BODY OF WATER PROJECT: Performance
Choose your time 3:00pm | 4:30pm | Or Both
As this is an intuitively designed creative process with the elemental water, the location of the show will be located at Millstone River from 3-4pm. The event will begin at the picnic shelter at the Wall Street entrance to Bowen Park (Wall Street).
The evening event will be located at Neck Point Ocean from 4:30-5:30pm. The event will begin at ocean bay beside the parking lot.
Rain or shine. Join us for the Post-Show Potluck Picnic back at the ocean bay beside the parking lot. Bring a dish to share. Dress for all weather. Wear walking shoes. Plan seperate travel or carpool vehicles to the two locations.
About The Presentation
It has been said, "There are River people and there are Ocean people."
Which one are you?
Dive into two bodies of water that have shaped Nanaimo, Snuneymuxw Territory - The Millstone River, Bowen Park and the Ocean at Neck Point.
Crimson Coast Dance Society has brought Nicole Mion's (Springboard Performance, Calgary) Body of Water Project to Nanaimo. Nicole, Danielea Castell (Water Graditude Project, Quesnel/China), local dance artist, Genevieve Johnson, and local participants in the culminating performance of a creative process THIS Saturday, May 20th, in a walking-tour style presentation followed by a pot-luck dinner and time of sharing.
Immerse yourself as you witness the performers use movement, sound, story, song, and installation to convey Water's essential brilliance, generosity and it's essential relationship to us, to our community and to the eco-system which it feeds.
The Performance Tour:
Millstone River 3-4pm begins at the picnic shelter at the Wall Street entrance to Bowen Park.
Neck Point Ocean 4:30-5:30pm begins at the ocean bay beside the parking lot.
Rain or Shine, a Post-Show Potluck Picnic at the ocean bay beside the parking lot. Bring a dish to share. Dress for all weather. Wear walking shoes. Plan seperate travel or carpool vehicles to the 2 locations.
Pick your contribution ticket price from $5.00 to $20.00 supports Crimson Coast Dance Society in the presentation of this event. All ticket buyers also reveive a 10% discount for a floatation therapy experience at Harbour City Float's beautiful space on Dufferin Crescent.
About The Artists
Artist and Curator, NICOLE MION, creates for the stage and screen, She is a sought-after director and contemporary choreographer, known for her highly physical and theatrical style. She specializes in contemporary performance, new media, dance, and installation.
She is Artistic Director for Springboard Performance where she curates the Fluid Festival, Interarrium creation residency, and the containR ART Park and community hub.
DANIELEA CASTELL is an eco-spiritualist artist, ceremonialist and founder of The Water Gratitude Project whose goal is to help communities develop a relationship with their local bodies of water through collaborative ceremony and creative forms of gratitude.
Choose your ticket price for your site specific performance of Drop $5.00 CAD, Spray $10.00 CAD, Splash $15.00 CAD, Flush $20.00 CAD.