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Choreography by Karen Jamieson & the Carnegie Dance Troupe

CONNECT (October 28, 2012) was 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.

The completed work CONNECT will be performed November 3, 2013 at the heart of the City Festival
 

Chief Dan George’s Healing song gifted by Leonard George to Deborah Charlie
Fish song, Healing song Peter Siah III
Deer song dedicated to Sarah Good sung by Peter Siah III
Gung Fu song taught by Swallow Zhou
Bear Dance song Rick Lavallie
Friendship Dance inspired by Deborah Charlie

Music & Vocal Score created by Mike Richter, Dalannah Gail Bowen in collaboration with Carnegie Dance Troupe and 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,

Photographer Chris Randle
Videographers Sammy Chien, Dallas
Costumes Susan Berganzi
Production Associate, Costuming Marguerite T
Production Assistant Kate Wattie
Management & Production Pamela Tagle

Thank-you! Michael Boucher, Terry Hunter, Am Johal, Chris Randle, Rika Uto,
Teresa Vandertuin, Savannah Walling, Ethel Whitty, Heart of the City festival staff, Karen Jamieson Dance Board of Directors

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.

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, The Leon and Thea Koerner Foundation

See final production of CONNECT - CONNECT 2013

All photos by Chris Randle