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AUGUST 15, 2016
Calling all dancers, musicians and improvisors!
Neighbourhood Dance Works is proud to say that we have been invited by The Wandering Pavillon to take over their space on August the 15th in Bannerman Park. 

We are inviting anyone interested to partake in an open improvised performance from 5:00-7:00 pm on Monday August the 15th in Bannerman Park's Memory Garden.
 

AUGUST 7, 2016
NDW is proud to bring you two FREE performances of Home Front on August 7th 2016.
Home Front is a performance remembers those who served in World War 1 and their families.

Special thanks to our funders who made Home Front possible: The Department of Canadian Heritage-Patrimoine Canadien, the City of St. John's and the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Featuring Performances by:
Louise Moyes, Lisa Porter, Winter Blades, Gabriel Moyes-Vaandering, Vincent Avoine-Dalton, Rose Avoine-Dalton, Manon Avoine, Milly Brown and the Phantasior Youth String Quartet

The Voices of Placentia Bay Festival Performance:
When: Sunday, August 7th at 11 am
Where: The Town Cenotaph, Placentia, Newfoundland and Labrador

The Newfoundland and Labrador Folk FestivalPerformance:
When: Sunday, August 7th at 3 pm (Dance Tent)
Where: Bannerman Park, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador 

JUNE 28, 2016
Neighbourhood Dance Works hosted our annual First Look Showcase. We want to thank artists: Rick Bailey, Catherine Wright, Sarah Joy Stoker, and Corie Harnett for their performances, as well as Lois Brown who was our Animateur for the evening.

A huge thanks to those who came, it was fantastic to reconnect with the community and engage in a conversation regarding the work of these artists.

JUNE 13, 2016
Announcement: National Presenter Conference, Industry Meetings, Atlantic Dance Showcase
Concurrent Programming with the 26 th Annual Festival of New Dance October 2016

Neighbourhood Dance Works alongside the Alliance of Canadian Dance Networks are slated to host a major industry gathering in St John’s, NL from Oct 4 – 6, 2016. This event will take place alongside the 26th Festival of New Dance and will consist of: A national presenter conference; national and regional meetings and an Atlantic Dance Showcase featuring up to a dozen regionally-based dance artists.

Artists include:
Candice Pike (NL) - (Window Dances)
Compañia Azul (NS)
Lesandra Dodson (NB) - (In two days a man can change) (Flawed words and stubborn sounds)
Mocean (NS)
Sara Coffin (NS)
Sins (NS)
Sarah Joy Stoker (NL)
Lisa Porter (NL)
Louise Moyes (NL)
Anne Troake (NL) - (OutSideIn)
Idealicious Trio (NL) - Tammy MacLeod, Calla Lachance, Andrea Tucker

Presenting partners include: The Atlantic Presenters Association, The CanDance Network, Ontario Dances, Made in BC: Dance on Tour, La danse sur les routes du Québec.

More information coming soon!

MAY 19, 2016
Call for Submissions: First Look

NDW is currently accepting proposals for the next First Look. 
Deadline for Submissions: May 31, 2016
First Look will take place on Tuesday June 28, 2016 at 7pm at the LSPU Hall.  

Neighbourhood Dance Works' First Look Studio Series offers local dance artists (or dance collaborators, and multidisciplinary artists) the opportunity to show choreographic works, or performance based works-in-progress for the purpose of reflection, discuss, and artistic investigation. The performance and post-performance discussion take place in an informal and supportive environment.
Neighbourhood Dance Works provides the venue, technical support, video documentation and a moderated discussion led by an senior dance artist. Participants receive an honorarium for their presentation and a DVD copy of their performance.
Whether you are an emerging or established artist, in the early or final stage of artistic development, we welcome you to present a 10-15 minute excerpt of your work. Artists from all dance genres or performance based practices are encouraged to apply.

Are you interested in showing a performance based work that is in the early stages of a creative process?
Are you interested in sharing your ideas with like-minded peers for feedback and discussion?
Please e-mail ndw@nfld.net with the following details:
1) Your name and contact information 
2) Names of performers and collaborators
3) Brief description of the work and your practice
4) Basic technical or physical requirements
*please note that the technical scope of this show is intentionally designed to offer minimum technical support


APRIL 18, 2016
Tickle Trunk Dance Party on Saturday April 23, 2016, 2-4pm, The Space 72 Harbour Drive, $10


HEAR-ye HEAR-ye Neighboorhood Dance Works presents....a family fun tickle trunk dance party! Dig out wands and wigs, straw hats and suspenders, tuxs and tutus or that silly outfit you cant find somewhere to wear. Dress up and join us for a fun afternoon of silly dancing, singing, fun music, games and cake!

Open to ALL AGES...especially kiddos (or kiddos at heart). Help us celebrate Neighboorhood Dance Works and Dance week....and of course friendship and fun. 

*10$ suggested donation per family* 
The SPACE, 72 Harbour Drive (lots of parking in the lot east of the building)
2:00-4:00pm
www.neighbourhooddanceworks.com
See you soon!

 

APRIL 24, 2016
Home Front | War and Family: an Intergenerational Dance-Theatre Presentation, Rocket Bakery & Fresh Food, 4pm, Free

To honor International Dance Week alongside our provincial dance sector organization - DanceNL, as well as our national dance sector organization - Canadian Dance Assembly, Neighbourhood Dance Works is proud to bring your this FREE performance of Home Front

In remembrance of those who served in World War 1 and their families, please join us for the free Public Performance of Home Front | War and Family: an Intergenerational Dance-Theatre Presentation with the Phantasior Youth String QuartetDirected by Louise Moyes with Lisa Porter. Costumes by Kelly Bruton. 

Featuring performances by:
Louise Moyes
Lisa Porter
Ben Gosse
Jessie Rendall
Winter Blades
Gabriel Moyes-Vaandering
Vincent Avoine-Dalton
Rose Avoine-Dalton
Manon Avoine
Milly Brown 

With stories and photos of families from La Péninsule de Port-au-Port, Harbour Grace, St. John's, Black Head, Bonavista, Nova Scotia, and Malvern Hills, England.

Special thanks to The Department of Canadian Heritage-Patrimoine Canadien and the City of St. John's for their generous support of this presentation and Pony Locale as our Season Sponsor.
 

APRIL 9, 2016
Home Front | War and Family: an Intergenerational Dance-Theatre Presentation, The Rooms, 1pm and 3pm, Free



In remembrance of those who served in World War 1 and their families, please join us for the free Public Performance of Home Front | War and Family: an Intergenerational Dance-Theatre Presentation with the Phantasior Youth String QuartetDirected by Louise Moyes with Lisa Porter. Costumes by Kelly Bruton. 

Featuring performances by:
Louise Moyes
Lisa Porter
Ben Gosse
Jessie Rendall
Winter Blades
Gabriel Moyes-Vaandering
Vincent Avoine-Dalton
Rose Avoine-Dalton
Manon Avoine
Milly Brown 

With stories and photos of families from La Péninsule de Port-au-Port, Harbour Grace, St. John's, Black Head, Bonavista, Nova Scotia, and Malvern Hills, England.

Special thanks to The Department of Canadian Heritage-Patrimoine Canadien and the City of St. John's for their generous support of this presentation and Pony Locale as our Season Sponsor.

2015

NOVEMBER 11, 2015
Home Front | War and Family: an Intergenerational Dance-Theatre Presentation, ACC 2nd floor Concourse, 4pm 


In remembrance of those who served in World War I and their families, please join us for the free Public Performance of Home Front | War and Family: an Intergenerational Dance-Theatre Presentation at the Arts and Culture Centre, 2nd floor Concourse on Remembrance Day, November 11, at 4:00 PM. Directed by Louise Moyes.

Featuring performances by:
Louise Moyes
Lisa Porter
Ben Gosse
Jessie Rendall
Winter Blades
Gabriel Moyes-Vaandering
Vincent Avoine-Dalton
Manon Avoine
Milly Brown 

With the Phantasior Youth String Quartet

Thanks to The Department of Canadian Heritage-Patrimoine Canadien and the City of St. John's for their generous support of this presentation. 
 

OCTOBER 22, 2015
THRILLERGRAMS are BACK!

Book your Zombies Now at 722-3663 or ndw@nfld.net
$100, from October 29-31
 


OCTOBER 21, 2015
Community Engagement/Presentation & Artist Talk with Body of Water and local artists October 25:

Community Engagement / Presentation
Starts 2:00, meet us at the corner of Prescott Street & Queen’s Road

Artist Talk with Body of Water and local Artists
3:30 to 4:30, Pope Productions, 245 Duckworth Street
 
Learn about the Body of Water Project on the Facebook Page




OCTOBER 13, 2015
CALL FOR INTEREST for The Body of Water Project 

Continuing our 2015 Fall Season and following an exciting 25th Anniversary Festival of New Dance, we are putting out the CALL FOR INTEREST in our next project: The Body of Water Project.