WE MUST COLLIDE is a high energy, kinetic, interdisciplinary piece exploring the violence of stillness against the explosion of a touch into the control and strength of a developed impression. With modern technology literally pulling us apart, we must physically collide into each other to be noticed, felt and seen.
Choreography by Melissa Tuplin
Music by Nathaniel Schmidt
Text by Mike Czuba
This new interdisciplinary work-in-progress was presented as part of the Springboard Dance Fluid Festival, October 2014.
Dancers (Guest Monkeys):
Sarah Curts is a classically trained dancer born in Calgary; she also studied modern at the School of Toronto Dance Theatre. Locally she performs independently and teaches dance in Canmore while travelling the world sharing her love of dance and aerial at international festivals.
Meghann Michalsky was born and raised in Caroline, Alberta and began her training at Caroline Dance West and Red Deer Conservatory of Ballet. She is now a recent graduate from the University of Calgary with a BA in Dance, concentrating in Choreography and Performance. Her interests lie in both choreography and performing. Michalsky has worked with artists such as Davida Monk, Peggy Baker, Melanie Kloetzel, Wojciech Mochniej, Melissa Monteros, Jill Henis, Kate Sashko and Jason Owin F. G.
Chandler Smith was born in Whitehorse, Yukon and came to Calgary to attend University of Calgary’s Dance program. Equipped with a BA degree in dance, Chandler is calling Calgary her home and is looking forward to every dance opportunity the future holds. Chandler has had the opportunity to work with various dance artists including Sho Tyme and Luther Brown from So You Think You Can Dance, Alex and Joanne Pesusich, Kim Sato, Peggy Baker, and Calgary’s own Melanie Kloetzel, Jason Galeos and Tania Alvarado
Rehearsal pics by Mike Czuba
Studio pics by Leon Schwesinger
ProArts Performance pics (Cathedral Church) by Curtis Anderson
ContainR pics by Steve Manly
Physical Therapy Cabaret pics by Aldona B Photography (www.aldonabphotography.com)
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