Choreography by Desirée Dunbar

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LINK  A Community Dance Series

MAY 19, 2015

producer: Desirée Dunbar

As co-founder of this series it is my great pleasure to return to role of producer for our tenth season celebrating dance in our Vancouver communities

Performance May 19 at the Roundhouse Performance Centre, 2015 

Length: 90 minutes

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 Photo of Warehaus Dance Collective in VITA by Marra Austin

Photo of Warehaus Dance Collective in VITA by Marra Austin

 Photo of Desirée Dunbar in Unveiled by Marra Austin

Photo of Desirée Dunbar in Unveiled by Marra Austin

LAUNCH- THE DANCE LAB PROJECT  (SEPT 2014-APRIL 2015)

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR: Desirée Dunbar

Desirée selected new Vancouver dance collective Warehaus to take part in this mentorship project in which the trio of emerging dancers participated in community engagement classes and performances and received rehearsal space and a fully produced performance of their new thirty minute piece VITA.  Also on the bill was OURO collective as special guests.

Performed April 10 & 11 at Moberly Arts & Cultural Centre, 2015.  The program included The Three Ladies and Unveiled by Desirée Dunbar, M. Sessions by OURO and VITA by Warehaus.

Length: 90 minutes

 Photo of OURO Collective in M. Sessions by Marra Austin

Photo of OURO Collective in M. Sessions by Marra Austin

Heart on Fire

HEART ON FIRE (2014)

Choreography: Desirée Dunbar

with Catalyst Dancers: Laura Cvitovich, Heather Lamoureux, Alisha Lemire, Carly Penner, Samantha Svensk

Music: Balmorhea

Performed June 6&7 at The Roundhouse, June 14 opening Draw Down Fest outside the Vancouver Public Library and July 2nd outside the Roundhouse on the Turntable

Length: 60 minutes

 

 Photo from Heart on Fire by Yvonne Chew

Photo from Heart on Fire by Yvonne Chew


FLAP & WHIRL (2014)

Choreography: Desirée Dunbar

Composer: Elliot Vaughan(iffy south)

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Dancers: Desirée Dunbar, Heather Lamoureux, Felicia Lau, Alisha Lemire, Carly Penner, Anotonio Somera & Samantha Svensk 

Performed April 11& 12, 2014 at Moberly Arts & Cultural Centre in Vancouver

Length: 60 minutes


HOLDING ON (2013)

Choreography: Desirée Dunbar

holding on

Music: Max Richter

Dancers: Cristin Fagone, Natalie Kohan, Michael Kong, Jessie Kwan, Pierre Laconte, Felicia Lau, Erika Mitsuhashi, Juan Villegas

Performed in 2013 at the Lamondance Fundraiser at the Norman Rothstein Theatre in Vancouver, Canada Photos courtesy Yvonne Chew

Excerpt of "Holding On" in rehearsal with Michael Kong and Jessie Kwan 2013

Length: 10 minutes


DRAWING THE LINE (2013)

Choreography: Desirée Dunbar

Composer: Elliot Vaughan

drawing the line
drawing the line group
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Dancers: Jie Cao, Desirée Dunbar, Natalie Kohan, Michael Kong, Jessie Kwan, Felicia Lau, Erika Mitsuhashi, Antonio Somera, Alycia Wong

Presented in 2013 at Moberly Arts & Cultural Centre's Interplay Project, Photos courtesy Yvonne Chew

Length: 15 minutes


THE ASTRO DANCE PROJECT (2012)

Choreography: Desirée Dunbar

Composer: Elliot Vaughan

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Graduate Concert, School of Dance, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Dancers: Hayley Ader, Davonna Batt, Hseth Burch, Will Dingeldein, Desirée Dunbar, Kayla Farrish, Shaila Isham, Mirela Honorio Roza

Musicians:  Kyle Maxwell-Doherty (percussion/director), Will Houchin (tuba), Patrick Neher (bass), Kendra Van De Graaff (vocals), Charles Zoll (piano)

Photography/ videography: Allison Mullally

Lighting design/ technical director: Don Fox

Flandrau technical director: Michael Magee

Dramaturgy: Carrie Cole

Astronomy photography: Adam Block

Astronomy consultant: Carter-Thaxton William Smith

Stage design and construction: Mark Miceli

Technical support: UA School of Dance, School of Theatre and Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Suzanne Knosp

Production: David MacMahan

Performed in 2012 at Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium

Length: 60 minutes