body || light

Kate Stashko, Anastasia Maywood, Krista Posyniak

Stanley L. Milner Library, foyer. Performances begin at the top of each hour and last 20 minutes.

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Also featuring Alida Nyquist-Schultz and Jonathan Maywood

Part dance performance, part illumination experiment, body || light is a twenty-minute interactive experience. In this performance, lighting is used to highlight detailed and highly physical movement. Audience members are invited to manipulate lighting instruments to focus on certain aspects of the dancers’ performance. body || light offers perspectives on the body and movement, and a chance to be a part of the performance, every hour, on the hour.

Kate Stashko is an Edmonton-based dance artist who has performed with several artists and companies both locally and nationally, including Peggy Baker’s 2009 performance of move at Toronto’s Scotiabank Nuit Blanche. Stashko is also a member of the Good Women Dance Collective. Anastasia Maywood co-created Mind the Gap Collective and has independently co-produced two contemporary dance shows: I Find Myself in Unusual Places and Retake: A Double Bill Show. Krista Posyniak is a dancer, choreographer, producer, and dance instructor. She is a co-founder of The Creative Republic Artist Collective, has created and performed theatrical dance, and participated in site-specific performances, notably with Susie Burpee, Mile Zero Dance and Lady Janitor, to name a few.