Professional Development


WCD’s Fall Professional Development Classes


WCD provides professional development classes for advanced and professional level dancers annually.  For fall 2019, we are thrilled to engage Winnipeg teachers Paula Blair, Ali Robson, and Johanna Riley to teach open classes; partner with Young Lungs and Company Link to present Guest Artist, Alanna Kraaijveld, for a five-day workshop in Fighting Monkey technique; and present classes led by Artistic Director, Jolene Bailie. All classes are held at The Rachel Browne Theatre. Studio opens 15-20 minutes prior to start times for dancer warm-ups.

Schedule:

Monday, October 28 – Friday, November 01
10:00am-12:00pm

Fighting Monkey* technique with Guest Artist, Alanna Kraaijeveld
Presented in partnership with Young Lungs Dance Exchange and Company Link
$100 for whole workshop
$25 for drop in’s
Please contact Ali Robson to register at companylink@gmail.com
*Fighting Monkey technique is an evolving movement practice centred on context driven,
collaborative practices that prioritize communication, intuition and whole body
co-ordination through play to accelerate skill development.

 

Monday, November 04
11:00am-12:15pm

Professional level technique class with Paula Blair
Accompanist, Ian Mikita
$5 for drop in’s

 

Tuesday, November 05
11:00am-12:15pm
Professional level technique class with Johanna Riley
Accompanist, Ian Mikita
$5 for drop in’s

Wednesday, November 06
10:00-11:15am
Professional level technique class with Ali Robson
Accompanist, Ian Mikita
$5 for drop in’s

Thursday, November 07
11:00am-12:15pm
Professional level technique class with Johanna Riley
Accompanist, Ian Mikita
$5 for drop in’s

Friday, November 08
11:00am-12:15pm
Professional level technique class with Paula Blair
Accompanist, Ian Mikita
$5 for drop in’s

Wednesday, November 20 – Friday, November 22
11:00am-12:15pm
Professional level technique class with Jolene Bailie
Accompanist, Ian Mikita
$5 for drop in’s