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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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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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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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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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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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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 …