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InFrinGinG Dance Festival

July 5-13th, 2019

InFrinGinG Dance Festival - Festival Pass     
 
This pass is your all-access ticket to every single ticketed event at this year's InFrinGinG Dance Festival!
 
Includes access to all of the following events:
 
Dancing Local/ Global on July 10th
Crossing Mountains & Seas on July 11th
Moving/ Forward Forward Film Screening on July 12th (Film Workshop not included)
Flicker on July 13th
 
Get yours now!
 
Festival Pass: $75
Dancing Truths
July 9th | Harbour City Theatre
 
Home: Our Way Workshop | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
 
For Women identified persons; a writing and movement circle that provides safe space to explore ideas of refuge, transition, identity, cultural norms, blood memory and what it means to be at home in one’s experience. Olivia is a performer, choreographer, community arts facilitator of Anishinaabe, French-Canadian and Welsh Heritage. 
 
Tickets: $10 
 
Hoop Dance Workshop with Jessica McMann | 3:30pm - 4:30pm
 
Hoop Dance is a storytelling and healing dance. Participants will learn the history, different hoop dance formations and powwow dance steps.  Build your own hoop routine in either traditional or contemporary styles. Open to everyone. Jessica, of Cree descent, (Alberta) is a classically trained musician, contemporary dance artist, fancy shawl, jingle and hoop dancer. 
 
Tickets: $10
 
Talking Truths - Circle Conversation | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
 
With artists; Jessica McMann, Olivia C. Davies, Tsatassaya White, B.A., an event planner and community mobilizer of the Snuneymuxw (Nanaimo) & (Opetchesaht) Nuu-chah-nulth Nations and “In’thot (Cassandra) Blondin-Burt, a Dené/Canadian performance artist, studying Philosophy (VIU) from within an Indigenous paradigm. 
 
You are invited to attend this evening of intimate conversational exchange between four inter-disciplinary artists who are exploring a range of topics such as dance as sacred acts, art as living embodiment of community, the necessity of kinship and relational accountability. This is an opportunity to hear us speak as we speak to each other, with open hearts, and extend new ways of viewing Indigenous art as an act of healing, political assertion, and cultural continuation.
 
Tickets: By Donation

Dancing Local/Global

July 10th, 7:30pm | Harbour City Theatre

A selection of performances by local and visiting artists.  

Timothy Allen and the Island Times Quartet (Nanaimo)
Creating Resonance: Conversations in the language of Jazz featuring Nanaimo-based dancer, Timothy Allen and the Island Time Saxophone Quartet.
Samantha Letourneau (Nanaimo)
Am I In The Picture (live music with Moths & Locusts, film by Paul Manly).
Vâtchik Danse collective (Nasim Lootij - Kiasa Nazeran, Iran/Montreal)
presents their stark and stunning solo Me-Moi-Man, a reflection on deeply personal encounters from the Iranian revolution and Iran-Iraq war.
 
Choose Your Option:
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WORLD PREMIERE of Crossing Mountains and Seas

July 11th, 7:30pm | The Port Theatre

 
Featuring live music by JUNO nominated Orchid Ensemble, aerial performances by Aeriosa, choreography by Chengxin Wei, and interactive projections. Inspired by the ancient Chinese book Shan Hai Jing and set within an online role-playing game, audiences travel between ancient and modern worlds — between reality and imagination.
 
Regular: $30
CCDS Member: $27
Student/Senior: $25
 

Camera + Movement Workshop with Recorded Movement Society

July 12th, 2019 | Harbour City Theatre
Workshop: 5:00pm - 8:00pm | Film Screening: 8:30pm - 9:45pm
 
In this workshop, we will experiment and play with ways we can capture and record movement through the camera. This workshop is open to anyone who wants to move their bodies, meanwhile, discovering new ways of capturing movement on film. We will briefly look at the Final Cut Pro X Interface together, and look at creating a short movement film of our own! 
 
Followed by a screening of Moving/Forward, a collection of dance film shorts from Western Canada.
 
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Flicker

July 13, 7:30pm | The Port Theatre

 
We wrap-up InFrinGinG with Flicker by renowned Gitxsan company, Dancers of Damelahamid. A dreamlike tale incorporating magical set and luminescent regalia in its depiction of a young man’s journey of self-discovery, guided by an array of supernatural beings.
 
Regular: $30
CCDS Member: $27
Student/Senior: $25
 
 

Special Thanks To All Of Our Sponsors!

                                  
GYROKINESIS® Movement Practice
 
GYROKINESIS® Movement Practice brings together all of the various practices and experiences that I have invested in over the years - Athletics, dance, yoga, breath and joy! It is a practice that offers life changing movement pattern shifts. It's for everyone and feels incredible!

Individual Class

$15.00

Package of 10

$100.00

Package of 20

$180.00

 

Support Us

MEMBERSHIPS

 
The cost of a membership is only $10 for an individual or $25 for a family, but it is a significant affirmation of the importance of our work and mission to provide the best in contemporary dance opportunities to the Nanaimo community. Your commitment as a member and a participant is vital to our work and ensures that, season after season, we can continue to provide you with our world-class dance events right here in Nanaimo. Your membership provides the society with a vote of confidence that our work is valuable and sought after. It also makes an important political statement at the Civic, Provincial, and Federal level that merits attention for continuing and improved investment in arts and culture.
 
Your membership offers the following benefits:
• Inclusion on our mailing lists
• Voting privileges at our Annual General Meeting
• Special invitations to meet the artists or attend selected workshops
• Member discounts on tickets (when available)

Individual Membership $10 
Family Membership $25 

DONATIONS

 
Crimson Coast is the only organization in our community dedicated to providing professional contemporary dance performances, workshops, and residencies. We are passionate about bringing you diverse, high-calibre artistic opportunities to the Nanaimo area, which would not otherwise be available. Did you know that for each case, when we bring professional artists to Nanaimo to perform, we work with them to offer dance workshops in the community at all skill levels? These opportunities provide the Nanaimo community with a remarkable opportunity to learn from established professional artists in addition to seeing their performance work in a fully staged performance environment.
 
 We are proud to partner with Canada Helps for processing our online donations. You may make a one-time contribution or set-up an ongoing monthly donation. All contributions above $25 annually will receive a charitable tax receipt at the end of the calendar year. Please click the image below to make your contribution to Crimson Coast Dance Society.
 

 

Thank you for your support!

Previous Events

Body Talk Hip Hop Pow Wow 2019

Teen Spring Break Dance Workshop and culminating performance at VIU!
 
Workshop: March 17-21st | Vibe Dance Studio. 
Culminating Performance: March 22nd, 2019 | VIU Malaspina Theatre.
 

 
 

17th ANNUAL WEE TIPPLE PARTY

Nanaimo’s Scotch Whisk(e)y Festival with THE GRAND HOTEL

Friday, March 8, 2019 | 7:00-10:00pm

The Grand Hotel - 4898 Rutherford Road

19+ In advance only...
 
Join Crimson Coast Dance as we host this signature event of Festival Nanaimo! The evening, as always, offers a diverse selection of whiskies -- from blends to single malt scotches. It is an evening of sophistication with a splash of humour, with all proceeds going towards CCDS programming and community outreach. 
 
Tickets are available for collection from our office located at 60 Wharf Street, Nanaimo, or at The Grand Hotel, 4898 Rutherford Road. 

InFrinGinG Dance Festival Tickets 

Celebrating diversity through dance

 

FESTIVAL PASS

July 5-8th, 2018
 
 

THE SUN AND MOON

Thurs, July 5th, 2018
7:30PM | The Port Theatre, Nanaimo
 
 

THE WHITE ROOM PERFORMANCES

Friday, July 6th, 2018
8:00PM | The White Room, 4 Church Street, Nanaimo
 
 

WON’MA AFRIQUE

Saturday, July 7th, 2018
7:30PM | The Port Theatre, Nanaimo

IDENTITY | WHO ARE YOU?

THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018  I  7:30 PM 
MALASPINA THEATRE I  VANCOUVER ISLAND UNIVERSITY
 
                                                                                                                                      

Improv Dance with Myriam Verzat 

SUNDAY, MAY 13, 2018 | 3:30-5:30PM
ROTARY FIELDHOUSE | 850 THIRD STREET

Contact Dance Introduction Workshop with Mark Young


SATURDAY & SUNDAY APRIL 7 & 8, 2018 | 10:00AM-4:00PM
ROTARY FIELDHOUSE | 850 THIRD STREET
 

Engaging our Emotions to Drive our Acting with Nabil Sayes

MARCH 18, 25 & APRIL 1, 2018 | 6:00-8:00PM 
HARBOUR CITY THEATRE | 25 VICTORIA ROAD
 
 
 

15th Annual Spring Break Body Talk Workshop

MARCH 19-24, 2018 | MON-SAT 10:00am-4:00pm 
SNUNEYMUXW RECREATION AND WELLNESS CENTRE | 1145 Totem Road

 

 

Butoh with Genevieve Johnson


MARCH 11, 2018 | 3:30-5:00PM
ROTARY FIELDHOUSE | 850 THIRD STREET

Body Talk Finale Performance
with James Jones, Marika Sila, SirReal, and Jorge Lewis

MARCH 24, 2018 | 7:30PM 
MALASPINA THEATRE | VANCOVER ISLAND UNIVERSITY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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CRIMSON COAST DANCE SOCIETY
Mailing Address: #5-150 Commercial Street Nanaimo, BC  V9R 5G6
Office Address: CIBC Nanaimo Arts Centre - 60 Wharf Street, Nanaimo, BC  V9R 5G6
PHONE: 250-716-3230
 
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