Studio showing at Scotiabank Dance Centre/photo Chris Randle

Talks, Workshops, Studio Showings

December 2018

Artist-in-Residence program: Dancers of Damelahamid
Thursday December 20, 2018 | 4pm
Faris Family Studio: free admission

Integrating narrative, movement, song, performance, and new multimedia design, Mînowin connects landscapes and Coastal form line with contemporary perspectives of customary Indigenous dance forms. The Dancers of Damelahamid draw from origin stories and explore ways to translate these perspectives through a contemporary lens.
Artistic Director/Choreographer - Margaret Grenier | Collaborating Director - Charles Koroneho | Dramaturge - Peter Rockford Espiritu | Creative Producer - Andrew Grenier | Collaborating Designer - Andy Moro  | Collaborating Visual Design - Shaun Kingerlee | New media - Sammy Chien | Motion Graphics - Dallas Parker | Regalia -    Rebecca Baker-Grenier | Gitxsan Elder/Language/Songs - Betsy Lomax | Cree Elder/Language/Songs - Lawrence Trottier | Cultural Consultant -Tsimshian Artist/Carver - David Boxley. Developed with support from the National Arts Centre’s National Creation Fund. Mînowin is a co-production of The CanDance Network Creation Fund, The Cultch, the National Arts Centre, DanceWorks and Neighbourhood Dance Works with support from the Canada Council for the Arts.

January 2019

Artist-in-Residence program: Company 605
Friday January 11, 2019 | 3pm
Faris Family Studio: free admission

In this open rehearsal, Company 605’s five performers will be working on excerpts from its new work-in-development, Loop, Lull. This collaborative creation explores movement looping and repetition as means to track change, and involves complex improvised structures where the performers and environment are in a constant state of transformation. Co-Directors Lisa Gelley and Josh Martin will offer some insight into their new creation and the rehearsal will conclude with a brief discussion about the process and short Q+A with the artistic team and performers. 
Come catch a behind-the-scenes peek before the premiere as part of the Global Dance Connections series / PuSh Festival Jan 21+22, 28+29. 

Photo: Chris Randle