Leading From Beside: A Community-Engaged Dance Symposium

August 24, 2016 by  Uncategorized /

Symposium: September 16-17, 2016
Exhibition: September 10-21, 2016
Exhibition Opening & Keynote Speaker: September 15, 7pm
Location: The Roundhouse, 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver
Symposium fee: $25*, which includes 2 days of activities and light lunches
Exhibition is FREE.

Official webpage: http://www.madeinbc.org/leading-from-beside/
Registration is now OPEN here!

Leading From Beside is one of the many wonderful things that happen when you combine dance, artists and communities! Leading From Beside aims to explore and celebrate community-engaged dance with an exhibition, panel discussions, workshops, performances and dialogues.

About Leading From Beside:

"Made in BC and the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation present Leading from Beside, a celebration of current, community-engaged dance, including an exhibition, panel discussions, movement workshops, and dialogue circles."

A great line-up of Panelists and Artists to look forward to – including our wonderful project director, Judith Marcuse! She will be a panelist in the discussion on "Strategic Partnering and Increasing Capacity" at 2:45pm on Friday, September 16.

Here's a list to get you started:

  • Naomi Brand
  • Yvonne Chartrand
  • Cyndy Chwelos
  • Miriam Colvin
  • Miriam Esquitin
  • Margaret Grenier
  • Karen Jamieson
  • Am Johal
  • Julie Lebel
  • Caroline Liffman
  • Marie Lopes
  • Judith Marcuse
  • Margaret Naylor
  • Alvin Erasga Tolentino 

That's not all! The symposium will also feature workshops and performances from All Bodies Dance ProjectDance Troupe PracticeCommunity VerveFoolish Operations: Dancing the ParentingMACHiNENOiSEY, V'ni Dansi and Polymer Dance.

For more information on panelists, artists, workshops and performances, visit Made in BC's page for Leading From Beside here! Stay tuned as they update on more artists, panelists and workshops. 

Go prepared! Resources for some 'pre-reading':
Leading From Beside, Community Engaged Arts in Recreation.
Written by Cyndy Chwelos and Marie Lopes.

*if symposium fee is a barrier, contact registration for discount options: beverly@madeinbc.org



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