THE NIGHT DANCE - RYERSON DANCES 2017
Premiere: November 14th 2017 - Ryerson Theatre, Toronto
A thirty-minute work created for twenty dance students at Ryerson University. This piece incorporated choreography devised in collaborations with the cast, poetry, video and my first attempt at writing text for a monologue and group scene. The Night Dance is full of surprise and mischief, humour and beauty - a sort of 18th century extravaganza.
Creative Team: Simon Rossiter (lighting), Electa Porado (costumes), Shanshan Wang (video), Katherine Mooney (stage manager), Tina Fushell (rehearsal assistant). Music by Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber, Miguel Migs, Banabila, Sumi Jo and Antonio Vivaldi. And featuring The Night Dance, a poem by Charles Moore.
Cast: Olivia Armstrong, Michael Baboolal, Brayden Cairns, Tavia Christina, Jamie Fascinato, Genna Gibson, Shaina Gibson, Marrin Jessome, Sophia Lajkosz, Austin Lichty, Heidi Lorenz, Jake Myles, Shanice Nembhard, Hannah Robertson, Kaitlyn Seibold, Joel Taylor, Lukas Vernon, Evan Webb, Max Wheatley, and Erinn White
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