Company Biography

CM photo about the company
Collective Motion, winner of the League of Young Voters Artist Award (Portland, ME), was established in 2006 by current Artistic Director, Jennifer Bourgeault. Collective Motion is a modern dance company based in Southern Maine, which embraces and furthers the spirit of the collaborative arts through the promotion of area dancers in roles of both performer and choreographer. The company seeks to be a vessel for artistic fusion, giving equal opportunity to dance professionals working within and blending different realms of dance, theater, music, and film.

Collective Motion has shared work with audiences throughout Maine at Portland Dances, F.A.B. (Franco-American/Bates) show, New England Dance Project, and the Maine Island Dance Festival. The company have also traveled throughout New England, performing at the Dance Complex Shared Choreographer’s Series in Boston. In 2010, Collective Motion produced been Here before an evening length concert in collaboration with the Thornton Academy Dance Festival. In 2011 Collective Motion’s second evening length concert V: Five Collective Years of Motion commemorated the company’s five year commitment to growing an appreciation for Modern Dance in Maine. Collective Motion is looking forward to explore, create and perform in our new home!