Indigenous Dance Residency - Canada — 26.07.10

Neil Ieremia (Laureate) and two dancers from Black Grace have been selected to the Banff Centre - Lead Choreographer of the Indigenous Dance Residency.

Neil Ieremia - photo by David Hamilton

Neil Ieremia has been invited to return to The Banff Centre, Canada, as Lead Choreographer of the Indigenous Dance Residency from 2 - 25 August 2010.  This is a huge honour for Neil and Black Grace, to have a connection with such an amazing centre for creativity.  Two Black Grace dancers, Tupua Tigafua and Thomas Fonua, were selected by the Indigenous Arts Director at the Banff Centre, Sandra Laronde,  and received funding from the both the Banff Centre and Creative New Zealand to accompanying Neil and participate in the residency.