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Susie Burpee with Dan Wild

Peterborough New Dance presents
Susie Burpee with Dan Wild

Fidelity’s Edge (world premiere) and Mischance and Fair Fortune (2005)

March 6 & 7, 2009 @ 8PM

Market Hall. 336 George St. N

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 $17/$12 students/seniors/underemployed. Available at Showplace: call 742-7489

Burpee and Wild’s creative relationship has a lengthy history through their company work together at Dancemakers and as independent artists. Both thrive on emotionally-driven work, and neither shy away from physical ferocity and vulnerability. The development of Fidelity’s Edge and Mischance and Fair Fortune is an investigation of partnership in both the artistic process and content of the work. Their relationship as dancers brings to the stage a raw power and interconnectedness rarely seen in contemporary dance duets.

Original music by Christine Fellows and John K. Samson
Lighting by Jean Philippe Trépanier

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All activities take place at Market Hall Performing Arts, 336 George St. N., Peterborough. Register by calling Peterborough New Dance at 745-1788 or email

Voice and Movement Class with Dan Wild
Sunday, March 1st, 2pm-4pm. $20
Explore breath, vocal, and movement skills. This class helps bring an awareness of the internal body and how this internal awareness helps express ourselves in our pedestrian life as well as theatrical life.

Contemporary Dance Class with Susie Burpee
Tuesday, March 3rd, 6pm-7:30pm. Free
Susie will lead an open contemporary dance technique class.

Lighting Workshop with Jean Philippe Trépanier
Saturday, March 7th, 1pm-3pm. Free.
One of Canada’s foremost dance lighting designers will talk about his techniques for lighting dance in a wide variety of spaces and circumstances. Come with your ideas and questions.

How’d They Do That?
Saturday, March 7th, 4pm-5pm. Free
Inside the creative process with Susie Burpee and company. Moderated by Sara Porter.

Composition Workshop with Susie Burpee
Sunday, March 8th Noon –3pm. $20
Explore improvisation and its relationship to creation. For those interested in drawing out their skills as movers and composers of space, and have an interest in how this communicates something of value to an audience. Open to dancers and non-dancers.

Susie Burpee’s residency made possible by special funding from the Canada Council for the Arts.

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