Channel Dance

Channel Dance, is an outreach project of Fort Point Theatre Channel - presenting creative programs centered on self-expression through art and performance. Susan Paino has been the project leader for the summer events since 2018.

Slideshow below is a selection of photos from the summer 2019 Channel Dance events.

Summer 2019 - Dabble! Doodle! Dance!

Children and families were invited to dance, paint, and create on Saturday mornings along Fort Point Channel. Each week featured art activities with Boston artists and musicians beginning at 10am and dance demonstrations and lessons beginning at 11am.

July 6, 2019 - Classical Indian Dance with Smitha Radhakrishnan of NATyA Dance

July 13, 2019 - Dance with Hoops and Props with Circe Rowan

July 20, 2019 - Flamenco Dance with Laura Sánchez of LS Flamenco

July 27, 2019 - Bomba with Eli Pabon, Founder of BOMBAntillana

Events took place on Waterfront Plaza at Atlantic Wharf, 290 Congress St. Boston, MA along the grassy area near Smith & Wollensky - across the channel from the Children's Museum - (and inside Waterfront Square, July 6th during a heatwave).

Water and light snacks were provided.

All events were free and open to the public.

Many thanks to Boston Properties for supporting these events.


Slideshow below is a selection of photos from the summer 2018 Channel Dance events.

Summer 2018 - Dance Free Sundays and Story Dance

Children and families were invited to dance, play, and create along Fort Point Channel at Waterfront Plaza, 290 Congress Street, Boston. (Waterfront Plaza is across the channel from the Boston Children’s Museum.)

Free events included:

Dance Free Sundays, a dance and art-making event on Sunday mornings from 11am-1pm: July 15, July 22, and August 19.


Story Dance, a creative movement story hour on Sunday mornings from 11am-1pm: August 5, 2018 and September 2, 2018.


All events were free. (One event was held inside at Atlantic Wharf due to rain.)