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Uncaged Christmas 2017!!

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Promo: Uncaged Christmas 2017 from Bluebird Uncaged on Vimeo.

We know it's only the end of October but we've got the holidays on our minds! We're excited to be presenting Uncaged Christmas again as a benefit performance for City of Refuge

Save the date: December 2, 2017
 
Uncaged Christmas is a story about one girl’s journey to hope. To rid the town from the curse of a powerful dragon, Sterling must free a magical bird named Nadiyah. Sterling’s path leads her into battle against the shadows that chase her from within and the dragon that hunts her from the sky.
 
Check out uncagedchristmas.com for more info. 
 
 
And RSVP to the Facebook event to let us know you're coming! 

More updates coming later but for now, a very, very, very, early Merry Christmas to you and yours. :-) 

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White Umbrella screenings!

This weekend, our short film, White Umbrella, will be screening at two different social justice events! Check out the details below. 

 

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Atlanta, GA  /  Art Exhibit  /  January 27  /  7 pm  /  Gathering Space

A committee of artists, creative thinkers and social activists from Peachtree Christian Church and InterVarsity Christian Fellowship at SCAD Atlanta is curating an art exhibit to heighten awareness of human trafficking in our city. All selected pieces will be donated by the artists to be put up for silent auction, with half of the proceed going to Street Grace, a nonprofit fighting to end domestic minor sex trafficking in Metro Atlanta and throughout the United States. Remaining proceeds will go to the young adult program at Peachtree Christian Church to be put toward hosting similar events. Click here for more info

 

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 Troy, OH / Social Justice Summit / January 28 / 

As National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month comes to a close, join us for an evening of awareness, education and empowerment. Free To Run is partnering with Not For Saleand UNCHAINED Fashion Show to present a unique experience featuring multimedia presentations, music, spoken word and a fashion show to raise awareness of human trafficking. Not For Sale's resident artist, NomiS, will be the MC for the evening.  Click here for more info

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Uncaged Christmas 2016

"Once upon a promise in a town called Mire there lived a girl named Sterling…"

Bluebird Uncaged in partnership with City of Refuge presents: Uncaged Christmas.

A live, multi-media and dance performance for the whole family.

Original choreography by Atlanta's own Rebekah Diaddigo and the Bluebird Uncaged team.

Performed by the Bluebird Uncaged collective with special guests. 

"She would tell you that the song warmed her in a place the cold could not reach and that it compelled her to take another step."

Come join the fun and bring the whole family.  
 
Click HERE for tickets!! 

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August mini-workshops!

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Hope your summer has been amazing. It's kind of sad that it's almost over. But we're gearing up for a great 16/17 season. Before we jump back in full force, we've got a few open classes planned. Whether you want to retain everything you gained at your summer intensive, or get back in shape for next year, we'd love to dance with you!

  • What: Ballet class including pointe work 
  • Who: Advanced dancers ages 13+ are invited.
  • Where:  Still Pointe Studios (1675 Peachtree Pkwy, Cumming GA)
  • Cost: $15 per two hour class OR $120 for all nine classes
  • When: see below.

 

August 1  // 2-4pm

August 2 // 2-4pm

August 3 // 2-4pm

August 4 // 4:30-6:30pm

August 5 // 4:30-6:30pm

 

August 15 // 4:30-6:30pm

August 17 // 4:30-6:30pm

August 19 // 4:30-6:30pm

August 20 // 11am-1pm 

Uncaged Adventures

Panama Uncaged Adventure recap #3

Thursday we got to visit a young women's jail. It was sweet to share dancing stories, encouragement, and journaling with each other over pizza. Then we taught in the evening again. 

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Friday we were tourists and visited the new set of locks on the canal after class with the National Ballet. 

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Saturday we took a boat (and fed monkeys on the way :-D) to an island and did a little cultural exchange with an indigenous tribe. We showed them some of our dances and they showed us their village and shared a little bit about what life was like for them. It was really cool to see how we were all brothers and sisters in Christ yet serving Him in different ways and with different giftings. That afternoon, we visited the Quinteros then headed to the Gordon's house for dinner (Rebekah made the patacones :-D) before flying home at 2am. 

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It was an amazing trip. We are constantly amazed at how dance can communicate things past a language barrier to touch the soul. Panama, you shine brightly and your people are beautiful. May you continue to be small but steadfast, eager and humble, courageous and loving. *more photos here

 A few thank yous need to be made to our Panamanian friends who really made this trip possible. 

Our host studios and their directors: Ballet Adorad, Escuelas de Danzas Teresa Mann, and Studio 9–Paola, Genesis, Myriam, and Ana Carolina, it is an honor to train the next generation of dance artists with you. Thanks for inviting into your school

Our drivers and translators (and all around awesome friends): Lucyann, Icela, Kevin, Benji, Aileen, Jose, Carlos– y'all are amazing and a beautiful example of community. Thanks for loving us and others so well. 

Ana Gabriela and Heart's Cry Children's Ministry — for setting up the orphanage visits and persevering in the fight to bring families to those who have none. Friends, check them out and give them your support.

John and Aimee Gordon with Sports and Cultural Exchange International— for setting up the visits to the tribe and jail. You are such and encouragement, may Jesus continue to use you to share His love. 

 

Until next time Panama, hasta luego!