Sunday, June 1, 2008

Week # 2 Video Blog

Introducing the youngest REAson d'etre Company members

Emerging Dance Artist - Teisha Smith
Teisha Smith began dancing at the age of four training in Ballet and Jazz at Louise Woodvine Dance Academy in Barbados. Teisha recently received her degree in Theatre Performance, majoring in dance, from Ryerson University. While at Ryerson she had the pleasure to work with inspiring choreographers and guest teachers such as Vicki St Denys, Kathleen Rea and Eddison B. Lindsay. Since Graduating she has performed Kathleen Rea’s IRE ( 2006) and is presently working with the Coalition of Black artist (COBA) and REAson d'etre productions.

Apprentice -
Marlene Latour
Marlene is a recent graduate of the George Brown College Dance Performance Program. Since graduation Marlene has performed in Kathleen Rea’s Close Knit for Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, 2007 and in ‘Silhouettes’ Dance Company where she choreographs and performs at various events around the city. She is thrilled to be a part of this production and has thoroughly enjoyed spending her time with such talented dance artists.

Catch the Magic!
Long Live
July 4th - 6th
Betty Oliphant Theatre, Toronto, Canada
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Photographs of Tom Brouillette Teisha Smith and Marlene Latour by Greg Schilhab Photography


Jeff said...

Love these video blogs. I'm really looking forward to seeing the show!

Anonymous said...

Hi Kathleen,
I'm a former ballet dancer and trying to get into choreography. I appreciate seeing how you work with the dancers :)

Eugena Smith said...

Love the video blogs... Teisha we are so proud of you. Sorry that we were not able to come and see the show as we did in 2006. Love your work Kathleen.

Teisha's Mom