“Chasing the Moon” choreographed by Roxann Morgan Rowley follows twists and turns of dancers bodies in an almost apocalyptic view of looking for help. The dancers support each other in frenetic partnering, weaving and threading bodies to the eerie space sound track of electromagnetic vibrations.
Next Reflex Dance Collective is an award-winning modern dance company based in Northern Virginia. Founded by Roxann Morgan Rowley and Erika Surma in 2007 NRDC has been presented throughout the region by multiple venues and festivals including the John F. Kennedy Center, The DC Dance Festival, The Charlotte Dance Festival, The DUMBO Dance Festival, The Cool NY Dance Festival, The Goose Route Dance Festival, The Howard Community Festival, Mason/Rhynes Productions “Late Night Series”, The Carter Barron Amphitheater, The Workhouse Arts Center, Dance Place, The Harman Center for the Arts, The 2010 Metro DC Dance Awards, and The National Theater. NRDC’s programs include en Route! A Touring Dance Project, A Late Night Series, and an Artist-in-residency program.
NRDC has received support from the Puffin Foundation, the Arts Council of the Valley, the DC Commission for the Arts and Humanities, the Virginia Commission for the Arts, and the Arts Council of Fairfax County. In 2009, NRDC was the proud recipient of the Metro DC Dance Awards’ “Founders Award” for innovation in dance and was a finalist in multiple award categories. NRDC was formerly in residency at American Dance Institute and is currently in residency at The Workhouse Arts Center.