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Submission Deadline by April 12, 2019

Harbourfront Centre is looking for volunteer dancers and/or people experienced with movement for the presentation of Diorama from Norway’s Ingri Fiksdal as part of Junior 2019, 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. Click here to learn more about Ingri Fiksdal

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 people who have experience and interest in movement practices. Dancers do not have to be professional, 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
Artists must be available during the following dates and times:
Tuesday, May 14, 3:00pm – 9:00pm: Rehearsal – In studio
Wednesday, May 15, 3:00pm – 9:00pm: Rehearsal – In studio
Thursday, May 16, 10:00am – 3:00pm: Rehearsal – In studio
Friday, May 17, 10:00am – 3:00pm: Tech Rehearsal – On-site
Saturday, May 18, 11:15am – 3:30pm: Rehearsal and Performance
Sunday, May 19, 12:15pm – 3:30pm: Rehearsal and Performance
Monday, May 20, 12:15pm – 3:30pm: Rehearsal and Performance

Compensation
These are volunteer positions, but participants are welcomed as Junior Festival Artists with access to festival performances. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

How to Submit
Email items below emhillier@harbourfrontcentre.com by April 12, 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.

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

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