Passages of Rhythms Excerpts
Our programming this spring has been suspended until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are thinking and sending good thoughts to all the artists, arts organizations and our communities at home, nationally and internationally. Stay safe and healthy.
Passages of Rhythms (excerpt)
presented by New Works
Merging contemporary dance, Flamenco and Bharatanatyam with each symbiotic cultural tie exudes in the expression of rhythm and movement. Passages of Rhythms cross-pollinate tradition and contemporary fusion complex in rhythms, shape and voices for the body to create a hybrid collaborative dance offering.
Vancouver’s very own Alvin Erasga Tolentino in collaboration with Kasandra La China and Sujit Vaidya expands cross-cultural synergy for a riveting dance performance to experience. Live Percussion by Davide Sampaolo and Ronald Stelting.
Tickets: Sliding scale $8 – $18 – $28
November 27-29th, 2020
“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 20th anniversary in 2020, 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.
Co.ERASGA is Registered as Company Erasga Dance Society. Charitable registration number: 894061514 RR0001
Co.ERASGA acknowledges that our artistic programming and community work takes place on occupied and unceded ancestral, traditional territories of the Coast Salish people of Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) and səl̓ílwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. We are very grateful to live, work and share on these lands.
© Co.ERASGA 2018