on the MOVE - Winnipeg 2018


on the MOVE is a FREE professional development event for graduating students and emerging dance artists of all genres. We welcome you into the professional community with lively panels, workshops and networking activities.

Success, in the business of dance, will extend beyond what you’ve learned in-studio. Let us give you the advantage, so that you can make an inspired leap into the profession.  It's everything you need to know to get the edge on your dance career!

When & Where?

April 2nd, 2018

9:00am - 5:00pm

The School of Contemporary Dancers
211 Bannatyne Ave, #104


Get to know your presenters! Download their bios here

8:30am - 9:30am

Registration - Light Breakfast

9:00am - 10:00am

Mindfulness Workshop 
Keith MacPherson 

10:10am - 11:10am

Grant Writing 101 
Yvette Cenerini (Visual Artist)

11:15am - 12:15pm

Swing Dance Workshop 
Suneil Pandey and Nicola Baldwin (Hepcat Studio)

12:15pm - 1:00pm

Lunch and special guest speaker Jason Martin

1:05pm - 2:05pm

Parallel Careers in Dance
Sam Manchulenko (yoga instructor)Carrie Broda (massage
therapist), Chase Winnicky (cabaret performer), Paula Blair
(choreographer / independent artist)

2:10pm - 3:10pm

Managing your Finances as a Self-Employed Artist 
Jan Skene (Creative Manitoba)

3:15pm - 4:15pm

Ask a Director (Panel)
Andre Lewis (RWB), GeNie Baffoe (BOSS), Jolene Bailie
(Gearshifting), Jeff Kohut 
(Rainbow Stage/White rabbit Productions)
Casimiro Nhussi (Nafro Productions)

4:15pm - 5:00pm

Discussion re: "Not in My Space” issues/Wrap-up

Thank you to our local partners and supporters


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