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  • Award-wining Propeller Dance is a company of dancers of all abilities and is a leader in creating, performing, teaching, and presenting integrated dance. Led by Artistic Co-Directors Shara Weaver and Renata Soutter, the Company’s unique and compelling performances and training programs foster an integrated approach to dance, art-making and artistic expression. Disability is a difference […]

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  • It’s time to celebrate! We have reached a great milestone: the 10 Year Anniversary of Propeller Dance!  We have been hard at work preparing for this exciting time. You’ll see from the fabulous line-up of our upcoming performances and events that 2017 is our most ambitious year yet! Our 10th Anniversary coincides with the launch of our most ambitious work to date, Living the unDesirable Life. […]

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  • Propeller Dance had the pleasure of performing on November 30 at the Canadian War Museum in celebration of International Day of Persons with Disabilities (December 3). Organized by Employment and Social Development Canada, the event included a panel discussion led by the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities and the Honourable Kent Hehr, […]

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  • Are you a dance or theatre professional who is interested in meaningful, socially-engaged artistic dance expression? Then  come and experience Propeller’s unique mix of Company classes. We have a great line-up featuring some very special guest artist-educators!   Sioned Watkins – Gyrokinesis Thursday: April 20   Time: 10:00 to 11:30 am Place: GCTC studio Hugh Neilson, GCTC […]

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  • It’s the “Opening day of the giving season.” Following Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Canadians are asked to give and volunteer today, Giving Tuesday. It is a day where charities, companies and individuals join together to share commitments, rally for favourite causes and think about others. Please consider donating to Propeller Dance to support professional […]

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  • Please join us for our 10th Anniversary Community Day and Annual General Meeting on Sunday December 4th. The day will feature a gathering of the Propeller Dance community, performances by the recreational classes, treats and merchandise for sale, and more! Tom Brown Arena, 2nd floor (accessible venue and washrooms) 141 Bayview Rd, Ottawa 1:00pm start […]

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  • THIS POSITION IS NOW CLOSED We are searching for a change-maker to join a small yet resourceful team. Propeller is growing and seeking a dedicated professional to assist us in getting to the next level – touring our work to dance, integrated and disability arts festivals within Canada and internationally and further developing our professional […]

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  • Dominique Saint-Pierre is a guest musician in two of Propeller Dance’s pieces featured in the June 2016 production of ROAR. Dominique shares his thoughts on both works. “For the upcoming Propeller Dance show ROAR, I have been fortunate to create music for two pieces with Renata Soutter and Liz Winkelaar. And it marks the third year […]

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  • My name is Robert Chartier, and I am a company dancer with Propeller Dance. I am in a piece in our upcoming production ROAR that was created a few years ago by Liz Winkelaar as part of the New Choreographer’s Program. I get to play Ian Dury, a 70’s punk musician from England. I get […]

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  • Renewal and a fecund attitude comes with spring and with it a reflection of our winter adventures. Propeller Dance once again, has achieved yet another ‘first-in-Canada’ with leading a Canadian-led Integrated Dance Intensive this past February in Calgary. We were invited by Pam Boyd, Artistic Director of Calgary’s MoMo Dance Theatre, to lead a week-long […]

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