2019 Guelph Dance Festival

In the Park

CORPUS Dance Projects

Toronto, Ontario

Camping Royal 2013

Choreographed by Carolin Lindner and David Danzon

Two queens from a different time go on an absurd camping trip, far away from court. Without servants, they will have to use their creativity …

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Friday Creeations

Ottawa – Temagami First Nation, Ontario

Maggie & Me – A healing dance 2018

Choreographed by Christine Friday

This piece began with the offering to be a jingle dress dancer evolving into the creation of a contemporary healing dance allowing gifts and ancestral …

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Montreal, Quebec

No Excuses, No Limits 2017

Choreographed by Luca “Lazylegz” Patuelli

“To me life is a dance; as long as our hearts are beating, a rhythm is being created. Sometimes it’s the littlest movements that make …

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Pauline Berndsen Danse

Montreal, Quebec

Hypnos 2018

Choreographed by Pauline Gervais

Hypnos stimulates the experience of collective hypnosis on the live music of Charles Bicari. Paradoxically to the view of practice as a lethargic state, Hypnos proposes …

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On the Stage

Fujiwara Dance Inventions

Toronto, ON


Choreographed by Denise Fujiwara

Eunoia is Christian Bök’s award-winning and bestselling book of conceptual poetry. It is built on the notion of constraining language to one vowel per chapter …

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In the Studio

Rowen McBride-Pilon

Guelph, ON

disparu 2019

Choreographed by Rowen McBride-Pilon

disparu explores the complicated emotions that accompany the disentangling of human relationships without explanation. The dancers find new ways of parting through various forms of …

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Catherine Bellefleur & Marie-Maxime Ross

Montreal, QC

Foolish Fish 2019

Choreographed by Catherine Bellefleur & Marie-Maxime Ross

For the piece Foolish Fish we were inspired and guided by the movement. This movement, which turns out to be rather clumsy and raw, was …

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Lynette Segal

Guelph, ON

Yes, and 2019

Choreographed by Lynette Segal

Yes, and is an exploration influenced by life’s dilemmas: trusting in the unfolding of our lives, blindly moving out of the fog led by our …

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Youth Moves

Dasein Dance

Toronto, ON

Four Seasons Project 2019

Choreographed by Lacey Smith

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Ballet with Lina Cruz

Drawing from her training in ballet as well as in martial arts, Lina Cruz addresses the classical ballet technique with a neutral style. Her class …

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Indigenous Contemporary Dance with Christine Friday

Dance has been an integral part of our survival and cultural evolution into this century. A tool of self- expression, dance is ceremony and prayer. …

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Masterclass with Suzette Sherman

Suzette Sherman, long-time associate of master choreographer and teacher David Earle, will teach a technique class in his Graham based dance language. This class is …

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Roundtable Discussion

Roundtable Discussion: What Moves You?

On Friday, May 31st festival artists spoke about What Moves them. We learned the inspiration behind some of the festival works.  Speakers included: Christine Friday (In the …

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