Bone Rhythm dance artists performance at SpringWorks Festival
Bone Rhythm dance artists performance at SpringWorks Festival

Nicola Pantin and Neesa Kenemy fly above the dance floor, in black and pink floral dresses, with pink parasols

ESSENTIA solo dancer performance in Stratford Ontario
ESSENTIA solo dancer performance in Stratford Ontario

.6 ricochet / Hilary Anne Crist & Janelle Hacault, arms as wings out flung, supporting brightly lit veiled artist

Bone Rhythm dancers and musician performing at SpringWorks Festival
Bone Rhythm dancers and musician performing at SpringWorks Festival

Rhythm, movement, balance and power, emerging and established energies in motion

Bone Rhythm dance artists performance at SpringWorks Festival
Bone Rhythm dance artists performance at SpringWorks Festival

Nicola Pantin and Neesa Kenemy fly above the dance floor, in black and pink floral dresses, with pink parasols

1/4

DanceWorks

Exploration in Motion

At DanceWorks experience

  • an art form that embodies energy and emotion 

  • the possibility of “feeling” another culture, in sound and rhythm and space

  • the magical evolution as dancers encounter each other's work

    • a young artist's eyes sparkle as they perform beside gifted established artists

    • the admiration of emerging and experienced dancers and dance enthusiasts alike as we share in the strength and determination, the physical and mental power and the desire to keep on dancing. 
       

Exploring understandings of the world through the body’s movement in space is a befitting complement to revelations discovered through the language of the Bard, possible in Stratford Ontario. 

is a series of movement and dance based wellness programs to be provided over the arc of 2021.The purpose of this project is to connect, unite, and support people through joyful movement and dance workshops encouraging mental health, stress relief and physical wellbeing. Zoom access.

We begin with programming being hosted with our partners Little Shadow Productions' Academy.

  • This series offers "Pay What You Choose" prices 
    $5, $15, $25 USD
    • Our pay what you choose, no questions asked, wellness workshop policy is intended to make our workshops accessible to all, while still paying the artists and practitioners. For those who can, please consider choosing a higher price point to offset the cost of those who can’t.  Thank you.​

Wellness Wednesdays

Dance It Out, Move It In, Zoom’n Wellness

is a series of movement and dance based wellness programs to be provided over the arc of 2021.The purpose of this project is to connect, unite, and support people through joyful movement and dance workshops encouraging mental health, stress relief and physical wellbeing. Zoom access.

We begin with programming being hosted with our partners Little Shadow Productions' Academy

Take some time for you.
Wellness Wednesdays Series -
Noon EST
Need a different day to suit your schedule? 

  • This series offers "Pay What You Choose" prices 
    $5, $15, $25 USD
    • Our pay what you choose, no questions asked, wellness workshop policy is intended to make our workshops accessible to all, while still paying the artists and practitioners. For those who can, please consider choosing a higher price point to offset the cost of those who can’t.  Thank you.​

SIGN UP:
All 
workshop registrants have round the clock access to the recording of the live class
for 14 days after the class date.

Wellness Wednesdays Programming:
March 24 - Bollyfit Dance Party - Gabriella Sundar Singh - details
*postponed - We love when our artists get big gigs.  We're on hiatus and will see you in April!

  • Bollyfit Dance Party!  *postponed
    with Gabriella Sundar Singh,

    March 10 & March 24  - noon - 27 minutes

     

  • Register here

    • Lunch Break Dance Party! Gabriella is a dancer with over 20 years of experience in Bharathanatyam (Classical Indian Dance). Her classical training lends itself perfectly to Bollywood and beyond. She loves teaching movers and dancers of all ages, especially with her City of Toronto community classes and now with communities in the digital realm. Bollywood is all about drama and energy, so get ready to move and have fun, all set to some beautiful Bollywood music!
       

    • GABRIELLA SUNDAR SINGH is a Toronto-born actor, dancer, singer and musician of Indian and Sri-Lankan Tamil heritage. She completed her B.A.Hons. at the University of Guelph (Ontario) in Theatre Studies, achieved her Post-Graduate studies at Centennial College (Toronto) in Children's Media, and graduated from the Acting Program at the National Theatre School of Canada (Montréal). She is a classically trained Bharathanatyam dancer (Classical South Indian dance), as well as a classically trained pianist and singer. 

    • Gabriella has performed at the Shaw Festival (Niagara-on-the-Lake) for three seasons, most notably in 2019's "The Russian Play," by Hannah Moscovitch. She most recently choreographed Bharathanatyam, directed and performed in “Sisterhood," also at the Shaw. You can watch her as "Chelsea" on Canada's hit t.v. series "Kim's Convenience,” on CBC and Netflix. 

Dancin' FUN we have already shared
  • SOCA Dance Movement
    with Oneika Phillips,

    January 27 

  • Thanks for joining us!

  • fun, Caribbean inspired movement with the pulsating sounds of SOCA music.

    • 55 minutes

Oneika Phillips Soca Dance workshop class at SpringWorks
  • Dance It Out!
    with Allison Plamondon,

    February 10  - noon - 27 minutes

     

    • Allison Plamondon leads a class for all bodies that invites you to connect to music and find joy in your own movement. “I’m filled with delight to do this with any adults – no experience dancing required, and differently abled people (of all ages) are welcome”.

Dance It Out class with Allison Plamondon
  • Dance Like There's Nobody Watching! 
    with Alexis Milligan
    February 24  - noon - 27 minutes

    • Shake off some Deep Winter Blues! Get your heart rate up, sweat a little, all from the comfort of your own home and with your camera turned off. In this class we will do a simple warm up, learn a little combination you can do in your kitchen to any song you love, and cool down with a gentle stretch. ​

  • ​​

Dance like theres's nobody watching class with Alexis Milligan.png