Summer Aboriginal Dance Training Intensive - Updates
There are still a few slots left in this program! Do not hesitate to call us and sign up for one or two weeks!
KDT has organized a session on Funding Opportunities (see right) for all participants in attendance. The public is also welcome to attend at no cost.
Programmed evening events include opening night at Planet IndigenUS and Dusk Dances here in Toronto.
KDT would like to welcome Hillari Blumfald on board as the Summer Coordinator for the Intensive. Hillari previously staged managed for Kaha:wi Dance Theatre so we know just how organized she is! Hillari can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about the course. KDT would like to thank the Canada Council for the Arts for making the creation of this position possible.
Regrettably, Neil Ieremia of Black Grace has withdrawn from the summer program as well as Planet IndigenUS Fesival due to a scheduling conflict.
Other Company News
KDT is looking for an accountant/ money manager/ math whiz to sit on the Board of Directors. Are you an accountant who believes in the promotion and cultivation of Aboriginal Arts? Please inquire with us about this position.
KDT is the happy recipient of Annual Funding from all three levels of goverment for the upcoming 09/10 season. We thank the Toronto Arts Council, Ontario Arts Council and Canada Council for the Arts for their continuing support.
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Dusk Dances: Vancouver - July 15 - 18
July 15 - 18: See excerpts from the work, "Kaha:wi" performed in a beautiful outdoor setting by Santee Smith, Sylvie Bouchard, Mariana Medellin-Meinke and Meredith Thompson. Presented as part of the Dancing on the Edge Festival. Vancouver performances will be opened by the band Kunaka and hosted by Lisa Pijuan.
Dusk Dances/DoTE features work by local Vancouver choreographers as well as exciting works from Toronto artists Kate Franklin and Meredith Thompson, Amy Hampton and Keiko Ninomiya.
Performances start at 7pm @ Queen Elizabeth Park
When? Friday August 14, 2009: 3:15 - 5 pm
Where? The National Ballet School, 406 Jarvis St., Toronto, ON (Subway: College or Wellesley)
Who? Any interested dancers
How? You must RSVP by August 10th 2009. Send your RSVP by email to email@example.com OR call us at 416-923-7373 & leave a message with your name and phone number.