Leading up to the November 2016 edition of Older & Reckless, we are sharing weekly Q&A with the magnificent O&R artists. This week we bring you acclaimed dancer/co-founder of COBA (Collective Of Black Artists) BaKari I. Lindsay.
Q&A With BaKari I. Lindsay
What is your current artistic focus?
My artistic focus at present is defining my performing style as an older artist.
Why you're looking forward to performing at Older & Reckless?
Its an honour to be sharing the stage with some of Canada’s renowned dancers.
Tell us a little about the work you will present at O&R or what sparked its creation?
The work, Ancestral Calling, was commissioned by my first dance studio in Trinidad, Les Enfants Dance Company, to celebrate the golden jubilee of its founder Joyce Kirton. It was meant to be a one time performance work, which appeared on social media and was then presented again by Claudia for Older & Reckless.
presented in association with Harbourfront Centre
November 11 at 8:00pm
November 12 at 2:00pm & 8:00pm
Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 231 Queens Quay West, Toronto
Tickets: $30 / $25 (senior, CADA)
$15 Culture Break tickets available for students under 25 with valid ID
Call Harbourfront Centre Box Office: 416-973-4000
or available online here
Celebrate MOonhORsE Dance Theatre's 20th anniversary with some of Canada's most distinguised veteran dance artists featuring:
Margie Gillis (Montreal), Robert Desrosiers with cellist/singer Anne Bourne, dancer/co-founder of COBA (Collective Of Black Artists) BaKari I. Lindsay, choreographer/director Charles Koroneho (New Zealand), and Claudia Moore in a work by Apolonia Velasquez and Ofilio Sinbadinho (Gadfly).
Also featuring JOE - an exciting community project!
An excerpt of JOE, the late Jean Pierre Perreault's iconic contemporary dance work, will be performed by a cast of 30 amateurs, with several former JOE performers reviving their roles...Canadian dance history!
Our friends at DanceWorks present
Wen Wei Dance (Vancouver)
Made in China DW 217
Oct 21 & 22, 2016, 8pm
Harbourfront Centre Theatre
231 Queens Quay West, Toronto
Creators/Performers: Wen Wei Wang,Gao Yanjinzi, Qiu Xia He and Sammy Chien
An evocative interdisciplinary work, Made in China plunges into the artistic expressions of the creators to explore the commonalities of their Chinese heritage. Through dance, music, and storytelling, they weave memories of their childhoods and the daring paths their careers have taken, creating an intimate dialogue that opens a window to another world.
“…a class act of style and imagery”- Globe and Mail
Tickets:$15 - $42
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