Description: TANGENT is a high-energy hybrid of breaking, waacking, hip hop, house, and contemporary dance and the collective’s first full length work. The work features and at times amalgamates, the collective’s diverse genres and investigates the idea of extreme individualism in an age of over-stimulation. Narcissism, superiority, self-absorption, and selfishness are all explored through the lens of today’s distracted mind keeping us from the true issues within ourselves, and the world around us.

Running time: 40 minutes, 16 minutes excerpt available
Choreography: OURO Collective
Number of dancers: 5
Rehearsal Director: Amber Funk Barton, Liz Vaesen
Music: Matt Perry (DJ Kutcorners)
Costumes: Jean Okada
Supported by: BC Arts Council, Canada Council for the Arts, Spotlight Dance Centre
Premiere presented by: New Works Management and Presentation

Performance History:
August 2018: Kaleidoscope Arts Festival, Coquitlam, BC
July 2018: BassCoast Music Festival, Merritt, BC (excerpt)
February 2018: Noon Dance Series – The Dance Centre, Vancouver, BC
February 2018: Capital Theatre, Nelson, BC
February 2018: The Bailey Theatre, Trail, BC
July 2017: Machida Shimin Hall, Tokyo, Japan
May 2017: Orpheum Annex (New Works at Night Series), Vancouver, BC