Propel

Curated by the Good Women Dance Collective
Dance Mentors: Christine Fredrick, Ainsley Hillyard, Alison Kause, Alida Kendell, Kate Stashko

L’UniThéâtre in La Cité Francophone | 8627 91 St.
Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 8:00pm
Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 6:00pm
Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 4:00pm (talkback to follow)

HELP!

Company: CRIPSiE
Choreographer:
Kelsie Acton
Composer: Tom Merklinger
Performers: Iris Dykes, Jinny Hilliard, Kaylee Borgstrom

Help! asks who needs help and who gives help. What do we presume about who needs help and why?

RUSH

Choreographer: Robyn Learn
Performers: Jerica Hoskins, Kira Senger, Lily Golightly, Emily Gwilt, and Emma Le.

This is a dance about your body while you are being chased by a bear. This is also a dance about your body when someone really pretty walks into the room. Your body’s just weird like that.

TIED TO NOTHING

Choreographer: Melissa Robinson
Performers: Erin MacNeil, Rya Martyn

Though the two only meet by chance while walking down the street one day, their experiences draw them together, and they eventually confide in one another.

THE POWER OF ALONEDOM

Choreographer: Richelle Thoreson
Performers: Kira Senger, Robyn Learn, Jerica Hoskins-Turenne, Daniel Palladino, Sydney Usselman, Kalyna Howell-Matwichuk, Courtney Clark-Smith, Skye Demas, Sofia Cabaj-Guerra, Alana Kovac, Nadia Funaro, Piper MacDonald, Ty Wilcox, Miranda Hack, Jessica Smith, Alexa Mevel, Kamren Aromin, Diana Murgu, Hailey Christie-Hoyle, Sian Godsmark, Emily Gwilt, Sophie Arab
Poem: How To Be Alone by Tanya Davis

The Power of Alonedom attempts to portray the play within power dynamics, the way that power shifts between individuals and within groups – how power is shared, taken, or given away – and the impact that it has.

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