How Canada's smallest province, New Brunswick, Is Creating Spaces to Diversify Dance Performances
What do Prince Edward Island and the Bahamas have in common? You would be right if you said the Atlantic Ocean, sand beaches, and sun. Reequal Smith, a dancer, is another person they have in common.
She moved to P.E.I. to pursue dance in Holland College's performing arts program, graduated in 2019, and made the brave decision to stay. She saw that there was an abundance of theatre-based performances across the Island and an opportunity to introduce more dance and varied dance forms to stages, and she was strongly motivated to perform her distinctive fusion of Bahamian, jazz, contemporary, reggae, modern, and calypso styles. She established her own company, offering workshops and developing dance pieces, after which she began networking in the neighborhood.
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