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Mind The Gap 10.0

Dance Source Houston, in collaboration with MATCH – Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston, presents the second Mind The Gap performance of 2019, featuring an evening of works by local choreographers and companies including Shanon Adame, Padmini Chari, Maggie FireCat Lasher and Jaime Frugé Walne.

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Choreographer Bios

Shanon Adame is a dancer and performance artist. She has worked with a wide variety of artists in many different disciplines, including Jhon Stronks, Leslie Scates, Amy Ell, Daniel Adame, Ashley Horn, Rebekah Chapell, Stephen Koplowitz, Tino Sehgal, Tony Feher, Jim Nolan, Linda Post, and Sarah Draper. She has performed with The Pilot Dance Project, Freneticore Dance Theater, The Catastrophic Theatre, The Ornery Theatre, Mildred’s Umbrella Theater Company, Boiling Point Players, Recked Productions, Frame Dance Productions, and Suchu Dance. Shanon has shown her work at the Frenetic Fringe Festival, The Houston Artery, The Foundry, Venturing Out, DiverseWorks, Suchu Dance, Suchu Dance’s Comedy Dance Festival, and The Peace Festival. She was named one of the 2013 “100 Creatives” by The Houston Press, served on the Artist Board at DiverseWorks, and was one of the 2018 Dance Source Houston artists in residence.

Padmini Chari is the Founder and Director of Nritya Academy of Classical Indian Dance. She spent over a decade teaching in Germany and Austria prior to establishing Nritya in Houston in 1982. She has also maintained a branch of the school in New Orleans, Louisiana for 15 years. Padmini trains students in the most ancient classical dance genre of India known as Bharatanatyam. She has choreographed and performed numerous full-length shows with her company dancers and staged pieces for fundraisers for Hurricane Katrina victims, House of Ruth, Habitat for Humanity, and other charities serving the South Asian community. Padmini has trained with two of the most renowned gurus of performing arts in India and has collaborated with top musicians and choreographers in India to create innovative pieces. She is an Established Artist awardee of the Houston Arts Alliance. Additionally, Nritya dance company has presented several experimental works through Dance Houston and Dance Source.

Maggie Lasher is currently the dance program coordinator at Houston Community College and artistic director of Holding Space Dance Collective, a company specializing in contemporary dance, flow arts, and fire performance. Maggie has an M.A. in Dance from Case Western Reserve University, an M.F.A. in Dance from Sam Houston State University, and has taught at Sam Houston State University, Northwest Vista College, and Houston Community College. Maggie has presented choreography, set work, and taught dance and flow arts across the country, and Holding Space presents a regular season with projects ranging from full-length shows to specialized flow and fire performances. Her company has performed throughout Texas and has held residencies at Rice University and with Frenetic Theater.

Jaime Frugé-Walne, a native Houstonian, is a choreographer, performer, and educator who creates interactive and co-creative performance experiences. Her choreography has been presented at CounterCurrent Festival’s Ten Tiny Dances, Houston’s Fringe Festival, The Interchange Houston, and Sam Houston State University. Jaime fuses choreography, theatre, costume and production design to curate site specific performances and immerse audiences and performers inside an intimate performance environment ripe with interaction and co-creation to promote social change. She holds a MFA in Dance from Sam Houston State University and BA in Theatre from the University of Southern California.

March 5
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$10 – $15
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MATCH Houston (Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston)
3400 Main St.
Houston, TX 77002 United States
(713) 874-5875
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