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10th CanAsian International Dance Festival

In Events on February 3, 2011 by danceumbrella

PROGRAMME A

Wednesday February 23 and Friday February 25 at 8:00 p.m.
Fleck Dance Theatre, 207 Queens Quay West, 3rd Floor

  • Whirling dervish, Ziya Azazi (Vienna) performs a dynamic, metamorphic solo transforming the classical Sufi dance into a spectacular form
  • Butoh artist Jocelyne Montpetit (Montreal) performs an homage to Butoh founder Kazuo Ohno
  • Mi Young Kim Dance Company (Toronto) celebrates a 60th anniversary with Korean dance and music

PROGRAMME B
Thursday February 24 and Saturday February 26 at 8:00 p.m.
Fleck Dance Theatre, 207 Queens Quay West, 3rd Floor

  • Tribal Crackling Wind/Peter Chin (Toronto) premieres its new commissioned work for five Cambodian dancers, plus a new solo by the inimitable Chin
  • Bageshree Vaze (Toronto) performs North Indian kathak dance and music

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BUTOH ON FILM: DARKNESS AND LIGHT
Curated by Chris MaGee of the Shinsedai Cinema Festival

Saturday February 26 at 4:00 p.m.
Studio Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West

An exciting programme of rarely seen butoh films that explore the works of Tatsumi Hijikata, Kazuo Ohno, as well as contemporary dancers.

Adult content, not appropriate for children.

http://www.canasiandancefestival.com/upcoming2011festival.php

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