Skylines Dance and Film
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Skylines Dance and Film series is actively seeking submissions for our 1st series in August 2018.
Live dance, dance film, and works in progress considered. Please see our website for submission information and guidelines:
Canada's National Academy of Dance Education
Deadline to APPLY - MARCH 31, 2018
DON'T MISS YOUR CHANCE TO APPLY FOR EITHER PROGRAM!
1 year Professional Dance Teacher Certification Program - GET CERTIFIED!
Our world is changing, thus so must the way we teach our kids. The dance environment is no different than any other school or studio envrionment. An understanding of classroom mangement, child development and progression are essential to making the most of your time with your dancers. They deserve the best from you. Make yourself an attractive and viable option for employers with our credentials after your name! Canada's Best and ONLY "WHOLE" Dance Teacher Training Program.
Now offering a 1/2 in person 1/2 online option!
Scholarships available upto $1500!
Visit https://cnadedu.com/professional-dance-teacher-certification-program/ to download your application form today.
3 PART Online Dance Teacher Training Program
Can't commit to the 1-year PDTCP? Live to far from our Academy? Then this is the next best thing!
LEVEL 1 – 6 WEEKS $199
Courses: Classroom Management, Healthy Child Development, Lesson Planning
LEVEL 2 – 9 WEEKS $299Courses: Syllabi Study, Progression, Dance History, Anatomy
LEVEL 3 – 12 WEEKS $399Courses: Business 4 Dancers, Technology & Dance, Pedagogy Log Book, Research Project, Final Paper
NEW*** July 2-6, 2018. Summer Part 1 Intensive
Get your quals over the summer!
Term 1 Start - Sept.10, 2018.
Term 2 Start - Dec. 1, 2018.
Term 3 Start - Mar 1, 2019.
This program does NOT have to be completed back to back. It doesn't need to be completed in the same year. If you only want to complete PART 1, then that's fine as well. :)
VISIT https://cnadedu.com/online-dance-teacher-training/ to download your application form today
Members of the public are invited to attend
free open rehearsals with
WCD Artist In Residence Jason Martin
Every Friday in March, 4:00-5:30, at the Rachel Browne Theatre. Come get an insider's view of the work in progress, BEYOND, which will premier May 3-5.
Tickets for the show are available at http://www.winnipegscontemporarydancers.ca/tickets/
The RWB has announced their upcoming season for 2018/19! The season features four female protagonists: The Handmaid Tale’s Offred, Clara from Nutcracker, Juliet from Romeo & Juliet, and The Wizard of Oz’s Dorothy.
RWB’s 79th season begins on July 25 with a treasured tradition that spans over four decades, Ballet in the Park. This free, family-friendly event showcases performances by the RWB Company dancers, as well as the RWB School Professional and Recreational Division students, until July 27.
The RWB’s season of mainstage productions opens in a dystopian future where the audience shadows the restricted, yet resilient, Offred as she navigates a world where women’s rights have been stripped away in choreographer Lila York’s powerful interpretation of Margaret Atwood’s gripping novel, The Handmaid’s Tale. This dance-drama returns to the Centennial Concert Hall from October 10-14 for the first time since the ballet made its World Premiere five years ago.
From December 19-29, audience members adventure alongside Clara in Nutcracker, RWB’s timeless family favourite. With Nutcracker’s stunning and intricate costumes, set designs reminiscent of Winnipeg at the turn of the century, and lighting that illuminates the stage with magical winter wonderland effects, it’s no wonder patrons welcome Nutcracker as their holiday tradition.
From February 13-17, audiences stand alongside Juliet as she defies the ordered social structure in the re-telling of Shakespeare’s enduring Romeo & Juliet. The splendour of sixteenth-century Verona is recreated by the magnificent sets and costumes of Toer van Schayk in this full-length ballet that demands the most of a dancer's personal capacity to create a role
The RWB’s season of mainstage performances ends in The Emerald City as audiences journey alongside the iconic, headstrong Dorothy and her friends in the Canadian Premiere of The Wizard of Oz from May 1-5. In this collaboration between the RWB, Kansas City Ballet and Colorado Ballet, L. Frank Baum’s tale of family, friendship, and courage is vividly brought to life by choreographer Septime Webre, choreographer of the hit Alice (in Wonderland).
From March 28-30, the RWB will present Ballet & the Band, a new and exciting artistic collaboration between the RWB and The Bros. Landreth.
The season will wrap up with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School Professional Division’s year-end performances: Spotlight and On the Edge. Spotlight, which runs from May 23-25, is an outstanding selection of repertoire and presents the impeccable artistry and budding talent of students from RWB School’s Professional Division.
On the Edge runs from June 5-7 and closes the RWB’s 79th season with provoking narratives and the fearlessness of dancers about to embark on a professional career in dance. On the Edge gives audiences a front-row seat to experience the passion and intensity of RWB School Aspirants during this diverse programme of new creations and timeless classics.
“It promises to be an exciting season of compelling narratives brought to life through dramatic choreography– from the classical Romeo & Juliet, to inventive choreography from international talents like Lila York, Septime Webre, and the emerging talent of our own Phillipe Larouche, who will work with The Bros. Landreth for Ballet & the Band, ” states RWB Artistic Director André Lewis.
Lewis also announced that the Company will return to Canada’s capital in early November to tour the recently commissioned Vespers at the National Arts Centre. The well-loved classic Nutcracker will tour Fayetteville, AR, and Victoria, Nanaimo, and Vancouver, BC during the end of November to early December.
The Royal Winnipeg Ballet gratefully acknowledges the ongoing support of its Funders – Department of Canadian Heritage, Canada Council for the Arts, Manitoba Tourism, Manitoba Arts Council, Winnipeg Arts Council, The Winnipeg Foundation, and Manitoba Sport, Culture, and Heritage, as well as the generous support of patrons, sponsors and donors.
For more information go to rwb.org.
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!
When & Where?
April 2nd, 2018
9:00am - 5:00pm
The School of Contemporary Dancers
211 Bannatyne Ave, #104
Pre-registration is required. Register now and view the full program at dtrc.ca.
Manitoba Theatre Young People has an exclusive offer for Dance MB members for their upcoming production of TETRIS.
March 23-31 / For ages 5-12
Tickets: $17 and $10
Inspired by the video game Tetris, this extremely physical dance quartet from the Netherlands explores how we connect with one another, building a private language to communicate where the audience is invited to play along. For kids who can't sit still, who like to climb the walls and those who can imagine further than they can see. "A delightfully engaging, family friendly dance piece currently prancing, contorting and tumbling its way through (New York)." - DC Theatre Scene.
Watch the trailer
Dance Manitoba members will receive a 20% discount off the price of their tickets for the Tuesday, March 27th (1:00 pm), Wednesday, March 28th (1:00 pm) and Thursday, March 29th (1:00 pm) performances. Two ways to redeem; call box office at 204-942-9989 or online at mtyp.ca. PROMO CODE: rubixcube
Choreographic Lab, Exploration and Research
May 13-18, 2018
Deadline to apply April 5, 2018
Presented by Mocean Dance in partnership with the Ross Creek Centre for the Arts, CLEaR Forum – Choreographic Lab, Exploration and Research Forum – is a residency-based choreographic research lab that takes place in rural Nova Scotia. The program provides two choreographers with a skilled support team, studio space for the duration of the week, a forum for dialogue and exchange, 1 to 3 skilled dancers to work with, and a small stipend.
CLEaR Forum is intended as a collective artist residency focused on exchange and community suitable for emerging to mid-career Canadian-based dance artists. The lab will provide choreographers the opportunity to question and progress their art making in an intimate, yet rigorous and engaging forum to work within. With an aim to contribute to the growth of all participating artists, both choreographers and dancers participate in the morning programming and evening discussions. Through facilitated dialogue, led by the mentor team, discussions will be held to address the day’s work, support arising questions, and consider the diversity of art-making practices.
The Lab will take place in the picturesque setting of the Ross Creek Centre for the Arts, in Canning NS.
2018 Creative Facilitator/Outside Eye:
Guest Artist Lin Snelling and
Sara Coffin (Co-Artistic Director, Mocean Dance)
(click mentor names for more details on the mocean website)
More Information and Application Form available at:
Despite the richness of the Inuit artistic heritage, Nunavut is the only territory/province in Canada without a performing arts space. Preserving the Inuit tradition and encouraging a new generation to explore and celebrate their heritage is key to strengthening a culture and language at risk.
I learned about Qaggiq project in December. Qaggiavuut, a non-profit society dedicated to strengthening Nunavut performing arts, is leading the Qaggiq project in collaboration with territorial and federal governments, Inuit organizations and cultural leaders throughout Nunavut and Canada. Leaders in Canadian arts and culture have also formed the Friends of Qaggiavuut advisory committee to lend their expertise.
Send a letter to your federal and territorial representatives today, calling on them to support the development of Qaggiq, Nunavut’s first Performance & Cultural Learning Hub so that Nunavut’s culture and heritage can be both preserved and empowered to grow.
Executive Director, Canadian Dance Assembly
P.S. If you don't know who your MP is, just look them up by your postal code here.
Download this letter and send to your MP
Commissioning Fund Program
Deadline March 31, 2018
F-O-R-M's Commissioning Fund Program is for Canadian youth artists (ages 15-25) who have a new short film concept in mind and are are looking for resources to actualize their creation. This program supports emerging artists in furthering the exploration of their creative practices by providing a $1500 grant, facilitation and equipment resources from Cineworks that will help them fully develop their ideas into fruition.
Click on the link above for application details.
Short Film Application
Deadline May 14, 2018
Open to youth ages 15-25 and international submissions, F-O-R-M presents films that deliver strong imagery of the human body in motion offer a sense of choreographic investigation between camera and movement, regardless of form.
Please visit our website or FilmFreeway for submission form!
Dance, skateboarding, skiing, parkour, surfing etc.. How do you define movement? What is your definition of movement, and how do you portray this within your film or movement practice? We want to see your ideas and concepts around the theme of Recorded Movement, and to challenge this definition as you see fit.
We encourage and support applications by/and/or featuring artists of all body types and physical abilities as well as indigenous, POC and LGBTQ2+ artists.