WORLD DANCE DAY — VIDEO MONTAGE SUBMISSION/SREQUEST/UPDATES ❤️

WORLD DANCE DAY — VIDEO MONTAGE SUBMISSION/SREQUEST/UPDATES ❤️

DIRECTOR’S MESSAGE/UPDATES

Good day everyone!

This is Brian Torner and like most, I am in self-imposed isolation at home in Toronto.

It is the spirit of freedom in the video filmed impromptu in Havana 2018 below which inspires me to connect with you all today.

As I write this the world’s nations are sharpening their measures to help “flatten the curve” in the COVID19 global crisis. Sadly, it seems it will be a bit longer still, until we can connect on or around the dance floor at The Continental Dance Club

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 I must stress what a painfully difficult decision it was to make to cancel The Continental’s annual YEAR7 UNESCO International Dance Day Showcase EXTRAVAGANZA, annually recognized worldwide always on April 29https://www.facebook.com/events/2509514105834140/
Ernst and Ursula Torner have never missed a single year… so in their honour, I want to invite you to send us your MOST INSPIRING ISOLATION VIDEOS of DANCE, ART, OPERA, MUSIC, PHOTOGRAPHY, POETRY, PERFORMANCE, THEATRE or otherwise “uncategorically” hilarious, touching or excellent content to us APRIL 21 !!
 

The Continental Dance Club wishes to THANK YOU & STAY CONNECTED by sponsoring the production of a video montage of your submissions to be released one week later on the original event date. We know this is a great way to maintain connections, inspire one another and motivate more people to start taking private lessons!
 
This video production is also to pay homage to our courageous FRONT LINE WORKERS for their hard work saving lives, going above and beyond and keeping us all hopeful until our lives can resume very soon..!
THANK YOU.
 

THE PLAN: The Continental Dance Club presents: 

VIDEO MONTAGE – YEAR7 UNESCO International Dance Day

 TECHNICAL WIZARD — Joseph Pepelnak

https://angeltorres.client-gallery.com/gallery/galerielausbergduesseldorf2018

ART DIRECTION — Angel Torres 

 

https://ca.linkedin.com/in/brian-torner-8aa3a987

thank you https://angeltorres.client-gallery.com/gallery/galerielausbergduesseldorf2018

PRODUCER & NARRATOR — Brian Torner

 

MULTIMEDIA GURU — Angel Torres 

ARCHANGEL DESIGN HOME

 

PARTICIPANTS:  THE TALENTED & EXCITING CONTINENTAL ENTERTAINMENT VENUE FAMILY OF DANCERS & ARTISTS

… and new friends always welcome !

What your inspiring video/art/content should include:

ORIGINAL CONTENT accepted only. This means video/photography which is either about you or made by you.

YOUR FREEDOM: up to 2 (TWO) minutes pre-recorded 4K or 1980×1080 VIDEO/HD PHOTOS in these formats: .mov, .mp4

> THEMES: Anything goes ….. 

> ROARING 20’s (Original Unesco7 theme)

> The ART of CAPING, CUBA, Latin dance, tango, classic, modern, time travel, costumes, lighting, props all welcome, etc… 

Send all large files via DROPBOX or WETRANSFER to: [email protected] 

DEADLINE: Unless by special prior arrangement with Brian Torner, ALL SUBMISSIONS must be received by APRIL 21 !

VIDEO LAUNCH: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29 !
SO LET’S HAVE LOTS OF FUN WITH THIS PUTTING YOUR TALENTS & CREATIVITY TO GREAT USE GANG ! 🙂
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I want to applaud all of the FIRST RESPONDERS, my dearest inner circle of friends, mentors, teachers, colleauges and other artists who have helped me stay positive in self isolation, but most particularly I want us all to pause for a moment to THANK my octogenarian parents, Ernst Torner CA & Ursula Torner with WERRA Management, the founding members of TORNER PARTNERS Public Accountancy Practice LLB (AN “ESSENTIAL” BUSINESS  in the era of COVID19 RESPONSE),  as known today working from 3141 Wharton Way, Mississauga. ERNZI and USCHI recently celebrated in a quiet family & friend circle their 60th wedding anniversary!

 

On behalf of the Torner Family owners of The Continental Dance Club, we share in your concern, wish you all good health, strength and hope to endure these difficult times … and we look forward to seeing everyone stronger than ever real soon!

TODAY, we send a big hello and cyber hugs to EVERYONE & THAT WE MISS OUR DANCERS…

 
 
The fine art photography above by Angel Torres https://angeltorres.client-gallery.com/ where I as Urban Matador aka Caped Crusader appear in his exhibition work also intended to show after postponement as part of Salsa In Toronto 2020 works on loan from The Continental Dance Club COLLECTION http://www.salsaintoronto.com/events/artexhibitions/

 

It is possible given the current situation that group classes of

The Academy of Serbian Folk Dancing http://www.marcetic.com will not resume for some time…

Special THANKS newest Friends of The Continental Dance Club: 

Mississauga Symphony Orchestra & Toronto City Opera STAGING REHEARSALS La Traviata  LAC

Elizabeth Sadowska + Team Rhythm and Motion 9th TorontoTangoMarathon.com.

 

Maestro John Loomis & Family

Living Arts Centre directrices of programming BOD & STAFF

Pollyanna Blanco

Angel Torres

Gordon Fong

The Marcetics

Joseph & Jenny

Patrick Rucinski

Sandra Rucinski

Keren A Brown

Brigitt Mayer & John Karakis

Ann Harding-Trafford

Cathy Gullo & Pat Gullo

Brian St. Denis

Sheldon Rose

DAT Project Kristina Kulikova & Anton Azanov

Kamil Studenny & Carlos Zapata

 

 

THANK YOU

Herb, Imke, our cleaners, gardeners, snow removers,  roof repairs, climate controllers, neighbours, visitors …

and every one of you:

WE LOVE OUR DANCERS!

Thank you all kindly, stay creative and inspired,

we’ll get through this together,

Brian Torner, The Continental Dance Club

NOTICE:

Check with your instructor for private lessons availability.  Some instructors and students are doing SKYPE/ZOOM/FACETIME @  home lessons   https://www.thecontinentaldanceclub.com/about 

Entrance to building is BY APPOINTMENT ONLY and SOCIAL DISTANCING must be adhered to until further notice.