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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 …

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P A R T S + L A B O U R_DANSE Workshops

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Montreal-based Parts+Labour_Danse are leading three days of contemporary dance instruction presented by GWDC in partnership with The Chinook Series. The company’s co-creators Emily Gualtieri and David Albert-Toth will be instructing the two daily sessions on February 8 through 10: Technique Class – Reinvention – with Emily Gualtieri I see technique as a …

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Dancefest @ Nextfest Internships

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We’re looking to fill two internships for Dancefest @ Nextfest 2017.  The dance showcase at Nextfest is curated by Good Women Dance Collective. It features emerging dance artists from around Edmonton and across Canada. This year’s festival runs June 1-11, 2017. The two positions are: Assistant Stage Manager Working with …

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What’s Cooking? Call for Artists

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The Good Women Dance Collective is calling for What’s Cooking? submissions. The informal work-in-progress showcase on April 29, 2017 is for artists to present their work and engage in a critical dialogue with the audience about it. Following each performance, audience members will provide feedback in a question and answer session, …

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Nextfest Choreographic Opportunity

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We’re in search of an emerging choreographer to create a new work for Dancefest @ Nextfest 2017. Who can apply? Dancefest is geared towards emerging choreographers and movement artists under the age of 30 who are pursuing a professional career in dance. Who will you be working with? …

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Call for Submissions: Dancefest @ Nextfest

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Curated by Good Women Dance Collective, Dancefest @ Nextfest is now accepting submissions for the 2017 edition (June 1-11)! 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 career in …

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Sasha Kleinplatz leads Workshop

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Sasha Kleinplatz brings a decade’s worth of expertise and experience as a professional contemporary dance choreographer, performance curator and teacher to the workshop, Spontaneous composition. Vibrating togetherness. Making everyday. The three-hour sessions will offer participants time to consider the challenges we face as contemporary performance creators and interpreters. Through a …