BODY and SOUL
Natasha Powell – artistic director of Holla Jazz (Toronto) – creates a new jazz work, titled Together Again, with 11 students from Performance Dance at The Creative School, *Ryerson University in a two-week isolated residency 'Away to Create', hosted by Orillia Centre for Arts + Culture. The project offers these emerging artists a bridge from their pre-professional training to the professional realm.
Director, Camera, and Editor
Cast of dancers
Allison (Alli) Carry
Music courtesy of epidemic sound
Special thanks to Wendy Fairbairn and the staff at Orillia Opera House, Lakehead University, Betty Fan and Allison Kinahan, and the following Orillia-area restaurants: Brewery Bay, Rustica Pizza Vino, Eclectic Cafe, Picnic, Sanafir, and Tre Sorelle.
Filmed on location in Orillia, Ontario, Canada.
COVID safety protocols were followed during production.
*The Standing Strong (Mash Koh Wee Kah Pooh Win) Task Force recently presented a final report to Ryerson’s Board of Governors. The Board approved a motion to accept all 22 recommendations, including the recommendation to rename the university.