Sunday, October 16, 2011

Hosts: Roshanak Jaberi and Ted Fox

William Yong, Photo by David Hou

Dancers Heather Berry-MacPhail and Kate Franklin talk about Eight Ways From Mara, a Zata Omm Dance Project production choreographed by William Yong, Artistic Director, This multidisciplinary work featuring distilled imagery and poetry from Buddhist philosophy shows Oct 20-22 at Harbourfront Centre's Enwave Theatre. A DanceWorks Mainstage Series Event.



Gerry Trentham, Artistic Director of Pounds Per Square Inch Performance talks about Four Mad Humours taking place Nov 2-Nov 5 8pm at The Theatre Centre, 1087 Queen Street West. This is a interdisciplinary real-time networked show performed simulaneously with Buffalo. Both audiences will experience a live performance and live-feed virtual performance at the same time. Features four solo works based on the Elizabethan Humours-sanguine, choleric, melancholic and phlegmatic.

Choreographer, Serge Bennathan, former Artistic Director of Dancemakers, talks about his Dora Award Winning remount of Sable/Sand, a homage to his father's Algerian heritiage. Features a score composed by Ahmed Hassan who died of MS in 2011. Sable/Sand shows Oct 21-22 at the Betty Oliphant Theatre  in The Neat Strange Music of Ahmed Hassan, a multidisciplinary celebration of his work curated by Peggy Baker and The Abilities Arts Festival: A Celebration of Disability Arts and Culture showing throughout Toronto until October 30th at various venues.