Upcoming projects in 2017/2018
“Yume-Iro” with co-choreographers/dancer Takako Segawa, composer Heidi Chan and dramaturge Tedd Robinson, supported by CanAsian KickStart and the Ontario Arts Council. Performance Sep 27-30, 2018 at the Theatre Centre in Toronto.
Somatic practices and Japanese art forms contextualize our choreography. We embody movement imagined/dreamed by the audible, visual, historical and emotional components of Taiko (Japanese drumming)
"Mixed Media" with co-choreographer/dancer Susan Lee, visual artist JJ Lee, outside eye Maxine Heppner and videographers Sabrina Budiman and Tess Takahashi, supported by the Toronto Arts Council funding 2017/2018.
A collaborative project with dancer Susan Lee investigating multi-ethnic identities, inspired by JJ Lee’s mixed media paintings. Our piece examines the contradictions, confusions and celebrations of mixed identities, drawing on our own experience as Asian Canadian dance artists.
"Choreographic Research Combining Contact Improvisation and the Alexander Technique": Round-table discussion Re-examining Forms
Dance Science and Somatics Educators (DSSE) 2018 Conference, University of Buffalo with guest presenter Kitty Daniels.
The 2018 Dance Science and Somatics Educators Conference focuses on the integration and application of Dance Science (anatomy, kinesiology, biomechanics, nutrition…) and Somatics (Alexander Technique, Feldencrais, Laban/Bartenieff…) directly into dance studio practices.