May 6 – EveryBODY Dances Moving Sculpture

Join or watch 50 dancers as they move from GCTC (corner of Holland & Wellington) to Somerset Square (corner of Wellington & Somerset). Directed by Shara Weaver.

  • Starting at 11am at GCTC (Holland & Wellington) and moving east along Wellington Street to Somerset Square (Somerset & Wellington) from 12 noon -12:45.
  • Arrive at 10:30 if you want to join the sculpture!

July 16 – Inclusive Propeller Dance Party

Families and people of all ages and abilities are invited to create and dance at Ottawa’s first-ever public dance event! An artistic collaboration between Propeller and composer musician Jesse Stewart.

  • At 1pm, National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street 

Aug 31 – Creating Dance

Outdoor rehearsal demonstration of how integrated dance choreography really works. Fascinating! 

  • From 3pm, Shenkman Centre outdoor Agora, 245 Centrum Blvd 

Sep 9 – The Wild Life

Taking dance out of the theatre and into the wilds of this outdoor sculpture park. Watch Propeller Dance’s creative process as they incorporate large-scale sculptural pieces by visual artist Marc Walter into this demonstration. Directed by Renata Soutter, in collaboration with Propeller Company Dancers, Sioned Watkins and musician Jesse Stewart.

  • At 2pm, Canadensis Garden near Fletcher Wildlife Garden, Experimental Farm Arboretum

Photo: Andrew Alexander