Conference of the Birds

Conference of the Birds

Venue:

Millennium Park, enter from Charlotte Street

Performances:

June 3, 2006

6:00 pm

Choreography by Denise Fujiwara

ImagePeterborough New Dance
and choreographer
Denise Fujiwara 

2pm on Saturday June 3
at Millennium Park in Peterborough
Rain Location: Peterborough Square

A short (25 minute) dance inspired by the 12th century Sufi story of an ensemble of birds in search of enlightenment. It is neither a literal nor a narrative interpretation but rather, explores ideas from the story metaphorically through dance. Meet Denise and her birds – nine of Toronto’s finest dancers – immediately following the performance.

Performed by:
Nova Bhattacharya
Leanne Dixon
Michael Du Maresq
Katherine Duncanson
Sasha Ivanochko
Viv Moore
Philip Shepherd
Heidi Strauss
Rebecca Hope Terry
Understudy: Beth Despres

» Find out more about the original story

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