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Crossing Creative Disciplinary Boundaries: Gerry Morita at TEDxEdmonton

Artistic director of original contemporary danceGerry is the Artistic Director of Mile Zero Dance, an Edmonton-based company committed to the cultivation of original contemporary dance for the last 25 years. The company works with others in a spirit that fosters creativity and vitality and is devoted to the development and artistic viability of dance performance in Edmonton. Being appointed as Artistic Director in 2004, Gerry has been bringing Mile Zero Dance to larger and more diverse audiences with an open, yet artistically challenging style of work. She infuses the company with a distinct voice and aesthetic that encompasses dance, interdisciplinary work, and performance art. Gerry was recognized as Innovative Artistic Director of the Year in 2006 by Syncrude at The Mayor's Evening for the Arts in Edmonton.In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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