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Celebration of Ronn Stewart's Life and Work

Join Moving Arts Española in a celebration of Ronn Stewart's life and work. Ronn Carter Stewart, 42, the artistic director and co-founder of Foster Dance Studios and Cocodaco Dance Project left his earthly body on Saturday, September 30, 2017.

Ronn opened his first studio, Moving People Dance Santa Fe, in 2001. He broadened students’ horizons and taught a variety of dance forms that drew out dancers’ expressivity, creativity, and power. His philosophy that dance should be an active part of any community inspired him to create inclusive dance spaces that embraced students from different socioeconomic backgrounds. On his days off, he taught dance to underprivileged and deaf students, which led to the opening of the school Moving Arts Española. The organization provides high quality, affordable performing and visual arts education, as well as nutritional and academic support to children and youth from the Española Valley and the surrounding communities of Northern New Mexico.

Please join us in celebrating Ronn's life, his passion for dance, and his mission to support visual arts education in New Mexico. A special fund for Moving Arts will be dedicated in his memory.

Dancers are welcome to perform at this event. If interested, please contact us.

The memorial in Española will be followed by a celebration at Meow Wolf, downtown Santa Fe at 8pm. (1352 Rufina Cir, Santa Fe, NM 87507) This will be an opportunity to commemorate Ronn and be surrounded by his friends and family.

Read more about Ronn's story here :


Earlier Event: October 21
NMSA Music & Visual Arts Workshops
Later Event: November 18
Gymnastics Showcase