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Rehearsals from May 14-17, 2019

Harbourfront Centre is looking for dancers and movement-based artists to join the dance company of Diorama, from Norway’s Ingri Fiksdal, as part of Junior, Toronto’s International Children’s Festival. Performances are May 18-20 with rehearsals from May 14-17.

Diorama – Show Information
In the Diorama performances, Fiksdal uses choreography as a lens, through which she alters or interferes with a particular view and its context. The performances reflect on the passing of time, on the slow change in landscape, and scenography as an ecological practice of bodies both human and non-human. The piece has toured extensively around the world and this will be the Toronto premiere.

Diorama is a 100-minute long performance outdoors along the waterfront, in fully enclosed costumes.
Watch Diorama’s trailer

Call for performers
We are looking for 5 to 10 participants. You don't have to be a professional dancer, but should enjoy and feel comfortable working on a movement piece. If you are a dancer, a dance student, a martial arts or yoga practitioner, actor, or performance artist, we’d love to hear from you.

Prerequisites include patience, concentration, and musicality.

Availability
Participating artists must be available during the following dates and times:

Tuesday, May 14 4:00pm – 9:00pm Rehearsal – In studio
Wednesday, May 15 4:00pm – 9:00pm Rehearsal – In studio
Thursday, May 16 1:00pm – 7:00pm Rehearsal – In studio and On-site
Friday, May 17 9:30am – 2:00pm Tech Rehearsal – On-site
Saturday, May 18 11:00am – 3:00pm Rehearsal and Performance
Sunday, May 19 11:00am – 3:00pm Rehearsal and Performance
Monday, May 20 11:00am – 3:00pm Rehearsal and Performance

Compensation
An honorarium of $200 will be provided. In addition, artists will have access to all festival performances and refreshments will be provided.

How to Submit
Email items below to emhillier@harbourfrontcentre.com with the subject line “Diorama Dancer”:
• a description of your dance or movement experience,
• a short explanation of why you’re interested in this position,
• your performance resume,
• your full contact information.

Only those selected for the project will be contacted.

Posted by: Harbourfront Centre
For more information: http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/junior/

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