Expansions Presents: Bridging the Distance
Expansions Contemporary Dance Ensemble
September 9-October 3
1 hour 30 minutes
Bridging the Distance is an exciting dance, video, and interactive walking tour. Audience members will follow a map with destinations in Mt. Airy and North Philly, where QR codes are placed. Complete the journey while engaging with dancers from across the country as they explore different bridges. Experience the moving choreography of Expansions Contemporary Dance Ensemble.
Available for Streaming and Exploration – Entire Festival
Director/Choreographer: Christina Castro-Tauser
Graphic Design, and Videography: Scott Tauser
Composer: Christopher B. Farrell
Dancers: Expansions Contemporary Dance Ensemble and Mt Airy Movement Collective
Appropriate for Ages 7+
Ticket buyers will get access to a map with destinations in both Mt. Airy and North Philly where QR Codes are placed for the duration of the Fringe festival. Expansions Contemporary Dance Ensemble will also invite audience members to a highlight compilation showings presented on the Expansions Contemporary Ensembles Project Website.
About the Artists
Expansions Contemporary Dance Ensemble LLC, founded by Artistic Director Christina Castro-Tauser, is dedicated to strengthening and connecting communities through dance. Expansions’ community projects, educational workshops, and performances aim to reach people of multiple ages, backgrounds, and experiences across the country. We present repertory and workshops in a variety of styles for nontraditional performing settings, film, and the stage. Christina holds an MFA in Dance from Temple University and her works for Expansions have been seen in Minneapolis Fringe, Georgia, Colorado, and NYC. The company currently resides in Philadelphia. Most recently, Expansions has been part of Dancer Citizen’s internationally broadcast Moving the Map performance series in NYC, Latinx Event for the Philadelphia Phillies, The Artist Bash, Family Fun Sunday at The Barnes Foundation, and Connecting the Distance as Part of Fringe 2020 http://christinacastro-tauser.weebly.com.
Scott Alan Tauser is a longtime artist, graphic designer, photographer, and video creator who studied film at Point Park University where he met his wife, best friend, and collaborator Christina Castro-Tauser. He has a degree in Graphic Design from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and as well as working as a freelance Graphic Designer he has done photography, videography, poster design and media design for Expansions Contemporary Dance Ensemble.