Heather Cameron is a professional contemporary dancer who believes that any human is capable of dance. In this program students will be lead through physical games and explorations that generate expressive movement.

Grades 1-4: Using music and video as stimuli, students will create movement vocabularies based on their artistic interpretation and personal perspective. Through demonstrations and group led improvisations, students will investigate their range of movement and explore a wider spectrum of physical quality.

Grades 5-6:  Using pop culture music and videos as stimuli, students will create movement vocabularies based on their artistic interpretation and personal perspective. Through demonstrations and group led improvisations, students will investigate their range of movement and explore a wider spectrum of physical quality that instills concepts such as contrast and repetition.

Grades 7-8: Using pop culture music and videos of professional dancers and artists as stimuli, students will create movement vocabularies based on their artistic interpretation and personal perspective. Through demonstrations and group led improvisations, students will investigate their range of movement and explore a wider spectrum of physical quality that instills concepts such as contrast and repetition.

  • Art Strand: Dance
  • Broadcast length: 45 min.
  • Off camera hands-on teacher guided activity: approximately 45-60 min.
  • Grades: 1-8


 

Broadcast Dates

  • May 1, 2018: Grades 7-8
    9:30-10:15am live broadcast
    + post-broadcast activity (see Teacher Guide)
  • May 1, 2018: Grades 5-6
    1:30-2:15pm live broadcast
    + post-broadcast activity (see Teacher Guide)
  • May 2, 2018: Grades 1-2
    9:30-10:15am live broadcast
    + post-broadcast activity (see Teacher Guide)
  • May 2, 2018: Grades 3-4
    1:30-2:15pm live broadcast
    + post-broadcast activity (see Teacher Guide)

Thank you to PElsie Mironuk School, Regina for hosting these broadcasts.

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Artist Biography: Heather Cameron

Heather Cameron holds a Bachelor Degree in Contemporary Dance at Concordia University (Montreal). In 2005 she moved to Regina (SK) as a co-founder of the FadaDance Troupe, working in collaboration with her cohorts to create original and whimsical dance performances.

As a solo artist, 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. Most recently, she created and performed the comedic and quirky solo, Waiting for the Bus, presented by New Dance Horizons as part of the Prairie Dance Circuit (2016). Heather has performed work by Johanna Bundon, Bill Coleman, Robin Poitras, Michele Sereda and Turner Prize.