Archive for ‘Conferences’

March 16, 2015

Ressources for dancing in the early years and the Artist-Mother

March 8, 2015

Embody (In My Body) Performance and Talkback

The long version of our performance presented at the Embody (In my body) Conference is posted here. You can also watch the talkback. Email me your comments!

November 24, 2014

Embody (in My Body) Video Invitation

November 17, 2014

Embody / In My Body


Embody (In My Body), Dancing the Early Years is a conference unpacking four years of dance research with a community of children and parents, through Reggio Emilia principles, embodied learning, and connecting art and parenthood.

Location: The Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre : 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver.

Conference + Performance: January 17, 2015 from 9:30-am-3:30pm $40/$30 Early Bird (December 15).

Register at 604-713-1800.

Certificate of completions will be available for early childhood educators.

Performance only: January 17, 2015, 11am. $10/$5 students and seniors, Free 5yrs and under.

Keynote: Patricia Reedy, Director of Teaching and Learning at the Luna Dance Institute (Oakland, CA).

Speakers include: Julie Lebel, Elizabeth Mackenzie and Susan Hoppenfeld.

Performance by the Foolish Operations Ensemble / Dancing the Parenting, musicians Mark Haney, Mark Beaty and Rachael Wadham, and dancers Meredith Kalaman and Anne Cooper. The creative team includes video artist Brian Lye, rehearsal director Caroline Liffmann, costume designer Diane Park and stage manager Kristina Lemieux.

This event is made possible with the financial support of the BC Arts Council and the Roundhouse Community Association as well as the in kind support of Creekside Community Recreation Centre, Trout Lake Community Centre, the Karen and Gary Simkin Family Child Development Centre and the Opus Hotel in Yaletown. We are very grateful for the support.

November 14, 2014

Pecha Kucha Night in Richmond Nov 20, 2014, 6-9pm

Pecha Kucha Vol 8 Richmond BC I am presenting amongst other artists at a Pecha Kucha Night in Richmond on November 20, 2014.

The event is from 6-9pm and located at Richmond Cultural Centre Performance Hall : 7700 Minoru Gate Richmond, BC.

Join me in this fun event! I’ll be showing 20 images of my work in community engaged setting and site specific work. It’s been great to go through Mobile Clubbing pictures, Drift-Walks pictures, Flash Mobs and Stroller Dancing pictures.

March 8, 2014

Unconference for Community Dance Artists/Facilitators

With the support of Made in BC and the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation as well as Caroline Liffmann and Miriam Colvin, I am organizing an unconference for community dance artists/facilitators. It is on March 29 from 9:30am to 2:30pm at the Coal Harbour Community Centre (480 Broughton St. In the Activity Room).
It is free, but please register soon using this link :

September 9, 2012

Made in BC Breaking New Ground Forum Community Engagement Edition

I have the pleasure and privilege of working with Miriam Colvin and Joel Klein on the design of this year’s Made in BC Breaking New Ground Forum. This year the forum is dedicated entirely on the topic of community engagement. The Program is packed with practical tools, inspiring testimonies and dynamic conversations. Have a look at the program, many events are public, please consider coming. Here is the program in full details.

April 29, 2009


Dance Unconference concept creation & facilitation, in collaboration with Miriam Colvin, Made in BC- Dance on Tour & the Dance Centre in Vancouver.