Weaving Stories of Transformation with MataDanze was an eight-week workshop that worked with women to create, weave, and transform their life stories in movement, voice, and performance for the stage. The program was designed to expand the confidence of the participants by exploring movement vocabulary that encourages emotional expression.
A presentation featuring twelve women exploring stories of transformation, conflict and resolution through movement.
8 weeks, 12 women with one mission: To weave stories of transformation, conflict and resolution through movement. On June 19, 2011, Native Women in the Arts in association with MataDanZe bring twelve women to share their stories of transformation at Toronto’s Tarragon Theatre.
Based on an eight-week long process, twelve women create, weave and transform their life stories into an inspiring and transformational experience in movement and narrative.
Weaving Stories of Transformation, is an evening for audiences to indulge in storytelling through body and voice. The workshop presentation will be accompanied by local live musicians Avo Lelani and Lena Recollect, plus a special presentation by MataDanZe’s new multidisciplinary creation Desaparecidas – a memoir of one of the collective’s members grandmothers disappearance during the civil war of El Salvador.