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Be the Canvas

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Rachel Browne Theatre

Winnipeg, MB



Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible.


Master Choreographer and Artistic Director of Internationally renowned Arabesque Dance Company, Earthshakers and YRArt's Global Collective, Yasmina Ramzy will create a dynamic and theatrical choreography embracing the individual talents of a diverse group of dancers brought together for this weekend event.

The result of the weekend collaboration will end with a full-length free performance featuring the ensemble work. To be a participant in Yasmina Ramzy's creative process is a rare and profound learning opportunity where every dancer is seen as a unique and vital ingredient.

There will be 2 opportunities for the public to to ask Yasmina and the participants questions about the dance and creative process during this weekend of dance creation:

Saturday 6:00 -7:00 pm you will get a behind the scenes look the last hour of the rehearsal then there will be a Q and A with Yasmina and the participants.

Sunday afternoon 3:00 - 6:00 pm you are invited to watch the performance of the dance that was created followed by a Q and A with Yasmina and the participants.



Au Set Bellydance (Beth Syrnyk) and Rivka Lopes

Beth Syrnyk is a dance artist, performer, teacher and mentor, she has been bellydancing for over 30 years and has no plans to stop any time soon! She was the owner of Au Set Bellydance Emporium in Winnipeg where she taught more than 1000 students the art of bellydance over a 7 year period. Her vision is to share the joy of bellydance with as many people as possible while keeping the art and music of Egypt in every step.


Beth Syrnyk