Emily Cargill and Dancers Present: SLIT

Emily Cargill and Dancers (ECD) is proud to present SLIT, an evening-length work, with original choreography by Emily Cargill, Erik Thurmond, Kathleen Wessel (ATL) and Kelly Bartnik (NYC).    Atlanta audiences will have the opportunity to see Emily Cargill and Dancers’ premier of SLIT, their first evening-length work, this Spring.    Emily Cargill and Dancers…

Atlanta Dance Collective Presents: Time + Itinerant and the Opine Film Dance Festival

After Dance Canvas, Atlanta Dance Collective will be hosting their first season of performances at Synchronicity Theatre, March 25-26, 2016. Our show, entitled Time + Itinerant, boasts choreography from founders Britt Whitmoyer Fishel and Sarah Stokes, as well as guest choreography from Gabriella Dorado(ATL) and Caitlin Dutton(NYC). The works in Time + Itinerant all have…

2015-16 Performance Series Choreographer: Braeden Barnes

Courtesy of LEVELdance. Photo by Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth of Chicago Dance Supply Dance Canvas: When did you start choreographing? Braeden: Actually, it happened by surprise when I was  nineteen years old.  A teacher of mine asked me to start a dance piece on a ballet school’s senior students for a festival. She came back after a…

2015-16 Performance Series Choreographer Simone Stevens

Photo by Michael Sykes I am very honored (and so thrilled) for the opportunity to present Skewed at The Rialto as part of the Dance Canvas performance series. The dancers will also showcase Skewed at Emory this coming March for ACDA 2016, so we’re grateful to have the opportunity to perform the piece for multiple…

2015-16 Performance Series Choreographer: Kamali Hill

My grandmother always told me “Choose a career you love and you will NEVER work a day in your life”…and I never have. Photo by Niqko Upon receiving my B.F.A. in Dance and Choreography from Virginia Commonwealth University all I wanted to do was perform. So I tried my hand at Contemporary Ballet…Not for me,…

Wishing You a Merry Christmas!

Picture by: Richard Calmes; Dance Canvas 2015 HOLIDAY code good through December 26th! You can purchase tickets here! We are so excited for you, our audience members, to see our marvelous show in January with our group of talented choreographers and a plethora of dance genres! We promise you don’t want to miss it! We…

2015-16 Performance Series Choreographer: Leah Boresow

Photo by Abner Dvorah It always amazes me to think how musicians and composers can actually create music that is truly original; they hear a sequence of notes in their heads and then out of those thoughts they bring to life music that has never before been heard in that way. And this is the…

2015-16 Performance Series Choreographer: Emily Cargill

  I started Emily Cargill and Dancers in 2013 after moving back to Atlanta from Jacksonville Beach, FL. I was Co-Artistic of Braided Light Dance Project in FL and that ignited the flame to start ECD once I moved back to Atlanta. Choreography is something that just makes sense in my brain.  Some people are …

2015-16 Performance Series Choreographers: Vanessa Chisolm and Tre McClendon

                                               Vanessa and Tre at Atlanta Tap Project                                                       Photo by Atlanta Tap Project Dance Canvas: Tell us a little about The Atlanta Tap Project. Vanessa and Tre: The Atlanta Tap Project is a community of dancers looking for a way to creatively express their love of tap dance.  Our goal is to create…

2015-16 Performance Series Choreographer: Britt Whitmoyer Fishel

It’s an honor and a privilege to be coming back to Dance Canvas for a second year. I felt last season was really my introduction to the Atlanta dance community and discovering my place within it. After graduate school and leaving my company, bnw:dance behind, I was unsure of my next step. Thankfully, it was…

Introducing: Our New Dance Canvas Administrative Intern

Happy Fall everyone! We are excited for our 1st blog of the 2015-16 Season. We had a wonderful summer and now we are gearing up for our 2016 Performance Series in January. (*Have you marked your calendars yet?) The 1st blog of the season gives me the opportunity to introduce the new addition to our…

CALL FOR CHOREOGRAPHERS!

We have opened up our Call for Choreographers for the 2016 Performance Series! Our 2015-16 season is starting up and we’re excited to see what new, talented artists are ready to create! Applications for our Choreographer Career Development Initiative (CCDI) are now available for all of you innovative, emerging choreographers! Whether you are in-state, out-of-state, right out…