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October 3-5, 2019 @ Performance Works

Award-winning, interdisciplinary performance company, plastic orchid factory in partnership with, Boca del Lupo at Performance Works, presents


Inside the world of I CARE WHAT YOU THINK, failure becomes beautiful, movement becomes honest, performance becomes transparent, ugliness becomes necessary, and our wishes, both those of the audience and performers, become the heart of the work. In this performance, we ask if we can be better together? The artists oscillate between observation and action. They make choices. Wish for things. In considering a perfect dance, they recognize that it is not the pursuit of an unattainable ideal that drives them, but a search for connection – personal and universal — and one that is beautifully flawed. The dance, like the choices we make everyday, exists in the spaces between, around and within us all. We act alone and we act together.

Created & performed by James Gnam/plastic orchid factory + Vanessa Goodman/Action at a Distance + Jane Osborne + James Proudfoot. Produced by plastic orchid factory. Presentation partner Boca del Lupo at Performance Works.

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Photo: Jane Osborne & James Gnam by David Cooper.

All Bodies Dance Project, in partnership with Boca del Lupo’s Micro Performance Series presents


November 20-24, 2019 at Performance Works

Translations is an immersive performance for small audience groups created by All Bodies Dance Project in collaboration with VocalEye. Accessible to both blind and sighted audience members, Translations is experienced through the sound of movement, the sensation of air moving, and images drawn in ones imagination from descriptive language.

The piece explores the tools of live description with dance created specifically for the “non-visual senses.” Translations invites diverse audiences to consider their own perceptions and the ways they typically access art and the world around. The work is choreographed and performed by a team of artists (with and without disabilities) who researched alongside artistic consultants from the blind community. 

Discussion and food to follow.

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Translations is made possible with funding through the Canada Council for the Arts’ New Chapter program

$30 General Admission
$15 Blind/Partially sighted or Persons with Disability

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Performance Works is a wheelchair accessible venue including washrooms. 

You will be asked some questions about your accessibility needs when purchasing tickets. If you would like to provide any more information, or have questions about accessibility at this performance, please be in touch with us at or by phone at 604.684.BOCA (2622) so we can ensure your experience is comfortable. 

*For the health and safety of the patrons and performers, we ask that audience members refrain from wearing scented products to the show.*

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