CreativeMornings/Vancouver with Crystal Pite
Friday, September 7, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM (PDT)
Tickets will become available on Monday, September 3rd, 11:00am.
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NOTE: The third batch of 50 will be available at 9:00 PM (Refresh your browser).
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- Once all of batch "C" tickets have been secured you will be able to select "Wait List".
- Tickets that become available for people on the wait list will be given to individuals
in the order that they signed up.
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NOTE: On the morning of the event, if you have not checked in by 8:50 am your ticket will be made available to individuals on the waiting list.
CREATIVE MORNINGS / VANCOUVER DATE
Date: Friday September 07, 2012
Breakfast and Talk : 8:30am - 10:00am
Icebreaker: If I could take a sabbatical to refresh my creative outlook I would...
SPEAKER: Crystal Pite – Choreographer and Performer
Crystal Pite has collaborated with celebrated dance artists, theatre companies and filmmakers in Canada, Europe, and the United States. Since 2002, she has created and performed under the banner of her own company. Her work and her company have been recognized with numerous awards and commissions. Kidd Pivot tours extensively around the world with productions that include The Tempest Replica (2011), The You Show (2010), Dark Matters (2009), Lost Action (2006), and Double Story (2004), created with Richard Siegal. Kidd Pivot is the recipient of the 2006 Rio Tinto Alcan Performing Arts Award, and was resident company at Künstlerhaus Mousonturm, with the support of Kulturfonds Frankfurt Rhein Main, in Frankfurt, Germany from 2010 to 2012.
Born and raised on the Canadian West Coast, choreographer and performer Crystal Pite is a former company member of Ballet British Columbia and William Forsythe's Ballett Frankfurt.
Crystalʼs choreographic debut was in 1990, at Ballet British Columbia. Since then, she has created works for Nederlands Dans Theater I, Cullberg Ballet, Ballett Frankfurt, The National Ballet of Canada, Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal (Resident Choreographer, 2001-2004), Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, Ballet British Columbia, Alberta Ballet, Ballet Jorgen, and several independent dance artists; most recently Louise Lecavalier. Crystal is Associate Choreographer of Nederlands Dans Theater and Associate Dance Artist of National Arts Centre in Ottawa.
In 2002 she formed Kidd Pivot and continues to create and perform in her own work. The company tours nationally and internationally, performing such highly demanded and critically acclaimed works as Dark Matters and Lost Action. Kidd Pivot's residency at the Künstlerhaus Mousonturm (2010-2012) in Frankfurt provided her the opportunity to create and tour her most recent works, The You Show and The Tempest Replica, with her dancers and collaborators.
Crystal is the recipient of the Banff Centreʼs Clifford E. Lee Award (1995), the Bonnie Bird North American Choreography Award (2004), and the Isadora Award (2005). Her work has received several Dora Mavor Moore Awards (2009, 2012), and a Jessie Richardson Theatre Award (2006). She is the recipient of the 2008 Governor General of Canadaʼs Performing Arts Award, Mentorship Program. Most recently, she was awarded the 2011 Jacobʼs Pillow Dance Award.
This month’s event will be hosted by the generous folks over at
W2 Media Café and co-presented by the BC Chapter of the Society of Graphic Designers of Canada. If you are not familiar with our supporters, please visit them online to learn more!
Breakfast will be generously sponsored by this month's main sponsor Langara.
ABOUT CREATIVEMORNINGSCreativeMornings is a monthly morning gathering for creative types. Each event includes a 20 minute lecture, followed by a 20 minute group discussion. The gathering begins at 8:30am with the topic presentation starting at 9:00am and everyone taking off for work at 10am.
CreativeMornings are free of charge!