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[video width="1080" height="1080" mp4="https://dancersstudiowest.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/marynia-f.mp4"][/video] Thank you again to everyone who has donated and streamed the Quick + Dirty!! The festival is love to stream PWYC until August 15th. Until then, we’d love to introduce you to the lead artists who have taken huge risks and made this festival come to life. Next up: Marynia Fekecz Describe the challenge of transferring your research...

[video width="1080" height="1080" mp4="https://dancersstudiowest.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/nicole-cb.mp4"][/video] Wow!! Thank you to everyone who has donated and streamed the Quick + Dirty!! The festival is love to stream PWYC until August 15th. Until then, we’d love to introduce you to the lead artists who have taken huge risks and made this festival come to life. First up: Nicole Charlton Goodbrand.   Describe a challenge that transferring your...

Our 40th anniversary year has been full of shifts and surprises, and this time we have a surprise! Dancers’ Studio West is pleased to launch the first ever Quick + Dirty Film Festival! As a measured response to the quarantine restrictions we are living with, we have redirected the resources for our Creative Intensive and Quick + Dirty Festival to create...

Hello friends, Allow me to introduce myself: my name is Samantha Ketsa, and I have joined the DSW team this spring as an administrative assistant. Originally from Edmonton and now based in Calgary, I am utterly delighted to support the dance community across Alberta in tandem with forging my own path as a dance artist. It has been a wild time transitioning into...

Dear friends, Due to the extraordinary circumstances we find ourselves in at this moment, dance artists around the world are celebrating our art in innovative and humble ways; dancing in our living rooms, on balconies, kitchens, and even on our beds! We are creating connection through technology to overcome distance, isolation, and to think about and experience dance from different perspectives....

Dear friends, I’m certain it will come as no surprise that we will be postponing the premiere of Associate Artist Linnea Swan’s new work, Made Up, our inaugural Quick + Dirty: A Festival of Emerging Artists and Ideas and our 40th Anniversary celebrations as a measured response to the COVID-19 pandemic. While we are disappointed to have to wait, we are finding solace in our...

The next Study Group and The Talking, Thinking, Dancing Body-Calgary artist forums are happening at 7pm January 27th and February 24th respectively at cSPACE King Edward. Join our facebook groups to receive up to date information on these events! The Study Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1116040501903349/ The Talking, Thinking, Dancing Body-Calgary: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2168486096703340/    ...

November was terribly exciting, with all three residency artists at work under the cSPACE roof. The photo above features a glimpse of choreographer Linnea Swan's mysterious work with dancers Tania Alvarado, Meghann Michalsky and Nicole Charlton Goodbrand.  Photo by C. Meyer   Artist in Residence Heather Ware collaborates with Rebecca Bruton     Artist in Residence Pam Tzeng with collaborator FOONYAP...