Living into our name "Corps," Latin for Body and "Bara," Hebrew for Create, we make unique, challenging works by engaging spiritual themes with a holistic, embodied and discernment-centered approach. A mandate for collaboration with other community groups and investment into our local dance community are other guiding principles for our work.
Embodied contemplation of spiritual journey through contemporary dance theatre.
To create excellent, accessible art, grounded in our Judeo-Christian roots, that invites dancers and choreographers to engage their spirituality in the creation and performance of dance works.To provide paid opportunities for emerging professional dancers.To act as a passionate advocate for dance and the arts by seeking out a dance-curious audience, joining in local conversations and partnering with other artists/arts organizations in the city.
ValuesCreating a spiritually and artistically nurturing community.Providing career-advancing opportunities for emerging and professional artists.Filling a void in the Calgary community by hosting open auditions and paid positions.Bridging the gap between the arts and faith communities in Calgary.Cultivating lasting relationships with our current members, audience, supporters and alumni.
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