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Winnipeg's Sharing Dance Day is almost here! Come out on June 8 to join the nation’s biggest dance party to celebrate Canada’s 150th!
4 Performances, 11 Countries. 21 Schools, 1 Week, April 30 – May 6
Your gift shares the benefits of dance with everyone. Discover how by reading about an innovative project uniting dancers of all ages and abilities in one incredible performance.
We’ve made learning the choreography easy! Each of the following videos focuses on a short section of the choreography. Each section shows you the movements in detail and allows you to practice together with counts and music. Access the seated, modified video here.
Grab your dancing shoes, and embrace the pure joy of dance! Thank you to our partners for their support of Sharing Dance Canada 2017.
From robot movements to alapadma mudra—meaning “fully bloomed lotus”—feel the pulse of the music and let the energy flow through.
With sweeping, circular movements, the arms lead the way. Show your own style by creating unique arm movements as you turn with an energetic pulse.
Step from foot-to-foot as you move backwards with freestyle arms. Leap high and land low. Then, toss a ball of energy, using your whole body to catch and play.
Revisit the alapadma mudra and the pivot steps. With power and energy, push across the room. Then, throw your whole body into a dive.
“Ha!” Use your voice with the energetic leap. Explore the space, working with fellow dancers before exploding outward into a new dance position.
Use dance to convey our Canadian geography. Then explore some of the things Canada is known for. We’ll show our sense of pride but also acknowledge mistakes of the past.
Travel across the country on a long-distance trek. Improvise movements, explore the space around you, but throw in pulses of energy.
Section 8 is offered in four parts, each created by one of the four choreographers. In this section, immerse yourself in Tracee Smith’s choreography.
Section 8 is offered in four parts, each created by one of the four choreographers. In this section, embrace Kimberely Cooper’s style.
Section 8 is offered in four parts, each created by one of the four choreographers. In this section, Roger Sinha shares his moves.
Section 8 is offered in four parts, each created by one of the four choreographers. In this section, GeNie gives expression to his style of Hip Hop.
The choreography is almost complete! Section 9 is an explosion of energetic movement including leaps and turns. The energy ball returns for one final toss.
Congratulations on arriving at the end of the dance. Join together in a circle, celebrating the community that has come together to dance.
It takes a truly Canadian collaboration to create a dance that celebrates Canada’s diversity and artistic identity, especially on Canada’s 150th.
Follow along this seated and modified version of the choreography to fully participate in Sharing Dance Canada 2017 and Sharing Dance Day events taking place across the country in celebration of Canada’s 150th.
Four choreographers have collaborated to give voice and movement to Canada’s diversity and artistic identity.
In love with the music? So are we! Stream the song on SoundCloud so that you can rehearse anywhere.
Download a Teacher or Community Toolkit to create your own rehearsal schedules and Sharing Dance Day performance.
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