Occurs on Thursday September 12 2019

Approximate running time: 3 hours


O'Connor Community Centre
1386 Victoria Park Ave
North York ON M4A 2L8


× Victoria Mata will lead a movement series that explores storytelling with the body in the Victoria Village community. Meet at Parma Park for snacks and stretching followed by class at O’Connor Community Centre. Classes welcome intergenerational participants and will be conducted in Spanish and English. At the end of the series, there will be an opportunity to share the work developed with the community at Victoria Hub. This program was made possible in partnership with the Neighbourhood Arts Network.

6 Classes and 1 Performance at Victoria Hub 1:00-4:00pm, Sunday, October 27th

Instructor: Victoria Mata

Peer Support: Bryan Bravo

Venezuelan-Canadian poly-lingual, cross-disciplinary performer, choreographer, dance artist, activist and settler in Tkoronto with a background in expressive arts therapy. Mata’s sensibility to inclusion and passion for border stories is due to her eclectic upbringing in three continents. Mata’s career was first sculpted by pedagogic, self-directed training, which proceeded with local and international with internationally renowned choreographers leading her to showcase her repertoire throughout the Americas. An active member of Toronto's progressive arts community and the abolishment of violence against women, Mata's aspiration is to continue being a catalyst for artistic curiosity. Her Masters in Contemporary Choreography, propelled dialogues between performance and embodied cultural memory, which awarded her the recognition of 2016 Toronto Arts Foundation Emerging Artist Award finalist

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