Nanaimo show features Ouro Collective at the Port Theatre April 2 by Rachel Stern, March 29, 2017 Nanaimo Bulletin
“They are rising stars. They’re a young company … who are very talented and very fun,” said Bright.
“Included amongst the visual artists, animators, painters, writers and typography compositors, is Vancouver-based dance collective OURO who use hip hop, waacking, breaking, popping and contemporary dance in their creative works.”
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“This was especially on display in the second piece on the program, the collectively choreographed PACE, where I was most taken with the multi-levelled and dextrously coordinated arm and head chains created by the dancers. “
OURO Collective debuts collaborative dance pieces PACE and Kaliedo by Dylan Toigo, May 7th, 2016 The Province
“Vancouver-based dance group OURO Collective have launched two new genre bending pieces that bank on the power of collaboration.”
“On my radar is OURO Collective’s presentation of PACE, their newest work, and Kaleido, choreographed by Montreal’s Tentacle Tribe, at Studio 1398. OURO Collective is an emerging group of local dance artists that uses street-dance vocabulary in the creation of their new works. It is exciting to see local artists engaging in and fostering national collaboration.”
Emerging collective OURO brings street dance to the stage by Brittany Duggan, May 4th, 2016 Georgia Straight
“Vancouver can count on seeing more from this energetic new group and their fusion of hip-hop, breaking, popping, b-boying, waacking, and contemporary dance.”
Listen to OURO Collective member Rina Pellerin’s radio interview on CBC Radio Canada by Jacques Dufresne , May 4th, 2016 CBC Radio Canada
“Their work combines street and contemporary dance in a really unique way, and I’m excited to see this show.”
“This is an exciting show for OURO as they show the fruits of their second season as a collective.”
Tentacle Tribe Choreographing “Kaleido” for Ouro Collective by Jeff Hamada, April 22nd, 2016 Booooooom
“Vancouver-based OURO Collective have been generating a lot of buzz in our city with a very unique approach to storytelling which utilizes street and contemporary dance.”
“Energizing music, fascinating movement, finely articulated statements: Kevin Li’s finger-tutting was completely enthralling – my mouth literally hung open at the way he was able to move his fingers.”
Sigmund Freud’s ego and the isolation of urban life inspire two new works.
Vancouver’s Ouro Collective channel inner-city pressure into breaking and popping dance moves by Gian Paolo Mendoza February 19 2016, CBC Arts
Group’s new show ‘Pace’ sends a message about urban existence.
“Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: A b-boy, a ballerina, and an acrobat walk into a dance studio… What comes out is OURO Collective — a new Vancouver collective that seeks to redefine street dance. But they’re no joke.”