1. Where Is Home? Audition Test 4 - Vicki Igbokwe


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    Choreographer Vicki Igbokwe speaks from Jo'burg about State of Emergency's forthcoming production, Where is Home? followed by footage of Vicki in action, leading R&D sessions in London. Dancers include Bafana Matea, Junadry Leocaria, Shanelle Clemenson, Yolanda Cardenas, Nandi Bhebhe & Yukiko Masui. Camera: Daniel Spencer.

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    • Of Words and Touch and Dance


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      10 dancers, 10 poets, 16 countries... International Writing Program of the University of Iowa and Battery Dance Company collaborated on this unique series of performances in a documentary film by Jeff Arak.

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      • Dancing to Connect Fortaleza


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        These are the Dancing to Connect pieces from Fortaleza, Brazil. 0:00 Bafana's group 6:30 Mira's group 12:20 Sean's group 22:10 Carmen's group 30:35 Robin's group

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        • Dragão do Mar performance with poets from the University of Iowa's International Writing Program


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          Our performance tonight with the unique and wonderful poetry of the University of Iowa's International Writing Program. 1. Alison Deming's Specimens Collected at the Clear Cut performed with Carmen Nicole 2. Alan Heathcock's Streetlamps performed with Mira Cook 3. Christopher Merrill's A Boy Juggling a Soccer Ball with Bafana Matea 4. Inhale, an excerpt from Battery Dance Company's full evening work Perceptual Motion All made possible by the generous sponsorship of the United States Department of State, the American Embassy Brazil, and Dragão do Mar.

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          • Dancing to Connect pieces in Belem, Brazil


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            Excerpts from Sean's, Robin's, and Bafana's Dancing to Connect pieces in Belem, Brazil

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            • Battery Dance Company performing at Cultural Center Brasil-Estados Unidos, Belem, Brazil


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              On its first tour of South America, Battery Dance Company has landed in Belem, Brazil after a great week in Paramaribo, Suriname. A packed schedule of Dancing to Connect workshops and a performance at the spectacular Teatro da Paz, was kicked off with a press event at the Cultural Center Brasil-Estados Unidos. The dancers performed "Inhale", a segment of the new production Perceptual Motion, choreographed by Robin Cantrell.

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              • Dancing to Connect Parimaribo


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                The Dancing to Connect portion of the show in Parimaribo.

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                  Battery Dance Company of New York staged a Dancing to Connect residency in Singapore in October, 2011 with the generous support of the U.S. Embassy Singapore and the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State. Three groups of Republic Polytechnic students engaged in Dancing to Connect workshops with BDC teaching artists Carmen Nicole, Mira Cook and Bafana Matea, and their creations are on view as well as "Africa" and "Autobiographica" performed by Battery Dance Company.

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                  • Court


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                    Court (2010) World Premiere University Settlement April 15, 2011 Choreography: Matthew Westerby Lighting: Mike Riggs Costume: Amanda Matea Music: Karl Jenkins Performers: Dylan Baker, Mandy Chan, Hannah Marie Corbin, Amanda Gavan, Alessandra Larson, Kristin Licata, Bafana Matea and Apprentice Dancer Olivia Carbonell Court takes you into the world of Elizabeth I of England, who ruled the country from 1558 until 1603. Crucial decisions and power shifts took place at the political center of society - the Royal Court. Jostling for power and influence and a place in the Queen's inner circle reveals a repressed sexuality and a powerful hidden agenda. Video: Dancing Camera

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                    • AUTOBIOGRAPHICA - Part II


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                      Battery Dance Company 2011 New York Season 3LD Art + Technology Center Choreography by Bafana Matea Music: Polarity/1 Dancers: Amanda Matea, Bafana Matea Lighting & Video: Barry Steele

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