Myriam Verzat

Mixed Ability Dance Jam

About Myriam Verzat

Myriam is a life improviser, a dancer and a community gatherer. She enjoys contributing to Nanaimo’s culture and fun through performing, organizing or supporting creative events. She also teaches compassionate communication and is the mom of a wonderful 4-year-old.

She is a Mixed Ability Dance Jam instructor, Compassionate Communication (NVC) Trainer, Facilitator and NVC camp coordinator.

Passionate about multi-disciplinary improvisation, she practiced many different forms of improvisation such as action theatre, contemporary and contact dance improvisation, vocal improvisation, playback theatre, physical theatre, theatre of the oppressed, mime and Open Source Forms.

With all those tools, she created her own improvisation and research group (Lindex) that developed a unique vocabulary using the body, the words and music to create meaningful and authentic improvisations.

For the last 10 years, Myriam has taught dance improvisation classes to all kinds of audiences, including children, multi-generational groups and adults with mixed abilities.

In these times of COVID, Myriam continues her work through online facilitation using Zoom.

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Mixed Ability Dance Jam
December 3, 2021
1:00 PM