LOVEBUG Sneak Peek at Climbers Run Nature Center

LOVEBUG Sneak Peek at Climbers Run Nature Center

24apr6:00 pm8:00 pmLOVEBUG Sneak Peek at Climbers Run Nature Center


We are excited to bring you this unique experience, as we explore the intersection of science and art through the world of insects! We will go on an interpretive hike to learn about the spring insects at Climbers Run, interact with insect ambassadors at the Center, and have the chance to meet the cast and characters of LOVEBUG and see excerpts from the show (learn more about the show here:

Attendees will join an ensemble of professional dancers as they creep, crawl, weave, fly, spin, sting, and hatch a captivating cast of creatures to life! Written and directed by Lauren Tait, LOVEBUG transports viewers into the intriguing world of bugs conveyed through dance. Intricate movement, elaborate costumes and playful poetry combine to create an evocative and visually compelling experience, all with the aim to spark wonder and discovery in kids-at-heart of all ages.

Performances from LOVEBUG, an interpretive hike that explores insects at Climbers Run and interacting with our insect ambassadors will make a perfect night of dance, discovery and exploration!

About Lauren

Choreographer and FRWRD Dance Co Director Lauren Tait has 20 years of experience in the dance industry with a career that spans dance education, performance, non-profit administration, and advocacy. The former Executive Director of Baltimore non-profit Kinetics Dance Theatre and Artistic Director of its resident professional company, as well as adjunct professor of dance at Howard Community College, Lauren has taught and presented choreography throughout the east coast. New to PA, in addition to running FRWRD she sits on the Board at Maryland Dance Education Association and Kinetics Dance Theatre. Lauren is a graduate of Baltimore’s Carver Center for the Arts and holds her bachelor’s in Visual and Performing Arts/Dance and Psychology with a concentration in development as well as a minor in writing, from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, where she attended as a Linehan Artist Scholar.

Where to Meet

The Russo Barn at Climbers Run Nature Center

What to Expect

This event is open to all ages. A restroom is available onsite. The event will run rain or shine, with cancellations for severe weather being made at the time of the event.

What to Bring

The event will include a short hike, so please dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes. Bring drinking water and snacks if desired.



April 24, 2023 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm(GMT+00:00)


Climbers Run Nature Center

226 Frogtown Road

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