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This month, we are delighted to present our first online performance, offer WCD merchandise, and have dancers in-studio working with Guest Choreographer, Jera Wolfe!
Subscriptionsare now on sale!
We are thrilled to offer a three show subscription series. Our 2020-2021 subscription series includes new works by Jera Wolfe & Jolene Bailie and an evening of self-created solos by Linnea Swan & Sara Porter.
We are committed to delivering programming and performances withingovernment recommendations and with physical distancing, as required.We will offer both live performances and online presentations.
WCD is thrilled to welcome Guest Choreographer, Jera Wolfe!
After two weeks of quarantine in Winnipeg, Jera started working with WCD, in studio and on site, on November 9th.
Dancers for this work include: Carol-Ann Bohrn, Allison Brooks, Mark Dela Cruz, and Kira Hofmann.
Performances run December 3rd - 6th with daily shows at 4pm & 8pm.
We have increased our performance run from three to eight performances to allow for physically distanced viewing. Our audience capacity is 15-24 patrons per performance, the performance is shorter is length with no intermission, and safety protocols will be in place.
Purchase tickets HERE; details regarding our online viewing option will be announced soon!
Up Close and disDANCING is available to view at your convenience until November 29th.
Thanks so much toeveryone who has viewed Up Close and disDancing so far.
Seven weeks in the making, WCD’s Emerging Artist Initiative features five exquisite dancers performing three distinct works.
WCD is committed to delivering programming and performances within government recommendations. Up Close and disDANCING is our first online presentation in our 56 year
history and we are thrilled to share our work with you. Please join us. Tickets are available, online and by phone, until November 29th, 2020.
Graphic Design: Urban Ink Photo: Leif Norman Dancer: Shayla Rudd
In the Media
WCD was recently featured in The Winnipeg Free Press.
In case you missed it, check out the full article HERE.
Just in time for holiday giving, we are thrilled to offer WCD merchandise! We have a limited number of books and necklaces; you can purchase yours HERE.
"We owe a great deal to Rachel Browne. She is a role model for all of us, old and young. Dancing Towards the Light aptly illustrates her devotional life journey."
- Grant Strate, C.M.
Rachel Browne: Dancing Toward the Light
Book by Carol Anderson, $30
Hilary Druxman Design creates jewelry that is modern in design and function! The WCD necklace is a complementary piece designed for every occasion.
Winnipeg's Contemporary Dancers Necklace
Sterling silver pendant on a 16-18″ chain
Outside the Box, $37.50
Support Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers
WCD exists to serve Winnipeg and beyond through the creation and presentation of contemporary dance. Our work gathers people together to share, appreciate, and contribute to the development of contemporary dance in Winnipeg.
Donations with tax receipts can be made in mere seconds onlineHERE.
We gratefully acknowledge and appreciate the support of our community, including patrons, season ticket holders, donors, funders and volunteers.
THANK YOU TO OUR 2020-2021 SEASON DONORS:
The Asper Foundation
Gail Asper, O.C., O.M., LL.D. and Michael Paterson
Leo and Patricia Waisberg
Mary J Sharrif
ENTHUSIASTS under $100
Photo: Leif Norman Dancer: Shawn Maclaine
How Can I Help WCD Right Now?
If you have the means, the best way to help us right now is to subscribe, purchase tickets and merchandise, and/or make a donation. As we navigate the unprecedented challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic, any kind of support that can assist us financially is sincerely appreciated.
Photo: Leif Norman Dancer: Carol-Ann Bohrn
The Rachel Browne Theatre
We are now taking theatre rentals for Spring and Summer of 2021. Our venue is available to rent for dance, theatre and music performances, as well as workshops, lectures, filming, classes, meetings, and fundraisers.