Heather Cameron, professional contemporary dancer, presents Body Shakin’, Boogie Makin’ FUN! This is a high energy program that explores creative movement and the art of choreography. Students will be lead through a warm up that invites them to take ownership of their own physicality and personal style of movement. Through games and activities students will be lead through a choreographic process that teaches them the three basic components of movement: BODY, SPACE and TIME. Using the tools and skills they have developed through lead improvisations, they will work in small groups to create unique and contemporary movement pieces.
- Art Strand: Dance
- Broadcast length: 45 minutes.
- Off camera hands-on teacher guided activity: approximately 45-60 min.
- Date and time: March 10, 2022
- Grades 1-4: 10:00-11:45am
- Grades 5-8: 1:15-3:00pm
- Host School: Thomson Community School
- Register below for the Revisited & Live Q&A
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Artist Biography: Heather Cameron
Heather Cameron is a frenetic mover. Fast and jittery. Quirky. Her choreography is a cross between the quick, lethal stabs of a black widow spider and the sticky, silky, intricate web that the spider methodically weaves.
Heather holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Contemporary Dance at Concordia University (Montreal). In 2005 she moved to Regina as a co-founder of the FadaDance Troupe, working in collaboration to create affecting and innovative dance experiences. FadaDance Troupe engages audiences by performing in alternate venues and showcasing cross discipline collaboration in the arts.
Currently Heather is choreographing and performing movement for theatre project, mêtawêmin, written and directed by Skyler Anderson. Throughout the pandemic Cameron has choreographed and performed for film with CBC’s production of Danse Ta Vie music video and short film Autome et Hiver. She is a dancer and consultant with the Trails Ensemble project (choreographed by Misty Wensel) that performed in Trespassers Waltz (2020) as part of the National Arts Centre’s Grand Acts of Theatre. In the summer of 2021 Heather had the opportunity to collaborate with SUM Theatre and RODS to lead newcomer youth in dance and theatre programming.
As a soloist, Heather choreographed and performed Waiting for the Bus, presented by New Dance Horizons in the 2016 Prairie Dance Circuit. Internationally, Heather presented her one-woman theatrical dance show, Boney Bones, at the German International Festival of Dance and Theatre. In 2011 she created and performed Honey on Wallpaper at Regina’s Globe Theatre as a cross-disciplinary collaboration with Shaunna Dunn (Visual Artist) and Jeff Morton (Sound Artist). Heather has performed work by Ralph Escamillan (FakeKnot), Johanna Bundon, Bill Coleman, Robin Poitras, Michele Sereda and Turner Prize*.
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