Languages: English, French
Isabelle and Nayana met in 2005 while teaching performing arts to kids, and have been working together ever since. With an MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts and an Elsie Jang Award in Contemporary Arts, Isabelle is a choreographer, acrobatic stilt-walker and movement educator who has been performing and teaching in the Americas, Europe, West Africa and the Middle East. Recipient of the Columbia Basin Touring Grant and assistant director for Jessie Award-nominated Hard Times Hit Parade, Nayana is a performing and visual artist who co-founded, directed and performed in The Dusty Flower Pot Cabaret, Ladies in White and The Myrtle Family Band.
An entirely new and strange dimension.
So elegant and whimsical.
Innovative, playful and socially relevant. Audience Member
Nominated 'Best Physical Piece' by SKAMpede company of young artists, SKAMpede Festival
Grade Suitability: K - 12
Duration: 45 mins. + Q&A
Capacity: 650 students
Tech Requirements: min. 20x20 non-slipery floor space, sound system and core to plug in an ipod.
Fee Range: $745 - $1045 (Includes ArtStarts' fee. Additional fees apply for remote districts.)
Habitats is an interdisciplinary performance incorporating elements of physical comedy, dance, circus and shadow puppetry. A woman accompanied by a mysterious white hare travels through dream-like roads in search of home. Through her journey into the unknown, she learns to transform her fears into curiosity. Habitats is a living poem about home, transformation and the interaction between humans and animals. Available in French and English. Original Music by Martin Reisle Shadow Art by Heather Dawn Sparks