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on the MOVE – a conference for young dancers

When: Sunday, March 16th, 10am-5pm (Registration at 9:45am)

Where: MMaP Gallery, Arts & Culture Centre, St. John’s

 

DanceNL is proud to team up with Dancer Transition Resource Centre and Dance Teachers’ Association of Newfoundland to present on the MOVE, a one-day conference for young people embarking on a profession in dance

on the MOVE is a dynamic career planning and networking conference designed specifically for dancers entering professional careers.

 

Presented by the Dancer Transition Resource Centre (DTRC) in collaboration with regional and national arts service organizations, on the MOVE welcomes young dancers into the professional dance community, and provides them with the skills, resources and networking opportunities they need to make an inspired and informed transition into the profession.

 

On March 16th, 2014, DTRC will partner with provincial organizations DanceNL and the Dance Teachers’ Association of Newfoundland to present on the MOVE – First Steps for high school-aged (14-18 year old) dancers. First Steps educates youth and their parents about a professional career in dance, and introduces them to the support networks and organizations serving artists. The conference will include a panel of dance professionals, a workshop in latin dance with instructor Stacy Fowler, and a panel discussion for parents of young dancers.
Attendance is free, but please register at info@dancenl.ca

DanceNL is Newfoundland and Labrador’s first sectoral dance association. DanceNL’s mandate is “to preserve, promote and support all forms of dance and dance activities throughout the province.” Formed in 2009, DanceNL is working towards forging connections between dance professionals and enthusiasts across Newfoundland and Labrador, generating relevant programs and initiatives and promoting and gaining recognition for the province’s rich, varied and vibrant dance scene.

 

For more information please contact:

Sharon King-Campbell

Project Administrator, DanceNL

709-743-4130

info@dancenl.ca

NL Moves: Argentine Tango with Tango on the Edge

When: Saturday, March 15th, 3pm-5pm

Where: Community Cultural House, Main Road, Milton-George’s Brook, NL

 

DanceNL is proud to present a free NL Moves workshop: Argentine Tango with Tango on the Edge

All are welcome to attend Argentine Tango with Tango on the Edge, a free workshop in the foundation moves of this beautiful form of dance. Wear comfortable clothing, and shoes that allow you to pivot – or dance in your socks! Christine Greening will take you through the moves, and other members of Tango on the Edge will be there to help you out one on one! This workshop is presented in partnership with the New Curtain Theatre Company in their beautiful new home: the Community Cultural House in Milton-George’s Brook.

NL Moves is a monthly workshop series by DanceNL designed to expose the general public to many different dance genres while promoting wellness and physical activity. NL Moves workshops are led by DanceNL members and highlight some of the amazing work and skills of the dancers and movers of the province. NL Moves workshops are happening every month throughout Newfoundland until April 2014.

DanceNL is Newfoundland and Labrador’s first sectoral dance association. DanceNL’s mandate is “to preserve, promote and support all forms of dance and dance activities throughout the province.” Formed in 2009, DanceNL is working towards forging connections between dance professionals and enthusiasts across Newfoundland and Labrador, generating relevant programs and initiatives and promoting and gaining recognition for the province’s rich, varied and vibrant dance scene.

Founded as a dance club in Jan. 2007 and incorporated as a not for profit club on July 25, 2008, the mission of Tango on the Edge Inc. is to promote Argentine tango in Newfoundland and Labrador. The club presently meets two nights a week at the Arts and Culture Centre in St. John’s to dance, practice and share Argentine Tango knowledge. During the year the club hosts workshops bringing in professional instructors from as far away as Argentina and regularly holds dances and dinner/dances.

 

For more information please contact:

Sharon King-Campbell

Project Administrator, DanceNL

709-743-4130

info@dancenl.ca

NL Moves: Hip-Hop and Breaking with Dave Gardiner

NL Moves presents free Hip-Hop and Breaking workshop

When: Saturday, February 15th, 2pm-4pm

Where: Discovery Centre, Route 431, Woody Point, NL

DanceNL is proud to present a free NL Moves workshop: Hip-Hop and Breaking with Dave Gardiner

Dave’s workshops provide a fun and creative environment for youth to move and dance to Hip-Hop music. Students are encouraged to try new moves, dust off old ones and bring out hidden talents in a fast paced, exciting 1.5-hour dance workshop. The Woody Point workshop will be open to youth age 5 and up.

NL Moves is a monthly workshop series by DanceNL designed to expose the general public to many different dance genres while promoting wellness and physical activity. NL Moves workshops are led by DanceNL members and highlight some of the amazing work and skills of the dancers and movers of the province. NL Moves workshops are happening every month throughout Newfoundland until April 2014.

DanceNL is Newfoundland and Labrador’s first sectoral dance association. DanceNL’s mandate is “to preserve, promote and support all forms of dance and dance activities throughout the province.” Formed in 2009, DanceNL is working towards forging connections between dance professionals and enthusiasts across Newfoundland and Labrador, generating relevant programs and initiatives and promoting and gaining recognition for the province’s rich, varied and vibrant dance scene.

Dave Gardiner is a dance and yoga teacher and social entrepreneur. He found his love of dance through Hip-Hop and club music in 2003. Since then he has traveled to learn, teach and perform all over Canada. His work with youth has allowed him to share his passion with thousands of young people. Dave is a member of East Rock Crew and a Yoga alliance certified Hatha Yoga teacher.

For more information please contact:

Sharon King-Campbell

Project Administrator, DanceNL

709-743-4130

info@dancenl.ca

NL Moves: Dancer’s Toolbox: maintaining your body and your art with Robyn Breen

NL Moves presents Dancer’s Toolbox: maintaining your body and your art

When: Thursday, January 9th from 3:30pm-5:30pm

Where: Mount Pearl School of Dance, 75 Barbour Dr, Mt Pearl

DanceNL is proud to present a free NL Moves workshop: Dancer’s Toolbox: maintaining your body and your art, with Robyn Breen

Dancer’s Toolbox is a workshop for enhancing the performing body. We will look at all aspects of exploring and nurturing our performing body: movement innovation, cross-training, injury prevention, nutrition, release-work, enhancing stage performance, dance technique, spacial awareness, and more! We will discuss the importance of exploring other art forms and collaboration, and share stories and opinions on life as a dancer. This free workshop is produced by DanceNL, in partnership with the Arts Association of Mount Pearl.

NL Moves is a monthly workshop series by DanceNL designed to expose the general public to many different dance genres while promoting wellness and physical activity. NL Moves workshops are led by DanceNL members and highlight some of the amazing work and skills of the dancers and movers of the province. NL Moves workshops are happening every month throughout Newfoundland until April 2014.

DanceNL is Newfoundland and Labrador’s first sectoral dance association. DanceNL’s mandate is “to preserve, promote and support all forms of dance and dance activities throughout the province.” Formed in 2009, DanceNL is working towards forging connections between dance professionals and enthusiasts across Newfoundland and Labrador, generating relevant programs and initiatives and promoting and gaining recognition for the province’s rich, varied and vibrant dance scene.

Born and raised in NL, Robyn Breen currently resides in Toronto, and is a graduate of the professional training programs at both The School of Toronto Dance Theatre and York University. Robyn is the founder of NewFoundDance, an organization that has presented dance in both Toronto and St. John’s. As a student Robyn danced with artists such as Peggy Baker, Christopher House, and Tedd Robinson. As a professional artist, with Patricia Beatty, Jo Leslie and Meagan O’Shea.

For more information please contact:

Sharon King-Campbell

Project Administrator, DanceNL

709-743-4130

info@dancenl.ca

NL Moves: Hula Hooping in Dance with Cindy Butt

When: Saturday, December 7th from 2pm-4pm

Where: Bishop Field Elementary, 44 Bond Street, St. John’s

DanceNL is proud to present a free NL Moves workshop: Hula Hooping in Dance with Cindy Butt

Hula Hooping in Dance with Cindy Butt is an interactive workshop for beginning hoopers aged 8 and up. Cindy will review the basics of hula hooping and teach some hula hoop dance moves – including Vortex, Waist Wrap, Hoop jump through, Chest roll and Limbo – to incorporate into choreography. Participants should wear fitted workout clothes, non-grip indoor shoes, and bring water and a snack. Cindy will have a variety of hoops on site to find your best fit. She will also bring her LED hula hoops! This free workshop is produced by DanceNL, in partnership with FarOut Fitness.

NL Moves is a monthly workshop series by DanceNL designed to expose the general public to many different dance genres while promoting wellness and physical activity. NL Moves workshops are led by DanceNL members and highlight some of the amazing work and skills of the dancers and movers of the province. NL Moves workshops are happening every month throughout Newfoundland until April 2014.

DanceNL is Newfoundland and Labrador’s first sectoral dance association. DanceNL’s mandate is “to preserve, promote and support all forms of dance and dance activities throughout the province.” Formed in 2009, DanceNL is working towards forging connections between dance professionals and enthusiasts across Newfoundland and Labrador, generating relevant programs and initiatives and promoting and gaining recognition for the province’s rich, varied and vibrant dance scene.

Cindy Butt teaches and performs in Zumba, and Hula Hoop Fitness. She has been teaching Hula Hoop Fitness for more than 6 years and is collaborating with a Poi teacher and HoopDance teacher to create an amazing hula hoop dance experience for her students. Cindy started teaching Kettlebell class this year and is training with KBell Academy from Toronto.

For more information please contact:

Sharon King-Campbell

Project Administrator, DanceNL

709-743-4130

info@dancenl.ca

NL Moves 2013-2014

NL Moves is a series of free monthly workshops designed to promote dance and dancers throughout the province. Keep an eye out for these awesome events!

September 2013: Debke with Ainsley Dicks – St. John’s
October 2013: Injury Prevention for Dancers with Tony Ingram – St. John’s
November 2013: Juggling in Dance with James Burke – Corner Brook
December 2013: Hooping with Cindy Butt – St. John’s
January 2014: Dancer’s Toolbox: maintaining your body and your art with Robyn Breen – St. John’s
February 2014: Bboying/Bgirling with Dave Gardiner – Woody Point
March 2014: Argentine Tango with Tango on the Edge – Clarenville
April 2014: Bellydancing with Vanessa Elizabeth – Grand Falls-Windsor

NL Moves: Juggling in Dance with James Burke

When: Sunday, November 24th from 4pm-6pm

Where: Dance Studio West, 51 West Street, Corner Brook

DanceNL is proud to present a free NL Moves workshop: Juggling in Dance with James Burke

Juggling in Dance with James Burke is an interactive workshop, which will focus on the brainstorming of movement and manipulation, learning choreographed juggling routines, and multi-person work, where two or more jugglers work in direct contact. All are welcome to participate, free of charge. Participants can come in normal wear that is comfortable to move in.

This free workshop is produced by DanceNL, in association with Dance Studio West and the Theatre Department at Memorial University’s Grenfell Campus.

NL Moves is a monthly workshop series by DanceNL designed to expose the general public to many different dance genres while promoting wellness and physical activity. NL Moves workshops are led by DanceNL members and highlight some of the amazing work and skills of the dancers and movers of the province. NL Moves workshops are happening every month throughout Newfoundland until April 2014.

DanceNL is Newfoundland and Labrador’s first sectoral dance association. DanceNL’s mandate is “to preserve, promote and support all forms of dance and dance activities throughout the province.” Formed in 2009, DanceNL is working towards forging connections between dance professionals and enthusiasts across Newfoundland and Labrador, generating relevant programs and initiatives and promoting and gaining recognition for the province’s rich, varied and vibrant dance scene.

James Burke has trained in ballet, modern dance, contact improv, tango, as well as acrobatic and acro-balance movement. His focus in on combining movement and object manipulation.

 

For more information please contact:

Sharon King-Campbell

Project Administrator, DanceNL

709-743-4130

info@dancenl.ca

NL Moves: Injury Prevention for Dancers with Tony Ingram

NL Moves OctoberWhen: Friday, October 11 from 3:30pm-5pm

Where: MAX Studios, 6 St. Clare Avenue, St. John’s

 

DanceNL is proud to present a free NL Moves workshop: Injury Prevention for Dancers with Tony Ingram.

Injury Prevention for Dancers is an interactive workshop designed to educate dancers on the fundamentals of injury prevention. Dancers are taught to apply principles and exercises through a combination of lecture and group participation.

Elements such as how to practice, exercise, warm up, and stretch safely and effectively will be reviewed. Information is based on the latest research from dance and sports science. With this knowledge, dancers will have the necessary information to enjoy a long, fulfilling dance career.

Tony Ingram will be leading this free workshop, produced by DanceNL in partnership with the Neighbourhood Dance Works’ 23rd Annual Festival of New Dance. All are welcome to participate, free of charge. Dancers should bring comfortable clothing that allows full range of motion, and comfortable footwear that would be appropriate for any type of exercise – no special equipment, clothing, or footwear is required. A sweater, hoodie, or long sleeve shirt will be useful.

 

NL Moves is a monthly workshop series by DanceNL designed to expose the general public to many different dance genres while promoting wellness and physical activity. NL Moves workshops are led by DanceNL members and highlight some of the amazing work and skills of the dancers and movers of the province. NL Moves workshops are happening every month throughout Newfoundland until April 2014.

DanceNL is Newfoundland and Labrador’s first sectoral dance association. DanceNL’s mandate is “to preserve, promote and support all forms of dance and dance activities throughout the province.” Formed in 2009, DanceNL is working towards forging connections between dance professionals and enthusiasts across Newfoundland and Labrador, generating relevant programs and initiatives and promoting and gaining recognition for the province’s rich, varied and vibrant dance scene.

Tony Ingram is a physical therapist and dancer from Newfoundland, Co-founder of East Rock Crew, Concrete Roots Dance Company, Street Movement Dance Company, invited performer to Canada Dance Festival 2007 & 2008, and owner of website bboyscience.com – aimed at educating dancers on injury prevention, and advocating dance science and the benefits of dance to the public.

 

 

For more information please contact:

Sharon King-Campbell

Project Administrator, DanceNL

709-743-4130

info@dancenl.ca

NL Moves with Ainsley Dicks

NL Moves with Ainsley DicksNL Moves kicks off its new season with free Debke workshop

When: Saturday September 28 from 3pm-5pm

Where: LSPU Hall Second Space, 3 Victoria Street, St. John’s

 

DanceNL is proud to present the first NL Moves of the 2013-14 season – all are welcome to participate in this free Debke workshop with Ainsley Dicks.

Debke is a folk dance that’s done by people of all ages in Lebanon, Syria, Palestine, Jordan, and Iraq. The movements consist mainly of steps, hops, kicks, and stomps, and dancers follow a leader in a line or a circle. This proud and joyful dance is done at weddings, parties, plays, and even social protests.

Ainsley Dicks will be leading this free workshop in association with the Resource Centre for the Arts and Culture Days. All are welcome to participate, free of charge. Dancers should wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Pants are preferable to skirts.

NL Moves is a monthly workshop series by DanceNL designed to expose the general public to many different dance genres while promoting wellness and physical activity. NL Moves workshops are led by DanceNL members and highlight some of the amazing work and skills of the dancers and movers of the province. NL Moves workshops are happening every month throughout Newfoundland until April 2014.

DanceNL is Newfoundland and Labrador’s first sectoral dance association. DanceNL’s mandate is “to preserve, promote and support all forms of dance and dance activities throughout the province.” Formed in 2009, DanceNL is working towards forging connections between dance professionals and enthusiasts across Newfoundland and Labrador, generating relevant programs and initiatives and promoting and gaining recognition for the province’s rich, varied and vibrant dance scene.

Ainsley Dicks has studied the dances of the Middle East for over a decade, training with expert instructors from around the world, including Ranya Renée, Morocco of New York, Mahmoud Reda, and Reyhan Tuzsuz. She taught Middle Eastern dance through Yale University’s recreation program for three years and served as an instructor and choreographer for the Yale Belly Dance Society for six. Ainsley is eager to share the beautiful dances of the Middle East with the Newfoundland community.

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For more information please contact:
Sharon King-Campbell
Project Administrator, DanceNL
709-743-4130
info@dancenl.ca