“Performance Mix Festival has its own life, and Karen and the staff continue to evolve with the times in a way I appreciate…it was tremendous to be a Liftoff AIR and then get to show the work I had continued to explore as an AIR a year later at PMF!”
Marlene Millar / Migration Dance Film Project
Marlene Millar Since 2014, the process-driven continuum of the MIGRATION DANCE FILM PROJECT directed by Millar and choreographed by Sandy Silva comes to life as Marlene transposes choreography to the screen, revealing the intricacies of these issue-driven, performative stories that have garnered over 30 awards internationally. Since 2000, Marlene has co-created a critically acclaimed collection of dance media work with Philip Szporer through their company, MOUVEMENT PERPÉTUEL. A prolific educator and mentor, Millar has taught filmmaking across continents at institutes such as Centre Imagine (Burkina Faso), Malakta (Finland), Impulstanz (Vienna) and throughout the Canadian Arctic.
Navigation (Cinédanse film)
Set in the spectacular west coast of Ireland with a cast of 10 dancers and 40 singers, Navigation uses the landscape, vocals, and rhythm to explore how we navigate through unknown terrain.