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The Sesquicentennial Parties: "Half Time"

Saturday, July 15, 2017, 8pm – 1am [image: The Sesquicentennial Parties: "Half Time"] Curated by Sarah Ormandy, "Half Time" is a performance party sporting event, featuring thrilling combinations of artist/athletes as they take to the turf and explore the performativity of sport. Come dressed for fitness and fandom. Sarah Ormandy is a performance artist, actor, and casual sports enthusiast in Edmonton. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting from the University of Alberta, a Theatre Arts Diploma from MacEwan University, and a certificate in Drama and English from the University of Winchester. Sarah is a regular improviser with Rapid Fire Theatre, a flautist in the ceLibraties, and most well known for her year long duration piece, 'I Only Wear Black Turtlenecks'. Curating "Half Time" has offered her the opportunity to explore the performativity of sport, while involving athletes of the Edmonton and surrounding community. Featured performing artists: Brady McColman Paul Blinov Kelly Turner and Sarah Mattiello Kai Villneff Sarah Ormandy, Kenneth Ormandy, and Matthew Ormandy Johnny Good-Man Featured installation artists: Tennis Club The Sesquicentennial Parties are MZD's contribution to Canada's celebrations surrounding the 150th anniversary of Confederation. Mile Zero Dance recognizes that the land that we call Canada and it's first peoples have been around long before Confederation, so we are bringing you FOUR different parties to celebrate as many sides of Canadianism as we can. Our aim is to support as many professional artists as possible, to bring our audiences an art experience like no other. City / Town : Edmonton Event Venue : Other Neighbourhood : Boyle Street, McCauley Short Description : "Half Time" is a performance party sporting event, featuring thrilling combinations of artist/athletes. Event Category : Canada 150, Performing Arts / Culture, Sports Cost : FREE, but donations will be accepted Where to purchase tickets : FREE More info : www.facebook.com… . Event Details. Location: Spazio Performativo, 10816 95 St , Edmonton, AB