Seeking Bridge is a collaborative effort between dance artists Emily Law, Jen Hum, Naishi Wang, and Sze-Yang Ade-Lam, with support from videographers Henry Mak and Sean Dunnigan. Their intention is to create something contemporary, thoughtful, and theatrical that is accentuated by images and sound, and rooted in movement.
Emily Law is a contemporary dancer, street dancer, and choreographer. Law is a founding member of Mix Mix Dance Collective, Warehouse Jacks, and Parks N’ Wreck. She has had the pleasure of working with companies and artists such as Kaha:wi Dance Theatre, The Dietrich Group, The Chimera Project, and Alias Dance Project.
Sze-Yang Ade-Lam is a queer Asian dancer, martial artist, storyteller, and community developer. Ade-Lam shares stories through movement for self love, empowerment, and liberation as an independent artist, as part of ILL NANA/DiverseCity Dance Company and Mix Mix Dance Collective. Ade-Lam is an advocate for change in the dance world.
Born in Changchun, China, Naishi Wang received his professional dance training from the Jilin College of Art and with the Beijing Dance Academy. In 2004, he came to Canada to continue his dance studies at the School of Toronto Dance Theatre and has been a member of TDT since 2006.
A Toronto-based independent dancer and performer, Jen Hum has a multifaceted background that has touched on all forms of dance and stage performance. She has worked with a diverse collection of groups and individuals, including The Redsnow Collective, Polynomials Dance, J9 Dance Projects, Alias Dance Projects, and Anandam Dance Theatre.
Henry Mak and Sean Dunnigan are Primitive Replica, a filmmaking team operating in downtown Toronto. They thrive on collaboration and are proud to have worked on video projects with partners in the creative community, including the Toronto Fringe Festival, Next Stage Theatre Festival, No Porpoise Productions, and Litmus Theatre.