Across Oceans Arts
Collaborative Inter-Arts Company
Toronto, Ontario, , Canada
Across Oceans facilitates & produces international arts platforms in Canada & worldwide to delight in the collaboration between artists, individuals & communities through the arts.
In conventional theatres, galleries, art centres, factories, rice fields, harbours, city streets, programming includes live performance, advanced training & research, 2-D & 3-D art exhibits, film/video screenings, public forums. Created for specific environments & communities, interactions are of highest artistic excellence with acclaimed performing, visual & literary artists.
Based in Toronto, Canada and reaching Across Oceans, since 1996, projects have included Canada, many EU countries, Singapore, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, USA, Venezuela, Viet Nam- across arts, genres, abilities, generations, backgrounds, heritages.
Collaboration - in the deepest sense of the word: the coming together of people with different perspectives, experiences, & training, artists & audience, to discover convergences & create relevant expressions that reflect their creative interchanges.
Current ongoing Programs: The Choreographic Marathon ©, KRIMA!, 7 days of creation, P.R.E.P for inclusive performance
Artistic Director: Maxine Heppner
Artistic Associates(current/recent): Takako Segawa, Susan Lee, Jessica Runge, Kathleen Rea, Christos Giotis, Sashar Zarif, Elizabeth Langley, Tedd Robinson, Michael Caldwell, Phyllis Whyte, Peter Jenkins, Suzanne Liska, Holly Small, Mateo Galindo-Torres, Miko Sobreira, M.Hanafi, Adinda Luthvianti, Fujimoto Takayuki (Kinsei), John Sharpley, Mariela Nestora, Teti Nikolopoulou, Sallie Lyons, Miguel Frasconi, Jiv Parasram, En Lai Mah, Jen Dallas, Mafa Makhubalo, Atri Nundy, Kim Mi Young, Andrew Timar, Michelle Silagy, Junia Mason, Peter Kelly