On Sunday, June 5 Circadia Indigena’s Artistic Director Jerry Longboat in collaboration with Bryon Chief-Moon and Nyla Carpentier will perform Greed and REsolve as part of Canada Dance Festival at Ottawa’s NAC.
Greed was initially created for the 10x10x10 Dance and Music event held at the Scotia Bank Dance Centre in Vancouver, October 2011. Originally an artistic “blind date”, the partnership between choreographer Byron Chief-Moon and composer Jeffrey Ryan focused its inspirations on Ryan’s work Triple Witching, whose title refers to events in the Stock Market when millions are won or lost…Read More »
Organization founder and Artistic Director Jerry Longboat is Mohawk-Cayuga, Turtle clan, from Six Nations of the Grand River in Southern Ontario. Jerry has a BFA degree in Visual Arts from the University of Michigan and Ontario College of Art and has worked as a visual artist, graphic designer, actor, storyteller dancer and choreographer. He has performed, danced and collaborated with many professional performing companies across Canada. Jerry has also served as Program Officer in Dance at the Canada Council for the Arts and has been on the faculty of Aboriginal Arts at the Banff Centre for the Arts.Read More »
Circadia Indigena is based in the National Capital Region (NCR) and comprised of professional and community artists from a variety of First Peoples communities who bring their artistic experience, expertise and knowledge to projects of a cultural, collaborative, and highly creative nature.
This arts circle is a diverse and flexible group of Indigenous artists dedicated to developing, presenting, producing, animating and disseminating outstanding visual and performance art rooted in Aboriginal culture, languages, and relation to the land.Read More »