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Call for young artists
June 18, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - June 28, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
YOUNG AND QUEER, HERE AND NOW – June 18-28, 2016
Call for young artists (ages 15-24)Vancouver based contemporary dance company MACHiNENOiSY is offering a free 7 day workshop that explores identity, gender and community that will culminate with a performance as part of the Queer Arts Festival.Young and Queer, Here and Now is being offered to LGBTQ2S+ youth and allied youth ages 15-24. No previous training in dance or theatre is necessary.
The workshop will culminate with a performance as part of the Queer Arts Festival June 28th at 7:00 pm.
Young and Queer, Here and Now provides an opportunity to give a voice to queer and allied youth within a professional arts platform and demonstrate how dance performance can be a catalyst for liberation, self-development & social change.MACHiNENOiSY is a Vancouver-based contemporary dance company whose work has been presented nationally and internationally. Artistic Directors Delia Brett and Daelik maintain a collaborative and multidisciplinary approach to dance making. They teach a democratic form of dance, which promotes the inclusion of all bodies, races, gender and ages into dance. Our methodologies have set us apart as provocateurs and courageous rule breakers among our contemporaries.
MACHiNENOiSY has been working with LGBTQ2S+ youth on developing performances since 2012.Workshop Dates (Roundhouse)
June 18th 12:00-4:30
June 19th 12:00-4:30
June 22nd 1:00-5:30
June 25th 12:00-4:30
June 26th 12:00-4:30
June 27th 12:00-3:00
June 28th tech rehearsal TBC, Performance 7:00 pmIf you are interested in participating, please contact MACHiNENOiSY with a short statement on why you’d like to be a part of this workshop: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our licensing requires all attendees at our evening shows to carry membership cards in the Pride in Art Society. Memberships are $5 / $2 (concession) online or at the QAF Box Office at the Roundhouse. Please allow a few extra minutes at your first event to obtain your card.