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Dancer

A Penny for you Thoughts

The story of stuff is a story we know all too well. Consumerism is the foundation of a capitalist society. Our society, our relationships with one another, our jobs, the economy and our traditions all encompass the need to make, purchase and have physical things. However, this constant need to have is in the midst … Continue reading A Penny for you Thoughts

Student Workshops

Dancing Days-Guide for New Professionals

So you’re just starting your career in dance and you’re having trouble visualizing how you will make enough money to make a living and still have the flexibility to perform, choreograph or produce your own work? Many performers choose to teach dance at a dance establishment. From my experience, teaching in dance studios is certainly … Continue reading Dancing Days-Guide for New Professionals

Education

Unrest and Policy – Then and Now

The recent labour unrest in the education sector of Ontario has caused me to reflect upon why this now seems to be the rule rather than the exception. Many pundits lay blame on the Conservative government of the mid-1990s led by Mike Harris. You might legitimately ask: Why does government policy twenty years ago have … Continue reading Unrest and Policy – Then and Now