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