First Steps - Surrey

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In partnership with the Arts Council of Surrey and the Surrey Festival of Dance, this conference is for dance students aged 15 years and older who would like to discover how to turn their passion for dance into a professional career.  The conference is free for attendees, but online registration is required.  

When

December 10, 2011 - 12:30pm to 5pm

Where

Newton Cultural Centre
13530 72nd Avenue
Surrey, BC V3W2P1

Schedule

12:30-1:00

Registration

1:00-1:30

Welcome & Intro
Dancer Transition Resource Centre
How to prepare for dance & life decisions after high school...

1:30-2:45

Keynote Speaker - Kelly Konno
Choreographer, Global TV's Canada Sings, Director & Co-owner of Triple Threat Dance Convention - and more!
Come hear local talent Kelly Kono discuss her career as a professional dancer, choreographer, actor, and entrepreneur - and how she got there!

2:45-3:00

BREAK

3:00-3:45

Fueling Your Body for Performance
Cristina Bucci - Nutritionist & Professional Dancer
Professional dancers must take special care to fuel their bodies the right way.  Cristina will give us great tips on how to stay healthy during such an exciting and demanding career.

3:45-4:45

Inside the Dancer's Studio
Q&A Session with Dance Professionals
Jeff Mortensen, Ashley Sweett, and Kim Stevenson

Do you ever wonder what it's like to go to an audition?  Or perform on a cruise ship?  Our diverse panel of artists will tell you about their own journeys and answer those burning questions about life & dance!

4:45-5:00

What's Next?
Summary & Where to go from here...
A chance to chat about the day's highlights & get ready for what's next!


For more information

Please contact:

BC Office
Dancer Transition Resource Centre
604.899.0755 | otmbc [@] dtrc [.] ca

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DANCER TRANSITION
RESOURCE CENTRE

Helping dancers make necessary transitions into, within, and from professional performing careers since 1985.