This year’s winners for the collaboration event of the Bellingham Repertory Dance Company and Chuckanut Sandstone Writers Theater have been selected. Three performances of original works will be performed on April 11, 12 and 13 at the Firehouse Performing Arts Center at 14th and Harris, Avenue, Bellingham, Wa. In an open, blind reading the following winners are announced:
M.L. Lyons of Edmonds, WA has been invited to collaborate developing a poem for dance with choreographer, Miye Bishop.
Kim Clark of Nanaimo, BC for the poem "Anaphora Woman" – Choreographer: Diane Williams
Choreographer Erinn Crosby-Dirth: Poem "To The Turnstile"
Heather Curtis of Anacortes, WA for the poem "Field of the Unforgotten" – Choreographer: Tabetha Clark and “Turnstile” – Choreographer Erinn Crosby-Dirth
Betty Scott of Bellingham, WA for the poem “Remedies” – Choreographer: Jackie-Lou Brock
Cindy Williams Gutierrez of Oregon City, OR for the poem: "the beat of it" – Choreographers: Danielle Green and Hannah Anderson
Three winning poets who will be featured to read their poems are:
Susan Chase-Foster of Bellingham, WA for the poems “Northern Impressions” and “Harmless to Humans”
Harvey Schwartz of Bellingham, WA for the poems: “Hampden Road in the Fifties” and “Waiting…”
Stephanie Hopkinson of Deming, WA for the poems: “Words too big for his ears” and “Summer to Spring”
for more information go to http://www.bhamrep.org/calendar or contact Carla Shafer at firstname.lastname@example.org