Dancing in the streets

 

I got to spend a not-so-lazy-Sunday afternoon with some of the new dancers from Citie Ballet, we didn’t have much time to get a big project in place, so we decided to hit a few spots in town, play around, and see how we could integrate some elements of the city (Edmonton) in the images.

 

Citie Ballet dancers (in order):  Caleigh, Nyda, Sarah, Mingyi and Allison.

 

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See the Sound

 

This is another of those friend-driven opportunities. This time, we had the chance to spend some time with Kita No Taiko during one of their rehearsals.

 

While drumming is the main component, the visual aspect plays an equal part. Each strike, every movements are precise and carefully choreographed, adding to the energy of the drums.

 

In a sense this is a musical martial art.

Kita no Taiko (http://www NULL.kitanotaiko NULL.ca/index NULL.html)

 

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