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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 …

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Moving on

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GWDC artist, Alison Kause, reflects on where we’re at in the season and what comes next. Whoa, that happened (Convergence)! Moving on… Switching directions… Recalibrating… Next thing. The diversity of projects in our season has me thinking about range and flexibility of mind and body quite frankly. Humility …

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Special Guests host Convergence Talk Backs

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  Thursday, November 26 Local arts reporter and the co-host of the dance podcast I Don’t Get It, Fawnda Mithrush, will facilitate the post-show chat with GWDC and associated artists following the Convergence performance.     Friday, November 27 What It Is podcast will lead the talkback session …

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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 …