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Artistic Motion School of Arts
Contact: Natalya Igitkhanyan Davison, Executive Director
Artistic Motion School of Arts
800 West Smith Street
Greensboro, NC 27401

Artistic Motion Dance Company Presents
Batten Down the Hatchlings Dramatic Production

Greensboro, NC (May 8, 2015) - Artistic Motion School of Arts is proud to announce its first ever full dramatic production, Batten Down the Hatchlings, a full-length play based on a Native American tale. The play is written by Greensboro playwright Scott Icenhower and under the direction of Katie Jo Icenhower.

“Our first dramatic production is a direct result of the continued interest, support, and growth of our students and families,” says Natalya Davison, Artistic Motion Executive Director. “We are excited that our first full-length dramatic production represents the work of a local playwright and provides a unique performance opportunity for all of our Creative Drama students.”


    Greensboro Day School
    5401 Lawndale Drive
    D. Ralph Davison, Jr. Center for the Arts - Sloan Theatre
  • DATE -
    Friday, May 22, 2015 at 7:00 pm
  • COST-
    Tickets $5 each
    Available for purchase at the door


Artistic Motion Preparatory Academy (AMPA) is a pre-professional ballet training program founded in the Triad by Executive Director, Natalya Igitkhanyan Davison in 2014. AMPA classes are based on the Vaganova syllabus and are led by an internationally acclaimed faculty including alumni from Russia's Moscow State University of Dramatic Art and The Bolshoi Ballet Academy, the Dominican Republic's Acadamia de Ballet Santo Domingo, The Republic of Georgia's Music Academy, and the University of North Carolina's School of the Arts. Instructors are veterans of the stage and have danced professionally with the Bolshoi Ballet, the National Ballet of the Dominican Republic, the National Ballet of Armenia, Joffrey Ballet, Houston Ballet, Boston Ballet, Atlanta Ballet, and Maryland Ballet.

AMPA is committed to providing excellence in dance instruction in order to mold and develop artists who are prepared technically, physically, morally, and emotionally to enter the world of professional dance. Our curriculum is founded on the Vaganova ballet syllabus and is accentuated with classes in tap, jazz, contemporary, and character dance, as well as music and dramatic arts. Our instructors foster the skills and ethics needed to create strong performers and strong individuals. Additional information can be found at