ABOUT THE PROJECT

IM·PE·TUS
/ˈIMPƏDƏS/

noun  The force that makes something happen.

Through this project, we work to unpack the inspirations of our movement to (re)imagine, (re)create, and (re)encounter dance.

 

MIGGY ESTEBAN | Creator

Jose Miguel (Miggy) Esteban is a Filipino-Canadian dance/movement artist and educator based in Tkaronto (Toronto). His work has been featured at various events in Tkaronto including Artscape Atelier’s Distance Dances, Your Dance Fest, The Space Toronto’s art parties, RAW: natural born artists, the Fringe Club, New Blue Festival of Emerging Dance, Fever After Dark, productions by DARK Dance Company and Army of Sass, and various self-produced showings through Impetus Movement Project.

 

Miggy is currently a PhD student in the Department of Social Justice Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto. His research engages with disability studies, dance/performance studies, and embodied practices of research-creation to encounter the interpretations of gesture as sites for inspiring a return to our bodies, to our (un)belonging within space, and to our movement in relation with one another.