All posts by Lucy Rupert

Kate Nankervis of Bonne Compagnie: 2011 Toronto Fringe Dance Interviews

I’m Lucy Rupert, I’m the artistic director and dancer for Blue Ceiling dance, based in Toronto. I have a passion speaking with other dance artists about how and why they make their work. This interview is with Kate Nankervis, one of three women who have come together as Bonne Compagnie for this year’s Fringe Festival. Their work, Ab Intra, is an integration of three solos on the theme of privacy versus spectacle.

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Alaine Handa of A.H. Dance Company – 2011 Toronto Fringe Dance Interviews

Let me introduce myself. I’m Lucy Rupert, the artistic director of the local dance company Blue Ceiling Dance and a writer. I will be interviewing the dance companies participating in this year’s Toronto Fringe Festival and publishing them over the coming weeks. Below is my first interview, I hope you enjoy.

 

Today’s piece is my interview with Alaine Handa, the founder of A.H. Dance Company,and choreographer of the piece Chameleon, the experience of Global Citizens that they are bringing to the 2011 Toronto Fringe Festival, which runs from July 6 – 17, 2011. The work investigates the experience of home amongst those who have found many geographical homes throughout their lives

You can also find out more information about their Toronto engagement through this post on their blog.

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