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…)
Playing now until March 17 at C103 in Edmonton
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
A promotional image from the Maggie Tree/Blarney Productions presentation of
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.
~ Le Fuzz performing as Fuzzfly at The Kaliedo Family Arts Festival
~ Souljah Fyah at the Kaliedo Family Arts Festival
~ Paul Brandt at the Party Under the Dome
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 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.
Kevin Green is the multi-talented technical wizard who makes all things go at Catalyst Theatre.
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.
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