These salacious thespians will leave you wanting more with their flirty moves and glittery parlor tricks! Our wayward divas are no stage virgins; theyâ€™ve performed in festivals and showcases throughout the Cariboo and beyond.
Contemporary dance and violin mix to produce a captivating performance art piece wherein Tin and Forest explore the idea of ancestry. With the use of their art mediums and a long red string, the two artists will delve into their individual bloodlines of two different ethnicities, they can begin to understand what brings us all here, how our story interacts with the first people of the land on which we were born and now reside, and come to a place of reconciliation. Furthermore, through this exploration and presentation, Forest and Tin can express the importance of a common humanity with the ideas of privilege, ancestry, reconciliation, and empathy.
Tin Gamboa is a dance artist from the ancestral land of the Malayo-Polynesian people, now known as the Philippines. Forest Borch is a musician originally from the ancestral land of Tsuu tâ€™ina, now known as Edmonton. Both artists have been inspired by the Indigenous Allyship training run by Pulxaneeks Love and are excited to explore and integrate their learnings, questions, and reflections regarding ancestry and reconciliation into their art mediums.
Her Blood Run Through My Braids by Kym Gouchie Dramaturge and Director Michelle Thrush
Long time ago… my blind granny told me that my hair was very sacred. She said our hair holds our memories. Keep it and to never leave it laying around otherwise someone may use it for bad medicine. â€œKymmie, always take good care of your hairâ€.