"Here We Are" is a work by Schoen Movement Company made in collaboration with 5 Tunisian professional dancers. It showcases how dance can bridge artists of different culture, language, geography, and training. The work was made through a partnership with L'Association Hayyou'Raqs in Tunis, Tunisia and was supported by Dance Motion USA / BAM, the US State Department / US Embassy Tunis, and American Dance Abroad.
Performed at the Tunisian National Theater on Saturday, October 14th, 2017
Choreography: Emily Schoen with the dancers
Dancers: Kacie Boblitt, Houcem Bouakroucha, Mohamed Ali Cherif, Cyrinne Douss, Kais Harbaoui, Britney Kerr, Monam Khemis, Emily Schoen
Music: Blue Claw Underground, The Books, Frank Bretschneider, Houses, Jonsi & Alex
Video footage by TuniStudio, Editing by Emily Schoen