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8bitself (2017)

Friday, January 25, 2019 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Dance Victoria

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Metro Studio Theatre

Event Brief Summary:

Choreographed by Vancouver's Mahaila Patterson-O’Brien. Performed by Felicia Lau, Erika Mitsuhashi.

Event Details:

Metro Studio Theatre   |  Suggested donation $15 (at the door) 

Choreographer: Mahaila Patterson-O’Brien, Vancouver
Performers: Felicia Lau, Erika Mitsuhashi
Sound & Projectors: Remy Siu 

They may be masked, hidden or exposed by light. They are precise, they rarely devolve. They never emote. They are a blank canvas of abstract gesture, time and space. They are just a version of themselves, once a version of someone else. They are looking for the pleasure in the emptiness.

Mahaila Patterson-O’Brien is an emerging choreographer in Vancouver, BC. She holds a BFA (Hons.) in Dance from SFU School for the Contemporary Arts and studied at the School for Contemporary Dancers in Winnipeg, MB, and at The University of Winnipeg. Patterson-O’Brien participated in Dance Victoria’s inaugural Summer Choreographic Lab in 2017 under the mentorship of Wen Wei Wang. Her choreography often revolves around abstract gestures and projections.

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