Joe’s Movement Emporium

Joe’s Movement Emporium

Location: 3309 Bunker Hill Road, Mount Rainier MD 20712

Phone: 301-699-1819

Website: http://joesmovement.org/

Joe’s Movement Emporium is a cultural arts hub that acts as a catalyst for creativity and economic opportunity for all through productions and programs in education, artist services and work readiness. Located in the town center of Mount Rainier, Maryland within the Prince George’s County Gateway Arts District, the organization supports and promotes creative projects of local artists and community groups.

Joe’s Movement Emporium has a variety of classes, and dance, music and theater performances.

Joe’s Movement Emporium runs summer theater and arts camps for children and teens.


Upcoming Events


Postponed: The Final Genocide at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Apr 17

POSTPONED

NextLOOK: Dominic Green
The Final Genocide
Friday, April 17, 2020 . 7PM

Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium

Set in the year 2093, this theatre work follows Davu, a young black man, through the ruins of a futuristic African-American history museum. There, Davu encounters androids who help him uncover a past unrealized, as they reenact stories of both the heroism and the destruction of Davu’s predecessors. The Final Genocide is a story of the possibilities and dangers faced by black men in America.

In partnership with Joe’s Movement Emporium, NextLOOK supports the development of new music, plays, dance and other experiences by regionally-based performing artists. These artists are mentored by seasoned arts administrators from The Clarice and Joe’s Movement Emporium to construct innovative methods of deepening the audience’s involvement in their creative process. By removing logistical barriers of cost and space, and providing a sounding board for artists creating new work, NextLOOK invests in the regional arts ecology and creates an accessible, exploratory environment that connects intriguing artists with adventurous audiences.

Tickets start at $5, pay what you wish. Click here.

Tags: Joe’s Movement Emporium, Mount Rainier Maryland, Dominic Green, The Final Genocide, NextLOOK, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland


Cancelled: Haja, the Bird who was Afraid to Fly at Joe’s Movement Emporium, May 1-17

CANCELLED

Theatre for the Very Young presents:

Haja, the Bird who was Afraid to Fly

COMMUNITY PREVIEW: Friday, May 1 at 10 am
COMMUNITY PREVIEW: Friday, May 1 at 11:30 am
Sunday, May 3 at 10 am
Sunday, May 3 at 11:30 am
Saturday, May 9 at 10 am
Saturday, May 9 at 11:30 am
Sunday, May 10 at 10 am
Sunday, May 10 at 11:30 am
Friday, May 15 at 10 am
Friday, May 15 at 11:30 am
Saturday, May 16 at 10 am
Saturday, May 16 at 11:30 am
Sunday, May 17 at 10 am
Sunday, May 17 at 11:30 am

Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium

A theatre for the very young work based on the book titled, “Haja, the Bird who was Afraid to Fly” by Julia Kamanda. The story is set in the mountains of Sierra Leone, and capture the musical awakening of animal characters that mirrors the musical quest of a human child. Through the vehicle of a TVYA performance, the audience would be moved to recognize their selves, explore music and movement in that recognition, and discover ambiguity, multiplicity and community.

This is a premier interactive theatre performance designed for the very young. Best for Ages 1-5.

Tickets $12, preview is by donation. Click here.

Tags: Joe’s Movement Emporium, Mount Rainier Maryland, Haja the Bird who was Afraid to Fly, Julia Kamanda, Theatre for the Very Young


Cancelled: Veritas at Joe’s Movement Emporium, May 29-31

CANCELLED

Madeline Gorman presents:
Veritas

Friday, May 29th at 8 pm
Saturday, May 30th at 8 pm
Sunday, May 31st at 4 pm

Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium

Veritas is a multimedia performance about how truth can be silenced, distorted, or erased entirely by American mass media. Featuring original music and striking digital projections, Veritas ultimately calls into question for each audience member how willing they are to defend truth in their own lives.

Tickets: $10 (limited early); $20 advance, $25 door, $17 senior/student. Click here.

Tags: Joe’s Movement Emporium, Mount Rainier Maryland, Madeline Gorman, Veritas


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Upspring Studio’s Nutterween at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Dec 8

Upspring Studio’s Nutterween!

Sunday, December 8th at 6 pm

Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium

In this (slightly) deranged (new) annual aerial tradition, UpSpring explores what would happen if the Nutcracker took place on Halloween. Zombies, snow ghosts, and sea monsters dance and dangle from the ceiling. Does it make any sense? No! And that’s why we love it!

Tickets: $10 (limited early); $17 advance, $20 door, $15 senior/student. Click here.

Tags: Joe’s Movement Emporium, Mount Rainier Maryland, Upspring Studio, Nutterween, The Nutcracker, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky


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