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dance Immersion is a not-for-profit organization recognized for its steady engagement in producing, promoting and showcasing dancers and dances of the African Diaspora. The organization was founded in 1994 by Vivine Scarlett and was established to address the need for additional presentation, skill development, and networking opportunities for dance artists of African descent.
During its 23 year history, dance Immersion has experienced considerable success in connecting with artists throughout Canada and around the world, and provides opportunities for audiences and participants to experience firsthand the global language of dance, and its ability to build bridges between diverse cultures. Our programs offer a variety of activities that evoke diverse artistic expressions.
dance Immersion has established itself as a one-of-a-kind entity in Canada. It provides a nurturing and supportive environment for professional and aspiring dance artists to work and explore diverse styles and expressions. Their committed to actively seeking out, supporting and presenting the artistic product of dance to the broader community.
October 14, 2017Dance
dance Immersion presents Movement In Time a celebration of Canada's 150th anniversary, highlighting the many voices from Canada’s rich dance legacy from the African Diaspora. This presentation celebrates a diverse roster of artists revealing expressions that will resonate and inspire dance from within the fabric of Canada and its rich artistic community.
An explosive collection of work by seven Toronto companies – Ballet Creole, COBA, Esie Mensah Creations, Holla Jazz, KasheDance, Lua Shayenne Dance Company, and Shameka Blake – will grace the stage with works that include Jazz, Contemporary, African, Dancehall and more.
Audiences will celebrate Canada's 150th by embarking on a total dance experience reflecting the many expressions of Canadian artists.