Move 'n Groove Family Dance Jam Saturday, October 16
10am–4pm Free with regular admission! Bust a move at NCM! A diverse group of dance companies have joined forces with The New Children’s Museum to offer an innovative line-up of performances designed to engage children of all ages — all free with regular Museum admission! Featuring the Super Galactic Beat Manipulators, Studio FX, Jean Isaacs San Diego Dance Theater, and Olio The Show, families can work directly with dancers in workshops following each of their performances.
STUDIO FX, 10AM recommended for ages 6–12, all ages welcome
Studio FX is a premier performing dance studio serving the San Diego community, dedicated to various styles of dance and movement, with an emphasis on hip-hop. The dancers themselves are young and cater to an audience of children, teens, and adults.
OLIO THE SHOW, 11AM recommended for ages 1–5 , all ages welcome
Olio is a modern day tap and jazz production company that introduces artistic awareness to audiences of all ages and backgrounds. The company consists of artists, musicians, dancers, and poets. The style of communicating through call and response between each performer and the audience creates a dynamic flow that is exciting and entertaining to all viewers alike. The integration of jazz music and dance as one identity are prevalent throughout their show.
SUPER GALACTIC BEAT MANIPULATORS, 12:30PM recommended for ages 11–15, all ages welcome
The Super Galactic Beat Manipulators consist of dancers from all over San Diego who strive to create a dynamic family atmosphere. Representing "Family Royale," a dance crew collective that includes JabbaWockeeZ, BoogieMonstarz, and Press PLAY, these teams focus on the importance of community and diversity, as well as like-mindedness in dance training and discipline. SGBM will be teaching kids how to dance like the JabbaWockeeZ!
JEAN ISAACS SAN DIEGO DANCE THEATER, 2PM recommended for ages 6–12, all ages welcome
Jean Isaacs San Diego Dance Theater has enriched the cultural life in San Diego for over 35 years. Through countless dance concerts and training for young dancers, SDDT has earned its reputation as a company of fully-professional dancers committed to unconventional and deeply courageous programming which expands access to the stage for dancers of many nationalities, races, ages, and physical abilities. They are best known for cross-border projects, site-specific Trolley Dances, and summer dance workshops.
INTERACTIVE KARAOKE & LIVE DJ, 12PM & 1:30PM recommended for all 3–12, all ages welcome
Kids and families can showcase their own vocal talents and dance moves with interactive karaoke and a live, family friendly DJ. Museum gallery guides will lead sing-a-longs and special workshops to encourage the crowd to move!