MOVEMENT & PERFORMING ARTIST
Hello Milwaukee my name is Edwin Olvera, I am a professional Movement & Performing Artist, and would like to invite & inform you on my latest site specific production. SE7EN “Honoring Death, Celebrating Life”. SE7EN will premier on July 1-7 and consist of 7 performances in 7 different communities within Milwaukee. SE7EN gives us a unique opportunity as individuals to come together and explore this place we call home.
SE7EN has a few movement pieces which explore the dark sides of life, like the loss of a loved one, or the fear of an economic disaster.
On the opposite end of the spectrum, SE7EN also features selections based on life, love,and the importance of vibrant health.
Within the next 13 days here is how you can help bring SE7EN to life. SE7ENs total cost is $3526. This includes (permits, props, performers fees, and venus)
I invite you to participate in one or more ways. And here is how:
a) financial Donations or sponsorship, that you can make thru IndieGoGo account
B) Physical Donations
C) Volunteer your time, 1) as a performer or 2) as an intern
Please consider investing in this even today. Every bit of counts.
SE7EN is a free public event.
To find out more about the Indiegogo Fundraiser campaign and SE7EN please visit my website. www.edwinolvera.com, my Facebook page, or my youtube channel.
List of Movement/Performance Pieces
-Something Social – Humans flocking
-Hold Me – Modern dance duet
-What If?- Wait and see
-America Is Dead – A reflection of the current state of America
-Flow – A flash mob of conscious movers
-Remember Me – In memory of Frankie Olvera
-7th Day – Day of rest
“Honoring Death & Celebrating Life” Edwin Olvera
UW Milwaukee Winterdances
January 24-27, 2013 in the Mainstage Theatre
7:30pm Thurs-Sat; 2pm Sun
Featuring choreography from fourth New Work Award winner Cynthia Gutierrez-Garner, exploring Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings;” Dance Faculty Luc Vanier choreographing to Bela Bartok’s “The Miraculous Mandarin” (performed live by Kamil Tokarski and alumna Johanna Schilling); Simone Ferro reconstructing “Magnetic Field” with ex-Pilobolus company member Edwin Olvera; Milwaukee Ballet Choreographer-in-Residence Petr Zahradnícek; and alumna Katie Sopoci Drake.
Pre-show discussions will take place 30 minutes before each performance.
Post-show reception in Mainstage Lobby following Friday night performance.
Tickets: $17 adult /$12 seniors, UWM faculty, staff, and alumni/ $10 PSOA faculty and staff and other University students/$9 UWM students/$5 Ages 13-18, PSOA students/Free to under 12 and Dance majors
Box office: arts.uwm.edu/tickets or call 414-229-4308
10 FOOT TALL DANCING PACKER FAN, “DA BIG ONE!”
WHAT: 10 FOOT TALL PACKER FAN, “DA BIG ONE!”
WHEN: SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9TH: 5:30PM UNTIL 7:30PM
WHERE: LAMBEAU FIELD: Performing outside of stadium at tailgate parties & in front of stadium entrances
Performer & teaching artist Edwin Olvera is raising awareness on creativity and the importance of art in the public schools by entertaining Packer fans as a Ten Foot Tall Dancing Packer Fan, “Da Big One!” Come dance, wiggle, laugh, and hug the tallest dancing Packer Fan in history. Will “Da Big One” be able to dance his way into Lambeau Field? Let’s wait and see!
Edwin Olvera is a former student of West High School who has used his skills performing with the world renowned dance company, Pilobolus Dance Theatre. Edwin was an integral force in the choreographic and creation process over the course of four years. During this time, he was featured on countless television shows and commercial advertisements including Sesame Street, Born to Dance, Extra, and the NFL Channel. Edwin has been featured in articles by both Dance and Dancer Magazine and has collaborated with Israeli choreographer Inbal Pinto and puppeteer Basil Twist. His most current work includes choreography and artistic direction for an evening length performance in collaboration with the Emmy award nominated lighting and production company, IG Designs.
Midnight in Paris NYE party at MOCT 2012/2013