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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 …

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Convergence Volunteers Needed

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We’ve got 12 volunteer shifts at Convergence. All volunteers get a FREE ticket to the show If you’re interested, please contact our Front of House Coordinator, Connor Meeker via email: cmeeker@ualberta.ca   Please put “Convergence Volunteer” in subject line. Volunteer shifts available: NOVEMBER 10 Bartender (1 position) Serving beverages before the show and …

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Raena Waddell guest instructs GWDC Classes

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Raena Waddell brings her wealth of knowledge and experience as a dancer, choreographer and movement instructor to GWDC contemporary dance classes on November 10-11 at 10-11:30am. Raena is fascinated with the human body communicating through movement, Raena has built a 15 year career as a dancer, choreographer and movement …

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CRIPSiE & GWDC Ticket Pack

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Attend two dance performances for the price of one! It’s a special ticket deal for GWDC’s Convergence (November 10-12) and CRIPSiE’s Careful (November 18-19). When you buy the $20 ticket, it entitles you to entrance to both shows. How the ticket pack works: Buy a ticket for $20 …

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Citie Ballet Choreographer instructs GWDC Class

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The Edmonton dance community is getting a chance to work with celebrated Ontario-based choreographer, Alysa Pires. She’s teaching GWDC’s contemporary dance class on Tuesday, October 18. The 1.5 hour session runs 10-11:30am at the Muriel Taylor Studio at Ruth Carse Centre for Dance (11205-107 Ave in Edmonton). This …

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Announcing Action Theater Improv Workshop

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Join Sarah Bild, Montreal choreographer/performer and certified Action Theater™ instructor, for a workshop in the approach honouring all aspects of our expression: body, voice and words. Workshop | Stimulating the Imagination through Action Theater A three-hour workshop exploring Action Theater™ — a unique form of embodied improvisational theatre …

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Apply for GWDC Internships

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Three internships are available for the production process of Convergence 2016. The interns will work with GWDC in lead-up and during our annual contemporary dance showcase playing November 10-12, 2016. We’re able to offer these opportunities thanks to the The Serving Communities Internship Program (SCiP) run by Volunteer …

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Guest Instructor | Jane Alison McKinney

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We’re excited to announce that Jane Alison McKinney will instruct two GWDC contemporary dance classes in early June: Thursday, June 9 at 10-11:30am Friday, June 10 at 10-11:30am Her contemporary technique class will consist of dynamic floorwork, centre work and the practice of traveling with a sense of …