Saturday, August 11, 2012

Host: Ted Fox

Deborah Pearson, Curator of the Live Arts Series in the 22nd SummerWorks Performance Festival 2012 taking place in Toronto. Features local and international artists. Pearson is the Founder and Co-Director of the multi-award winning UK performance collective Forest Fringe located in London and the Edinburgh Festival, a not-for-profit space finding imaginative ways to connect the country‚Äôs most innovative performance artists and theatremakers with new audiences. http://www.forestfringe.co.uk/

 

Lisa Odjig, originaly from Wikwemikong, Manitoulin Island, is a 2-time World Champion Hoop dancer and recent semi-finalist of Canada's Got Talent. Has performed internationally including at Salt Lake City Winter Olympics. Gives dance seminars to Aboriginal children all across Canada. She is the Outreach Coordinator for Planet IndigenUS taking place August 10-19 2012 at Harbourfront Centre. Conducts an Intro To Hoop dance workshop Thursday August 16 8-9pm in the Orientation Room.  http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/planetindigenus/