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Vic’s Mix

Founded in 2002 by Victor Quijada, RUBBERBANDance Group (RBDG) immediately established itself as an explosive one-of-a-kind troupe. Audiences in Halifax are in for a treat this weekend, as the company brings its latest production - Vic’s Mix - to the city for two shows at the Sir James Dunn Theatre. Recently we spoke with Quijada about the new work.

When and why did you first become interested in dance? As a young boy in the early eighties - I saw breakin’ and popping in films, videos and in the neighborhood and fell in love with Hip Hop Culture: the music, graffiti, and especially the dancing. It felt amazing to do, and I would get a lot of attention through dancing...it made me feel alive!
Are they the same reasons that you continue to be involved today? My relationship with dance has been many things; it has changed and grown over the years to include many facets and roles besides performer: choreographer, director, teacher, coach, adjudicator. Life is movement. Movement is life.
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