She is called Virago
‘She is called Virago’ is a somatic movement and moment. A personal new dance work from Julia Mckerrow.
‘She is called Virago’ is an intimate duet between Julia Mckerrow and Aleasha Seaward.
Virago is a Woman of vigor, valor and strength.
We are women of resilience and courage in battle with our environment. Unashamed and vulnerable, revealing our womanhood in childlessness and infertility.
She is a warrior, surpassing expectations, rising above cultural norms and embodying her virile heroism.
Julia Mckerrow is a Christchurch based Contemporary Dance Artist and Movement Tutor. She is a graduate of the Unitec School of Performing and Screen Arts and a recipient of The Creative New Zealand Tup Lang Choreographic Scholarship.
Julia has danced and choreographed for New Zealand’s leading dance festivals including The Christchurch and Otago Arts Festivals, The Body, The Fringe, Tempo and She has had the privilege of working with Choreographer Fleur de Thier for over 20 years.
Julia continues to investigate her own interests while investing in the development of others through Movement Art Practice, Hagley Dance Company and Anneliese Gilberd Academy.