In June playwright Sarah Waisvisz worked with Ottawa high school students and their dance teacher Allison Carrier to create original dance choreography to two scenes from Monstrous. The project, MOVING STORIES, was spearhead by Siôned Watkins (NAC Dance) and Allison Carrier (OCDSB Dance Educator). MOVING STORIES was performed at the National Arts Centre on June 10th 2016 as part of the 2016 Canada Dance Festival and in a co-production with the NAC Dance, the Ottawa Carleton District School Board (OCDSB), and Canada Dance Festival : http://nac-cna.ca/en/event/14318
Grade 9 students from Earl of March SS rehearse “In Alain’s Garden” from Monstrous.
Top Photo: Grade 10 students from Earl of March SS rehearse “Black Waters” from Monstrous.
Above: Grade 9 students rehearse “In Alain’s Garden” on the NAC studio stage on June 10, 2016 as part of MOVING STORIES.