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Movement Graffiti

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Joe's Movement Emporium

3309 Bunker Hill Road

Mount Rainier, MD 20712

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Shawn Stone brings the repertoire and technique of his performance company, Movement Graffiti, to a community class open to all abilities and experience.

In a class geared towards individual development of movement and expressive efficiency, Shawn will teach variations on movement techniques and phrases to build both personal and community strength and ability.

Classes will be structured with warm-up, center work, improvisation, across the floor exercises and phrase work.

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Shawn Stone was born and raised in small town rural Iowa, Shawn Stone was a self-taught gymnast until the age of 12 when he began competitive USAG gymnastics. At the age of 16 he began his own program teaching tumbling at a local dance studio in his community, as his own gym was 100 miles away. Shawn went on to compete NCAA gymnastics for the University of Iowa while obtaining his BA in Studio Art and Communication Studies. He began his performing career in 2006 as an acro/dancer in the world famous Folies Bergere in Las Vegas. Shawn then performed in Cirque de la Mer (’07, ’09,10) as well as Riptide (’07) at Sea World San Diego where he did flying trapeze, Chinese poles, tumbling, dance and character work. His most recent endeavor in his performing career was Le Reve, The Dream created by Franco Dragone at Wynn Las Vegas (’11, ’12, ’13). At Le Reve he was an aerial soloist along with disciplines in aerial harness, acrobatics, swimming, diving, hand-balancing, character, banquine, dance, and partner work. In 2014 Shawn was the Artistic Director and Choreographer for Gladius the Show, an equestrian/acrobatic spectacular that performed in Golden, CO and Austin, TX.

Shawn has over 17 years of teaching experience in different fields and contexts including studio art, gymnastics/acrobatics, youth behavior and dance. He continues to paint contemplative abstract works and is interested in further exploring the relationship within fine art and movement. Having a fascination with the mind and psychology, including studies at the master’s level in art therapy, much of Shawn’s creative work explores the relationship between the mind, body and soul.

Shawn is a MFA Dance graduate at the University of Maryland, 2019. Along with expanding his technical moving skills, he is currently in research and exploration of contemplative dance as well as interdisciplinary creative work.

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Joe's Movement Emporium

3309 Bunker Hill Road

Mount Rainier, MD 20712

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