Saturday, December 6, 2014
Queens Calling a celebration of eight diverse female choreographers February 6 to 7 2015 at Harbourfront Toronto
dance Immersion proudly presents
a celebration of eight diverse female choreographers
Friday February 6 to Saturday February 7, 2015
at Harbourfront Toronto
TORONTO - Queens Calling is a celebration of sisterhood, kinship and womanhood from eight dynamic and diverse female choreographers from across Canada, the U.S. and the U.K. This powerful performance is part of TD Bank’s Then and Now Series for Black History Month and runs February 6 & 7, 2015 at Harbourfront Centre Theatre (formerly Enwave Theatre).
Queens Calling is dedicated to the 219 girls tragically abducted from a boarding school in Chibok, Nigeria. It features an inter-generational cast of female choreographers who will captivate and transport audiences with their electrifying work, bringing positive energy to the challenges that still exist for women around the world. Eight acclaimed diverse choreographers grace the stage with works that range in style from Contemporary African and Lindy Hop to Modern and Caribbean.
A taste of Zab Maboungou
Audiences will be taken on an emotional and searingly honest journey by eight outstanding dance artists. Our goal is to celebrate women and bring positive energy to the challenges that still exist for women around the world. Eight acclaimed choreographers - Alesandra Seutin (UK), Charmaine Headley (Toronto), Ghislaine Doté (Montreal), Jasmyn Fyffe (Toronto), Michèle Moss (Calgary), Paulette Brockington (USA), Sharon Harvey (Toronto), Zab Maboungou (Montreal) - will grace the stage with works that include Contemporary African, Lindy Hop, Modern, Caribbean and more. Audiences will embark on an emotional and honest journey with vibrant expressions that celebrate the power of sisterhood, kinship, and womanhood.
A taste of Jasmyn Fyffe