Presented by BC Movement Arts in partnership with Chutzpah!PLUS
THURSDAY APRIL 27th, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - Sointula – AthleticHall
FRIDAY APRIL 28th, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - Sointula -Athletic Hall
SATURDAY APRIL 29, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - Alert Bay - PLEASE NOTE: This Alert Bay show has been cancelled out of respect for the funeral and community and family's grieving of the passing of Gloria Cranmer Webster
SUNDAY APRIL 30th, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - Port Hardy – Civic Centre
TUESDAY MAY 2nd, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - Campbell River – Tidemark Theatre
Sointula, Alert Bay and Port Hardy - $10 youth, $15 Adults
Campbell River, Tidemark Theatre - $20 to $30.50
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Grass is Green is an evening-length work fromSan Francisco and New York City based UNA Productions. Performed with exquisite artistry by seven dancers and drag queen/live cellist/live pianist, Rose Nylons,Grass is Green considers cycles of destruction and rebirth both within humanity and the land we are a part of. This highly physical and exuberant work embodies a cycle of rebirth, representations of queer intimacy, and moments of communal joy, grief and connectivity.
Choreography: Chuck Wilt in collaboration with the performers
Performers: Kira Fargas, Dominica Greene, Dasol Kim,Rebecca Margolick, Hadassah Perry, ChuckWilt and Rose Nylons
Music: Donna Summer, Sylvester, DJ Koze/Nils Frahm, Julia Wolfe/Matthew Welch, Michael Nyman and Rose Nylons.
Based in San Francisco and New York City, UNA Productions isa dance production company, founded in 2013 by Artistic Director andChoreographer Chuck Wilt, creating, teaching and performing internationally.UNA creates original productions that incorporate contemporary dance, live-music and drag performance. UNA's mission is to discover and communicate deeply rooted embodiments of human existence through physically powerful dancing, unapologetically Queer imagery and storytelling, celebrating individuality that is dedicated to bringing vibrancy and joy to the world.
Grass is Green has been performed in New York City,San Francisco was co-commissioned by The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center for its 2021 world premiere in Baltimore. Grass is Green was created with support as an Artist in Residence at the 92nd St. Y's Harkness Dance Center; as an Artist in Residence at Brooklyn College through the CUNY DanceInitiative and as an Artist in Residence at Berkeley Ballet Theatre.
BC Movement Arts is grateful for thegenerous support of:
The Canada Council for the Arts; Canadian Heritage; RD of Mt. Waddington, BC Touring Council and the BC Arts Council