2 days until #DanceWeekend21! Meet Shameka Blake, founder of Artists in Motion (AIM)!
3 days until #DanceWeekend21!
4 days until #DanceWeekend21! Meet Yasmina Ramzy. She's been performing, teaching and creating choreography for Middle Eastern dance since 1981. In addition to performing and directing, she has taught in over 70 cities globally and created choreographies for 20 dance companies in Canada & the US. What does dance mean to her?
5 days until #DanceWeekend21!
5 days until #DanceWeekend21! Meet Aeris Körper: a contemporary-based dance company that produces live shows, hosts community platforms, and leads accessible movement and performance workshops in Hamilton, Ontario. Aeris Körper’s goal is to inspire the exploration of creativity, movement, expression and interaction in performance to foster connection and community care.
6 days until #DanceWeekend21! Meet Nostos Collectives: an autonomous group of emerging contemporary dance artists based in Halifax and Toronto, started by Jessica Lowe, Sarah Hopkin, and Olivia Aubrecht. "We have establised our identity as a diverse and inclusive group of young, talented, and hard-working artists from various training backgrounds.
8 days until #DanceWeekend21! Meet Carmen Romero: a leading, award-winning flamenco dance artist and empresario in Canada. She founded Compania Carmen Romero in 1992 and soon after the School of Flamenco Dance arts developed where she created a unique pedagogy in Flamenco Dance Arts. She uses many modalities from her education and experience to be able to guide her students of any age and walk of life. “Dance to me is a way to express myself, connect with others. No rules, no prejudice.
International Dance Day 2021
Message for Ontario from Natasha Powell