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Q&A with Belinda McGuire

Belinda McGuire, whose stunning photo graces our Festival poster this season, took a few minutes to answer some questions about her upcoming performance at On the Stage, Saturday, June 3, 8 pm. We recommend getting your tickets to this show ASAP, as they’re selling fast!  GD: Belinda, why did you make the piece you’ll be …

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Local Dancer Focus: Guelph Dance interviews Heather Finn

Heather Finn is a Guelph-based physiotherapist who is also a life-long dancer. She will be performing in Suzette Sherman’s new work “Falling into Footsteps” at the On the Stage performance, Saturday, June 3, at 8:00 pm. Suzette’s appearance with her company is a much-anticipated event, and hearing Heather speak of working with her makes it …

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Leap of Faith

This is the second in a series of writings by Michele Green on enduring friendship and returning to dance later in life. Michele performs with Artist in Resident Suzette Sherman ‘On the Stage’ on Saturday, June 3, 8:00 pm, at the River Run Centre.  A JOURNAL OF A DANCER’S LEAP OF FAITH by Michele Green …

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Choreographer Suzanne Miller Muses on THIRST

We asked Montreal choreographer Suzanne Miller to share some thoughts on her piece The Water Project: THIRST which will be performed on Stage B, Saturday, June 4, 8:00 pm. Read on to gain some insight into her fascinating mind – and then, without delay! – get your tickets for this performance. Seating is assigned at the …

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10 Reasons You Should Send Your Child to March Break Arts Explosion Camp

Our March Break Arts Explosion Camp takes place March 14-18, 2016, at the River Run Centre. Been considering signing your child up? Read on to be convinced. Here are 10 reasons you should send your kid to Arts Explosion camp. 1) Great Instructors.Outreach Artistic Director Janet Johnson hires the most amazing teaching artists to work …

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Exciting Changes Coming to our Popular Camps!

We were happy to announce in November that our popular Arts Explosion Camps are returning for another year! We have stimulating multi-arts programming for children ages 4-13 for a total of three weeks, so mark your calendars: March 16-20, July 6-10, and July 13-17. March Break Camp is fast approaching, so we want to let …

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Memories from Camp: Compliments All Around

Our 2014 Arts Explosion Summer Camps, from July 7-11 and 14-18, were a huge success! Heartfelt thanks go out to all of the instructors, volunteers, River Run Centre staff, and campers for an inspiring and energizing two weeks! Parents: if you didn’t have a chance to fill out a survey on your last day of …

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Embrace Adventure with Shannon Litzenberger: Who Says Bankers Can’t Dance?

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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Behind the Scenes with RUBBERBANDance

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 …

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What Makes Our March Break Camp Magical

We had a fabulous week at our 2014 Arts Explosion March Break Camp, but then again, we always have a great time at camp! We want to share with you why our counsellors, campers, and camper parents think our camp is so magical.  Lynette Segal led the 4-5 year old campers in creative movement. Here …

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Meet Our March Break Camp Instructors!

Our Arts Explosion March Break and Summer Camps are a fun-filled, pressure-free exploration of the arts. Renowned local and national artists encourage children from 4-13 in all art forms. This March Break Camp is perfect for the child who loves to create: they’ll sing in a glee club, dance up a storm, make art, and …

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Upcoming Fab 5 Cabaret: Behind the Scenes with Janet Johnson

On Friday, February 7, 2014, Guelph Dance’s Co-Artistic Director Janet Johnson will be taking the stage of the Co-operator’s Hall at the River Run Centre with her company, Portal Dance Project. Her piece entitled This Side of Light is the Guelph Dance Festival’s contribution to an exciting collaborative event put on by the Fab 5 …

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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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