Dream Another Day


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    Stand Up Dance is thrilled to announce that Meagan O’Shea’s Dream Another Day  gets 2 workshop productions this fall. Trajectory  October 12 – 14, 2017, in Barrie, Ontario with Simcoe Contemporary Dancers Tickets: BUY NOW SpringWorks Festival at Factory163, in Stratford, Ontario October 17, 9:30 pm October 20, 7:30 pm October 21, 12 noon 10% off […]

September 14, 2017

dance like no one is watching 10 year anniversary edition Grassroots : Remix in Newfoundland


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photo above from a B>Lab in Barcelona, making dance to a poem in a language we don’t understand   dance like no one is watching ~ Grassroots : Remix brings together experiences, materials, and scores through translocal and international collaboration spanning a decade of improv practice.  In 2007 Meagan O’Shea conceived of “dance like no one […]

May 31, 2017

We Don’t Need Another Hero


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We have launched a KickStarter Campaign. There are just under 2 weeks to contribute. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/820995817/we-dont-need-another-hero I love this idea: If everyone I know chips in $6 and shares the campaign and spreads the word then not only do we raise the money to have the best show possible but we also build audience and create […]

March 11, 2015

Upcoming in Ottawa


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Photo: Keðja Mariehamn 2014 photo©uupitirronen Thursday October 2nd   ||   7 – 9 pm  ||  WORLD CAFÉ Conversation and Gathering   ||  FREE; refreshments for purchase Come and share your ideas about what is needed now. What are the ideas and issues that you are curious and passionate about? What are the issues that we need to […]

September 29, 2014

Dublin Dublin Dublin


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Fight, Flight or Bond: somatic structures for unstable times In February I spend two weeks in Dublin as the International Associate Artist at Dance Ireland. I taught morning class for the professional dance community. In the afternoons I worked with local dancers. Through discussion and storytelling they shared experiences about the Celtic Tiger and the […]

March 20, 2014

The Last 3 Weeks


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In the last three weeks I’ve been in Iceland, Finland and I’m now in Germany. In Finland I was teaching in a post-secondary dance training program within a college. I was teaching contemporary dance technique with lots of focus on alignment and core stability. I began investigating how to include improvisation within the same class […]

November 28, 2013