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Jump Cut – 2019 Mixit Summer Project
January 19 @ 8:00 am - January 20 @ 5:00 pm
Mixit and The James Wallace Arts Trust present: Jump Cut
PAH homestead – 72 Hillsborough Rd, Hillsborough
Saturday 19 January 2019 – 2pm and 6pm
Sunday 20 January 2019 – 2pm & 6pm
COST: Free / Koha appreciated
Jump into a celebration of creativity and diversity at Pah Homestead. A team of young people jump through a series of discoveries and moving installations as they reframe art, architecture and the spectacular historic grounds of Pah Homestead using music, dance and story.
Mixit is excited to announce it’s 13th annual summer show ‘Jump Cut’ held this year at the spectacular historic Pah Homestead. A team of twenty young people will be charged with the creative task of exploring and reframing how they see the site. Audiences can anticipate a dynamic roaming experience following the threads of stories and characters, becoming part of the event as it weaves together. Mixit shows are colourful, vibrant and guaranteed to leave you feeling uplifted. Suitable for all ages.
Mixit run free year-long workshops which see skilled creatives from the industry facilitating courses in the arts. Additionally Mixit holds an annual summer performance project. This is the culmination of an intensive collaborative process devised from scratch over eleven days in which the cast (aged 14-25 years) and an interdisciplinary team of guest artists craft a unique show around a specific theme.
Feedback from ‘Fresh Eyes’ production 2018:
“So much beautiful light in these young people – it shines and gifts something very special to the audience.”
“It was organized AND spontaneous and I loved that.”
The 2019 Creative team
Our creative team is a mix of senior industry professionals with decades of experience and impressive resumes working with emerging artists and Mixit alumni who have been involved in the project as youths and still remain part of the Mixit family. For more details on the team please see the attached ‘Creative Team’ doc. Interviews can be arranged with Wendy Preston and Batanai Mashingaidze.
- Wendy Preston MNZM- Producer/ Artistic Director
- Margaret Mary-Hollins- Drama Director
- Chris Jannides- Choreographer
- Batanai Mashingaidze- Assistant Director
- Mixit Alumni- Munashe Tapfuya and Kevin Chen
- Creative Interns- Joshua Eliu and Meg Sydenham