Tri Hita Karana is the Balinese Hindu concept that promotes harmony with our spiritual, social, and natural environments. Every year, The BaliSpirit Festival, through the traditions of yoga, dance, healing and world music, attracts thousands of people from around the globe. This year the festival is being held March 24-30. Its goal – to nourish […]

Christel Veraart has received a 2017 Connie Boochever Artist Fellowship created to support and recognize Alaskan artists of exceptional talent. The fund was established by the Boochever family to honor Connie Boochever, a longtime supporter of the arts. Through this fellowship Christel will advance her latest project Retrospections, a series of sound-memories evoked by different landscapes in […]

Another performance of the dance production Frágil (des)conforto is scheduled in Santo André (Brazil). Original music is composed by Christel Veraart and dance is directed, choreographed and interpreted by Marina Salgado and Bruna Petito. The successful long-distance collaboration between the aforementioned women started in 2013 and has since been performed extensively in different parts of Brazil. Frágil (des)conforto […]

Momentum Dance Collective performed Ice at the Anchorage Museum in October, as a pre-performance, a research phase, to their upcoming show’ “Impact”, a collaboration with the city of Anchorage. Ice is a new composition by Christel Veraart, part of the Polar Suite project. It features impetuous rhythmical patterns to reflect the impermanence of ice, of life in […]

Performances of Frágil (Des)Conforto continue, with a special event at São Paulo’s Museum of Image and Sound. Scheduled for September 6th, 2014, the performance features music by  Christel Veraart music, and a selection of her Alaskan images. Christel Veraart began a long-distance collaboration with Brazilian dancers/choreographers Marina Salgado and Bruna Petito in 2013. This resulted in the creation of Frágil (Des)Conforto, where dancers […]

In the clip below you can hear the announcement of tonight’s performance of “Frágil (Des)Conforto”, a Dance & Music Production that premiered last summer during the famous Dance Weeks in São Paulo (Brazil) . This time performances will take place in Petrolina (Brazil), at the “Vale Dançar” Festival in the southernmost point of the state of Pernambuco. Christel Veraart writes […]

Christel Veraart’s latest music is featured in a stunning new dance production in São Paulo, Brazil. In Frágil (Des)Conforto,  dance duo Marina Salgado and Bruna Petito explore human uncertainties, frailties and opportunities. Veraart’s music is at times melodic and soothing, at others percussive and moody – a perfect fabric for dance expression. In the words of choreographers […]