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Dance Programming at SummerWorks!

In Events on July 28, 2011 by danceumbrella

SHUDDER, by Susanna Hood and hum dansoundart

August 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 14 at the Lower Ossington Theatre
Award-winning choreographer Susanna Hood dreams the canvases of Francis Bacon to life. Shudder channels the sublime intensity of Bacon’s paintings through the fractured narrative of a family – portrayed by Hood, Danny Wild and Alanna Kraaijeveld – that is fraught with violence and shimmering sexual energy.  The trio captivates the audience as they teeter heart-wrenchingly between love and desperation. 

Pretty Little Instincts

August 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13 at the Fort York National Historic Site

Company:  SNAFU Dance Theatre // Creator & Director: Ingrid Hansen
Renegade outdoor dance theatre.  WARNING: NUDITY
High society tea crumbles into a display of primal instincts as nine women, painted an eerie chalk white, unravel their raw intuition.

Malaria Lullabye
August 4, 6, 7, 11, 13, 14 at Theatre Passe Muraille’s Mainspace
Company: Malaria Lullaby – produced by Company Blonde Dance Projects with Candles are for Burning in association with Playground Studios.
Created & Choregraphed by Monica Dottor with Steven McCarthy based on the short story by Charlotte Corbeil-Coleman
Girl in a foreign country wakes with a fever – and everything is not as it would seem. From creator Monica Dottor with collaborator Steven McCarthy and based on a story by Charlotte Corbeil-Coleman, comes an aerial dance play featuring robotic stewardesses, assertive angels of mercy, and an unstoppable chorus of infected mosquitoes.

Dancing to a White Boy Song

August 5, 7, 9, 11, 12, 13 at the Theatre Centre

Co-created by Motion (Writer), Meryem Alaoui (Choreographer) and Mumbi Tindyebwa Otu (Director)
3 actors, 3 stories, 3 arts forms…
A multidisciplinary theatrical creation exploring the issues of youth, immigration, culture and the tensions of ‘otherness’, told through the eyes, voices, and bodies of 3 characters through poetry, movement, visual imagery and spoken words.
Inspired by personal stories. 

Combat
August 4, 6, 9, 11, 12, 14 at the Theatre Centre
Co-Production: tiny bird theatre/Sore for Punching You // Playwright: Adam Underwood with the Company
// Directors: Claire Calnan & Allison Cummings
We believe in a universal love.
We will hunt down all our enemies.
We search.
We destroy.
We believe in the Art of War.
We believe in peace on earth.
We will punch you in the face.

For tickets and more information, please visit: http://www.summerworks.ca/2011/home.php


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