FIRST TOUCH: a slow dance| Week 10 of 11
April 15, 2022. Theme by Desiree Nault.
SOCIAL DISTANCING DANCE PROSTHETICS:
The Calgary Bridge Centre, Vicki Van Chau, and all the dancers!
Featuring a live “High School Band,” this springtime social invited participants to sway beneath the disco ball in a romantic community centre slow dance party!
The evening began with movement games and performance art exercises, intended to loosen participants and invite them into the slow dance as a performative space.
After the movements, the “High School Band” took to the “stage” with a series of slow dance jams, learned just for the occasion.
Dancers were invited to wear Social Distancing Dance Prosthetics (made by Desiree Nault & Caitlind Brown) as slow jams filled the community centre, taking participants on a ride through sentiment, nostalgia, and novel delights.
FIRST TOUCH was the type of middle school-era dance party where you drink all the punch, eat a box of oreos, wiggle your body with friends, and are home before 1 o’clock, glowing with sugar and satisfaction. We had a wonderful time, and we hope everyone else did too.