DANCE IN VANCOUVER STUDIO SHOWINGS

Studio showings at Dance In Vancouver 2019.

This information is for visiting presenters attending Dance In Vancouver November 20-24, 2019.

ANDREA CATANIA + COMPANY VICE VERSA/VALERIE CALAM in collaboration with KATE FRANKLIN

Wednesday November 20, 2019 | 2.30-4pm
Scotiabank Dance Centre, Faris Family Studio

Andrea Catania graduated from the Folkwang University of the Arts in Germany and has worked with Sasha Waltz and Guests, Vincent Dance Theatre and others: she will share excerpts from her new solo Travel Blind. Kate Franklin’s collaboration with Toronto-based Valerie Kalam, Gotta Go Church, was nominated for three prestigious Dora Awards and has toured across Canada.
Photo Andrea Catania/Catalina Fernandez

Andrea Catani performs in Travel Blind

ALL BODIES DANCE PROJECT + FAROUCHE COLLECTIVE

Thursday November 21, 2019 | 11.30am-1pm
Scotiabank Dance Centre, Birmingham Studio

A pioneer in integrated dance for performers with and without disabilities, All Bodies Dance Project’s Translations is an immersive project for small audiences designed for the non-visual senses. The innovative young collective Farouche, founded by Felicia Lau, Erika Mitsuhashi, and Mahaila Patterson-O’Brien, demonstrate the creativity and style of a new generation of creators with We Talk Disco One Day.
Photo Farouche Collective/Chris Randle

Dance artists from Farouche Collective perform

ZIYIAN KWAN/DUMB INSTRUMENT DANCE

Thursday November 21, 2019 | 2.30-3.30pm
EDAM

The Odd Volume is an autobiographical solo created and performed by Ziyian Kwan. The piece sources childhood memories from 70’s Vancouver to consider a lifetime of racialization that has been internalized by one womxn of colour.
Photo David Cooper

Ziyian Kwan performs in The Odd Volume

INDIGEDIV SHOWCASE

Friday November 22, 2019 | 11.30am-12.30pm
KW Studios

Excepts of work in development by Indigenous artists. Jessica McMann’s ihksiisiinatsiistostiimao Nipaitapiitsiin an exploration into adoption, displacement, connection with the land, and disconnection with land. Cedar Woman is a collaboration between Tasha Faye Evans and carver Ocean Hyland. Starr Muranko’s Chapter 21 grapples with the edges of healing and art making, questioning how we share and honour each other’s journey.
Photo Starr Muranko/Yasu Okada

Starr Muranko performs in Chapter 21

MARISSA WONG/TWOBIGSTEPS COLLECTIVE + JEANETTE KOTOWICH

Friday November 22, 2019 | 2.30-3.50pm
Scotiabank Dance Centre, Birmingham Studio

In Livespace, Marissa Wong/TWObigsteps Collective use Facebook Live and a projector to create a looped audio and performance accumulation. Jeanette Kotowich shares works which articulate a contemporary Métis cultural narrative in dance and creative practice.
Photo TWObigsteps/Meaghan Gipps

Dance artists from TWObigsteps Collective perform in Livespace

NE.SANS + SHAY KUEBLER RADICAL SYSTEM ART

Saturday November 23, 2019 | 11.30am-1pm
Scotiabank Dance Centre, Birmingham Studio

Founded by Israeli-born choreographer and opera director Idan Cohen, Ne.Sans presents work in progress from Orfeo ed Eurydice, based on the classical Greek myth. Shay Kuebler’s intense, highly physical works have had a sensational impact on audiences internationally. At DIV you’ll see work from the upcoming MOI (momentum of isolation) and Epilogos.
Photo Ne.Sans/Chris Randle

Dance artist from Ne.Sans Opera and Dance performs with an accordion
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