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2015/16 Season Announcement

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Collaboration at the centre of Good Women Dance Collective’s Season The Edmonton dance company to create and perform with Northern Light Theatre, Pro Coro Canada, New Music Edmonton and more, in 2015/2016 We’re delighted to unveil our 2015/2016 season, the first-ever full season for the company. Since its …

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If the Spine Could Talk

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Helen Husak is leading our first workshop of the season, If the Spine Could Talk. It will focus on the spine as an inspirational source to create movement vocabulary. Participants will dive into the systems of the body as a way to support the spine and expand individual …

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Announcing our Season

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Good Women Dance Collective is teaming up with Fringe Theatre Adventures and local independent arts’ groups to unveil what’s in store for Edmonton audiences this upcoming season, on Monday, September 28 at 6:45-7:30pm. During the hour-long event emceed by Fringe Theatre Adventures Artistic Director, Murray Utas, each participating …

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Nuit Blanche

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Don’t miss out on the first ever all-night contemporary art event in Edmonton, Nuit Blanche. GWDC’s Kate Stashko and Alida Nyquist-Schultz are teaming up with local dance artists Anastasia Maywood and Krista Posyniak, and musicians Ghibli and Jonathan Maywood to present an interactive dance and lighting experiment. DATE: …

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We’re performing in Prairie Dance Circuit

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The Prairie Dance Circuit is a celebration and collaboration of Western Canadian dance featuring three magnetic performers, two of which are from GWDC. Kate Stashko has commissioned a new, highly physical solo from Calgary artist Helen Husak, with an original score by electro-acoustic composer Bill Horist. Ainsley Hillyard …

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Finale: Wreckage

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GWDC artist, Alison Kause, looks back on our residency in Montréal at MAYDAY Danse with Mélanie Demers Wreckage… in a good way (after MTL) Now that we have been home for a few weeks and the dust of our Montréal whirlwind has begun to settle we can take …

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Week 3: Residency Residue

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GWDC collaborator, Richard Lee, reflects on our residency in Montréal at MAYDAY Danse with Mélanie Demers A week after our residency in Montreal, I still feel a little rattled, albeit in a good way. I often feel the physical residue of recent processes in my sleep: involuntary twitches …

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GWDC at Kaleido Festival

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See the dance work created by GWDC artists, Alison Kause and Alida Nyquist-Schultz, collaborating with Victoria School for the Arts students, at Kaleido Family Arts Festival. Alison and Alida worked with 25 youth earlier this year to create Build up the Breakdown for Dancefest at Nextfest. The 15-minute …