Currently accepting submissions for the following residency periodJanuary, 2018 - March, 2019 Deadline: December 7, 2018 (Applicants will be informed of the results no later than 2 weeks after the deadline.)
What is the Research Series? An artist residency designed to support dance and movement-based artists by providing resources towards the research phase of the creative process. Resources offered include: space, equipment, artistic and administrative support, presentations, and a financial contribution. The residency can be tailored to the specific needs of the artist to best support the research. The purpose of the series is to allow for in-depth research, critical thinking, risk-taking, experimentation, collaboration, process sharing and well...play. Artists are encouraged to make bold choices, push the boundaries and further the practice of dance.
Three months are allotted for the research period. Schedules within that are flexible and Young Lungs would accommodate as much as possible. Artists are expected to be in Winnipeg during the residency but applicants can apply from outside Winnipeg. Residencies can be anywhere from 40-60 hours of studio time. It is preferred that artists plan their budget with consideration of maintaining a professional artist fee of $25/hour. Beyond the residency, artists-in-residence become a part of Young Lungs’ network of artists that get considered for support activities, events, and future promotion opportunities.
Two artists or artistic collaborations will be selected to participate via this application process. Applications will be peer-reviewed and selected by a jury consisting of a dancer, an artist, and a board member.
Applications must be submitted online to firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on how to apply, go to www.younglungs.ca
Upcoming MADE PD Day on October 19:
One does not have to be a teacher to participate. You can still register for the event without an MTS (Manitoba Teacher's Society) number. If there is trouble registering, one can simply call MTS and they will provide assistance.
Click below for an outline of the professional development day with the Manitoba Association of Dance Educators :
The day includes sessions of introduction to tap, creativity, Bhangra dance and a chat with Eugene Baffoe about the movie he recently developed documenting the history of hip hop in our city.The highlight will be our keynote and afternoon workshop presenter, Luca Lazylegz Patuelli. Luca will offer a keynote on inclusion and dance, community building and his main motto, no excuses, no limits. His afternoon session will be a breakdance workshop for teachers and how to approach this for all levels of inclusion in the dance room.
New dance works by NAfro’s own Casimiro Nhussi.
Return of the Dead is a ground breaking dance work that opens new choreographic frontiers for NAfro Dance artists and audience.
Here the choreographer asks the question “Are the spirits and souls of the dead returning to help us fix the damage we all made or they are returning just dance one more time?”
Return of the Dead, Nov. 2nd, 3rd, & 4th, 2018 at the Gas Station Art Centre.
Do you want to be dead & return?15 dead people needed for extrasIf you are interested please send us emailHere
Tickets online at nafrodance.com
World-class contemporary circus company invites audiences to return to their roots through a lively performance of acrobatic storytelling, spoken word and music.
Performed by Momentum Aerial & Acrobatic Troupe, “blink.” is a series of seven stories that reminds us climate change is a personal issue - the earth is our home, and our home is in danger. As the time to act is now, you can come be inspired by this lively performance Saturday, October 13 and Sunday, October 14. “blink.” was born of a question: what is home? Montreal-based writer and circus artist Maia Thomlinson, 19, began to ask herself this question as she learned of the severity of the environmental crisis we are facing today. “The more I became aware of the severity of the issue,” said Maia, “the more I wanted to get people to wake up! We’ve become so disconnected from the natural world, but this is our home we’re talking about! We’re already seeing people being affected on a massive scale, and I think sometimes we forget, that could just as well be us.”
Maia shared her vision with artistic director, Monica Goermann, and together with a dynamic team of artists, they created this show. “Art, in my opinion, is the best way to break down barriers to massive issues and get people to care.”
The team, Momentum, is composed of skilled acrobats who tell stories through movement, circus and dance. The show will include performances in cyr wheel, trapeze, hand balancing and more. Maia has moved away to pursue her circus career, but she will be returning home to Winnipeg to work with the team for this event.
Following the show on Sunday, there will be a bonfire for the community to share their own stories and speak about the issue together. Intrigued? Find your tickets on Eventbrite today.
Saturday, October 13 @ 7PM
Sunday, October 14 @ 3PM
Monica’s Danz Gym
Tickets are $15-25 on Eventbrite