Co-presented by DanceHouse and SFU Woodward’s Cultural Programs, Speaking of Dance Conversations is a series of free public dialogues and roundtable conversations about the world of dance, contextualizing it within culture and society. Presented by noted writers, choreographers and creative thinkers, Speaking of Dance is a platform for everyone to share and develop their observation and interpretation of dance.
Cultural Policies in a Global World: a Comparison
Tuesday October 24, 2017; 7pm
Moderated by Janet Smith (Arts Editor, The Georgia Straight)
Marshall McLuhan and the Global Village: What effect is globalization having on the arts in Vancouver?
Tuesday November 21, 2017; 7pm
Moderated by Richard Cavell (Founder of Media Studies Program at UBC and author of Remediating McLuhan)
Vancouver and Toronto’s Cultural Scenes in the 70s: a Comparison
Tuesday February 20, 2018; 7pm
Moderated by Pia Lo (Dance Journalist, Globe Dancer)
Creative Arts Therapies: Arts and Health Care
Tuesday March 13, 2018; 7pm
Moderated by Peta Schur (Co-founder of the Expressive Arts Therapy training program, Langara)
Tap Dance and Jazz Music: the Evolution of an Art Form
Tuesday April 10, 2018; 7pm
Moderated by Sas Selfjord (Vancouver Tap Dance Society)
All events take place at Djavad Mowafahian World Art Centre, SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts (149 West Hastings Street).
For more information contact Francesca Piscopo.
For videos and information about previous installments of Speaking of Dance Conversations visit our Archive section.