Dancing for the Trees, 2014

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Dancing for the Trees

Director and Manager: Karla Raiss El Fenni

Choreographed by Ruby Josephine Smith

Dancers: Hajar Chahmoti, Hassan Chekroun, Ilyass Bouchri, Jihane El Khaloui, Lamiae Zitouni, Marouan Ben Larbi, Mohammed Laghmich

Sponsored by the United States Embassy of Morocco, Department of Cultural Affairs

Performances: 
April 2014, Earth Day Celebration, Salle Beckett, Tangier, Morocco
Spanish School Jacinto Beneventes, Tetouan, Morocco
Centre Cultural Agdal, Rabat, Morocco

Dancing for the Trees was a performance created to develop interest and knowledge in contemporary dance as well as raise awareness about Earth Day in Morocco. Working with amateur Moroccan dancers, this project taught them new performance and creativity skills and provided them with an opportunity to tour in their own country.