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|March 10, 2015, 6:30pm||Yukon Arts Centre’s Studio||– TO REGISTER –|
Gwaandak Theatre presents Movement for Actors, an evening workshop with Kaha:wi Dance Theatre’s Santee Smith, in association with
About the workshop
Everybody Dance! Kaha:wi Dance Theatre (KDT) is thrilled to offer this movement workshop for actors, dancers, performers and anyone interested in physical expression, dance and performance. The workshop focuses on body and spatial awareness through contemporary dance, world Indigenous dance forms and alternative physical training.
Tuesday March 10, 6:30-9pm, Yukon Arts Centre’s Studio
Age 16 & up. Please wear comfortable clothing for movement, bring shoes and water for hydration. The workshop is participatory. No dance experience needed – only a willingness to move your body through space and try to follow along.
To register call us at 393-2676 or email us. Early registration recommended; space limited to 12 participants.
– ABOUT SANTEE SMITH –
Santee Smith, Kaha:wi Dance Theatre’s founding artistic director and choreographer, will lead the workshop. Santee is from the Kenien’kehá:ka/Mohawk Nation, Turtle Clan from Six Nations, Ontario. Santee shares exercises and techniques she has learned from over the years that inform her movement style and performance.
– ABOUT KAHA:WI DANCE THEATRE –
Yukon Arts Centre presents Kaha:wi Dance Theatre’s TransMigration on March 11, part of the Northwestel Art Lovers’ Series. A contemporary dance inspired by the paintings and life of iconic Ojibwe shaman-artist Norval Morrisseau, known as the Picasso of the North. With stunning costumes evoking Morrisseau’s visual language throughout, TransMigration melds traditional and contemporary dance, design and music, weaving a narrative that lives between reality and dreamscapes. Created by choreographer Santee Smith, this vibrant new contemporary dance production features music by Barbara Croall, Eagle and Hawk, Tanya Tagaq and A Tribe Called Red.