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Meisha Bosma-Bracken prefers to create dances that revolve around “life experiences, trends, [and] personal interaction.” “I want to make sure that I’m not creating movement for movement’s sake,” she says. And her former American University classmates Meghan McLyman and Katrina Toews (pictured) share her kinesthetic sensibilities. McLyman’s They Dance as They Play is an illustration of the movement of pianists’ hands, and Toews’ Replace, Replaced, Replacing is based on the everyday rituals in which human beings engage. As a whole, the Bosma/ McLyman/Toews Project is a means of, according to Bosma-Bracken, “presenting our work and getting it out there. We wanted to find our way through the D.C. dance community and know what it takes to be a part of it.” This, their first show as a group, features reality-based individual works and Trio, a piece choreographed by all three that is “a collaboration of movement styles” and, surprisingly, “movement for movement’s sake,” says Toews. The group is also experimenting with live musicians, including cellist Eric Stoltzfus, who accompanies Toews’ solo Opposites, and multi-instrumentalist Wayne Jones, who plays drums and keyboards, and sings, for Trio.”The process is as important as the product,” says Bosma-Bracken. You can see the fruits of their labor at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, and 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4, at the Joy of Motion’s Guidone Theater, 5207 Wisconsin Ave. NW. $12. (202) 362-3042. (Maori Karmael Holmes)