Pathways to Hopak (Stezhky do Hopaka)
Ukrainian Shumka Dancers, Ukrainian dance, folk dance, Canadian dance, multiculturalism, Brian Webb, Robert Klymasz, ethnic dance, contemporary dance, modern dance, Viktor Lytvynov, Dave Ganert, Yuri Shevchenko, Maria Levytski
Gordon Gordey documents his dance concept and director’s vision, including performance photographs, for the creation of the contemporary original dance theatre work Pathways to Hopak. Libretto and choreography were undertaken by Viktor Lytvynov. Set and costume design by Maria Levytski. The dancework was created for The Ukrainian Shumka Dancers of Canada.
Collected Papers on Ukrainian Life in Western Canada, edited by V. Polkovsky and M. Soroka, Ostroh Academy National University Press, 2014, Vol. XLVII, Part Seven, pp. 242-275.
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