Upcoming Dance Performances April 29 & 30

Sara Coffin: taking your experience for mine

World premiere

Presented through The Dance Centre’s Iris Garland Emerging Choreographer Award


Friday & Saturday April 29 & 30 at 8pm


Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street, Vancouver

 

Tickets: International Dance Day special April 29 – all tickets $15. April 30: $25/$18 students and seniors

Tickets Tonight: 604 684 2787 http://www.ticketstonight.ca

Information: 604 606 6400 http://www.thedancecentre.ca

 

The rapidly evolving relationship between people, technology and online culture inspires taking your experience for mine, an adventurous ensemble work created by Sara Coffin, one of BC’s most exciting emerging choreographic voices.  Her new work will investigate how digital traces left for the taking can affect the body and alter the concept of self. Governed by digital devices, flat screens, and conditioned responses; is dialing into the digital network altering one’s ability to attune? Performed by dancers Julia Carr, Amanda Sheather, Meghan Goodman and Jacinte Armstrong, the piece will feature an original score by Coffin’s longtime collaborator Phil Thomson, video and visuals by Andrew Hawryshkewich, and lighting design by Kimberly Plough. taking your experience from mine is presented through The Dance Centre’s third Iris Garland Emerging Choreographer Award, which is awarded every two years to a young choreographer who shows exceptional promise.

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