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subject is too dark

Choreography and Direction: Sarah Power 

Lighting Design: Michelle Ramsay 

Costume and Set Design: Brenda McLeese

Illustrations: Jenny Godin

Stage Manager: Dee Chiasson

Production Manager: Joanna Bryson 

Music Composed and performed by: WL Altman, Andrew Reed Miller, Helen Pridmore 

Interpreters and Movement Creation: Courtney Arsenault, Jalianne Li, Jessica Lowe 

Connection Dance Works: Artistic Director, Sarah Power, Executive Director, Joanna Bryson

subject is too dark is an exciting new show by Connection Dance Works. The creation process began in early 2018 and continued over the course of several workshop sessions utilizing the principles and practice of Authentic Movement.


“We don’t really know what’s going on. It’s dark, there’s life, and everything changes. We start with our eyes closed, and wait for something to happen.

Our bodies, when paid attention to, produce amorphous inner impulses and images that we can translate into movement and sound.

We think we might just be human.”                                                             

 -Sarah Power, Artistic Director

Connection Dance Works acknowledges the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, the Province of New Brunswick, the New Brunswick Arts Board and the City of Saint John, Community Arts Board. 

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