PLEASE NOTE! Due to the heat the Beginner House Dance Workshop at 4pm will be CANCELLED, as we are unable to run the projector. The Dance Mob and Bellydance workshops will go in as planned. See you at 4:45!
Click the image below to download the 2018 festival guide. Or pick up a copy at local libraries and downtown businesses.
Receive a 30% OFF when purchasing Emerging Artists tickets $18 online (currently) before event at Onstagedirect.com/londondancefestival.
Use the discount code SHARON
This offer is valid until Wednesday June 20th. Hurry! and get yours NOW.
Friday June 29: Emerging Artists Performance
Location: Eldon House, 7 pm
Tickets: $18 online before the event or $20 at the gate. Get tickets here.
An exciting evening of dance works by emerging artists and special guests from London and beyond. This performance will take place on the beautiful lawns of Eldon House, and is our way of nurturing young choreographers in our city. Bring your own picnic blanket or lawn chair.
Saturday June 30: Community Movement Workshops (FREE to the public)
June 29, 10am – Inclusive Chair Yoga with Bizz Varty (location TBA)
June 29, 5:30pm – Eldon House: Contemporary Dance for Beginners with Julie Mytka
June 30, 4pm – Ivey Park: House Dance Workshop with Gadfly (pre-recorded)
June 30, 4:45pm – Ivey Park: Learn the Dance Mob with Sam & Katharine
June 30, 5:30pm – Ivey Park: Belly Dance Basics with Luna of Rising Moon
Saturday June 30: Community Showcase with Dance Mob Performance
Location: Ivey Park, 6 pm. Admission is by donation
Enjoy an outdoor performance by a selection of local artists of all ages, plus special guests and our annual Dance Mob.
Join our Dance Mob
The Dance Mob is a fun and easy dance created by local artists and performed by the community. No dance experience is required and all ages and abilities are welcome. You can learn the moves from the instructional video, or at one of our workshops. Then come down to our Community Showcase in Ivey Park on June 30 at 6pm and dance with us! More details coming soon.
Sunday July 1: Canada Day Celebration
Location: Eldon House, from 12-4pm
In partnership with Eldon House, we’re presenting acrobatic dance performances at the old-fashioned carnival event. Spotlight performance: Aerial Hoop by Tori Kuhn
Centre of Movement Arts Presents the 2018 London Dance Festival
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Calling All Dance Artists!
The London Dance Festival is inviting all dance artists, whether amateur, emerging or established to participate and perform in the 2018 festival. The festival will take place in various locations in downtown London from June 29 to July 1. Learn more about the festival at londondancefestival.ca
This year the London Dance Festival is seeking a variety of submissions from performers, choreographers and workshop facilitators. Preference is given to London and area artists, but we welcome submissions from across Canada and around the globe. Movement and music content must be appropriate for a family audience. DEADLINE: May 5, 2018
2018 Summer Submission Opportunities (see details below):
Artists may apply for all opportunities for which they are eligible. To apply for any of the opportunities below, complete the online submission form available at https://goo.gl/forms/ApKXHzB7cVJyow9J2 include the following:
DEADLINE: May 5, 2018
Click here to see 2018 Summer Submission Details.
Questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Centre of Movement Arts and the London Dance Festival would like to thank all the artists, choreographers, dancers, companies, volunteers and audience members who participated in our Spring Showcase. Our show was an outstanding success and we could not have done it without you! The performances were inspired and our audience was captivated from beginning to end. Our volunteers went above and beyond to help the show run smoothly. A BIG round of applause and pat on the back to all who made the Spring Showcase possible. Thank you!
Contest closes March 21 and winners will be announced March 22
Advance Tickets: $18 adults, $15 children. Purchase tickets at www.onstagedirect.com/londondancefestival or from one of our performers. Tickets at door: $20, cash only.
Featuring: PointeTango Dance Company, Elias Movement Project, Rising Moon Belly Dance, En Avant Dance Company, Young Company of North London Dance Centre, Sound in Motion, Ashlyn Carwana, Sound in Motion, Tori Kuhn, and more!