Rough Cut: New Works
Choreographers: Angela Mousseau, Kelly Hobson. Performers: Ellie Bishop, Ted Littlemore, Esrael Haile. Soundscape: Jaye Watts
Angela Mousseau and Kelly Hobson were selected to participate in a two-week Choreographic Lab intensive at Dance Victoria Studios this past summer with Artistic Directors Justine A. Chambers and Susan Elliott. Mousseau and Hobson had participated in a previous Choreographic Lab and used this opportunity to deepen the skills and tools they accumulated from that experience. For Dance Days, Hobson and Mousseau will share works they further developed from the lab.
Angela Mousseau is a 2002 graduate of The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA where she majored in modern dance, studying with choreographers and dancers from The Paul Taylor Company, The Limon Company, PHILADANCO, Alvin Ailey Dance Theater, The Martha Graham Dance Company, Koresh Dance Company, Momix and many others. Angela has performed in Philadelphia and New York Fringe Festivals and with The Next Stage Project (directed by Jana Hicks) and AKRNYM Dance Company in New York City. She also appeared on the MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Gardens, NYC in 2003. She has been commissioned by studios and companies across the United States and Canada and is on faculty at Dansko Studios, Boston Dance Collective, Westcoast Performing Arts Academy, the Victoria Academy of Ballet, and is the resident choreographer of Convergence Contemporary Ballet.
Originally from Vancouver BC, Kelly Hobson is a dance artist, choreographer, teacher, actor and musician with credits that include Action Review Atomic Vaudeville, Harpo Marx Animal Crackers Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre, ROMP!, Bounce Dance Cabaret and nine years as a performer and choreographer for the Atomic Vaudeville Cabaret. In 2015 Kelly stepped into her role as Artistic Director of the Victoria School of Contemporary Dance. In the fall of 2017 she founded the contemporary dance company, Dance Berserker Dance, with whom she presented her first full-length work in May 2018.
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