permanecer: on staying
permanecer: on staying

Choreographed by Rosanna Terracciano, in collaboration with dancer Melina Stinson
Music by Ghostkeeper
Leaf apparel design by Mary Lammirato
Leaf apparel fabrication by Mary Lammirato and Al Stinson
Video filming, editing and direction by Rosanna Terracciano

Created as Dancers' Studio West's Associate Artist for 2020-2022.

Diving deep into an imagined vast jungle of the polka-dot begonia maculata plant, questioning ideas surrounding the aging dancing body, the body and ego in performance, living and dying, the need/want to stay and leave and stay and leave and come back again...

Co-presented by Dancers' Studio West and Contemporary Calgary
Contemporary Calgary
Calgary, Alberta, CANADA
September 15 to 17, 2022