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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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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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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 …

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Announcing Action Theater Improv Workshop

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Join Sarah Bild, Montreal choreographer/performer and certified Action Theater™ instructor, for a workshop in the approach honouring all aspects of our expression: body, voice and words. Workshop | Stimulating the Imagination through Action Theater A three-hour workshop exploring Action Theater™ — a unique form of embodied improvisational theatre …

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Guest Instructor | Jane Alison McKinney

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We’re excited to announce that Jane Alison McKinney will instruct two GWDC contemporary dance classes in early June: Thursday, June 9 at 10-11:30am Friday, June 10 at 10-11:30am Her contemporary technique class will consist of dynamic floorwork, centre work and the practice of traveling with a sense of …

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Rental Information

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GWDC is making our studio at 11205-107 Avenue in Edmonton available for rentals. The large, spacious room with a sprung hardwood floor is perfect for performance work and classes. Email us for more information and rates at info@goodwomen.ca

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2016 New Work Award Recipient

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Good Women Dance Collective is delighted to announce the 2016 New Work Award recipient… Congratulations to Aimee Rushton! She obtained her dance diploma from Grant MacEwan College and then went on to graduate from the School of Contemporary Dancers in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Upon graduation, Aimee was hired by …