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Why I Love Guelph Dance

This month, guest blogger Michelle Miller, shares with us why she loves Guelph Dance. Michelle serves as the Vice President of Guelph Dance’s Board of Directors, and she is one of our biggest champions! I have been one of Guelph Dance’s biggest cheerleaders since its inception almost 20 years ago, when performances were presented in …

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Art, Business & Dance Converge for 2nd Annual Online Auction

Do your holiday shopping and support one of your favourite charities! Our annual online auction is bigger and better this year! New items will be launched on our Facebook page every day from November 3-27. Fans can bid on items until November 28th at 8pm.Your contribution to Guelph Dance helps bring pay-what-you-can programming to the streets …

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Meet some of Guelph Dance’s Board Members!

In this blog we learn about our Board Members! This committed team are always willing to answer questions about their vested interest in Guelph Dance. With a range of experience and backgrounds, each shared a bit of their story and their involvement with Guelph Dance.  Heather Finn “I’ve been a Board Member for just over a …

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This Week at the Guelph Shebang

The Guelph Shebang, River Run Centre’s artist residency program, wraps up this week with a four-day creative collaboration. As part of the community outreach elements of the program, the public is invited to participate in two free events: Tuesday, April 16, 2013 – Community Workshop: “What Moves You” 6:30 to 8:00 pm , Co-operators Hall 90-minute …

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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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Ritmo Flamenco Heats Up UofG Centre Courtyard

Ritmo Flamenco will be performing in Guelph this week as Guelph Dance and Central Student Association(CSA) partner to present another CSA Nooner at University of Guelph, Centre Courtyard. Join us for this beautiful celebration of dance on Friday, March 22, 12pm. Free. Angelica Scanurra, dancer and choreographer, talks here about the fine art of bringing …

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Guelph Dance Attends Dancer’s Health Conference: “When the Artist’s Body Says No”

New Guelph Dance board member, Heather Finn, recently attended PAMA and shares her experience with us here. Conference venue:  The Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto Heather: As a new member of the Board of Directors of Guelph Dance, I am thrilled to join an organization with a solid foundation and a vision for the …

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Guelph Dance Video: What Does Dance Mean to You?

Guelph Dance asked youth: “What does dance mean to you?” Here’s what they said:We want to hear from you now! What does dance mean to you?Send us your video clips, your photos, your pictures, your favourite words, whatever you think best describes your feelings about dance––and we’ll feature them in our next video!Email to: [email protected]

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Volunteering at our Arts Explosion Camps

In this week’s blog, we hear from our Volunteer Coordinator Lindsay Morris and long-time Camp Counsellor Bernadette Cruz on the importance—and benefits—of volunteering. Our March Break Camp is coming up, and Guelph Dance is recruiting dedicated and energetic volunteers! Check out our website or contact Lindsay at [email protected] for more information. Some of our campers …

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Guelph Youth Dance Company at Dance Ontario’s DanceWeekend ‘13

On Friday, January 18, Guelph Dance’s Janet Johnson brought the amazing young dancers from Guelph Youth Dance Companyto Dance Ontario’s DanceWeekend ‘13, an annual showcase that brings dance artists from around Ontario to Toronto for a weekend of dance. This was the first year DanceWeekend featured youth dancers. Janet’s piece was exciting and complex and …

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Why We Support Dance

Sally Wismer shares her experience supporting dance—particularly Guelph Dance (Guelph Contemporary Dance Festival)—over the years. We want to thank her for everything she’s done for us—without supporters like Sally, we couldn’t do what we do. Thanks, Sally! Sally: Fifteen years!!!  What a significant milestone for Guelph Dance to be celebrating in 2013. Looking back to …

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Guelph Dance Wishes You A Happy Holiday Season!

Photo: Anuta Skrypnychenko From all of us at Guelph Dance to all of you: A Very Happy Holiday! May it be merry and bright And full of dance! And if you’re looking for something to do on New Year’s Eve, may we suggest our epic celebration: Come celebrate our 15thanniversary and the launch of our …

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The Shepherd’s Tale at DtDE

To celebrate the holiday season, we invite you to see Dancetheatre David Earle‘s production of The Shepherd’s Tale, a quest across time for the meaning of Christmas, encompassing the miracle of birth to honour a message of peace. Performers include esteemed local dance artists, as well as youth dancers, including some from the Guelph Dance Training program. Conceived …

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Show us some love this holiday season!

All of us at Guelph Dance wish you and your loved ones a safe, happy, and dance-filled holiday season. What do we ask for in return? That you celebrate with us, of course! We cordially invite you to our New Year’s Eve Fundraiser and Party where you can ‘dance through the ages’ to music from …

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Dasein Dance Theatre comes to the CSA Nooner

On Wednesday, November 21, at 12pm, Dasein Dance Theatre brings their evocative work to the University Centre Courtyard, University of Guelph. Guelph Dance asks choreographer Lacey Smith how she developed the three pieces she is excerpting for this CSA Nooner, how she adapted them to perform in the Courtyard, and what’s up next for Dasein. Lacey: …

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