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Jill Hancock

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Jill Hancock- Director- A Common Ground Community Arts Center, Co-Director- Danbury Arts In Action began her career over 30 years ago teaching for Ona-May School of Dance in Danbury CT. Ms. Hancock holds a certificate from New Visions Dance Project, a program set up by Alvin Ailey for people with disabilities. She has performed professionally with Maloney Productions and had her New York debut with New Dance Collective, a modern jazz company that she worked with for four years. Her choreography has been seen throughout the tri-state area and in performances for Gallaudet University and Muscle Mania World Competitions. She has been owner/director of A Common Ground for 15 years bringing a variety of Arts programs to people of all ages from the Danbury area and beyond. She is Co-director of Danbury Arts In Action, a program that works with at risk youth, providing opportunity for these young people of our community to grow into healthy and happy individuals. Director A Common Ground acommonground.net Co-Director Danbury Arts In Action danburyartsinaction.org

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  1. Danbury Hosts 'Dimensional Contrast' Art Talk

    Danbury Hosts 'Dimensional Contrast' Art Talk

    DANBURY, Conn. -- Art & Frame of Danbury LLC will host a "Dimensional Contrast" artist talk Thursday with Dayna Wenzel and Shona Curtis. The talk begins at 6 p.m. The event is BYOB and light refreshments will be served.Art & Frame of Danbury LLC is at 60 Newtown Road.

  2. Trailer Box Project Tells 'Stories' In Unique Setting In Danbury

    Trailer Box Project Tells 'Stories' In Unique Setting In Danbury

    DANBURY, Conn. -- The exhibit entitled "Stories" currently on display at the Trailer Box Project in Danbury, featuring the work of Suzanne Benton, Hope Killcoyne, Cathy Vanaria and Mark Savoia, closes Saturday.Gallery hours are Thursday, Friday and Saturday, from noon to 6 p.m. or by appointment.The gallery is at 15 Great Pasture Road, Unit 15, Danbury.Coming Oct. 17 is ...

  3. Common Ground's Acting Workshop In Danbury Focuses On Shape-Shifting

    Common Ground's Acting Workshop In Danbury Focuses On Shape-Shifting

    DANBURY, Conn. – A Common Ground Community Arts Center is hosting “Acting: The Art & Magic of Shape-Shifting” with Sheri Bresson on Saturday from 2-5 p.m. at 33 Crosby Street, Danbury. Participants in the class will learn the principles needed for good acting, such as how to:Be present, relaxed and powerful in front of othersAccess your own creative brilliance and express yourself ...

  4. Art & Frame of Danbury Hosts 'Dimensional Contrast'

    Art & Frame of Danbury Hosts 'Dimensional Contrast'

    DANBURY, Conn. -- Art & Frame of Danbury will host "Dimensional Contrast" on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. in Danbury.'Dimensional Contrast" features the work of local visual artists Dayna Wenzel and Shona Curtis. This event will provide the opportunity to explore the diversity of Curtis' stunning black-and-white photography and how it complements Wenzel's 3D ...

  5. Bill Wisnowski Performs In Benefit Concert At A Common Ground In Danbury

    Bill Wisnowski Performs In Benefit Concert At A Common Ground In Danbury

    DANBURY, Conn. -- Americana artist Bill Wisnowski will perform a benefit concert at A Common Ground in Danbury on Sept. 26. Wisnowski has been a part of the music scene in Danbury for more than 30 years. He has performed in the country band The Rangers, alternative band Walking the Dragon and Americana trio My Dad's Truck. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. with open mic at 8 p.m. and Wisnowski at ...

  6. Food Lovers Say Hello To Fall At 'Taste Of Danbury' Festival

    Food Lovers Say Hello To Fall At 'Taste Of Danbury' Festival

    DANBURY, Conn. - Danbury held its annual Taste of Danbury food festival this past weekend, as thousands of visitors strolled City Center Green, sampling food, drink and enjoying live entertainment. Organizers expected more than 15,000 visitors to the two-day festival, which ran Saturday and Sunday, and featured more than a dozen area food vendors, as well as kids vendors and ...

  7. Occupy Danbury And A Common Ground Host Movie Series

    Occupy Danbury And A Common Ground Host Movie Series

    DANBURY, Conn. -- Occupy Danbury and a Common Ground present "Movie Nights for the 99%!"The movies will take place at A Common Ground.Here are the movies that will be shown:"A Face in the Crowd" - Wednesday, Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m. -- This is about a country-western singer whose rise to fame brings grand ambitions, and his political aspirations lead to his ...

  8. Danbury's A Common Ground Arts Center Adds Class In Circus Skills

    Danbury's A Common Ground Arts Center Adds Class In Circus Skills

    DANBURY, Conn. -- A Common Ground Community Arts Center in Danbury will offer a new class in circus skills. This class will teach basic circus skills, including, juggling, balancing, Chinese yo-yo's, juggling sticks, sphere play/contact juggling, hula-hoop and basic clowning. Props will be provided for the class. No experience is needed, only an open mind and a playful heart. Classes ...

  9. Spoken Word Event At Danbury's Billy Bean's Celebrates The Super Moon

    Spoken Word Event At Danbury's Billy Bean's Celebrates The Super Moon

    DANBURY, Conn. -- Beat for Luna, a celebration of the first super moon of 2015 featuring words from artist, writer, musician, journalist and poet Amanda Bloom will take place from 10 p.m. Saturday until 2 a.m. Sunday.The event will be at Billy Bean's Cafe and Pub, 80 White St., Danbury. It is being presented by A Common Ground.Bloom'a writing has been published in The Atlantic, The ...

  10. Animal Rights Champion Jane Goodall To Speak At Danbury's WCSU

    Animal Rights Champion Jane Goodall To Speak At Danbury's WCSU

    DANBURY, CONN. -- As the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees, Jane Goodall has focused her life’s work on primates. But also being a champion of conservation and animal welfare issues, she said, she felt compelled to express her shock and sorrow at the death of Cecil, a famed African lion who was killed with an arrow by Walter Palmer, an American big-game hunter. She will speak on ...

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