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We are META. Our body is not one thing. We are fluid, messy and protean. We are fragments creating loops with ourselves and others.
Created in collaboration w/ performers Kim Sato, Justine A. Chambers; costume & set artist Natalie Purschwitz; lighting designer James Proudfoot and inside eye Alexa Mardon. META is generously supported by the British Columbia Arts Council and The Dance Centre.
I'm producer/curator of Interplay again this year. See our call for works that promote, challenge and experiment with collaborative and/or multidisciplinary creation and/or performance. Shows are Sep 8 & 9 @ Moberly Studio Theatre.
I'm wrapping up Working Class' 7th season, teaching Jul 17, 19, 21, 24, 26 & 28, 10–11:30am.
“solo” explores flesh, subjectivity and perception. How do we share our materiality? How is it met by other bodies and things? What does our gaze impose upon embodiment?
I'm excited to be heading back into the studio as outside eye with Jeanette Kotowich, who's prepping for a DanceLab showing of her work with Wayne Lavellee, as a part of The Dance Centre's International Dance Day events this Apr 29.
Dancers Playing Basketball: We are a group of dance artists whove been gathering to play basketball, in which we have varying degrees of experience. Some of us had never touched a ball before. I played in high school. Our coach Katie Lowen played four years NCAA at SFU. Weve got three shows coming up as a part of the 2017 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Mar 5, 12 & 19, 2pm @ Woodward's Atrium. Created and played by Katie and me, DP, in collaboration with players Natalie Gan, Walter Kubanek, Alex Tam, Blake Worthey and Erika Mitsuhashi. These shows are FREE!
Im working as rehearsal director and stage manager with dance artist Ziyian Kwan, towards presentations of her works The Mars Hotel and Kwan Yin this winter. Catch both shows in Vancouver Feb 22–25 @ Firehall.
This winter, Im co-hosting the work of other dance artists, some times as sort of off activities to local festivals.
Daisy Thompson's Cap Choreo performs task, ego, auction, team work, the ordinary, consumerism, participation, entertainment, competition, dance, choreography, inclusion/exclusion, a sense of autonomy, autonomy, category, time etc. etc.: Jan 26, 9:30pm @ Gold Saucer Studio