MAN by Sølvi Edvardsen
MAN — in the understanding as man and human being — is a project at the crossroads between two cultures. Through seriousness and humour, MAN portrays individual struggle for inner balance and unfolds as a dialogue between the Norwegian choreographer Sølvi Edvardsen and the remarkable dancer Sudesh Adhana
“Sudesh Adana, a trained Chhau and Kathakali dancer, is remarkable, portraying the softer qualities of man using only a small sitting stool as his partner.” STEPHEN WHITE, Dance Victoria
Thunderbird’s Transformation, Part Two by Brian Solomon.
A half transformed thunderbird that’s been travelling for ten thousand moons arrives back where they started. Many things have changed, but some truths never will.
Multiple Dora and Gemini Award nominated Brian Solomon is of Anishnaabe and Irish descent, from the Northern Ontario village Shebahononing-Killarney. He is a graduate of the School of Toronto Dance Theatre, and holds an MA of performance from the Laban Center (UK). Solomon has presented his works (Visual Art/Theatre/Dance) across Canada, Berlin, Ingolstadt, Bamberg, Amsterdam and London. A co-creation with German visual artist Judy Ross on their film “the Filmmaker”, won best prize for experimental film at Watch Out! film festival in Macedonia. Solomon has performed for a multitude of choreographers, directors and companies across Canada, the US and Europe. He has also taught for several arts institutions and companies, including one of Europe’s foremost universities for acting, H.F.S. Ernst Busch (Berlin). As a creator Solomon is passionate about helping people relearn the infinite possibilities of their ‘forgotten bodies’, and guiding them to take back the space those bodies occupy.
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