on the MOVE - Toronto 2013

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on the MOVE 2013 was an incredible day!  Thank you to everyone who made this year's conference so informative and fun.  Stay tuned for videos and photos from the conference.

Are you a graduating dance student or an emerging dance professional?  Are you about to take the next step toward your dance career?  on the MOVE  is a free conference designed just for you!  on the MOVE  provides dancers entering professional careers with the opportunity to participate in lively panels and workshops, network with established artists, learn about the business of dance, and much more.  Let us introduce you to the resources that you need in order to make an inspired and informed transition into the profession.  It's everything you need to know to get a head start on your dance career!

View this year's poster

 


When

February 1st, 2013

Where

Daniels Spectrum: A Cultural Hub in Regent Park
585 Dundas Street East, Toronto

 

Michael Caldwell's Keynote Address

Dance Outside the Box Panel

 

 

Schedule

Exploding the boundaries of Dance

9:00-9:30

Conference registration and breakfast

9:30-11:45

MORNING SESSIONS:

Keynote Address by Michael Caldwell

Leaping into the Unknown—A playful workshop to help you fearlessly navigate change.  With Amanda Hancox.

Break

Concurrent sessions (choose one):

Dance outside the box—Where does dance happen?  You may be surprised by the answers these panellists give as they talk about dance work in projects that bust boundaries.  Marie-Josée Chartier, JoDee Allen, and Brandy Leary.  Moderated by Michael Trent.

or

Beyond performance—Did you know?  Your training can take you to some unusual places… hear from dance artists who have turned their fine arts education into unexpected careers.  Tina Nicolaidis, Sky Fairchild-Waller, and Lindsay Zier-Vogel.  Moderated by Kevin A. Ormsby.

11:45-12:15

Community Fair—You are not alone!  These organizations can provide professional guidance and resources, help you to manage your career, and can open the door to a community of dancers.  This is your chance to learn what they can offer you.

12:15-1:15

Networking Lunch—Your turn to talk with established artists and experts about…anything!

Tina Nicolaidis, Sky Fairchild-Waller, JoDee Allen, Marie-Josée Chartier, Louis Laberge-Côté, Ofilio Portillo, Maxine Heppner, Tanya Crowder, Nova Bhattacharya, Lindsay Zier-Vogel, Joanna Ivey, Kevin A. Ormsby, Sarah Lochhead, Jon Drops Reid and Apolonia Velasquez.

1:15-4:30

AFTERNOON SESSIONS:

Your first year—A panel of emerging artists share their dos and don’ts for your first year out of school.
Cara Spooner, Atri Nundy, Matthew Armet, and Lauren Cook.  Moderated by Sarah Lochhead.

Breakout sessions:

Money Matters—A workshop on budget basics, guaranteed to save you money!
With Rob Corbett

Everything you need to know about contracts (but didn’t know to ask)—A primer on contracts and professional standards.
With representatives from the Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists and the Canadian Actors' Equity Association

Dance Intermission – a dynamic break

Breakout sessions:

Money Matters—A workshop on budget basics, guaranteed to  save you money!
With Rob Corbett

Everything you need to know about contracts (but didn’t know to ask)—A primer on contracts and professional standards.
With representatives from the Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists and the Canadian Actors' Equity Association

Last call—Reflections on the day and a BIG prize give away!

 

Steering Committee

DTRCCADA-ONCDA

The Dance CurrentDance OntarioEquity

COBAActors' Fund of Canada

Sponsors

Canadian Heritage

Canada Council for the ArtsOntario Arts Council

ArtscapeBMO

For more information

Please contact the OTM National Coordinator:
Melanie Preston
coordinator [@] dtrc [.] ca

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