2022 Guelph Dance Festival

The 2022 Guelph Dance Festival will be taking place, in-person and online at guelphdance.ca, from June 2 to June 5. We are so excited to present to you our 2022 programming, featuring an exciting range of performances, discussions, and workshops featuring both local and international artists.

View the festival your own way with our flexible ticketing structure – Ranging from single event tickets, Festival Passes, and all-access online access passes. Online access to the festival will be available for the entire month of June after the festival.

Please see the full Festival Schedule and Programming below:

Festival Schedule

Thursday, June 2Friday, June 3Saturday, June 4Sunday, June 5


Opening Night Panel Discussion:
Dance for Social Change


Hosted by Kween with Tatiana Desardouin, Ben Gorodetsky, Suzanne Miller and Aria Evans

7:00-8:30 PM
Online at guelphdance.ca

In the Park

7:00-8:30 PM
Exhibition Park, 81 London Rd W
Online at guelphdance.ca

Space Within Us by 3+ Collective
Imprint presented by Meredith Thompson
HELLO WORLD by Laboration Art Company
Dance Within Your Dance by Passion Fruit Dance Company




Festival Workshop
with Laura Arend

10:00-11:15 AM
Guelph Youth Dance Studios, 42 Quebec St



Festival Workshop
with Tatiana Desardouin

10:00-11:15 AM
Guelph Youth Dance Studios, 42 Quebec St



Late Night A

9:30-11:30 PM
Royal City Mission Church, 50 Quebec St
Online at guelphdance.ca

FLOOR’D by Holla Jazz
Followed by Festival Dance Party


In the Park

12:00-1:30 PM
Exhibition Park, 81 London Rd W
Online at guelphdance.ca

Space Within Us by 3+ Collective
Imprint presented by Meredith Thompson
HELLO WORLD by Laboration Art Company
Dance Within Your Dance by Passion Fruit Dance Company

In the Park

12:00-1:30 PM
Exhibition Park, 81 London Rd W
Online at guelphdance.ca

Space Within Us by 3+ Collective
Imprint presented by Meredith Thompson
HELLO WORLD by Laboration Art Company
Dance Within Your Dance by Passion Fruit Dance Company



In the Church

5:00-6:00 PM
Royal City Mission Church, 50 Quebec St
Online at guelphdance.ca

Needle and Thread by Suzanne Miller, Allan Paivio and Mindy Yan Miller


In the Studio

2:00-4:00 PM
Guelph Youth Dance Studios, 42 Quebec St
Online at guelphdance.ca

Featuring:
2021-22 Artists in Residence
& Emerging Artist Intensive Participants
followed by Talkback


In the Warehouse

7-7:30 PM
Riverside Walk
River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St

7:30-8:30 PM
SEED Warehouse, 69 Huron St
Online at guelphdance.ca

The Returned by Portal Dance

*Please note: Masks/face coverings are required at the SEED Warehouse


In the Warehouse

5-5:30 PM
Riverside Walk
River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St

5:30-6:30 PM
SEED Warehouse, 69 Huron St
Online at guelphdance.ca

The Returned by Portal Dance

*Please note: Masks/face coverings are required at the SEED Warehouse

Late Night B

9:30-11:30 PM
Royal City Mission Church, 50 Quebec St
Online at guelphdance.ca

Double Time curated by Katie Ewald
Featuring 12 local and national artists
followed by After-Party Lounge

At our indoor festival venues we cannot guarantee that physical distancing will be possible. Guelph Dance strongly encourages that all festival attendees wear a mask/face covering at our indoor events. We also ask that our attendees self-screen prior to attending any of our events and remain home if they’re feeling unwell. We appreciate your cooperation in helping us keep our community safe.

Festival Programming

Performances

In the Park

Friday, June 3, 7:00-8:30 PM
Saturday, June 4, 12:00-1:30 PM
Sunday June 5, 12:00-1:30 PM

Exhibition Park, 81 London Rd W & Online

By Donation

Photo by David Wong

Late Night A

Friday, June 3, 9:30-11:30 PM

Royal City Mission Church, 50 Quebec St & Online

Followed by Festival Dance Party

Photo by Tamara Romanchuk At our indoor festival venues we cannot guarantee that physical distancing will be possible. Guelph Dance strongly encourages that all festival …

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In the Church

Saturday, June 4, 5:00-6:00 PM

Royal City Mission Church, 50 Quebec St & Online

Drop-in format – By Donation

Photo by Do Phan Hoi At our indoor festival venues we cannot guarantee that physical distancing will be possible. Guelph Dance strongly encourages that all …

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In the Warehouse

Saturday, June 4, 7:00-8:30 PM
Sunday, June 5, 5:00-6:30 PM

SEED Warehouse, 69 Huron St & Online

NOTE ON PERFORMANCE LOCATION: Portal Dance explores new work, The Returned, by taking the audience on a riverside walk of Guelph interspersed with a variety …

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Late Night B

Saturday, June 4, 9:30-11:30 PM

Royal City Mission Church, 50 Quebec St & Online

Followed by After-Party Lounge

Artwork by: Devon Kerslake At our indoor festival venues we cannot guarantee that physical distancing will be possible. Guelph Dance strongly encourages that all festival …

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In the Studio

Sunday, June 5, 2:00-4:00 PM

Guelph Youth Dance Studios, 42 Quebec St & Online

Still from footage by Bloom Media At our indoor festival venues we cannot guarantee that physical distancing will be possible. Guelph Dance strongly encourages that …

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Workshops and Panels

Opening Night Panel Discussion

Dance for Social Change

Thursday, June 2, 7:00 PM Hosted by Kween Online at guelphdance.ca FREE The Guelph Dance Festival will be hosting a panel on the topic of …

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Festival Workshop with Laura Arend

Guelph Youth Studios, 42 Quebec Street

General Public Workshop, open to all levels

Saturday, June 4, 10:00-11:15 AM Guelph Youth Dance Studios, 42 Quebec St Improvisation, Research and Repertory A regular training of the dancer halfway between an …

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Festival Workshop with Tatiana Desardouin

Guelph Youth Studios, 42 Quebec Street

General Public Workshop, open to all levels

Sunday, June 5, 10:00-11:15 AM Guelph Youth Dance Studios, 42 Quebec St Passion Fruit House Dance Workshop The class will include introduction to house dance …

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