Recollect (Working Title) 2018

Recollect (Working Title) 2018

Carnegie Dance Troupe
Heart of the City Festival 2018
Work In Progress Performance

RECOLLECT (a working title)


October 28, 2018

Goldcorp Centre for the Arts - SFU Woodwards

Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre

The Carnegie Dance Troupe acknowledges that our dancing takes place on the unceded Territory of the Coast Salish People; Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh


Since 2006 the principle supporting The Carnegie Dance Troupe is absolute inclusivity. Performances are created through a process of collaboration, seeking to connect us to our body, to our breath, to the energy of the earth, to each other and our diverse communities.

Exploring themes through dance, music, poem and film, this work-in-progress weaves together new choreographic directions with The Carnegie Dance Troupe’s repertoire.

Choreography - Mireille Rosner and The Carnegie Dance Troupe

Workshop Leader - Mireille Rosner

Workshop Assistant & Performer - Fiona Koski

Mentor - Karen Jamieson

Music Leader - Mike Richter

Musicians – Anthony McNab Favel (Cree), Laryssa Marie Kuypers (Cowichan), Cindy Fedora, Michel Vles

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In memory of Sarah Good (1948-2018)
Sarah was with us for many years sharing her gifts of drum and song.
Her spirit and contributions to the group have enriched us and we hold her in high esteem.


Songs, Dances, Poems & Film

‘Words for a Dying Environmental Warrior’ – Video, Concept & Performance by Graham Cunningham, Videography by Josh Hite

‘Butterfly’ & ‘Sailing’ - Songs written, performed & shared by Mike Richter

‘Sirens’ - Poem written & performed by Shelley Cox

‘Creature Journey’ - Dance created & performed by Iris Kujansuu

‘Grandchild’- Poem written & performed by Dolores Dallas (Cowichan), ‘Forgiven Thanks Song’ - shared by Laryssa Marie Kuypers (Cowichan), dancer/drum Deborah Charlie (Lillooet), flute Anthony McNab Favel (Cree)

‘Fu’ - Dance created & performed by Swallow Zhou, music ‘Spring River in the Moonlit Night’

‘Peaks and Valleys’’ - Dance created & performed by Henry Wong

‘Chemukh’s Time with Grandparents’ - Dance created & performed by Priscillia Tait (Wet’suwet’en), music by Harry Belafonte ‘Turn the World Around’

‘Bear Song’ - Song shared by Richard Lavallie (Cree)

‘Friendship Dance’ - Dance shared by Deborah Charlie (Lillooet)

‘Round Dance’ – Song shared by Anthony McNab Favel (Cree)


Performers, Workshop Participants, Contributors

Deborah Charlie (Lillooet)

Dolores Dallas (Cowichan)

Graham Cunningham

Heather Blais

Henry Wong

Iris Kujansuu

James Witwicki

Louise Wong

Priscillia Tait (Wet’suwet’en)

Shelley Cox

Swallow Zhou


Visuals: Chris Randle

Project Management: Pamela Tagle

The Carnegie Dance Troupe is part of Karen Jamieson Dance

Thank you! Heart of the City Festival

Partners: Carnegie Community Centre and SFU’s Vancity Office of Community Engagement.

Funders: Canada Council for the Arts, BC Arts Council, Province of BC, City of Vancouver