O&R#40- Friday & Saturday! PETER CHIN's Community Work and Travel Info

Peter Chin in rehearsal - Photo by Tamara Romanchuk

I have known Peter since 1988, when he asked me to perform in one of his 1st creations and have admired Peter’s work ever since. I am thrilled to present his new piece 'Tell Everyone' with 20 non-professional dance enthusiasts and five professionals at Older & Reckless #40. Last week, I attended the 1st rehearsal with the entire cast and was truly astonished to see the level of commitment and skill in these brave community dancers. Here’s a sneak peek- Claudia

Tell Everyone video clip thanks to Peter Chin

In Peter’s words- 'Tell Everyone' embodies and honours the words uttered by Taliesin Myrddin Namkai Meche, a young man of 23 years. This May, Taliesin, along with two other men, had been defending two Muslim girls against the racist aggression of a white supremacist on public transit in Portland Oregon. The aggressor turned on the three men, attacking them with a knife. As Taliesin lay bleeding to death in the arms of the woman, a stranger who comforted him, he told her, “Tell everyone on this train I love them.” They were his last words before he died. Led by brilliant seasoned pros Susie Burpee, Marie-Josée Chartier, Bonnie Kim, Danny Wild and Francisco Carrera (Mexico), the work contains a potent social statement, delivered with passion and artistry in Peter Chin fashion. Not to be missed!

Tell Everyone- rehearsal photo by Tamara Romanchuk

IMPORTANT INFO for O&R audience! Travelling by TTC is advised, but be sure to check for weekend changes in service! Please note- if you're driving to Harbourfront and you want to park underground at Harbourfront Centre, there is a NextSteps discount code for $15- effective 2 hours prior to performances. The discount parking code to use at the ticket machine is 6717 Construction is an on-going issue in Toronto- leave early to avoid stress! For more info on Getting to Harbourfront Centre Theatre, go to

http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/gettinghere/ Harbourfront Centre Theatre is wheelchair accessible. Details at

http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/venues/theatre/

Older & Reckless #40

in association with Harbourfront Centre

Friday November 10, 2017 at 8pm Saturday November 11, 2017 at 2pm & 8:00pm Harbourfront Centre Theatre Tickets: $25 - $30

Available at Harbourfront Centre Website or (416) 973-4000

OLDER & RECKLESS celebrates age on stage and life-long passion by featuring older dancers who dare to approach mastery in their art form. Its an event! Audience warm-ups, after parties, workshops and more!

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