Sunday, November 27, 2021

Hosts: Ted Fox and Samara Thompson

Ann-Marie Williams, Director of The Movement Lab, a dance school for kids, a certified RAD (Royal Academy of Dance) instructor and contributor to The Dance Current. Holds a M.A. in Dance from York University. Talks about her book Learn To Speak Dance: A Guide To Creating, Performing & Promoting Your Moves which is geared for children ages 9-13. Illustrations of dances and dance styles by Montreal illustrator Jeff Kulak.
Heather Ware, Principal Dancer with LeineRoebana, a Dutch Contemporary dance company based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Trained at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School and the School of Toronto Dance Theatre (TDT) where she graduated in 2001. Completed a post-graduate degree at the Rotterdamse Dansacademie. Joined LeineRoebana in 2003, a company known for it's dynamic movement language and unique approach to collaboration with (often live) music. Won The Swan 2010 Award for Most Impressive Dance Performer in the Netherlands. Among other topics talks about the 45% cut in dance arts funding in Holland and working on a recent production of Ghost Track featuring Western and Indonesian dancers.