Archive for October, 2012

October 22, 2012

Performance with Karen Jamieson Dance & Carnegie Dance Troupe

As part of my mentorship with Karen Jamieson, I am honoured to perform with Karen Jamieson Dance &
Carnegie Dance Troupe this Sunday, October 28 2012.


Dance Procession & Performance
Heart of the City Festival
Starting at Carnegie
Concluding at SFU Woodwards

Sunday October 28, 2012

We will meet you outside Carnegie Community Centre at 3:00
(401 Main St. @ Hastings St.)
Walking west down Hastings St.
Appearance at DNC Street Market – Pigeon Park
(Carrol St @ Hastings St.)
Full dance performance at SFU Woodwards World Art Centre
(149 Hastings St. 2nd Floor)
If you do not wish to join the procession
please meet us at SFU Woodwards World Art Centre (2nd floor) at 3:20

CONNECT is a work-in-progress, a first draft of a dance work to be completed and performed as part of the Heart of the City festival in 2013. This performance is part of an on-going series of dance workshops offered by Karen Jamieson Dance in partnership with Carnegie Community Centre and SFU’s Vancity Office of Community Engagement.

Performers are residents of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside: people of a wide range of cultures, ages, abilities and talents. Joined by Karen Jamieson and 4 professional contemporary dancers…

Choreography: Karen Jamieson & the Carnegie Dance Troupe Music & Vocal score created by: Mike Richter, Dalannah Gail Bowen, Peter Siah lll Core Dancers: Shelly Cox, Iris Kujansuu, Priscillia Tait, Henry Wong Advanced practitioners: Deborah Charlie, Graham Cunningham Dancers: Wendy Chew, Karen Jamieson, Debbie Lee, Wilson Liang, Louise Wong, Swallow Zhou, Elizabeth, Anne Kennedy Apprentices: Julie Lebel, Hailey McCloskey, Lindsey Ridgway, Mirae Rosner,

Partners: Carnegie Community Centre, SFU’s Vancity Office of Community Engagement Funding: Canada Council for the Arts, Province of BC, BC Arts Council, City of Vancouver, Leon and Thea Koerner Foundation

October 6, 2012

Dancng the Parenting Workshop and Presentation

On Sept 15 2012, as part of the Dance Centre’s Open House and Made in BC Breaking New Ground forum Community Engagement edition, Julie Lebel and the members of the Foolish Operations Ensemble hosted a workshop and presentation titled Dancing the Parenting. Thanks to  Made in BC and the Dance Centre for this opportunity. Fathers, mothers and children danced together, exploring animal/physical pathways warm up and tried a Round Robyn improvisation. Thank you Shane Krause and Rachael Wadham for the music and providing music instruments for children to play with. Thank you Belle Ancell for the photos below.

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