Calgary Movement Artist Mark Ikeda
We Don’t Look Back
Scars Are Healing Wrong
By Julie Ferguson
Calgary’s Pamela Tzeng
Presents the installation
As a Matter of Box
Denise Clarke of Calgary’s One Yellow Rabbit
dances to music
Choreography by Alida Nyquist-Schultz (more…)
Mile Zero Dance Featured Artist: Helen Husak
Fight or Flight
Duet, The Space Between
Mile Zero Dance presents
Featuring Gerry Morita, Richard Lee, Patrick Arés-Pilon, and Viktoria Reiswich-Dapp
Premieres at the Expanse Festival on March 07 at the Westbury Theatre, TransAlta Arts Barns, Edmonton
Exciting new work from the Good Women Dance Collective at the
Punctuate! Theatre‘s Scars Are Healing Wrong featuring Julie Bennett
This show was so well-paced and full of great imagery that I couldn’t resist sharing a few more.
Alberta Aboriginal Arts in a creative collaboration with the National Stiltwalkers of Canada presented Trad Cirq as a work-in-progress at the 1000 Faces Festival earlier in November.
Dancers in rehearsal for Connection at Catalyst Theatre
This frenetic, occasionally jarring, new work by the Good Women Dance Collective considers the social behavior of many creatures including human beings. Stripped down to instincts, these animals are attracted to light that ultimately motivates and shapes the way they move.
This is the first in a series of movement-based films produced in Edmonton, AB. It premiered at the 2012 Expanse Movement Arts Festival.
This is a sample of images that I made this summer under contract with Epic Photography. It was a fantastic experience.
The enchantment of the mask
The unstoppable force that is Magic Brian
Eccentric entertainment is not much of a stretch for the Rubberband Boy.
The athletic and fluid Raena Waddell is a local arts professional whose work is often presented at the Expanse Movement Arts Festival.
Rehearsing a transformation sequence at the 3rd Annual Rubaboo Arts Festival.
Richard Lee performs the movement arts piece They Shoot Buffalo, Don’t They? at the Catalyst Theatre.
Vincent Forcier, Richard Lee, and Erik Pipestem in rehearsal.
Alberta Aboriginal Arts presents Richard Lee, Troy Emery Twigg, and Nathan Loitz in a segment from a stylish movement arts production making its debut at the Realtors Expanse Movement Arts Festival 2011. The work was created and directed by Ryan Cunningham and choreographed by Troy Emery Twigg.
I feel that adding more Backwater images to this blog might be overkill, but I really loved this production and hope to see it again or see similar productions that combine theatre, dance, music, and visual media into something truly powerful and original.
The innovative core of the Good Women Dance Collective perform Distaff at the Expanse Movement Arts Festival. When my son decides to allow it, I have been working through the edit of all the great images I had the fortune of capturing at this years festival. While working this morning, I discovered this rather compelling portrait from their Expanse set.
Amber Borotsik, founding artistic director of the Expanse Movement Arts Festival. She can be seen in the upcoming Windrow Performance production Backwater.
The irrepressible Jon Lachlan Stewart of Surreal Soreal Theatre in Blue at Expanse 2011.
Good Women Dance Collective members Alida Nyquist-Schultz and Ainsley Hilliard