A showcase of recent and archived images

Performance

Jr. Gone Wild @ Sir Winston Churchill Square

Raisins


Duos and Duets

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Jr. Gone Wild at OTS Park

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This Displace – Good Women Dance Collective

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Jen Mesch, Fauna in Flora

Jen_Mesch (4 of 5)

Jen_Mesch (5 of 5)


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Ainsley Iconic

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Ainsley as Lynn from Snout

Halfway to Halloween, Theatre Garage


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Ainsley Hillyard – Choreographer, Dancer

Mexx City Centre Mall, Edmonton, Grand Opening Celebration


Expanse 2013 Reflections – Here. Like This. Two.

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Expanse 2013 Reflections – Here. Like this.

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Expanse 2013 Reflections – Mark Ikeda – We Don’t Look Back

Calgary Movement Artist Mark Ikeda

Presents

We Don’t Look Back

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Expanse 2013 Reflections – Punctuate! Theatre – Scars Are Healing Wrong

Punctuate Theatre 

Presents

Scars Are Healing Wrong 

By Julie Ferguson

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Expanse 2013 Reflections : Pamela Tzeng – As a Matter of Box

Calgary’s Pamela Tzeng

Presents the installation

As a Matter of Box

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Expanse 2013 Reflections: Denise Clarke – dances to music

Denise Clarke of Calgary’s One Yellow Rabbit

Presents

dances to music
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Expanse 2013 Reflections: Good Women Dance Collective

Witheld

Choreography by Alida Nyquist-Schultz© Marc J Chalifoux Photography, 2013 © Marc J Chalifoux Photography, 2013 © Marc J Chalifoux Photography, 2013 © Marc J Chalifoux Photography, 2013 © Marc J Chalifoux Photography, 2013 © Marc J Chalifoux Photography, 2013 © Marc J Chalifoux Photography, 2013 (more…)


Age of Arousal #2

Promotional images from the Maggie Tree/Blarney Productions

presentation of

Age of Arousal

Playing now until March 17 at C103 in Edmonton

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Expanse 2013 – C.R. Avery

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Expanse 2013 Preview #4

Mile Zero Dance Featured Artist: Helen Husak

Fight or Flight

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Duet, The Space Between

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Expanse 2013 Preview #3

Mile Zero Dance presents 

(Un)static: Motions in Electricity© Marc J Chalifoux Photography, 2013 © Marc J Chalifoux Photography, 2013 © Marc J Chalifoux Photography, 2013

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


Expanse 2013 Preview #2

Exciting new work from the Good Women Dance Collective at the

Expanse Festival

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Age of Arousal

A promotional image from the Maggie Tree/Blarney Productions presentation of

Age of Arousal

Opening March 08 at C103 in Edmonton© Marc J Chalifoux Photography, 2013


Expanse 2013 Preview

Amber Borotsik, Laura Raboud, Cory Vanderjagt, Aaron Macri,  and Tony Olivares © Marc J Chalifoux Photography, 2013 © Marc J Chalifoux Photography, 2013

Punctuate! Theatre‘s Scars Are Healing Wrong featuring Julie Bennett

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Silver Skate 2013 – Silver Skate Folk Trails Preview

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Firefly Theatre – Zodiac Arrest 2

This show was so well-paced and full of great imagery that I couldn’t resist sharing a few more.
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Firefly Theatre – Zodiac Arrest

A selection of images from Firefly’s jaw dropping exploration of the characteristics behind the 12 astrological signs – realized through the art of movement and the spectacle of circus
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Orchesis Dance Motif 2013 – Dangerous Liasons

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Good Women Dance Collective – Convergence 2012 Set #2

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Convergence 2012 – Sneak Preview

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Alberta Aboriginal Arts – Trad Cirq at 1000 Faces Festival

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.

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Agokwe – Final Weekend

Waawaate Fobister stars in Agokwe, which is currently on a national tour co-produced by  Workshop West Theatre, Alberta Aboriginal Arts, and The Agokwe Collective.


Good Women @ The Thousand Faces Festival – Iconography in POD and Counterpart

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Good Women @ 1000 Faces Festival – POD Preview

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Mile Zero Dance – Follow The Red Stream

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National Stilt Walkers Chorus Line and Exit


Democrafunk @ Noorish Cafe

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Good Women at Kaliedo

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Notable Moments in Edmonton Music Scene

~ 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

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Four Strong Winds Blowing Through a Sweet Set of Pipes


A Voice in the Closet – Stagelab Theatre Festival

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These are Not Images from a Play – Fringe 2012

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Edmonton Folk Music Festival 2012

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Happening 1

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Rubaboo 2012 – Arik Pipestem – Hoop Dancer


Rubaboo 2012 – Connection

Dancers in rehearsal for Connection at Catalyst Theatre


Good Women Pod II

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Good Women – POD


KO DANCE- ORGANIC DANCES ((IN THE FOREST SPECTRO-CHROME))

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The Groove Collective

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Apocalypse Prairie

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Mile Zero Documentary

 


Expanse Movement Arts Festival 2012 – Noam Gagnon – Thank You, You’re Not Welcome

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Expanse Movement Arts Festival 2012 – This Displace

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.

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“The road sign says nowhere is safe.”

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Democrafunk at The Haven Social Club – Part Two

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Democrafunk at The Haven Social Club – Part One

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Hroses – An Affront To Reason, PCL Studio – Transalta Arts Barns

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Convergence Part Three, Westbury Theatre

 

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Synapse – Makeup and Costume


Convergence Part Two, Westbury Theatre



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Convergence Part One, Westbury Theatre

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Edmonton International Street Performers Festival 2011

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.

Miss Behave

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Catalyst Theatre, Technical Director

Kevin Green is the multi-talented technical wizard who makes all things go at  Catalyst Theatre.


They Shoot Buffalo, Don’t They?

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.


More from the Backwater


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.


Backwater, Opening Saturday, April 9


The Expanse Movement Arts Festival 2011

Expanse Movement Arts Festival 2011

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