dance Immersion Launches Social Networking Community For Dancers And Dance Professionals

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  • (1888PressRelease) February 14, 2011 - Toronto - dance Immersion announced today the launch of, a social networking dedicated to dancers and dance professionals.
    The website is currently showcasing Into the roots... Beyond The Leaves, a collaborative dance work that encompasses the blending of styles and forms of up-and-coming choreographer Jasmyn Fyffe and senior choreographer Vivine Scarlett.

    Five dancers (Jasmyn Fyffe, Trudy Lee Gayle, Esie Mensah, Natasha Phanor, Shaleeka Scarlett,) execute this full evening work that examines and explores the different ways we view ourselves and the things that influence us to change.


    Into The Roots Beyond The Leaves is part of the TD Band Financial Groups' Then and Now: Black History Month Arts and Cultural Festival
    Date: Friday February 18 to Sunday February 20, 2011
    Times: Friday and Saturday at 8PM; Sunday matinee at 3PM
    Location: Winchester Street Theatre, 80 Winchester St., Toronto
    Tickets: $25 ($20 CADA/seniors, $15 children 12 yrs & under)
    For tickets please call (416) 203-0666 OR visit online at


    Jasmyn Fyffe

    Jasmyn Fyffe is a dancer, choreographer and teacher. Fyffe's formal training began at the Ontario School of Ballet, Interplay School of Ballet and continued at The School of Toronto Dance Theatre, Ballet Creole and York University where she graduated with an Honours Double Major in Dance and Kinesiology in 2007. While studying at York, Fyffe discovered a love and passion for choreography and performance and decided to pursue this as her career. Upon graduation, Fyffe founded her company Jasmyn Fyffe Dance, formerly known as (ASM Dance). As an independent choreographer, Fyffe has been commissioned by Agincourt Penecostal Church, Cathedral Productions, Obsidian Theatre, and Dramatic Change Youth Theatre. Jasmyn performed in the touring musical UMOJA and has performed for Dance Migration, KasheDance, Calu Entertainments, Linda Garneau and InDuo Danceworks. She has also been invited to perform and teach in the Project Dance Festival in New York City and Atlanta.

    Vivine Scarlett

    Vivine Scarlett is a choreographer, instructor, and administrator whose artistic goals and aspirations are rooted in the love of dance. She was Artistic Director and a performing member of the Usafiri Dance & Drum Ensemble, creating works in both traditional-influenced and contemporary African dance styles. Vivine is Founder and Program Director for dance Immersion, an organization that produces and presents dancers and dances of the African Diaspora providing a number of diverse programs for children and adults.

    About dance Immersion:
    dance Immersion is an organization with a mandate to produce, promote dancers and dances of the African Diaspora through presentations while providing skill development and networking through workshops, youth arts programs, collaborative projects and forums. For more information please visit

    About is an online community for dancers, dance professionals and dance media. is dedicated to preserving and promoting dance by people of all ethnicities including African ancestry or origin, and assists and enhancing opportunities for artists in networking, funding, performance, education, audience development, philosophical dialogue, touring and advocacy. You can learn more information at

    Dance Immersion
    Tel: (416) 203-0666
    Email: info ( @ ) dindance dot com

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