Are you ready to take the lid off of your creative genius?
Linda shares her journey. Watch now to learn more.
Linda shares her journey. Watch now to learn more.
Are you ready to be living pain-free?
It may be easier than you think. My career as professional dancer has spanned over twenty years and I've got a few tricks up my sleeve I'd like to share.
If you're ready to overflow with energy and vitality and feel fabulous than I think you're going to love this.
Join me for one of the two scheduled webinars to boost your health. I promise I will also share a way you can commit further to your health.
Register to save your spot below.
See you soon!
PS Please share this invitation with any friends, family, colleagues or neighbours who could benefit.
Here is the link: https://www.secretgardensociety.com/webinar-registration.
We've been busy! The past few months we've been making Pilates videos, doing site-specific research, getting Arts Umbrella kids ready for their year-end recital, hosting Sweat Lodge Retreat in Lillooet, BC, the The Nest Urban Retreat and the Martha Graham 6 Week intensive.
Stay tuned for our special Summer Project being announced THURS MAY 31. Limited space.
Our Martha Graham Intensive is in full swing at the Kits Neighbourhood House and our Community Dancers are preparing for LINK and Arts & Health Showcase in May/ June.
Desirée recently returned form LA where she spake on a panel about her research in combining dance, embodied inquiry and energy healing. She's off to Florida next week for another conference to soak up some new ideas... and some sunshine.
Want to get notified when our Summer Project is announced?
We recently took to the streets of Vancouver's Mt. Pleasant neighbourhood on a site-specific expedition. Watch the video above to view the result! Garrick Jang, Wendy Chan and I caught a few onlookers by surprise and even got them dancing in the streets with us. Now that's community dance!
I will be offering a Site-Specific Summer Program in July & August. To get notified when registration is open please sign-up below.
Dancers: Mark Arboleda, Akeisha De Baat, Jenna Kraychy, Megan Hunter, Alejandra Miranda, and Juan Villegas
Watch handheld footage from the technical rehearsal and from the wings of the event below.
Ever worn a floor length wig? Our dancers were primped and groomed on Sun FEB 18 for SHOW IT OFF Hair show at The Vogue Theatre representing Supernova Salon. Such an honour!
Thanks Dance Artists: Mark Arboleda, Akeisha De Baat, Jenna Kraychy, Megan Hunter, Alejandra Miranda, and Juan Villegas
And to Dana Lyseng, Wendy Cook, The Supernova staff and to all those who made this special day possible with all proceeds going to the Children's Hospital.
Hello Fellow Dance Lover,
I can't wait to get back in the studio with you for our Friday afternoon Collaborative Creative Dance class 55+ at Aberthau Mansion/ West Point Grey Community Centre. It starts tomorrow, FRI JAN 12th 12:30-2pm in the Oak Room.
Thanks to the support of the West Point Grey Community Association we are pleased to offer this workshop session for FREE.
Have you registered?
Please take the time to confirm your place (even if you aren't coming to every class). I recommend phoning in to the centre tomorrow morning at 604-257-8140 so we can finalize our roster for the session. Course # is 142622. OR REGISTER ON-LINE HERE >>>
PS I offer Freeflow Pilates & Stretch for 55+ as a warm-up right before dance from 11:15am-12:15pm, also in the Oak Room. I highly recommend this if you want to feel stronger, more flexible and energetic. Drop-ins available. Course # 142621. REGISTER ON-LINE HERE >>>
A BIG Happy New Year hug to you!!
We get started again with Creative Collaborations at West Point Grey Community Centre/ Aberthau Mansion on FRI JAN 12 from 12:30-2pm in the Oak Room (following Pilates warm-up class 11:15am-12:15pm).
Interested? We will be remounting "Oh Mother" to the Neil Young song "Mother Earth" on SUN JAN 7 from 11am-1pm at Aberthau. *** One mandatory rehearsal only! Costume is white blouse/ shirt and black pants, black shoes of your liking. Show is at Roundhouse as part of monthly open-mic night hosted by Claire Robson up on the mezzanine at 7:30pm.
I can't wait to start off 2018 with you on the dance floor. Our first class back is MON JAN 8 from12:30-2pm in the Grandview Room. Please register in advance in-person, on-line or by phone.
MON FEB 12 Family Day Special Class Demo 1:30-2PM IN CEDAR HALL, TROUT LAKE CC (next door to our usual room)
SUN FEB 18 First day of Dezza Dance Intergenerational Performance Project II at Aberthau Mansion. Show is FRI APRIL 13TH at Aberthau.
Desirée Dunbar is at it again stewing up a new work with a surprising collaboration that will delight your senses.
Choreographer, Chef, Professional Dancers and Community Dancers start concocting February 18, 2018
Have you taken one of our Dezza Dance programs- Gush, Catalyst or Creative Collaborations and want to perform with us in this unique experience? Registration info coming soon. Email us with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last year Brittany Dugan a Toronto dancer turned writer dropped by our Trout Lake Creative Collaborations class. She was tracing the history and benefits of community dance in Vancouver.
Her recent article in the Dance Current sheds awareness on the momentum of the community engaged practice particularly with marginalized folks like those down at Carnegie in the lower Eastside.
Hear what Dezza Community Dancer Linda Maschak has to say about community dance over here >>
Premiered March 2017
CHIAROSCURO featured new contemporary dance works by Desirée Dunbar, Sophie Brassard and Carly Davis with musical guests The End Tree string duo.
Moberly is at 7646 Prince Albert St- 1 block East of Fraser Street at 60th in South Vancouver.
All ticket sales go to the Leg Up! Dance Project to support young dance artists in the realization of their potential. Thank-you Moberly Arts & Cultural Centre for your partnership support.