Passages and Rhythms (excerpt)
July 12 & 14, 2018
Firehall Arts Centre, Dancing on the Edge
Alvin Tolentino partners with Flamenco artist Kasandra “La China” of Kasandra Flamenco in this preview of the full-length collaborative work Passages & Rhythms, making its world premiere in 2019. Join us for two nights, July 12th and 14th at 8pm, as we celebrate in performance the 30th anniversary of the Dancing on the Edge festival!
Live music by Jonathan Bernard
“contemporary, progressive, and provocative” - Georgia Straight
// about Co.ERASGA
We are a contemporary dance company founded on the principles of innovation, artistic integrity and social reflection.
Founded by choreographer and dancer Alvin Erasga Tolentino in 2000, Co.ERASGA has a distinguished international reputation of a singular vision of hybrid dance, diversity and collaborations of other artistic practice and multimedia. At the heart of Co.ERASGA is Artistic Director Alvin Erasga Tolentino, a Filipino-Canadian artist of remarkable commitment, talent and energy, whose diverse cultural background and heritage has been a driving force for much of the company’s work. In addressing themes that reflect Tolentino’s individuality, global awareness and ethnicity, Co.ERASGA
exposes and explores issues of cultural identity, gender, hybridity, and promotes cross-cultural dialogue.
Celebrating its 17th anniversary in 2017, Co.ERASGA has created critically acclaimed contemporary dance productions: SOLA, BATO/Stone, MINORI, Volt, She Said, Field, OrienTik/Portrait, BODYGlass, PARADISE/Paradis, ADAMEVE/Man-Woman, Shadow Machine, EXpose, Unwrapping Culture, and most recently Collected, Traces and Still Here.