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Dancefest Call for Submissions

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Curated by Good Women Dance Collective, Dancefest @ Nextfest is now accepting submissions for the 2018 edition (May 31- June 10)! The series features emerging dance and performance artists from around Edmonton and across Canada. Who can apply? Dancefest is geared towards emerging choreographers under the age of 30 who are pursuing a professional …

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Volunteers Needed for Convergence

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Want to support Edmonton dance and see two new dance works while you’re at it? Convergence is your chance! The shifts are short and you get FREE ADMISSION to the show in exchange for your time. We’re looking to fill 12 spots, 4 each night of the Convergence run …

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Workshop with David Neumann

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Learn from accomplished New York City-based choreographer, David Neumann in this two-hour session at GWDC. He’s in Edmonton working on the Citadel Theatre’s Hadestown production. What does it mean? A workshop with David Neumann will have the participants working together to disentangle the relationship of movement to text …

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Paid Internships with GWDC

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Gain valuable production experience with the Good Women Dance Collective. The three paid internships are made possible through the Serving Communities Internship Program (SCiP) which allows Alberta’s nonprofit organizations and post-secondary students to make a difference in their communities together. SCiP participants will receive a $1000 bursary There are …

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Doc by Lou Residency Show

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See what’s been percolating in the first GWDC artistic residency of the 2017/2018 Season. In the residency with Edmonton actor, dancer and mmmcollective co-creator, Zoe Glassman, is expanding her piece, Doc by Lou. She’s developing it into a more complex multi-disciplinary performance, supported by live sound composition and close mentorship from GWDC’s Ainsley …

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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 …