on the MOVE is a FREE professional development event for graduating students and emerging dance artists of all genres. We welcome you into the professional community with lively panels, workshops and networking activities.
Success, in the business of dance, will extend beyond what you’ve learned in-studio. Let us give you the advantage, so that you can make an inspired leap into the profession. It's everything you need to know to get the edge on your dance career!
April 2nd, 2018
9:00am - 5:00pm
Visit soon for full details about panels, workshops, and networking sessions!
Breaking News Regarding Dance Funding at Manitoba Arts Council
As MAC transitions from our old program structure to a new program structure in 2018-19, there will be changes. One of the first changes for this transition year will be with the Dance Creation Production Program.
2018-2019: Transition Year
We are separating the activities of ‘Creation’ and ‘Production’ into two programs in the new program structure.
Initially, in our transition year, 2018-19, ‘only Production’ activities can be applied for in the spring - Deadline: March 10, 2018. For this deadline only, the guidelines will be the same as the old Dance Creation Production grant program, despite accepting ‘production’ grant applications at this intake.
‘Creation’ activities can be applied for in the fall as usual but within the new program structure in Create.
In future years, there will be two deadlines (Spring, Fall) for each of the two programs, Create and Present, within the new program structure.
Circus Sessions (now in it’s 4th year) is a weeklong circus laboratory and think-tank that will offer a small group of contemporary circus artists the opportunity to work with internationally renowned circus artist/ instructor/ researcher, Marie-Andreé Robitaille in the beautiful space of The Harbourfront Centre Theatre. This initiative is open to all forms of circus practice.
This year Circus Sessions will be working with Alex Bulmer and Erin Ball to increase accessibility to a diverse range of artists.
Circus Sessions looks to encourage artists to engage in a creative dialogue that examines their evolving form, cultivates experimentation in performance, as well as networking, advocacy and audience development and engagement strategies.
Circus Sessions is free to all participants. Participants will be responsible for travel costs. We will do our best to help find accommodation.
Where & When?
Workshops and shows take place in The Harbourfront Centre Theatre (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
Workshop takes place April 23-29, 2018 from 9:45am-6pm
Showing on Friday April 28th and Saturday 29th at 8pm
Process details CIRCUS SESSION 2018
HUMAN IN CIRCUS
(Gynoïdes Project_ Bêta Test XI)
The workshop dedicated to circus performers, will focus on the development of self awareness in the creation of imagineers and meanings in circus arts. The work-shop provide with an occasion for the participants to reflect, review, reshape and re-design their circus “act” from a norm-creative perspective.
We will explore tactics that aim to resist the restrictions and pressure generated by, for example, habits, norms, stereotypes, codes, assumptions of expectations, conformism, etc. To do so we will investigates our poetic gestures through concepts such as plurality, individuality, affinities, power and identity.
The workshop will be lead using participatory compositional methods including discussions, collective writings, physical and creative exercises, performances and feedback.
The work-shop aims for the emancipation of the circus artists and the development of the participant’s expression.
The workshop Human in Circus, welcome the participation of males, females and non-binary circus artists.
Folklorama is pleased to be a representative on the Manitoba Museum’s committee tasked with developing a brand new exhibit/gallery as part of the museum’s expansion in 2018-19. The new gallery will focus on the topic of Immigration & Migration to Winnipeg, the stories, struggles and successes of newcomers to our city throughout the decades.
A featured component of the gallery will be a “Memorable Winnipeggers” wall of fame containing photos and brief biographies of individuals throughout history who immigrated to Winnipeg and made a difference to their community or contributed greatness to the city. These individuals can be successful business owners, community leaders, artists, musicians, authors or individuals who you feel have overcome an obstacle as a newcomer and made a memorable contributions to our city. It can be in relation to your cultural community, to the Folklorama festival or focus on another aspect of everyday life.
Deadline for nominations is Wednesday January 31.
Please send nominees names, a brief bio and photo (if available) to Jen Nagy, Community Relations Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org
Final determinations on which nominees are selected for this project will be made by the Manitoba Museum staff.
The unveiling of the gallery will occur in October of 2019.
The Canadian College of Performing Arts is embarking on our annual National Audition Tour this February. To celebrate our 20th anniversary year our co-founder Jacques Lemay will be leading the auditions alongside our Artistic & Education Director Heather Burns.
Download the poster and two page handout for all program information and upcoming dates and click here for more information.