Richard Gorrie: The GCDF Through My Eyes

Richard Gorrie is president of the GCDF board. He has a theatrical background: as an academic he studied the history of theatre riots and as a performer he has toured coast-to-coast-to-coast. Currently, he researches and supports educational design, development and technology at the University of Guelph, as an associate director of the Centre for Open …

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Happy Holidays!

Everyone at GCDF wishes  you a very  Happy Holiday  and a wonderful  New Year  full of dance! Visit us back here after January 19  for more stories of dance and the dance community.

Robert Kingsbury at the CSA Nooner

On Wednesday, November 23, Robert Kingsburyperformed as part of the CSA Nooner at the University of Guelph. We asked him to describe his experience. Robert: My first piece of choreography as an adult was site-specific. I was studying music at York University and in an attempt at taking dance classes again, I found myself in …

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A Devoted Fan Shares Her Blog-Dreams

Barbara: Hi all! So happy to meet you here. To catch you up: I’m Barbara, this year’s GCDF PR go-to and, quite incidentally, Catrina’s sister (GCDF co-Artistic Director). I’m also going to be the “blog-master”, which means I will make sure you have a steady stream of fresh stories—a new post will go up every …

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Hello and Welcome from Co-Founders/Co-Artistic Directors: Janet Johnson and Catrina von Radecki

Janet: I arrived in Guelph having had an action-packed, intense, dynamic and, at times, intimate experience with the dance community of T.O. This was a rich time, for sure, but I was starting to feel myself get jaded, worn down a bit by the high and low of being a dancer/choreographer in the big smoke. …

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Hello and Welcome from Co-Founders/Co-Artistic Directors: Janet Johnson and Catrina von Radecki

Janet: I arrived in Guelph having had an action-packed, intense, dynamic and, at times, intimate experience with the dance community of T.O. This was a rich time, for sure, but I was starting to feel myself get jaded, worn down a bit by the high and low of being a dancer/choreographer in the big smoke. …

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