Dance and kids

Update: Ukiyo: Floating World

Over seventy students from Guelph, Waterloo and Toronto are coming together for a very brief period of time to share their creative passions. Guelph choreographer Meghan MacNeil is working with young dancers from Moree School of Dance, Contemporary School of Dance, Carousel Dance Centre, Guelph Youth Dance Company, The Guelph Academy of Dance and YMI …

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Update: Community Project with Meredith Thompson

Meredith Thompson’s community project, Imprint, was to be part of the In the Park series at the 2020 Guelph Dance Festival. We are hoping that the cancellation of the festival this year has only paused this remarkable project. “Day to day, and moment to moment, we exist and live suspended by ten thousand threads of …

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Embrace Adventure with Deanne Bingleman: The Mad World of Cell Phones

In the weeks leading up to Guelph Dance Festival 2014, some of the Festival artists will share their vision with us here on the blog. These intimate, behind-the-scenes looks will bring us closer to the artistry, process, and experience of dance. We encourage you to not just read these amazing stories, but to ask questions and …

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Embrace Adventure with Julia Aplin: BLiP

In the weeks leading up to Guelph Dance Festival 2014, some of the Festival artists will share their vision with us here on the blog. These intimate, behind-the-scenes looks will bring us closer to the artistry, process, and experience of dance. We encourage you to not just read these amazing stories, but to ask questions and …

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Kids Find Meaning with RUBBERBANDance Group

RUBBERBANDance Group is known for its creative risk-taking, innovative choreography, and melding of technical expertise and dance prowess with youth inspired movements like hip-hop. The result is a hybrid of physical expression, marrying discipline and tradition, with the sensibility of the street. Their new work, Empirical Quotient, was co-commissioned by Guelph Dance and will be presented on Friday, March 28 …

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Help Us Bring Workshops in Schools to Kids in Need!

Janet: Guelph Dance’s Workshops In Schools series lies close to my heart. As the main facilitator of this series, I’m privileged to be on the front line with the kids who attend these workshops. It is Guelph Dance’s passion and commitment to foster and encourage artistic and self-growth in our youth. Guelph Dance’s commitment and …

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Teaching at the Arts Explosion March Break Camp

We talked to Amelia Griffin and Anik Bouvrette of Tara Luz Danse after their inspiring workshops at the Guelph Dance March Break Arts Explosion Camp. Amelia describes the experience from the educators’ perspective. Amelia: It has been almost two weeks since Tara Luz Danse visited Guelph for the March Break camp and it’s still on …

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