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Choreographers: Amanda Acorn, Jessie Garon with Anastasia Shrivina, Jen Mahood, Zahra Shahab, Sophia Wright
Choreographers: Chelci Blais with Quinn Kliewar & Sisa Madrid, Oriana Pagnotta, Serenella Sol, Pam Tzeng
Thursday evenings: Opening night post-show receptions
Saturday evenings: Inside the Dance post-show conversation series
DSW’s annual favourite, two-weekend festival features nine fresh contemporary dances from 12 Alberta choreographers. The artists delve into dramatic impulse and compulsion, inspired by profound images such as Alex Colville’s “Berlin Bus”, a family’s portrait of grandmother Tilly as a child and others. The production follows the week long Creative Intensive in which the choreographers dive deeply into their pieces with Artistic Direction by Davida Monk and the Dance Action Group. This program of works showcases the dynamic dance and talent of emerging and established choreographers here in Alberta.
$25 Adult Admission $40 Festival Pass (adult)
$20 Student/ Senior $30 Festival Pass (student/senior)
2-Ticket Festival Passes are available for just $40 Adults | $30 Students.
See each week’s program, or come twice to the same week – how you use it is up to you*.
*Festival Passes are good for any 2 single tickets to different performance nights, and are available for purchase until Sat.