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What’s On (Edmonton): Family Dinner – Mile Zero Dance

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What’s On (Edmonton): Family Dinner – Mile Zero Dance



Mile Zero Dance is thrilled to present Justine Chambers Family Dinner as the first installment of their Dance Crush series on Thursday, November 30 and Friday, December 1.

Family Dinner, created by Vancouver’s Justine Chambers, is an immersive and intimate dining performance – a cumulative project that invites the public to dine with performers. The work is at once a performance, embodied recording, a choreographic exploration of a shared meal and conversation with dinner guests. Derived from essence; essence of habit, social cues and personal histories, the work functions as a palimpsest – each performance written upon the one before – leaving its trace within the shared vocabulary of the performers. Family dining rituals and gestures are gathered from performers and guests, these physical memories are recalled and reinterpreted as a means to continuously develop the work.

Tickets for the event are on now on sale to the general public. Tickets are available to those 18 years of age or older online at Eventbrite.ca; prices are $50 for the general public and $45 for MZD Members. Limited tickets with 9 seats available on each night.

Family Dinner | Justine Chambers
Thursday, November 30 and Friday, December 1
6:30 PM
$50 (includes three-course dinner and drinks)
Must be 18+ to attend

Tickets available online at Eventbrite (https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/family-dinner-justine-chambers-tickets-38823041763).

About Justine Chambers
Contemporary dance artist Justine A. Chambers’ interests lie in collaborative creation and re-imagining dance performance. Drawn to the movement of all bodies, and focusing on the dances that are already there – the social choreographies present in the everyday – she has been creating performance projects throughout Canada since 2000. Her work has been presented at Agora de la Danse, Canada Dance Festival, Dancing on the Edge Festival, Festival of New Dance, The Western Front and Dance in Vancouver. Justine is Max Tyler-Hite’s mom.

About Mile Zero Dance
Mile Zero Dance Society (MZD) is a contemporary dance company that creates and produces original dynamic interdisciplinary works focusing on performance, collaboration, community outreach, and training.


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