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Artists in Motion

Black in Canada Dance Theatre Production is an episodic performance that uses dance, spoken word, and recorded archives to reinforce the powerful impact that Black people have had on the social and cultural fabric of our land. The show celebrates the strength of the black community, and how through all adversities, we still create art and culture that influences Canadian society. The work interprets the hurtful consequences of systemic racism and aims to educate the audience about the true histories and contemporary climate of hate speech and racial oppression within Canada.

Booking Details
Booking details School In-Person Performance Fee: $1,160 + HST
Audience Size: 300
Grades: 1 - 8 or 9 - 12
Language: English Availability: Dates for the 24/25 school year TBA
Curriculum Connections
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Dance as a means of storytelling Cross curricular connections Experiential learning
Teacher Resources
Study guide coming soon! Space requirements: approximately 20' x 20' (there are four dancers) Tech requirements: 4 lavalier microphones and a system for audio playback (please contact us if this cannot be provided)
About Artists in Motion
Artists in Motion is a multidisciplinary dance company established in 2008 by Shameka Blake. AIM is a Black Led, Black Focus and Black Serving dance company that creates works to motivate present and future generations to use their voices to shed light on the issue of social justice and the perspective on Black Culture. AIM also focuses on the reality of a career path in the artistic industry and the importance of representation and keeping balance with artistic endeavors. AIM saw the need for a platform that would amplify Black voices and foster cultural exchange within the Canadian arts community, and prides itself on finding new and innovative ways to communicate the black experience to audiences and communities.