Esteemed Canadian Dance Choreographer Danny Grossman landed in Saskatoon on May 30th to work in person with Free Flow Dance on a dance piece titled “Triptych.” A Meet and Greet with Mr. Grossman took place on May 30th at Dance Saskatchewan, and Danny also held a community dance workshop on June 4th at the Free Flow Dance Centre. The Free Flow dancers had an amazing and inspiring week with Danny, and Danny loved Saskatoon! Mr. Grossman will be returning to Saskatoon for “Convergence,” a concert scheduled for October 23rd, where Free Flow will premiere “Triptych.”
The first showing of the Works In Progress New Dance Series took place on June 5th, with performances by Connie Moker Wernikowski of Regina, Erin Cowan of Toronto, as well as Jill Henis Gnoato and Kyle Syverson of Saskatoon. Mr. Danny Grossman was in attendance and worked as a mentor for the featured choreographers. The second WIP showing took place on September 25th, with unfinished works presented by Ntara Curry of Wynyard, Truus Verkley and guest of Calgary, and Free Flow Dance Theatre Company. An African Fusion workshop taught by Truus Verkley was hosted the next afternoon at the Free Flow Dance Centre and was very well received by all who attended.
On June 26th, Back Alley Antics had its largest crowd and largest amount of performers yet! A map led spectators throughout the back alleys of downtown Saskatoon to various performances by local artists. It was a beautiful day and tons of fun! Special thanks to all the performers who volunteered their time and talent!
An open audition for Free Flow Dance Theatre Company dancers is set to take place at the Free Flow Dance Centre, 224 25th Street West, Saskatoon, on October 2nd from 1-3pm. Free Flow is seeking adult dancers age 18+ at the pre-professional or professional level to join the company with a variety of projects. Paid Company contracts are available, as well as apprentice/mentorship contracts. Please bring a current dance resume and come dressed to take class. Contemporary/modern dance and drama/theatrical training are considered an asset but are not required.
On October 23rd, Free Flow Dance Theate Company will be holding a dance concert titled “Convergence,” at The Refinery, 609 Dufferin Avenue, Saskatoon, at 8pm. Free Flow Dance will be premiering Danny Grossman's “Triptych,&rdquo as well as a new piece titled “Nerve,&rdquo with guest performances by KSAMB and Jill Henis. Performances will be followed by a talk with Danny Grossman and reception. General admission will be $15, with a student/senior rate of $12. Call the Refinery at 653-5191 for tickets!
Free Flow is holding a new fundraiser this year on November 13th! An 80's Night dance party!!! The event will take place at Free Flow Dance Centre, 224 25th Street West, Saskatoon. Stay tuned for more details!
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