Rosy Simas Danse, "Weave"

Dancer: Zoë Klein

Photographer: Douglas Beasley

Biography

Intercultural Journeys uses the arts to promote peace and greater understanding between people of diverse backgrounds, faiths, and cultures with the aim of catalyzing social change and awareness. Intercultural Journeys produces vibrant performances and events that offer a window into diverse cultures, fostering engagement and productive dialogue around difficult, challenging, or conflict-laden issues. For more information, visit:interculturaljourneys.org.

Rosy Simas (Seneca) is the Director of Rosy Simas Danse based in Minneapolis. Simas is the recipient of a Creative Arts Fellowship for Choreography from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, a McKnight Fellowship for Choreographers from the McKnight Foundation, and a Joyce Award from The Joyce Foundation. Simas has been honored by the Native community with a Native Arts and Cultures Foundation Fellowship; a First Peoples Fund Fellowship; and residencies at the Banff Centre Indigenous Arts Program, All My Relations Arts, Full Circle's Talking Stick Festival, and the Institute of American Indian Arts' Museum of Contemporary Native Arts. Simas has had solo exhibitions of her visual artwork at Abrons Arts Center in New York City, Edge Center for the Arts in Big Fork, Gimaajii-Mino-Bimaadizimin in Duluth, Mitchell Museum of the American Indian in Evanston, and All My Relations Arts in Minneapolis. She also recently co-edited the first Native issue of Movement Research Performance Journal.

Weave
Intercultural Journeys & Rosy Simas Danse

Friday, March 8, 2019

7:30 PM

Saturday, March 9, 2019

7:30 PM

General Admission:

$20 online / $25 at the door

Under 30 and arts industry professionals

$15 online / $20 at the door

Students

$10

Native choreographer Rosy Simas (Seneca) breathes life into Weave, a dance project drawn from the interwoven and interdependent nature of our world. Like its namesake, Weave traces the vibrant threads of individual and embodied stories, uniting in an interdisciplinary performance woven of story, dance, moving image, and sound.

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For more information contact: 

Carly Rapaport-Stein at carly@interculturaljourneys.org