About Dance ManitobaIn 1984, Dance Manitoba presented its first annual Membership Showcase Concert. The Showcase is a unique cost-free opportunity for Manitoba dance schools and amateur groups to gain experience performing in a professional environment.
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Directors/Lovers of the Arts!!
Welcome to the inaugural Winnipeg Theatre Awards on November 12th at the WECC – an initiative which has been in the making for nearly three years. We will be celebrating all the talented theatre artists in our city and giving recognition to the emerging and established artists from the 2016-17 performance season. We are also presenting three special Honorary Awards to members of the community who have contributed much to the Theatre Arts scene including Robin Dow and George Budoloski – creators of the Performing Arts Program at Grant Park High!
Get your tickets at: www.winnipegtheatreawards.com
Limited seating available!!
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: February 27, 2017 (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
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.
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In honour of Canada’s 150th, the RWB is proud to present Our Story. This special performance is in celebration of Canadian choreographers – each of whom have played a part in the repertoire of the RWB over the years. The performance will include Mark Godden’s Miroirs, Belong by Norbert Vesak, and a brand-new piece by Peter Quanz.
Thursday November 16: 7:30pm
Friday November 17: 7:30pm
Sunday November 19: 2:00pm
Venue: Founders’ Studio (Located in the RWB building at 380 Graham)
Don’t miss out. Tickets are limited!
To purchase tickets online visit rwb.org. To purchase in-person, visit RWB’s Customer Service Office at 380 Graham Avenue, or call 204-956-2792
There will be a screening of “A Man of Dance”, a documentary about Vincent Warren of Les Grands Ballet Canadiens, at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet in Studio 116 on Saturday Nov 4 at 4pm.
Admission is $10 for Adults, and $7.50 for Students.
Here is a link to a short trailer of the film.
Students who participate in the 2017/18 Audition Tour are auditioning to gain acceptance into the Professional Division Summer Session (July 2018) in Winnipeg, which serves as the second audition phase to gain acceptance into Regular Session (September 2018 to June 2019).
Registration for the 2017/18 Audition Tour is now open. English registration forms can be found here and French registration forms can be found here. Once your registration form is completed, please send it either by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet School, 380 Graham Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3C 4K2.
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The all-new ExplorAbility for Parkinson’s will take place at the Central Church of Christ, 170 St. Mary’s Rd. This program runs from October 6 – December 1at 10 AM every Friday and is made possible with the support of Parkinson Canada.
“Parkinson Canada is thrilled that the RWB School is bringing ExplorAbility for Parkinson’s to life in Winnipeg this fall,” said Donna Greening, Parkinson Canada Community Development and Administrative Coordinator. “Manitobans with Parkinson’s are thirsty for activity-based programs to help improve their balance, range of motion, gait and overall health in fun and challenging ways…and this program fits the bill! Those with Parkinson’s who took part in recent demonstrations at local support groups overwhelmingly gave it a huge thumbs-up!”
ExplorAbility for Parkinson’s is $100 total for the eight-week session. Registration forms are available on the RWB School website at rwb.org/
The original program was developed in 2009 by Jacqui Ladwig, RWB School Recreational Division faculty and former Recreational Division School Principal. Due to its success and the support of Parkinson Canada, the program is able to expand to another group of individuals.
“ExplorAbility is a wonderfully rewarding program for myself as a teacher, as well as my students,” said Ladwig. “Together we explore dance and challenge our bodies to move in new and different ways. It brings me great joy to see our students show support, understanding and compassion to one another throughout the class.”
Both programs promote individual development for adults of different abilities and needs, withExplorAbility for Parkinson’s designed specifically for adults living with Parkinson’s disease. All classes are focused on developing body awareness, self-expression, posture and alignment in a creative and supportive environment. Wheelchairs, walkers, and other devices are welcome.
Session 1 of the RWB School’s ExplorAbility for Adults at 380 Graham Avenue began onSeptember 27 and is still accepting registrations.
Session One: September 27 – December 6, 2017
Session Two: January 10 – March 14, 2018
Session Three: April 4 – June 6, 2018
Each ExplorAbility for Adults session is $90 for the ten-week session. Registration forms are available on the RWB School website at rwb.org/explorability and can be submitted by phone (204-957-3467), email (email@example.com ) or through the School Office at 380 Graham Ave.
Kathleen Hiley Solo Projects celebrates a full length evening of rarely seen classic works by venerated dance pioneer, Isadora Duncan, and Canada’s Mother of Modern Dance, Rachel Browne.
This compelling evening of dance includes a diverse range of historic repertoire from these two great masters. Solo artist Kathleen Hiley, recognized for her dramatic, evocative and expressive interpretations by critics and audiences alike, is highlighted in this captivating program of physical, emotionally charged and stimulating choreography. She strives to fulfill the artistry, humanity, and commitment necessary to touch and move audiences through dance.
The performance features the live accompaniment of the spectacular Alexander Tselyakov, whom is counted in the ranks of Canada’s leading concert pianists.
Kathleen Hiley Solo Projects premieres November 17 & 18, 2017 at the Gas Station Arts Center in Winnipeg, Manitoba, with the generous support of the Canada Council for the Arts, the Manitoba Arts Council and the Winnipeg Arts Council.
Isadora Duncan, Rachel Browne
Friday November 17, 2017 – 8:00 PM Saturday November 18, 2017 – 8:00 PM Gas Station Arts Centre , 445 River Avenue Winnipeg, Manitoba
Tickets: $25 Tickets available at the door or at kathleenhiley.org
My Camera is Dancing is a community gathering/screening bringing together local, national and international screendance and media artists. Curated by Canadian Dance Artist Constance Cooke the evening will include works by Kayla Jeanson, Jaime Black
Laura Elliott, Sarah Anne Johnson, Nadia Oussenko, Kelly Hargraves, Constance Cooke and more. A panel discussion will follow focused on, but not limited to how creators approach, capture and situate their work with specific attention given to the politics of the frame.
October 13 7pm-9pm
YLDE studio @ 618 Arlington 2nd floor
The evenings film screening will feature screendance films made by: Kayla Jeanson
Sarah Anne Johnson
A panel discussion will follow with filmmakers
The Politics of the Frame participants – Free
Gearshifting Performance Works is thrilled to present
Making Contact and Sending Love
A mixed repertoire of contemporary dance works featuring eight performers and work by three distinct choreographers.
One performance only!
Saturday, October 14th, at 8:00pm
at The Rachel Browne Theatre
Tickets: $20, available at the door. Box office opens one hour prior to showtime. Cash only please.
Advance tickets also available from the artists.
Choreography by Artistic Director, Jolene Bailie, by modern dance pioneer, Rachel Browne, and by Guest Choreographer, Marie-Josee Chartier.
This show features the company premiere of Rachel Browne’s, “Sending Love”, and a freshly revised version of “Quartet” by Guest Choreographer, Marie-Josee Chartier.
The invigorating program reflects both on our history and on our present. Featuring a range of performers, including seasoned professionals, those just emerging into the profession, and mid-career artists.
The program includes:
“Quartet”, by Marie-Josee Chartier
Performed by: Jolene Bailie, Carol-Ann Bohrn, Jillian Groening and Aaron Paul
“The Unsaid”, by Jolene Bailie
Performed by: Shawn Maclaine, Camila Schujman and Ilse Torres Orozco
“Game On”, by Jolene Bailie
Performed by: Carol-Ann Bohrn, Jillian Groening and Helene Le Moullec Mancini
“Give and Take in the Kingdom of Love”, by Jolene Bailie
Performed by: Aaron Paul, Camila Schujman and Ilse Torres Orozco
“Alex Colville and I”, created and performed by Jolene Bailie
“Sending Love”, by Rachel Browne
Performed by: Carol-Ann Bohrn, Jillian Groening and Helene Le Moullec Mancini
Length: 60 minutes