on the MOVE - Winnipeg 2019

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 in your dance career!


Registration Closes April 12th


9:30 - 10:00 am        Check-in - RWB Lobby (light snacks)

10:00 - 10:55 am      Injury prevention & care - Katie Zwingerman, Physiotherapist, RWB

11:00 -11:55 am       Networking session - Stephen Sim

12:00-1:00 pm          Hip Hop masterclass  

                                    Genie Baffoe  (dancewgenie.com)

1:00-1:30 pm           Lunch (provided)      

1:30-2:25 pm           Mindfulness workshop 

                                    Keith Macpherson - (Singer/Songwriter/Author/Life coach)

2:30- 3:30 pm          The Highs/lows and In-betweens

                                     Panel discussion with working performing arts professionals 

                                               Dammecia Hall, Jillian Willems & Jolene Bailie

3:30-4:45 pm           Grant-writing 101 

                                     Gerry Atwell (Grant Writing Professional) and Cathleen Enns (Manitoba Arts Council)

4:45-5:45 pm          Mental Health Literacy for Artists

                                     Jón Olafson (Clinical Therapist)


Schedule subject to change; all sessions and meals are FREE; online registration required by April 10th


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