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ALEXIS FLETCHER & AMBER BARTON

ALEXIS FLETCHER & AMBER BARTON
When
July 22 - 24, 2022
where
SOINTULA - Athletic Hall (June 22 & 24); PT. MCNEILL - Gate House Theatre (June 23)
Sointula, Malcolm Island (June 22 & 24) and Pt. McNeill (June 23)
Tickets ON SALE!
$5 - $15 For Sointula email: movementartsbc@gmail.com OR call 604-970-3206; For Pt. McNeill visit: https://www.eventbrite.ca OR call 604-970-3206
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/alexis-fletcher-amber-barton-a-shared-evening-of-solos-tickets-380070369707

TICKETS FOR SOINTULA SHOWS: email: movementartsbc@gmail.com or call: 604-970-3206 (SOINTULA ATHLETIC HALL) - Fri. June 22 @ 8:00pm and Sun. June 24 @ 2:00pm

TICKETS FOR PORT MCNEILL SHOW: online visit: www.eventbrite.ca or call: 604-970-3206

(GATE HOUSE THEATRE) - Sat. June 23 @ 7:00pm

$15 (adults) $5 (youth) + gst/sc

ALEXIS FLETCHER & AMBER BARTON – a shared evening of solos

(with Special Guest Artist: Singer/Composer CHELSEA EDWARDSON)

A shared evening of solos danced and choreographed by these two beautiful creative dancers who are motivated by intellect as well as versatile and exquisite physicality.

“Alexis’s choreography is fluidly breathless, layered, andcomplex—always deeply expressive.” Stir Vancouver  

“Since beginning hercareer in 2001, Bartonquickly became one of the names to watch in Canadian dance.” Vancouver Sun 

 

ALEXIS FLETCHER is a dancer, choreographer, and producer. She danced for 14 years with Ballet BC and was artist in residence in 2020/2021. Now independent, she is Artist in Residence at theChutzpah! Festival, Dance Victoria, Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, and was a 2021 resident artist with BC Movement Arts.  With Ballet BC she was involved in numerous collaborations dancing for many of today’s leading choreographic voices including Crystal Pite, Emily Molnar, Johan Inger, Stijn Celis, Jacopo Godani, Medhi Walerski, Fernando Hernando Magadan,T wyla Tharp, William Forsythe, Sharon Eyal and Ohan Naharin. In 2015 she co-created an outdoor, site-specific multidisciplinary performance space andseries, now in its 6year, with her husband, Sylvain Senez, attheir home in Vancouver, called The Dance Deck. https://www.alexisfletcher.ca/ 

AMBER BARTON founded the Vancouver based contemporary dance company, the response, and is a prolific dancer and choreographer who has danced for various companies and choreographers, including: Joe Laughlin, Judith Marcuse Dance Projects, Martha Carter, Mascall Dance, Battery Opera, Karen Jamieson Dance Company, Josh Beamish, Emily Molnar  and Wen Wei Dance and more and has bee a featured guest artist with Company 605 and in Neworld Theatre’s King Arthur’sNight which received a Jessie Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble.   As a choreographer Amber has had her work presented in various venues in Vancouver, across Canada which includes commissions from the National Arts Centre, Miscellaneous Productions and Ballet Kelowna, and internationally at the Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff,Wales and the NW New Works Festival in Seattle, WA. https://www.facebook.com/response.dance

 CHELSEA EDWARDSON is an artist, singer, composer, Vocal Coach, Mentor and a Creative Engineer, who cultivates a deep and meaningful -and aligned-relationship with art. She has a Masters in Ethnomusicology as well as a certificate, diploma and Bachelor’s Degree in vocal performance, that supports her ever expanding understanding of vocal technique and expression beyond musical style or genre and beyond the borders of perceived cultural conventions.   https://www.chelseaedwardson.com/

Alexis Fletcher: photos by David Cooper; Amber Barton: photos by Richie Lubaton

Thank you to the Canada Council for the Arts; BC Arts Council; Canadian Heritage; Regional District of Mt. Waddington

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