Dancers of Damelahamid
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Friday, July 19, 2019 - 7:30 PM
Through dramatic dance, captivating narrative, intricately carved masks, and elaborate regalia, the Dancers of Damelahamid transform time and space, to bridge the ancient with a living tradition.
The rich history of masked dance inspires a compelling performance, celebrating the diversity and time depth of the many beautiful aboriginal/First Nations cultures.
Don’t miss this special performance by an aboriginal dance company from the Northwest Coast of British Columbia.
Please also visit the exhibit, “First Nations Art of the Northwest Coast,” in the Schaefer International Gallery. Click HERE for details.
A movement-based workshop will be offered Thursday, July 18, that will allow participants to experience different styles of Coastal First Nations songs.The Dancers of Damelahamid will explain the cultural significance of the movement techniques as well as the importance of story and cultural knowledge in the dance form. Through the use of songs, simple vocabulary will be taught in the Gitxsan language. Participants are asked to dress comfortably and wear moccasins, sneakers, or bare feet. All levels of experience are welcome. Pre-registration required. CLICK HERE
Tickets: $25, $35 (plus applicable fees); 10% discount for MACC members and half-price kids 12 and under
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