Crimson Coast Dance

January 15, 2021: WIDENING THE RANGE OF YOUR CONNECTION WITH THE WORLD TO FIND EMPATHY by Genevieve Johnson

(Blackout poetry: Genevieve Johnson) Creating Where People Are Connecting through art – dance, theatre, visual arts, music – was traditionally done by bringing audience to artists-performers, gathering them in a theater, a gallery. Through all sorts of new channels, today, this connection has become multi-ways Creating and exploring my art in site-specific, on-screen and workshop settings is an opportunity  to connect with people where they are. An opportunity to widen our range of connection. Site-Specific: Connecting …

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January 8, 2021: BUILDING AWARENESS & SUPPORT THROUGH DANCE by Genevieve Johnson

In August 2020, Holly contacted me to create a poem in motion for Overdose Awareness Day. I started exploring how performance and creative movement can help us go through certain events in our lives: creating support,  awareness and empathy… It became Lifeline: a live performance and a short film. (performed in the sculpture “Standing Figure #10” by Troy Moth) (Lifeline photo from video: Sofina Johnson) Creating Dance from A Caring Heart It is my mother’s heart …

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January 1, 2021: RESTRICTIONS AS SPRINGBOARDS TO RENEW YOUR CREATIVE PROCESS by Genevieve Johnson

A year and a half a go I started to have a sharp pain in my right hip. A pain that would stop me in my movement, would it be walking or dancing. An even worst pain at night: throbbing so deep, it would pound from my ribcage to my foot. Because I am a dance artist, physio, chiro, massage therapists were thinking I suffered all sort of  injuries. But… A simple x-ray showed (the …

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Sum̓sháthut [Sun] Festival – Intentions

Hay ch’q’a siem for the intentions set out by participants of Sum̓sháthut [Sun] Festival, Dec 20.  Solstice.   These wishes and dreams are off, in the ethers, both real and digital to bless the givers, the others, the earth. This land is special.  We give thanks to the way it patiently nurtures us, the way the land gives way to the sky, gives way to the moon, the sun. May the light of the returning …

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