to the Claire Lynch Band's music.  Rehearsal Captain, Marsha Searle, summed up the experience for us, "What a pleasure to not only perform in the same show as Claire Lynch but to also have t...

Footworks is proud to announce Mark Schatz as a 2015 Maryland State Arts Council award recipient.  The Individual Artist Awards recognize the importance of artists and their works of excellence to the cultural vibrancy of Maryland.  Congratulations Mark!         

In early 2015 the Berea College County Dancers' Director, Deborah Thompson, brought Footworks to Berea, Kentucky to teach and choreograph for the 76 year old Berea College Country Dancers. Founding Director, Eileen Carson Schatz, with assistance from Rehearsal Captain Marsha Searle, taught clogging, arts integration, and movement to Education and Dance majors and other dance classe...