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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Krista Posyniak leads GWDC classes

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Edmonton-based dancer, choreographer, producer and instructor, Krista Posyniak, will instruct the GWDC classes on November 24, 26 and 27. Krista brings a wealth of experience to the studio having completed her training at The School of Toronto Dance Theatre, danced professionally in Toronto before moving to Edmonton in …