VIDEO: Haunted by Holly Small

Trapped inside their house, a young couple find they are also caught in opposing dimensions of time and space. Unable to escape their separate realities, they haunt each other in an unending cycle. Holly Small’s Haunted premieres on December 9th, 2021 at 7pm. DanceWorks will also release an interview with Curator Mimi Beck and  Choreographer Holly Small. Learn more about Haunted and Holly’s creative process. WATCH THE INTERVIEW NOW!

Holly Small is an award-winning dance artist and educator whose professional career encompasses 40 years of dance creation, performance and teaching. With a longstanding commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration, Small has instigated dozens of projects with dancers, musicians, composers, designers and new media artists.  Her choreography, described as “a flawless integration of music and dance” (Globe & Mail, Toronto), has been presented in Dance, Music and Theatre Festivals throughout Canada, the US, UK, Europe and Asia. She has also been a Professor in the Department of Dance, York University, Toronto for the past 28 years.  Her creative accomplishments have been recognized by a Millennium Award from the Canada Council, a Chalmers Fellowship, the Paula Citron Award, the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Woman of the Year Award and numerous arts council and foundation grants, as well as four Dora Mavor Moore award nominations.  In 2012 Small received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for her contribution to Canadian culture through the medium of Dance


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