Dance on Film

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Dance on Film

March 28 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm PDT


Join the West Kootenay Regional Arts Council, Castlegar Arts Council and Capitol Theatre for two special evenings of dance on film originally curated by the dance: made in/fait au canada festival 2023 (d:mic).

This unique series of films highlights the powerful combination of creative filmmaking, vibrant landscapes and thoughtful choreography. Exploring physical and emotional landscapes, this series presents choreographic experiments grounded in nature, taking audiences on a tour of cross-country outdoor spaces experienced through deep artistry.

This special film event has been created specifically for Kootenay audiences in the first-ever presentation of d:mic film selections outside of the Toronto-based festival!


7 p.m., March 27, 2024
Castle Theatre
185 Columbia Ave.
$10 in advance or at the door

In addition to the feature programming, the Nelson event invites you to join WKRAC Executive Director Kallee Lins and dance artist Slava Doval for a pre-chat about the process of creating dance on film, plus view screenings of Go into your heart and ECHO featuring Kootenay-based performers.
7 p.m., March 28, 2024
Capitol Theatre
421 Victoria St.
$15 via the Capitol box office

d:mic Film Program

Inner Existence (9 min)
Directed and performed by Liv Arcangeli

ASHES, The myth of the heron and the 62 Lakes (10 min)
Directed by Charles-Antoine Thériault Performed by Miranda Chan

Pars (4 min)
Directed by Clarissa Rebouças
Performed by Angélique Amyot, Jade-Emmanuelle, Valérie Pitre

Offering (6 min)
Directed by Marlene Millar

Woodlight Green Moss Meadow (4 min)
Directed by Erin Elizabeth Donovan
Performed by Alice Burdick, Susanne Chui

Shifting creatures, restless structure (18 min)
Directed and performed by Meghan Mainville

d:mic Acknowledgements

Artistic & Festival Director, Yvonne Ng with Co-Festival Directors, Janelle Rainville & Jeff Morris
Programmer for dance on film and videos, Kathleen Smith
Arts Encounters Manager, Taylor Young

The d:mic festival is supported by the Canada Council for the Arts, the Toronto Arts Council, the Ontario Arts Council and Canadian Heritage.


March 28
7:00 pm–9:00 pm PDT
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The Capitol Theatre
421 Victoria Street
Nelson, British Columbia V1L 5R2 Canada
(250) 352-6363
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West Kootenay Regional Arts Council
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