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Garuda Barre for Dancers

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Raena Waddell is offering a Garuda Barre Class for Dancers at The Ruth Carse Centre for Dance. It’s a blend of ballet, pilates, yoga and contemporary dance. The work is for dancers and non-dancers alike, but dancers can really enjoy and understand it as it is familiar, but …

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Eryn Tempest leads Dance Classes

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The three sessions, led by Eryn Tempest, will use structured choreographic phrases as well as open explorations we will look at various physical pathways that help to cultivate physical availibility and ease of movement through dynamic formal shifts. Over the course of the intermediate/advanced contemporary dance class, we will investigate …

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Apply to GWDC Residency

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We’re accepting applications for our 2017/18 Residency program. The multi-week opportunities include: Rehearsal Space Access to our space at the Ruth Carse Centre Dance (11205-107 Ave) which is 48’ by 43’, has sprung Marley flooring and floor to ceiling mirrors. Creative Guidance/Mentorship From any and all of the collective …

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Choreographic Lab with Melissa Monteros

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*********THIS SESSION HAS BEEN CANCELLED********* We’re hosting a Choreographic Lab, facilitated by University of Calgary faculty member, Melissa Monteros. The choreographic lab is geared to developing choreographers. Melissa will work on building scenes, working collaboratively, finding your unique movement voice, structuring your work and using media. The lab atompshere will …

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Volunteers Needed for Dance-a-thon

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We need volunteers for the Get Down Shakedown dance-a-thon! Come help out at a very special GWDC fundraiser on Saturday, April 1 at 7-11pm in Ruth Carse Centre for Dance. We have 4 different roles we need filled: Door People: Shift: 7-8pm (1 person) Shift 8-9pm (1 person) Shift 9-10pm (1 person) …

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Dance-A-Thon Fundraiser

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Get a team together, dance the night away and help raise money for GWDC at The Get Down Showdown. The family friendly event will feature DJ Angerburger laying down beats all night long. ***All proceeds will go to the Good Women Dance Collective new season, offering Edmonton exciting new …

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Amelia Ehrhardt instructs Contemporary Technique

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The curator for Toronto’s Dancemakers will teach contemporary technique workshop on March 2-3 at 10-11:30am. Workshop: do it if it can’t be done Through scores that invite us to attempt the impossible, we will find our way most directly into our habitual movement patterns and work to both indulge and destroy them. We …

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2017 New Work Award Winner

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Katherine Semchuk is the 2017 New Work Award recipient. The dancer, choreographer and instructor currently living and working in Edmonton. She pursued contemporary dance and composition while attending the Victoria School of the Arts before completing The School of Toronto Dance Theatre’s Professional Training Program. She’s performed with The Chimera Project’s Company B and Echo Dance …