What We’re Up To

Applications Open: Summer Jobs for Post-Secondary Students

In collaboration with funding support from Employment and Social Development Canada, SQx Dance Company (sqxdance.org) is looking for 5 post-secondary summer students to support the delivery of our Interactive Dance Awareness Program   Positions Available Interactive Dance Awareness Rehearsal Director & Coordinator  Starts June 18 - 11 Weeks $18.67 / Hour x 30 Hours / Week Interactive Dance Awareness Disability Support Person ...

Emily Carr’s Thirteenth International Conference on The Arts in Society

SQx will be presenting:  “Using Choreology to Increase Arts and Culture Engagement in Multi-Barriered Populations” at the Emily Carr’s Thirteenth International Conference on The Arts in Society. Location:  Emily Carr, University of Art & Design, Vancouver, BC Dates:  June 27 - 29, 2018 This opportunity to present at Emily Carr is an extraordinary opportunity for feedback and exposure, but also the development of partnerships...

Lola in Portugal

For the month of March, we had the pleasure and honour to research our new work, Lola, at Musibéria in Serpa, Portugal. Musibéria is a extraordinary arts centre in the South of Portugal home to resident artists, workshops, and a recording studio. We learned about the traditional, organic, and commercial processes in making Portugal's finest olive oils--as well as "Made in Italy"...

Social Soups in Genoa

SQx is invited to Social Soups for Summer 2019.  Admission to the residency program is by invitation only, and three artists are invited each year. SQx’s residency is also in partnership with a research boat, Tethys Institute.   One week of the residency will take-place on this research vessel where Carmen will have the opportunity to interact and develop her work...

Welcome Sophie & Kaitlyn

We preparing our 2018 Dancers.   Sophie and Kaitlyn are joining us from Manitoba and Alberta. Sophie Dow Winnipeg born, Sophie is an artist inspired by interdisciplinary collaboration. She is passionate about sharing her love for music, yoga, and adventure.  Sophie has been awarded multiple scholarships for excellence in fine arts:  Inspire Building Brighter Futures Scholarship, Winnipeg Rotary Memorial Scholarship, and The...

Applications Open: Interactive Dance Awareness Presenters

In collaboration with funding support from the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, we are looking for 3 people in need of professional development, employment training, work-experience, and / or leadership development. Training and work experience alternates to provide ongoing professional development but also independence within the work place.   Program Development April 16 - May 11 July 4 - July 27 August 13 - August...

Serpa, Portugal Workshop

Location:  Studio 1, Musibéria, Rua Dr. Afonso Henriques do Prado Castro e Lemos, 7830-393, Serpa Date:  Saturday, March 24, 2018 Time:  16h00 - 17h30   Using choreology (study of dance science), participants will learn to improve musicality, fitness, spatial awareness, and performance studies through athletic repertoire performed in both Europe & Canada    Participants will use athleticism and imagination to experience Value of combining physical exercise and creativity (how SQx...

Artists as Agents of Change

SQx has been selected to present at TransCultural Exchange’s 2018 International Conference on Opportunities in the Arts, Exploring New Horizons.  We will be presenting in the panel discussion, “Artists as Agents of Change,”  alongside  Moderator: Roger Colombik, Artist and Professor, Texas State University Jerolyn Bahm-Colombik, Artist Claire Anna Watson, Curator, Bundoora Homestead Art Centre; and Board Member, Public Galleries Association of...

Castlegar-Area Woman Behind Dance Charity Receives Recognition

In the News!  Thank-You Chelsea Novak for the fantastic article! We're thrilled about the positive recognition we have received, and we look forward to continuing to serve in-need, rural, and remote communities across Canada for years to come. More information about Interactive Dance Awareness here.         ...