The Gift of Story

Working with the elders in The Dancing Heart sites has been a gift to me. Every time I connect with an elder through movement, I learn a little bit about their life story. Whether it’s Sandra’s shimmy, Tim’s fighter fists, Sarah’s steady step-together or Bob’s upward spiraling hand – each movement is loaded with expression and communication. My job is to receive their story as a gift. Thank you, elders!
-Nancy Nair


The mission of Kairos Dance Theatre is to transform and revitalize individuals and communities. We work with older adults in intergenerational settings to liberate the healing power of interactive dance and story. We achieve our mission by engaging the skills of professional teaching artists.

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