Spirit Transforming is a signature dance work by the Dancers of Damelahamid, marking the culmination of the company’s creative visioning over the past decade. This transformative piece uses animation and multimedia to move through time and space to lead the audience into the spirit world.
Dancers of Damelahamid is a professional Aboriginal dance company from the northwest coast of British Columbia. Through contemporary dance, captivating narrative, intricately carved masks and elaborate regalia the Dancers of Damelahamid transform time and space, and bridge the ancient with a living tradition. (In addition to its ArtSpring performance, the company runs a community dance workshop on Oct. 29th at 5pm.)
Salt Spring Vineyards tasting at 6:30pm.
Pre-show talk with director Margaret Grenier – 6:45pm in Gallery. / Post-show chat with company.
No intermission and by request of the artists, latecomers will NOT be admitted to the performance. Patrons who leave the theatre during the performance will NOT be permitted to re-enter the theatre.
Please note there may be a smudging ceremony. Recommended age 8+.
Proudly sponsored by Joan Farlinger and Salt Spring Coffee.