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Jane Mappin

MOonhORsE Dance Theatre, Ric Brown, Lesandra Dodson, Darryl Tracy, Daniel Firth, Jane Mappin, Heidi Latsky, Sashar Zarif, Peter Chin, Evelyn Hart

Older & Reckless #40

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
November 10-11 novembre 2017
Fri-Sat @ 8:00 | Vendredi-Samedi @ 20:00
Various

A Commitment to the Future

By Kathleen Smith Toronto International Dance Festival (a fFIDA presentation) Toronto International Dance Festival

For fifteen years, the fringe Festival of Independent Dance Artists (fFIDA) has presented a mixed bag of dance over an extended period in August. Chosen by lottery and stacked into mixed programs and large-scale spectaculars, the dance viewing experience has also been a crapshoot. Some years it was mostly dross with a few buried treasures; in others, the riches made you feel hopeful for the future of dance in Canada. 

 

Faces of Memory 

By Philip Szporer Cinq voix, cinq visages Jane Mappin

In “Cinq voix, cinq visages”, choreographer Jane Mappin conjures up a whole community of dancers, singers, storytellers and a mixed-generation cast, in a ninety-minute medley of stage performance along with video interviews and moving images. Mappin says she’s fascinated by the idea of memory. 

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