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Saturday, November 14, 2009

One + the Other

One + The Other Mutable Subject w/Justine A. Chambers

Embodying the hand positions and holding patterns in the drawings/paintings of Egon Schiele, Justine A. Chambers and Deanna Peters combine forces in One + The Other, an other-worldly look at what is behind the faces that we show. Taking ideas from Erving Goffman’s writings about ‘front’ and ‘back’ stage in the theatre of everyday life, this duet explores the form of the duet in how two bodies in space can relate the complexity of one’s self.

For One + The Other Justine and Deanna researched independently towards creating solos on one another that were combined to form a duet. It is through investing in our relationships - dancer-choreographer, choreographer-choreograher, dancer-dancer, dancer-teacher, teacher-teacher - that we are strengthening our individual processes while simultaneously developing a shared process. Our work is fueled by challenging each other's beliefs surrounding choreography and a shared interest in the dramaturgical metaphor of the self.

One + The Other
is currently in its third phase of creation; phases one and two were supported by Fortier Danse Créations, MovEnt and The Dance Centre. Phase three has been supported by Free Flow Dance and Here To Go at The Cultch. We are using each of these modular creation periods as an opportunity to experiment towards a final version to be performed in 2010 and beyond; we are pleased to announce that New Dance Horizons in Regina will be presenting the full-length work in February 2010.

What the press said:
"a mesmerizing clockwork rhythm of repetition, stops, and wove a spell" (Janet Smith, The Georgia Straight)
"Bursting with eccentric vitality and a spectacularly idiosyncratic coordination of movement" (Roger Wayne Eberle, Review Vancouver)

One + The Other at Here to Go: The Second Edition....


The Contingency Plan, Mutable Subject, Proverbial, and The Story of Force and Motion present:
Here To Go: The Second Edition...

November 24+26; 8pm

The Cultch’s beautifully restored Historic Theatre

1895 Venables Street

To order tickets please call The Cultch Box Office at 604-251-1363

Ticket Prices: $20 Adults, $15 Students/Seniors/CADA

Here To Go
brings to the stage innovative, thoughtful and dynamic collaborations by twelve passionate and engaging dance artists:

Mutable Subject’s One + The Other, a collaboration between Justine A. Chambers and Deanna Peters, is an other-worldly look at what is behind the faces that we show.

Proverbial’s new work investigates the exchanges that occur between and around physical bodies. This duet looks at the patterns that are shaped between two individuals, exploring the evolution of movement through action/reaction.

In their new collaborative work, On the Other Side, The Story of Force and Motion asks the question: Is the grass ever in fact greener on that elusive other side? Is it more vivid, fresh, fragrant?

The Contingency Plan presents High-level performance in matters involving strength, stamina and sexual drive, a humorous new trio that delves into the world of the fantastic and surreal.

Here To Go began at The Beaumont Stage in January 2009. It launched a new vision for a community of dance artists, joining forces to foster an ongoing performance opportunity for choreographers. The inaugural performance was initiated by a group of nine dance artists who after years of studying, creating and performing together wished to create a platform for their artistic development. The Second Edition sees this community expand to a group of twelve.

Come join the movement!