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dreamwalker 10th Anniversary

October 2015

November 2015

December 2015

January 2016

Februrary 2016

March 2016

April 2016

May 2016

March 2017

ODDITORIUM

March 2 – 6
Andrea and Brendan choreograph and perform for Odditorium, a sensory carnival of music theatre works by R Murray Schafer, presented by Soundstreams and directed by Chris Abraham of Crow’s Theatre.

February 2017

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AN HONEST FAREWELL – A PUBLIC CELEBRATION

February 23 – 26 
Dreamwalker collaborates with Red Line Collective to mount a movement activated installation for An Honest Farewell – a public celebration organized by Toronto for Everyone to commemorate the closing of Honest Ed’s.

November 2016

TORONTO DANCE THEATRE
OPEN COMPANY CLASS GUIDED BY ANDREA NANN

Toronto Dance Theatre
Open Company Class guided by Andrea Nann

Tuesday – Friday
November 29, 2016 – December 2, 2016
10:15am  11:45am

Toronto Dance Theatre
80 Winchester StreetToronto, ON,
M4X 1B2 Canada
$10 drop in. Cash and credit card accepted.

In these sessions we will explore dynamic exchange by activating our physical, metaphorical and acoustic bodies. We will progress through sequences of fluid movement patterns, ever expanding, and rich with image and texture, oscillating between solo and group activation.  we will breathe, undulate, hum, and spiral together, practicing receiving and giving, and discovering and sustaining our authentic bodies and voices.

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NEW PLANES RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

New Planes Research and Development at 918 Bathurst

Collaborators Tom Kuo, Elysha Poirier, Brendan Wyatt, Andrea Nann, Tom Bessai, Duncan Sabiston. production assistant Daniel Wagner Cash

This series is generously supported by 918 Bathurst: An arts and culture sanctuary in Toronto’s Annex Neighbourhood.

New Planes (research) at 918 Bathurst

October 2016

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CREATION AND COMMUNICATION – JANAK KHENDRY DANCE COMPANY

To Celebrate the 38th Anniversary of the company and the 19th Anniversary of its Studio Series:

CREATION AND COMMUNICATION

Presents the prominent Contemporary dancer: Andrea Nann

Friday October 21, 2016 7:30pm

Originally from Vancouver, Andrea is a Toronto-based contemporary dance artist and founding artistic director of Dreamwalker Dance Company. Andrea’s dances are detailed and fluid, mesmerizing and at times otherworldly, drawing audiences into experiences beyond the everyday, into heightened states of consciousness and quietude, A graduate of the York University’s Department of Fine Arts in 1988, Andrea was a full-time member of the Danny Grossman Dance Company from 1988-2003 as a creator, performer and teacher. She received four Dora Mavor Moore Award Nominations in Outstanding Performance. She and Brendan Wyatt received a Dora Mavor Moore Award Nomination in Outstanding Choreography for Beside Each Other in 2011. Andrea has appeared as a guest artist with Peggy Baker Dance Projects, Co. Erasga, Tribal Crackling Wind, Astrid Dance, Volcano Theatre, Proartedanza and Modern Times Stage Company.

Tickets $20 at the door

JANAK KHENDRY DANCE COMPANY
463 Dufferin Street
Toronto ON M6K 2A3
email: dance@jkdanceco.org
website: www.jkdanceco.org

What Moves You

What Moves You?

What Moves You?

Saturday, October 1 2:30-4:00 p.m.

Kingston School of Dance Studios, Tett Centre

Join Andrea Nann in a joyful, mindful, explorative journey through movement and sound. Tune in to your body and awaken to your creative spirit.  Arrive feeling curious and depart feeling more open, connected and relaxed!  What Moves You is an opportunity for new participants to discover new ways to listen and move and for the Kingston Shebang community to re-convene.  

What Moves You is open to all participants, age 10+, and will take place at the Kingston School of Dance, at the Tett Centre.  Workshop participants should wear loose, comfortable clothing that allows unrestricted movement.  Participants will be moving without shoes, so please bring socks should you prefer not to work barefoot.  Participants may also be asked to sit or lie on the floor, so we also suggest you also bring a yoga mat or towel for your personal comfort.  Space is limited, pre-registration recommended at: 

https://culturedays.ca/en/2016-activities/view/57d1b368-77b4-4af0-82e3-13f24c4a89be  

July 2016

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Opus Lux

Presented by Red Line Collective in association with Dreamwalker Dance Company

The Theatre Centre, 1115 Queen St. West
July 16 – 17, 2016

Join us for two unique development showings.
PWYC admission at the door

Opus Lux is an anomaly. It is not quite theatre, dance, drama, installation, film, nor concert, and yet Opus Lux incorporates all of these disciplines in surprising ways. It is an opera of light.

The rig of lighting instruments is a palette that the percussionist “plays,” and the playing of the lights is also the generation of sound.

And the heroic theme? The heroine’s descent to the Otherworld.

Lighting and Direction by David Duclos
Music by Richard Windeyer and Aaron Friend-Lettner
Choreography by Andrea Nann
Videography by Cam Davis
Poetry by Margot Lettner
Danced by Katherine Duncanson, Yuichiro Inoue* and Sahara Morimoto
Dramaturgy by David Friend
Stage Managed by AJ Morra
Technical Direction by Bob Greene
Produced by Sue Balint

* Sunday’s presentation only

PRESENTATION DATES:
Saturday, July 16 – 8:00pm – PWYC
An immerisve, participatory, laboratory showing of the Opus Lux design palette
Sunday, July 17 – 2:00pm – PWYC
A development showing of the team’s work to date

Opus Lux The Theatre Centre May 2016

June 2016

The Whole Shebang Burlington

Visual media artists, slam poets, sound designers, musicians, theatre, dance, and performance artists Liz Bates, Tomy Bewick, Lisa Emmons, Aaron Hutchinson, Shannon Kitchings, Andrew O’Connor, Richard Beaune, Trevor Copp and Lisa Pijuan-Nomura, come together in this unique multi-disciplinary, installation-meets-performance-meets-audience-interaction experience.

Members of the local arts community including Mayumi Lashbrook, Dan Murray, Trevor Turple, Matt Miller, Korey McDermott, Sebastian Chong, Amanda Dudnik, Connor Bennett, students from Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts, FORM Contemporary Dance Theatre, Tottering Biped, AND Dreamwalkers Brendan Wyatt, Elysha Poirier and AJ Morra join the collaborative ensemble.The Whole Shebang Burlington is a celebration of community, collaboration and creativity hosted and presented by Burlington Performing Arts Centre.

Generously supported by the Ontario Trillium Foundation, Canada Council for the Arts and the Ontario Arts Council – Ontario Dances, this event is the culmination of a three-year creative residency that brought a new generation of Burlington area artists together with Artistic Instigator Andrea Nann, and artists of Dreamwalker Dance Company.

June 4, 2016

Installations open from 1130-6pm

Performance event beginning at 4pm

Free admission

Location
Burlington Performing Arts Centre, Burlington, ON

More information: click here

June 2016

The Whole Shebang Burlington

Visual media artists, slam poets, sound designers, musicians, theatre, dance, and performance artists Liz Bates, Tomy Bewick, Lisa Emmons, Aaron Hutchinson, Shannon Kitchings, Andrew O’Connor, Richard Beaune, Trevor Copp and Lisa Pijuan-Nomura, come together in this unique multi-disciplinary, installation-meets-performance-meets-audience-interaction experience.

Members of the local arts community including Mayumi Lashbrook, Dan Murray, Trevor Turple, Matt Miller, Korey McDermott, Sebastian Chong, Amanda Dudnik, Connor Bennett, students from Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts, FORM Contemporary Dance Theatre, Tottering Biped, AND Dreamwalkers Brendan Wyatt, Elysha Poirier and AJ Morra join the collaborative ensemble.The Whole Shebang Burlington is a celebration of community, collaboration and creativity hosted and presented by Burlington Performing Arts Centre.

Generously supported by the Ontario Trillium Foundation, Canada Council for the Arts and the Ontario Arts Council – Ontario Dances, this event is the culmination of a three-year creative residency that brought a new generation of Burlington area artists together with Artistic Instigator Andrea Nann, and artists of Dreamwalker Dance Company.

June 4, 2016

Installations open from 1130-6pm

Performance event beginning at 4pm

Free admission

Location
Burlington Performing Arts Centre, Burlington, ON

More information: click here

April 2016

Niagara Shebang 1

The Whole Shebang Niagara

This unique multi-disciplinary performance is the culmination of a four-year Shebang Process creative residency that brought Niagara-based artists Aaron Berger, Adam Buller, Brittany Brooks, Elizabeth Chitty, Deanna Jones, Mark Steiger, David Vivian, Annie Wilson and Vickie Fagan together with Andrea Nann and artists from Dreamwalker Dance Company.
Members of the local arts community including Oniakara drum ensemble, the Perpetual Peace Project, students from Holy Cross Secondary School and St. Catharines Collegiate AND Dreamwalkers Brendan Wyatt, Elysha Poirier, Tom Kuo, Gabriel Cropley and AJ Morra join the performance ensemble creating The Whole Shebang Niagara, hosted and presented by FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre with generous support from Ontario Trillium Foundation, Canada Council for the Arts and Ontario Arts Council.

April 22-23, 2016 at 7:30pm

Location
Robertson Theatre, St. Catharines, ON

Buy tickets here

 

Image by Lin Rozenszajn.

November 2015

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The Whole Shebang 2015: Taken By Night

We invite audiences to experience the enchanted, mysterious hours of the night through light, sound, dance, theatre, media arts, shadow puppetry, storytelling and music.

Slip into night time, slow down and come on a journey.

Co-created by Andrea Nann and Helen Yung and featuring artists and contributors: Marie-Josée Chartier, Sarah Chase, Gabriel Cropley, Aria Evans, Cori Giannotta, Lauren Gilles, John Gzowski, Kate Holden, Melissa Joakim, Tom Kuo, Andy Maize, Peter Mettler, Clea Minaker, John Morin, AJ Morra, Andrea Nann, Jenn E. Norton, Oh Susanna, Michael Ondaatje, Elysha Poirier, Joshua Van Tassel, Veronica Tennant, Jaime Waese, Brendan Wyatt, Helen Yung.

November 26-28, 2015
7:30pm Doors open for gallery experiences
8:30pm Performance

Saturday Matinee November 28th
1:30pm Doors open for gallery experiences
2:30pm Performance

Location
918 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON M5R 3G5

Buy tickets here

October 2015

Capacitance 3

Capacitance is a monthly inter-media, cross-disciplinary, improvisational performance series in Guelph. offering divergent artists an opportunity to play together. http://capacitance.ca/

Capacitance 3 goes boldly forth with its first truly tri-modal improvisational encounter bringing together Dreamwalker’s Andrea Nann with Burlington Shebang video/new media artist Andrew O’Connor and acclaimed avant-garde clarinetist Lori Freedman to transform the space and create together spontaneously.

2pm Sunday October 18th
at Movement 42
42 Quebec Street, Guelph, Ontario N1H 2T4

The Burlington Shebang

Artists of Dreamwalker’s Burlington Shebang entered Andrew O’Connor’s interactive video installation Through the Eyes of the Machine with Form Contemporary Dance Theatre in Reflected / Vulnerable, a mixed program of work that explores different worlds filled with joyful and quirky movement; wandering rambling thoughts of the mind; and intense explorations of control, power and the people who follow and then overthrow.

SHOW DATES:
Friday October 9th
7:30pm (pre-show talk 7:00-7:30pm)

Saturday October 10th
2:00pm (pre-show talk 1:30-2:00pm) &
7:30pm (pre-show talk 7:00-7:30pm)

TICKETS:
$23 adult
$18 CADA/student/senior
Box Office 905-681-6000
Burlington Performing Arts Centre – Community Studio
440 Locust Street
Burlington, ON, L7S 1T7

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A Crazy Kind of Hope

Conceived and Directed by Sarah Chase in Creation with Andrea Nann at Open Ears SOUNDGLIDING: Music and Dance.

Date:

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Time:

7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Location:

Registry Theatre
122 Frederick St Kitchener
ON, N2H 2L9

Cost:

25/15 advance, 30/20 at the door.

Book Tickets Here:

http://www.ticketscene.ca/events/12995/

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GYROKINESIS® with Andrea Nann

Hosted by Peggy Baker Dance Projects

Date:

June 22 – 26, 2015

Time:

10:15 am – 11:45 am

Location:

Canada’s National Ballet School
400 Jarvis Street, Toronto, ON

For questions or assistance please email adiyana@peggybakerdance.com

Click Here for more information

September 2015

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The Whole Shebang Guelph

Created by Guelph Shebang Artists Ishra Blanco, Megan O’Donnell, Jenn E Norton, Claire Tacon, Bry Webb, Amadeo Ventura with Andrea Nann.

Date:

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Location:

River Run Centre
35 Woolwich St
Guelph, ON N1H 3V1

Artist Residency | River Run Centre

August 2015

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The Welcome Project

Free Movement Workshops for ages 12+ including Older Adults

with Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington

Date:

August 24, September 16, September 23, 2015

The Whole Shebang Performance: September 26, 2015

Time:

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Location:

August 24:

Immigrant Services
Units 4 – 926 Paisley Rd, Guelph, ON

September 16:

Heritage Hall
83 Essex Street, Guelph, ON

September 23 & September 26:

River Run Centre
35 Woolwich Street, Guelph, ON

To register: info@is-gw.ca

For more information please click here.

Danny Grossman’s Higher

Festival of Dance Annapolis Royal

Date:

August 20-23, 2015

Time:

August 20-22 8pm

August 23 2pm

Location:

King’s Theatre, 209 St. George St.
Annapolis Royal, NS

 

For more information and tickets please click here.

 

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GYROKINESIS® with Andrea Nann

at Peggy Baker Dance Projects August Intensive

Date:

August 10 – 14, 2015

Time:

9:30 am – 10:30 am

Location:

Canada’s National Ballet School
400 Jarvis Street, Toronto, ON

For more information please click here.

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GYROKINESIS® with Andrea Nann

at Kaha:wi Dance Theatre Summer Intensive

Date:

August 3-8, 2015

Location:

Dancemakers – Studio 313
9 Trinity Street
Toronto, ON, M5A 3C4

For more information please click here.

Guelph Shebang Youth Workshops

Free Movement and Writing Workshops

with Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington

Date:

August 24, September 16, September 23, 2015

The Whole Shebang Performance: September 26, 2015

Time:

4pm – 6:30 pm

Location:

August 24:

Immigrant Services
Units 4 – 926 Paisley Rd, Guelph, ON

September 16:

Heritage Hall
83 Essex Street, Guelph, ON

September 23 & September 26:

River Run Centre
35 Woolwich Street, Guelph, ON

Participants receive community service hours.

To register: info@is-gw.ca

For more information please click here.

July 2015

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Mississauga Choral Society

with Dreamwalker

Choral Society led by Artistic Director Mervin William Fick perform excerpts from The Gallery of Song: Spirit of the Land.  Dreamwalker workshops supported by Ontario Dances.

Date:

Canada Day July 1, 2015

Location:

The Atrium of the Living Arts Centre
4141 Living Arts Drive
Mississauga, ON, L5B 4B8

for information please email dreamwalkerdance@gmail.com.

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