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Space Share

GWDC’s Space Share Program provides free rehearsal space and mentorship to performance-based artists and collectives. Space Share artists will engage in some form of community outreach during their time at the Shumka Dance Centre, so watch out for updates on possible showings, workshops and blog posts from this …

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Scholarship Program

GWDC continues its Scholarship Program, now in its sixth year! The program provides the opportunity for select artists to attend GWDC classes for free for one term in our season (September – December 2023, January – April 2024 or May- August 2024). This year we are supporting three …

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Training

Shumka Dance Centre Good Women Classes and Workshops Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10:00 to 11:30 at Shumka Dance Centre  GWDC offers dance training year round, taught by a rotating schedule of collective and guest artists. Geared towards advanced movers, classes explore a range of techniques and physical …

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New Work by Diego Ramalho

June-July 2024 Diego Ramalho, choreographer and dancer with Ballet Edmonton, will begin creating his debut work with the Good Women Dance Collective in the summer of 2024. For Diego, music and rhythms are the essence of his work; with styles ranging from classical music to foot stamping, he …

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Creative Incubator

December 11-15, 2023 Shumka Dance Centre We are excited for the sixth edition of the Creative Incubator, a week-long creation workshop facilitated by dance-theatre artist Amber Borotsik. Artists of all disciplines bring their current ideas and interests to work on while surrounded by the creative energy and input …

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Convergence

Good Women Dance Collective’s 14th Convergence November 16-18, 2023 Westbury Theatre Buy tickets – Convergence 2023 – Westbury Theatre, Multiple dates and times (tickettailor.com) This November, Good Women Dance Collective (GWDC) brings the 14th production of Convergence to the Westbury Theater. A dance double-bill with a solo by …

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Practice & Process, with Sarah Bild and Susanna Hood

October 2-6th 9 am – 4 pm (9am – 12pm practice / 12-1pm lunch / 1-4pm process). Where: Ukrainian Shumka Dancers Cost: $300 full time (9 am – 4 pm) or $175 part time (practice: 9 am – 12 pm; process: 1 pm – 4 pm) Payments: e-transfer …

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DANG, presented as part of GWDC’s Feature Artist Program

GWDC is thrilled to introduce Jeffery Baglinit as our 2023/2024 Feature Artist! The Feature Artist Program, created and launched in 2022, is a two year program that includes an experiential learning phase and an implementation phase for a selected BIPOC artist. The featured artist envisions their own project …