Win Tickets to Collected Traces and Still Here

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Co.ERASGA proudly present the world premiere of Collected Traces and Still Here at the Scotiabank Dance Centre in September. Entering its 16th season of contemporary dance in Vancouver, Co.ERASGA presents the company’s newest ensemble creation choreographed by critically acclaimed Vancouver choreographer, Alvin Erasga Tolentino.

Photo credit: Yvonne Chew

Where: Scotiabank Dance Centre (677 Davie St)
When: Wednesday to Saturday, September 14 to 17, 2016 at 8:00pm
Tickets: Available online via TicketsTonight $34.25 Adult ($30 + $4.25 s/c); $26.00 Students and Seniors ($22 + $4.00 s/c); order by phone (604) 684-2787. Additional $5/order for phone orders.

Featuring seven outstanding dancers from Vancouver and Manila, Tolentino’s quest in this new creation recalls and traces transcendent principle of the body’s relation to indigenous traditional arts. This full evening of two debut works embodies the use of an indigenous fabric called “Malong” and an ancient hand gesture “Mudras”, which become the source of inspiration to look back and pay homage to Tolentino’s Asian indigenous roots.

The dancers are the canvasses of motion which evoke traditional practices still relevant and existing today, giving light to the shadow of the past, memory in the body and lineage of identity.

Mudras – an ancient hand gesture that holds a sacred and medicinal effect on the body and Malong – a Filipino indigenous fabric used in daily life. Semiotically and metaphorically these languages of traditional arts awaken genetic memory. The seven dancers in these pieces help to expose the body to attain and reach the expression of the physical and metaphysical.

Co.ERASGA Dance is an international dance company that supports and contributes to the development and enhancement of contemporary dance globally. It continues to seek new and challenging projects that provide opportunities and cross-cultural issues in today’s society.

Win Tickets to Opening Night

I have a pair of tickets to opening night of Collected Traces and Still Here on September 14th to give away. Here’s how you can enter to win:

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I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 9:00pm on Monday, September 5, 2016. Follow Company ERASGA Dance on Twitter and Facebook for more information.

Update The winner is @LorenaPulidoC!

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  1. JasonWednesday, August 31st, 2016 — 7:17pm PDT

    Never been to the Scotiabank Dance Centre.

  2. LucThursday, September 1st, 2016 — 1:14pm PDT

    Dancing is fabulous!

  3. Adriana ContrerasThursday, September 1st, 2016 — 3:44pm PDT

    Looking forward to seeing these seven outstanding dancers on stage!

  4. Teresa KThursday, September 1st, 2016 — 11:42pm PDT

    I’d love to win.

  5. jotikaFriday, September 2nd, 2016 — 9:17am PDT

    Would love to come to the show!!

  6. KristaFriday, September 2nd, 2016 — 2:36pm PDT

    Scotiabank Dance Centre has great performances. Would love to see this one!

  7. AmandaFriday, September 2nd, 2016 — 5:22pm PDT

    I would love to take my husband to the show! It would be a great date night! 🙂

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