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Water's Edge Festivals & Events Published: February 7, 2017
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RHYTHM OF THE NATION – Ontario Tour 2017
Rhythm Of The Nation is an interactive dance and musical performance centered around nationally renowned Indigenous street performer ‘DJ Creeasian’. In each show, live music performed by local musicians will be digitally sampled by DJ Creeasian to create an original high-energy track. Audience participation will be encouraged as three hip-hop dancers teach dance steps to the crowd and encourage them to join in. A truly diverse Canadian performance will evolve as each show will be uniquely defined by the audience and local musicians involved.
We are looking for a total of 6 musicians and/or dancers for both solo and collaborative performances during the Canada 150 Celebration in Sault Ste. Marie from July 12th to 15th.
Wednesday July 12th ... Site Walk through and rehearsal
Thursday July 13th ... Festival hours Noon to 10:30 pm*
Friday July 14th ... Festival hours Noon to 11 pm*
Saturday July 15th ... Festival hours Noon to 12:30 am*
*Final performance schedule TBC (may not mirror the festival hours)
Rhythm Of The Nation is a 15-minute show that will repeat multiple times throughout the day. In between shows, solo musicians and dancers will perform. All performers must be available for all days, all performance hours.
Total performance time per performer is approximately 90 minutes (3 x 30 minute sets) of solo performance and a minimum of 6 x 15 minute main performances daily.
Desired performers include traditional and non-traditional instrumentalists and dancers that represent the wide cultural make up of Canada.
Participation will be compensated. Please submit any questions, recent videos, weblinks and a bio of your work and contact information to:
Julie Donoahue