Prairie Dance Circuit

Forever in Blue Jeans 4Hosted by New Dance Horizons, this is an ongoing dance series that involves collaboration between companies in Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton and Regina to organize and present performances showcasing prairie dancers and choreographers.

On Oct. 15-16, the focus will be on the 50th anniversary of Winnipeg Contemporary Dancers. Included will be works by Brent Lott and  Ming Hon, along with a screening of a film by Danielle Sturk that examines the dance career of WCD founder Rachel Browne who passed away in 2012.

The Prairie Dance Circuit performance will be held at University of Regina Theatre on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. and Thursday at 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are Adults $25, Students & Seniors $20, while the Thursday matinee is $15.

Pictured above, by the way, is an image from Forever In Blue Jeans. Choreographer is Ming Hon, performers are Natasha Torres-Garner, Ali Robson, and Kayla Henry, and the photograph is by Leif Norman.

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  1. Here’s a bit more information on the works being performed courtesy of NDH:

    New Dance Horizons is proud to present the world premiere of Camino, a new solo by WCD Artistic Director Brent Lott, and the Saskatchewan premiere of A Good Madness, a film by Danielle Sturk about WCD’s founding director Rachel Browne. There will also be two works by Ming Hon, an accomplished dancer, choreographer, and performance artist from Winnipeg: The Exhibitionist, and Forever in Blue Jeans which is performed by three WCD dancers.

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