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Pop-up Performance from the Winnipeg Summer Dance Collective
August 20, 2022 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
The Winnipeg Summer Dance Collective is made up of professional ballet dancers tied to the Royal Winnipeg Ballet seeking to make dance more accessible in Downtown Winnipeg through free pop-up performances. For the past four years they have created and taken dance from concrete to the Concert Hall, and everything in between.
This free performance will feature new commissioned works from WSDC Resident Choreographer Bryce Taylor and choreographer Julianne Chartier. A regular breaker, Bryce (they/them) have also danced professionally for the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, and join us direct from Ballet Edmonton. They meld contemporary, ballet, and hip hop influences into a smooth, vibrant style. Julianne Chartier (she/her) is a rising talent on the Winnipeg choreography scene. We look forward to presenting a new solo and duo from her rep! Featuring dancers Chloe Bennett and Irene Blanc Zoco.
Aug.3: 12 pm City Place Terrace
Aug.6: 2pm & 3pm True North Square Grand Staircase
Aug.17: 12pm Chinese Gardens Gazebo
Aug.19: 12pm Winnipeg Art Gallery (Cancelled)
Aug.20: 12pm & 1pm Forks Trading Company Canopy
Aug.24: 12 pm Workers Compensation Board Patio
Aug.26: 12 pm Millennium Park Library
The show will run approximately 25 minutes.
Proudly supported by Downtown Winnipeg Biz, the Manitoba Arts Council, and the Royal Winnipeg Ballet.