Salamanca Arts Centre SUMMER WORKSHOPS
Fun and Engaging Creative Workshops for Kids
Come along and enjoy some holiday fun with Sinsa Mansell from pakana kanaplila, Tasmania’s Aboriginal Traditional Contemporary Dance Troupe.
A fun and interactive workshops of dance making and sharing stories through movement based activities.
Thursday 10 January 2019
10:00am – 12:00noon
Suitable for Primary – Secondary / Age Group: 5 years – Secondary.
Beginner dancers welcome.
Wear comfy clothes and bring your drink bottle
Bookings ESSENTIAL as places are limited
A proud Tasmanian Aboriginal woman from larapuna the Northern region of Tasmania, Sinsa Mansell is a program producer and project officer. Sinsa takes great pride in being a co founder, performer and choreographer with the successful pakana kanaplila, a Traditional/Contemporary Tasmanian Aboriginal Dance Troupe.
Working statewide, nationally and internationally, Sinsa has been at the forefront to reclaim ancient cultural Traditions through a range of mediums, weaving techniques with natural fingers, printing, mainly specialising in the Performing Arts sector. Through educational workshops Sinsa’s art forms assist to create greater awareness of the rich cultural heritage and the living ancient Traditional practices of her ancestors.
In her practice, Tasmania’s ancient traditions are maintained and knowledge barriers broken down through ceremonial performance to open up a greater understanding to the broader community to engage with.
Image via Sinsa Mansell.