For the Love of Dance: A Multi-Style Dance Showcase
“For the Love of Dance” is a multi-style dance showcase featuring the work of Ottawa-based dance artists from a variety of disciplines. A joyous celebration of movement and art! A vibrant showcase featuring dance artists performing in their favourite styles! This one-night-only performance will be open to the public.
The line up includes a jazz/contemporary dance duet choreographed by Elizabeth Emond-Stevenson; West African dancing by Cobra du Mandingue, directed by Mohamed Diarra; The Indian classical dance styles of Oddissi and Kathak, choreographed by Saveeta Sharma; A theatrical contemporary dance solo by Chelsea Passmore; Belly dancing by Laurie Fyffe; Persian Dance performed by Liz Winkelaar, prepared by Maria Sabaye; A Thillana in Bharata Natyam Style of Indian Classical Dance choreographed and directed by Sheela Rao; A heels choreography by Laura Bacic; Structured improvisation by Frithjof Lutscher and Isabelle Michaud, directed by Lola Ryan; A Mambo Jazz, Rueda Salsa, and an Urban Bachata choreographed by Linh (Vu Hai) Nguyen; and a choreography modified for a chair by Kathleen Legassick.