Calling all Emerging Dance Artists: keep on MOVING

In Events, Workshops on March 14, 2011 by danceumbrella

on the MOVE presents: keep on MOVING

Don’t forget to register for our first keep on MOVING conference created just for you!


keep on MOVING is a *free* one-day conference created to address the specific needs of emerging dance artists. With input from your fellow emerging dancers we have designed a day brimming with information to help you find work, find money, promote yourself and propel your career.

We have a FANTASTIC line-up of presenters, panellists and experts ready to share their invaluable expertise and thoughts on taking your career to the next level.

Being Creative About Finding Work

4 panellists discuss portfolio, commercial, and interdisciplinary opportunities, as well as community-arts projects.

* Community Arts – Kevin Ormsby

* Work beyond the dance world – Michael Rubenfeld

* Portfolio Careers – Lucy Rupert

* Commercial Work – Apolonia Velasquez

Being Creative About Finding Money

Learn about self-producing, fundraising, and developing fruitful networks, in this series of fast-paced small group discussions with successful artists.

Get your questions ready!

* Self-Producing – Jennifer Dallas

* Connecting to the big institutions or corporations – Jeff Melanson

* Fundraising and other fruitful connections – Ross Manson

What Artists Need to Know About Income

Baffled at tax time? Have HST headaches? Brian Borts is here to help.

Get answers, gain money management tips and best of all… save money!

Building Your PR Toolkit

How do you present yourself professionally on a budget?

This hands-on workshop will help you develop tools for presenting and promoting yourself effectively — so people know about you and your dance work!

Suki Lee – Founder and President of Inbox Communications – will be there to provide you with tools to help you show yourself off to the world.

And as if that weren’t enough – Gadfly will be there to lead you through a dynamic dance break, we will provide you with tasty breakfast and lunch, AND there will be amazing raffle prizes!


** keep on MOVING is FREE! ** Pre-registration is required. Visit our website to Register Today! :

Registration closes March 15th

keep on MOVING and on the MOVE – Toronto is presented by the Dancer Transition Resource Centre (DTRC) in collaboration with: Artists’ Health Centre Foundation, The Actors’ Fund of Canada, Canadian Actors’ Equity Association, Canadian Dance Assembly, Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists – Ontario Chapter, The Dance Current Magazine, Dance Ontario Association, Dance Umbrella of Ontario

With support from: BMO Financial Group, Department of Canadian Heritage, Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council, and Canada’s National Ballet School.

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