BODY and SOUL [15 min doc]

1 minute trailer

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
Jeremy Mimnagh

Choreographer
Natasha Powell

Choreographic Assistant
Tereka T.

Cast of dancers
Karly Benson
Morgan Carroll
Allison (Alli) Carry 
Celeste Chiappetta 
Alysis Davis
Sierra Kellman
Zoe Kwan
Monique Pascall
 Chrystal Tam
Cailin Teranishi
Liam Woodvine

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.


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