MM Contemporary Dance (Italy)
Rite of Spring
Choreographed and directed by Michele Merola
7:30 pm; bar 6:30 pm (post-show talkback)
proudly sponsored by Joan Farlinger and Salt Spring Coffee
Rite of Spring is inspired by an ancient Slavic legend. According to the myth, every spring a virgin had to be ritually sacrificed so that the land could flourish. It is a way to fight fears and exorcise the sorrow of living that we carry with us.