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Festival Workshops

The 2018 Festival Workshops are a great way to get moving!

Masterclasses with Suzette Sherman

Friday, June 1 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Sunday, June 3 from 9:30 to 11:00 AM

Guelph Youth Dance Studios
42 Quebec St.

$20 General Public, $10 Festival Artists

Suzette Sherman, longtime associate of master choreographer and teacher David Earle, will teach technique classes in his Graham based dance language. These classes are open to Festival participants and professional/advanced dancers. Come to experience expressing yourself through beautiful movement accompanied by exciting live percussion music.

Mix Mix Dance Collective Street Dance Workshop

Saturday, June 2 from 9:30 to 10:45 AM

Guelph Youth Dance Studios
42 Quebec St.

$20 General Public, $10 Festival Artists

The members of Mix Mix Dance Collective will bring you a whacking and house workshop.  Learn to groove, jack and skate to soulful house beats. The class is designed for beginner-level dancers, with an interest in street/urban dance forms/styles. Previous experience in street/urban dance styles is not required. Comfortable clothing for movement, including socks and sneakers/running shoes.  We hope you will then show us your new moves to the Guelph Dance Festival After Party at the Red Papaya!

“Getting on Your Feet” Contemporary Indigenous Dance Workshop with Red Sky Performance

Sunday, June 3 from 9:30 to 11:00 AM

Guelph Youth Music Centre
75 Cardigan St.

$20 General Public, $10 Festival Artists

“Getting on Your Feet,” facilitated by Red Sky Associate Artist, Eddie Elliott. This young Maori performer is both energizing and refreshing in his delivery of a workshop based traditional Maori dance forms and traditional storytelling methodologies. Youth will be extremely fortunate to engage in this impactful cultural exchange with this young Indigenous performer from New Zealand. Over the course of the workshop, you will see inhibitions diminish as they will be replaced by enthusiasm, openness, and joy!

Register to all workshops through the River Run Centre:

  • Online – Shop safely and securely.
  • By Phone – Call 519-763-3000 or 1-877-520-2408
  • Mail or in person – 35 Woolwich St, Guelph, ON, N1H 3V1. View map

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