Vancouver Moving Theatre (VMT) creates art that celebrates the power of the human spirit; builds shared experiences that bridge cultural traditions, social groups and artistic disciplines; and gives voice to residents of the Downtown Eastside and beyond. VMT creates original theatrical, concert and interdisciplinary repertoire; produces the Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival
, multi-disciplinary events, and special projects for diverse audiences; provides cultural services, information, educational and legacy resources; and delivers professional services with an attitude of cooperation and respect for community needs.
This last spring and summer 2014 has been a lovely and deeply valued opportunity for both personal and professional journeys.
In April, Terry and I travelled to California, Arizona and southern Utah to visit my American family, my high school boyfriend, and my beloved mentor dance anthropologist Dr. Joann Kealiinohomoku, former director of Cross Cultural Dance Resource Centre in Flagstaff, Arizona.
We also visited our Navajo friends whom we had not seen for almost twenty years. The Navajo Nation is larger than ten of America’s fifty states; it is the largest Native American reservation in the USA. I love the stark beauty, stunning rock formations, and juniper-scented desert air of the Four Corners region, located 5,000 feet above sea level on the Colorado plateau. The American southwest is my birth home and my spiritual home. Read more...
HATS OFF TO OUR FUNDING AND IN-KIND PARTNERS AND SPONSORS! Vancouver Moving Theatre gratefully acknowledges the financial and in-kind support of our 2014-2015 partners and sponsors: