Dance Information is proud to present one of our most talented dance artists as ambassador for Dance Day.
Schia currently working with the internationally renowned choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and tours the world with his company, Eastman.
For her, dancing is hard work, passion and a lifestyle.
The dance is choreographed by Guro Nagelhus Schia and Vebjørn Sundby
It has a poetic expression, and is filmed as an instructional video that is easy to follow. The purpose of the dance is that with a little practice to be danced by everyone,
whether you’re eight or eighty , professional or beginner , alone or with others . Monday 29th April at 12.00 , the UNESCO International Dance Day , encourages everyone in Norway to join the Dance Day dance .
Guro Nagelhus Schia is proud and humbled to be ambassador of the Dance Day . She sees it as a great way to convey one of our oldest forms of communication.
“ My passion for dance has been there as long as I can remember. I enjoy working creatively and for me it’s all about telling stories through movement .
Dance also gives me the opportunity to meet and work with people from different cultures around the world. It’s incredibly inspiring and very rewarding for me both as an artist and as a human being ”.
For Schia there is something magical and poetic about expressing through movement .
International Dance Day is an international celebration of dance, introduced in 1982 by UNESCO.
It is celebrated in more than 60 countries and the wish for the day is that dancers all over the world will focus on all forms of dance and celebrate dance across all political, cultural and ethnic boundaries.