Experience the raw energy and aesthetic beauty of dance as you perfect your technique with Dance Anatomy. Featuring hundreds of full-color illustrations, Dance Anatomy presents more than 100 of the most effective dance, movement, and performance exercises, each designed to promote correct alignment, improved placement, proper breathing, and prevention of common injuries.
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For performing artists wanting to tour Manitoba, your best bet is to apply to showcase for arts organizations at MB Showcase. Applications are now open at iWantToShowcase.ca for performers of all types, from music (traditional, contemporary, classical, jazz, hip hop etc.), dance, theatre, and variety acts. Manitoba Showcase 2018 will be held October 25th-28th in Portage la Prairie, MB and will feature 15 - 20 performing artists.
Artists are selected by a jury to perform in three live showcases at the William Glesby Centre, for an audience of arts organizations (presenters) seeking to book acts to tour to their communities in 2019/20. Following the conference, Manitoba Arts Network will coordinate block booked tours of the showcasing artists throughout the province based on interest generated by arts orgs who attended MB Showcase.
Besides being an opportunity to showcase, the conference also features seminars, workshops, one on one meetings, an artist tradeshow exhibit room and networking events, all focused towards connecting artists, agents, industry professionals, and arts presenters.
Manitoba Arts Network is the only organization that showcases and coordinates tours in Manitoba, generating $120,000 - $180,000 in artist fees throughout the year. Showcasing artists can receive up to four years of on-going bookings based on their performance at MB Showcase.
Call for PROPOSALS > CHOREOGRAPHICMARATHON.CA
May 19, 20, 21, 2018 in Toronto, Canada
PROPOSE ASAP only 3-5 groups and we assess proposals as they come in
Unique Ultra-intensive Professional Development and Exchange
for New creation in ALL forms of Movement Arts
for Established and Emerging Movement Artists (accessible and multi-lingual)
Supportive and rigourous- people get a lot done in 3 days. It includes 1 overnight, Not kilometres but 26.2 +++ hours of studio time, performance, feedback, individual attention, group exchange, good food, and creative discovery.
Work within your own creative process and stretch the boundaries in an environment of rigourous support. Bring work or an idea from your genre of performance- material to test, twist, develop, cut, reflect, refashion, reason, rescue, refine. Move work forward. Share feedback and take it immediately back into the studio. Test your aesthetic principles. Build creative stamina. Hit the wall and find out what is at the other side. End by working in a way unlike how you've created or performed before.
ABOUT: Senior Mentor Maxine Heppner has been leading creative development platforms for over 40 years in Canada & internationally. When faculty at Montreal's Concordia University (1993-2000) she developed this approach to enable movement artists to create within a continuous flow of idea, execution & reflection leading to a deepening of process & creation. Co-Mentors are renowned artists Susan Lee, Jessica Runge, Takako Segawa, Michael Caldwell and specialists to support fundamentals relevant to the individual artists and group.
More info at: www.choreographicmarathon.ca FB: Across Oceans Arts
Body Paint Cabaret April 7th
International Dance Day April 28th
Works in Progress Dance Series June 16th
Free Flow is pleased to announce our latest call for multiple artists! We look forward to a fantastic year full of collaborations with you! There are three opportunities to get involved with further details listed below!
We are seeking adult professional and emerging professional cultural dancers for our International Dance Day Celebration as well as both Painters and performers for the Body Paint Cabaret show this April. The W.I.P. New dance series begins on June 16th and we are now accepting applications from choreographers who would be interested in presenting new contemporary work.
All programs pay artist fees!
Acts should be approximately 4-8 minutes in length. Performers and painters are very welcome to submit proposals together or individually and we will happily pair you up with someone. Please send your name, description of the act or you as a painter to firstname.lastname@example.org
FREE FLOW PROVIDES:
A space to paint your models in on the day of the show between 1pm and showtime.
Tables and chairs to work with along with drop cloths.
Cash prize of $250 for the winning team.
No entrance fee required this season.
They do not provide painting supplies or brushes.
For more information about Free Flow click here.
Audio Editing for Dancers with Kayla Jeanson
Learn the basics of digital audio editing for performance. This course is designed especially for dance teachers and choreographers looking for a fast, easy, and cheap way to cut and mix music. Software covered includes Audacity and Reaper (free downloads here: Audacity and here: Reaper ). Please bring current projects or ideas, as there will be a hands-on portion of the class.
Dates: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 (6pm-9pm)
Fees: Fees: $55 VPmember or Winnipeg Dance Organization member / $75 non-member
Location: Video Pool Studio (300 – 100 Arthur St.)
Limit: 6 Participants
Instructor: Kayla Jeanson
*Dance Manitoba members will receive a discount on the workshop fee.
About the instructor:
Kayla Jeanson is a filmmaker and video producer who specializes in dance-related media, from narrative screendance to documentary work. Her cinematography, editing and directing for videos and television shows has been seen online, internationally at film festivals, as well as through TV networks such as CBC, APTN, and MTS TV. Kayla has been editing audio for dance performances since she was 13 years old, and she is excited to be offering this class once again through Video Pool Media Arts Centre.
For hundreds of years, the Indian Ocean was and still is a vehicle for cultural interactions between India & Africa. Long before Europeans arrived. Yofanana is a dance evening that aims to trace culture similarities between Indian & African cultures. The evening will feature dance works choreographed by Roger Sinha and Casimiro Nhussi.
Tickets now available at nafrodance.com
First Steps is an annual competition and performance of new choreography by senior RWB School Professional Division students. It is designed to increase students’ artistic sensitivity, awareness, and respect for the creative process and is an opportunity to discover if they have a talent for choreography and to give them the tools to explore their potential.
This year's First Steps performances take place February 14-17 at the RWB Founders' Studio.
Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.
The deadline for d:mic/fac is Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 11:59PM Pacific Time.
dance: made in canada/ fait au canada (d:mic/fac) will be presenting both new and existing works by established, mid-career and emerging choreographers working in Canada, at the Betty Oliphant Theatre in Toronto on August 14 - 18, 2019. Programming will be divided into two categories: Mainstage, curated by three artists from Canada’s dance community, including Artistic Director Yvonne Ng,and What You See Is What You Get (WYSIWYG), a lottery-based platform. Choreographers may apply for both.
WHAT THEY PROVIDE
d:mic/fac will provide festival publicity, marketing, a production team (including Stage Manager and Lighting Director), venue and other support for applicants selected by the curators for presentation. Mainstage choreographers will receive a fee for their work, and WYSIWYG choreographers will receive an honorarium.
Artists working in all genres and cultural aesthetics are encouraged to apply.
Full guidelines and application available online HERE.