Community Movement Project

Let’s move together!

Join us for a FREE Community Movement Workshop as part of the Saint John Contemporary Dance Festival.


Participate in an inclusive movement workshop to create new choreography that will be part of the Festival’s Kick-off Party, June 22nd in the alley way by Rogue Coffee, Uptown Saint John. No experience necessary! 

Workshop rehearsals take place June 19th-21st from 7:00-9:00pm at the Saint John Yoga Coop, 82 Germain Street.

About the project: 

Wish You Were Here

A look into those 'left behind'. When we experience loss, where do we go? What do we do? How does our loss inform our everyday choices? The world we knew can seem foreign, complicated, dull or empty. 

Community movers will explore guided improvisation to show those ideas and to build barriers and corridors for lead movers to travel through. The delicate balance of closeness and distance will be examined through complimentary and contrasting movements and stillness.

Facilitators: Julie Mytka and Melissa Boose

Contact Connection Dance Works to register and details:


Julie Mytka’s take on dance and choreography blends the beauty of classical technique with the freedom of expression from contemporary dance and theatre. Julie is the Owner & Director of Sound in Motion, Music & Dance Studio (London, ON), a graduate of Ryerson University’s Dance Performance Program and has her Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies from the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD.)

Julie is delighted to share her works in the community locally and abroad and is grateful to be a part of building dance culture in Canada.

Melisa Boose’s work has been described as breathtaking, powerful and delivers much for the senses to absorb. She is the Assistant Director at Sound in Motion, Music and Dance Studio (London, ON) and founder of Breath in Mvmt.

Melisa is proud to train dancers in movement and views dance as a way to build community.

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