World Premiere: Rosy Simas Danse – WEAVE
Saturday, January 12, 2019 @ 7:30pm
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
345 Washington St., Saint Paul
Box Office: 651-224-4222 (groups: 651-282-3111) | www.ordway.org
In Weave, a Rosy Simas Danse project drawing from the interwoven and interdependent nature of our world, individual and embodied stories are the vibrant threads that mesh in a performance woven of story, dance, moving image and sound.
The Weave team brings together an international gathering of Native, feminist, queer, transgender and people of color artists, working together through the creative leadership, vision and direction of Native feminist contemporary dance choreographer, Rosy Simas (Seneca, Heron clan).
Rosy Simas, Choreographer
Francois Richomme, Composer
Zoë Klein, Performer
Sam Mitchell, Performer
Valerie Oliveiro, Performer
Leslie Parker, Performer
Carolyn Wong, Lighting Designer
Heid E. Erdrich, Writer
The Ordway is a Weave co-commissioner, premiere presenter and community engagement partner. This presentation of Weave is a collaboration with The O’Shaughnessy.
Generous support for Weave has been provided by the Joyce Foundation. Weave is being created in residencies at The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts (Minneapolis), McKnight Fellowships Residency at MANCC (Tallahassee), The O’Shaughnessy and the Ordway. The artists of Rosy Simas Danse and collaborators will be hosting residency and community engagement activities including welcome events, movement workshops, conversations, and open rehearsals, which began in June 2018 and will run through January 2019.