Sunday, September 26th, 2010

Choreographer Janet Atkinson, Artistic Director of The Associated Dance Artists, and Dancer Sarah McQueston talk about their presentation of Iliad Electronica, a dance deconstruction of Homer's The Iliad taking place Sept 30 and Oct 1 8pm at Dancemakers Centre For Creation.  Myth informs the choreography which integrates dance, acting, music and graphic-style visual arts in its major theatre pieces. 

Coverage of three productions in the Dance Ontario Presentation Look Listen Move Part of Scotiabank Nuit Blanche at The Historic Distillery District, 55 mill street Oct 2 from 7pm-7am:
Thom Sokoloski, Co-Founder of The Theatre Centre and Autumn Leaf Performance and Dancer Choreographer Jenny Anne McCowan talk about their presentation as Thomas + Guinevere of The River Peace. Inspired by Mahatma Ghandi's concept and scope of Satyagraha, or non-violent resistance. It is a mass participatory sculptural movement and sound performance installation taking the form of a 1,500-foot long luminescent sculpture stretching around and through the Distillery laneways.

Jade Jager Clark, Artistic Director of Jade's Hip Hop Academy on her piece What Is Hip Hop? presented by young dancers ages 6-16.
Michael Caldwell on the Crazyfish Collective presentation of After The Treachery of Images a work influenced by the artwork and artistic philosophy of iconic Belgian surrealist artist, Rene Magritte.