SHORT + SWEET DANCE
Leai I Le Iai’ (Nothing to Something)
You are the seed of a migrant dream. Bearing fruits to show what you have become and roots to remind you of where you have come from.
Choreographers Jireh Lalotoa Peniata
Choreographer: Jireh Lalotoa Peniata in collaboration with Dancers: Keyana Fuiava, Lavender Ta’ale Tuigamala and Semira Van Der Made.
Jireh is a Samoan developing artist, born and raised in West Auckland. He is currently in his third year of studying a Bachelor of Dance Studies and is a hip hop dancer for the Brady Bunch Academy. He recently travelled to Australia for his third year tour and competed at the World Hip Hop Championships held in Phoenix, Arizona. Jireh is most passionate about culture and the ability to locate yourself within movement.
Lavender Ta’ale Tuigamala
Semira Van Der Made