Workshops for Dance Artists
Wednesday, July 19
Contemporary Dance Workshop
4:00-5:30 PM - First City School of Dance
The workshop will focus on the dancer’s connection to their centre of gravity and relationship with the floor. The class will begin with a warmup followed by movement phrases to explore moving in and out of the floor efficiently, shifting weight as well as utilize different support points on the ground. Movement quality will build from soft and fluid to powerful athleticism and travelling.
Thursday, July 20
The Business of Dance: A Discussion for Dance Artists in New Brunswick
5:00-5:45 PM - Five and Dime
Calling all dance artists in New Brunswick and those aspiring to become one! Join industry experts Kristina Lemieux, Saint John Contemporary Dance Festival Producer, and Joanna Bryson, Executive Director of Connection Dance Works, for a light-hearted conversation filled with valuable career insights for dancers in Canada. Topics discussed might include grant applications, how to connect with presenters, creative ways to take an idea to the stage, and what to consider during tax time.