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Volunteers Needed for Dance-a-thon

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We need volunteers for the Get Down Shakedown dance-a-thon! Come help out at a very special GWDC fundraiser on Saturday, April 1 at 7-11pm in Ruth Carse Centre for Dance. We have 4 different roles we need filled: Door People: Shift: 7-8pm (1 person) Shift 8-9pm (1 person) Shift 9-10pm (1 person) …

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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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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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Week 4: Hooked

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GWDC artist, Alida Nyquist-Schultz, prepares for the last week of rehearsals and final phase of creation with MAYDAY Danse‘s Mélanie Demers before the world premiere of the new work… I had no idea what to expect when re-entering the rehearsal process for Mélanie’s work after leaving it for …