Emerging Artist Intensive

Taking place online from May 31 to June 4, 2021

The Guelph Dance Emerging Artist Intensive is five days of online physical workshops and informational classes from May 31st to June 4th, 2021. It is designed to help provide emerging dance artists with the correct skills and knowledge necessary to become a professional dance artist. Participants will be given the opportunity to form a solid network between one another, the intensive leaders, and the Guelph Dance Festival performers.

Tickets are $255 which includes a full-access Festival Pass to all of the Guelph Dance Festival workshops, events, and performances. Tickets can be purchased here.

Intensive Schedule

MAY 31stJUNE 1stJUNE 2ndJUNE 3rdJUNE 4thJUNE 5th
11-12 workshop11-12 workshop11-12 workshop11-12 workshop11-12 workshop9:30-10:30 festival workshop
Afro-Cuban 
-Noibis Licea
Contemporary -Yuichiro InouePowwow Dance 
-Chris Mejaki
Improvisation
-Andrea Nann
Hip-Hop
-Jac Valiquette
African Dance Workshop –Pulga Muchochoma
1pm-2:20pm 
Facilitator Session
1pm-2:20pm 
Facilitator Session
1-3:30pm
Facilitator Session
1pm-2:20pm 
Facilitator Session
1pm-2:20pm 
Facilitator Session
Realities of a Dance Career
-Tina Fushell
Branding, Marketing, Networking
-Peter Kelly
Grants, Funding, Applications
AND Financial Literacy
-Adriana Rosselli Londono
Diversity in Dance
-Nadia Bello
Dancer Wellness
-Heather Finn and Jo-Anne La Fleche
2:30pm-3:30pm
Repertoire
2:30pm-3:30pm
Repertoire
3:30-4:30pm
Repertoire
2:30pm-3:30pm
Repertoire
2:30pm-3:30pm
Repertoire
ANNA video session
-Laura Arend
ANNA video session
-Laura Arend
ANNA video session
-Laura Arend
ANNA video session
-Laura Arend
ANNA video session
-Laura Arend
3:45m-4:30
Peer to Peer Discussion
3:45pm-4:30
Peer to Peer Discussion
3:45pm-4:30
Peer to Peer Discussion
3:45pm-4:30
Peer to Peer Discussion
Writing for Dancers: Bios/Artist Statements
-Marie Zimmerman
Writing for Dance: Piece Description
-Dance Current and Marie Zimmerman
Passion-Work-Life
-Margarita Soria
The Possibilities of Dance Careers. End of Week Check In
7:00 -Festival
Opening night
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7:00 -Festival
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7:00-Festival
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7:00-Festival
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June 6th
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Intensive Instructors

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