Mixed Ability Dance Workshop/Performance

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Location

Round House Community Centre
181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver , BC
Canada
British Columbia CA
Event Organizer: 
Naomi Brand & Mirae Rosner

Mixed Ability Dance Workshop
International Day of Persons with Disabilities

When:  Tuesday, December 3, 2013

  • 3:00 - 5:00 pm - Workshop in the dance studio
  • 5:30 - 7:00 pm - Participatory performance 

Where: The Roundhouse Community Arts Centre

What: This workshop is open to everyone and will focus on movement and as a means of creative expression. Participants will be encouraged to explore individual and group approaches to dance via directed exercises and improvisations. The workshop will culminate in a fun, participatory performance as part of International Day of Persons with Disabilities celebrations.

 

REGISTRATION:

Mixed Ability Dance Workshop, course # 51871.401
Register online at roundhouse.ca, by phoning 604-713-1800/press 2, or drop by the Roundhouse front desk at 181 Roundhouse Mews (Pacific @Davie).
Drop ins are welcome!

ARTIST BIOGRAPHIES:

Naomi Brand is a dancer, choreographer and teacher who has recently relocated to Vancouver. From 2006 to 2012 she was the Artistic Associate of Calgary's MoMo Mixed Ability Dance Theatre, a company that provides classes, workshops and performance opportunities for people with and without disabilities. For the past ten years she has been choreographing and teaching movement, dance and theatre programs for diverse populations of youth and adults in community settings, recreational programs and in the school system. In 2010, Naomi received her certification in DanceAbility, a method for teaching dance to people of all abilities from founder Alito Alessi.

Mirae Rosner enlivens social and public spaces through performance, interactivity, collectivity and participation. She often works collaboratively and is a member of Dance Troupe Practice and the memelab. Her solo practice in dance, writing, and video focuses on landscape, economies, intimacy, and inclusivity. Often she approaches these themes through experiential approaches to performance, site-specificity, and participation. Since graduating from MainDance Contemporary Dance School in 2004, Mirae has performed and created work in Europe, Asia, and North America in media, performance art, dance, and community contexts.

Date(s): 
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 15:00 - 19:00
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