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

May 31, 2017 // by admin

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 […]

Summer Solo Making

April 10, 2016 // by admin

Stand Up Dance presents Summer Solo Making with Meagan O’Shea July 30 – August 6 Golden Lake, Ontario, Canada Join Meagan O’Shea this summer on the shores of beautiful Golden Lake for a week of living and playing together to build skills, practice making and to create interdisciplinary solo performance. Open to physical performers and […]

The Love Project

October 12, 2015 // by admin

History of The Love Project What seems like a long time ago, and just a few months ago all at once, I began the process of making what is now The Love Project. In 2007 or 2008, I began as a short piece for four teenagers in YMI Dancing at Pia Bouman School called How […]

The Love Project

September 29, 2015 // by admin

We have some big news! THE LOVE PROJECT, which has been seen by more than 3,000 students and 100 teachers is leaving school and going public for ONE NIGHT ONLY. Friday October 23rd at 7 pm, at Theatre Direct in Wychwood Art Barns.   The Love Project, our innovative ensemble dance piece performed by emerging […]

We Don’t Need Another Hero

March 11, 2015 // by admin

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 […]

Upcoming in Ottawa

September 29, 2014 // by admin

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 […]

We Create Conflict

August 21, 2014 // by admin

I recently created the Summing Up Session for the Kedja Encounter in Mariehamn, Finland. Kedja is a Dance Network of the countries of the Nordic-Baltic Region: Iceland, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The theme for the Encounter was Building Bridges and Sustainability and this resonated on many levels. The event hosted 250 […]

Only 4 more chances to see this show

May 27, 2014 // by admin

1. Summarize in 3 sentences what Based On Actual Unrelated Events is about Based On is about finding the relationship between different things. In this case how one inhabits ones body differently in different situations, i.e. the shoes one wears or where one lives; what is it about love; and what’s going on in our […]