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Alvin Erasga Tolentino

 
Alvin Erasga Tolentino

Colonial

Performance | Spectacle

Vancouver BC
June 11-12 juin 2014
8:00 | 20:00
Contemporary

 

Body Talk

Highlights from DOTE By Sarah Todd Dancing on the Edge 2013

HIghlights from Vancouver’s 25th annual Dancing on the Edge Festival.

 

One Way Trip 

By Philip Szporer Colonial Alvin Erasga Tolentino

Colonial is an utterly commanding and complex work steeped in concerns of foreignness tied to minority consciousness. It takes courage to go to the heart of identity onstage, but Alvin Erasga Tolentino, founder and director of the Vancouver-based CO.ERASGA Dance, does just that in this new, nuanced solo work.  

 

The Dedication of "Edgers" 

By Kaija Pepper, Mary Theresa Kelly, Lori Henry, Pia Lo Dancing on the Edge  605 Collective, Robin Poitras, Troy Emery Twigg, Helen Husak, Deborah Dunn, Meredith Kalaman, Sophie Yendole & Various

Dancing on the Edge began at the same time as the west coast summer, but dance held its own next to the sun and houses were good – not full, but bustling.

 

Canada celebrates its first National Dance Week

On April 22nd, Canada began a celebration of its first National Dance Week, an initiative made possible by the Canadian Dance Asse...

 

A Meditation on Gender 

By Mary Theresa Kelly “AdamEve/Man-Woman” Alvin Tolentino, Co. Erasga Dance

Tolentino’s new work, “AdamEve/Man-Woman”, is a sixty-minute duet, a long movement poem, and a taut meditation on the body in response to evolving forms of masculinity and femininity.  

Co. ERASGA

Tonight through Sunday at the Scotiabank Dance Centre, the 2009 edition of Dance in Vancouver features some of the west coasts most renowned companies and new innovative artists, including Animals of Distinction, Karen Jamieson Dance, Co.

 

Self-expression and entertainment: a fine balance 

By Alana Gerecke, Kaija Pepper Dancing on the Edge 2007  Dancing on the Edge

Another conversation-style festival review with some keen insider perspective. 

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