Catalina Fellay-Dunbar is a Toronto based dance professional and academic. Her professional dance experience, although varied, has long been focused on Flamenco and Classical Spanish dance. Catalina’s academic interests prompted the pursuit of a BFA… View ArticleRead Catalina Fellay-Dunbar's full profile.
Catherine Limbertie is an educator, dancer, arts administrator and scholar whose interests lie in investigating the role of dance in Canadian history with a particular emphasis on how dance has formed Ontario society. A member of the Folklore Studies A… View ArticleRead Catherine Limbertie's full profile.
Cheryl LaFrance’s PhD research combines her passions for the creative processes of dance-making, academic writing, and teaching. Using practice-led research along with research-led practice, she addresses the question of how dancer-scholars might acces… View ArticleRead Cheryl LaFrance's full profile.
As a professional ballroom dancer, David has competed at the international level, teaching and performing throughout Canada and Europe. After moving to England to pursue a BA in Anthropology, he completed an MSc Dance Science at Trinity Laban, London,… View ArticleRead David Outevsky's full profile.
Elena Quah is a PhD student in Dance Ethnography. She holds an MA degree in Dance, and a BFA degree in Visual Arts from York University. Working concurringly toward a Graduate Diploma in Asian studies through the York Asian Research Centre, Elena’s dis… View ArticleRead Elena Quah's full profile.
Evadne Kelly (nee Fulton) was born in Birtle, Manitoba and grew up in Victoria, British Columbia where she first met and became inspired by David Earle. In pursuit of developing a deeper understanding of Earle’s work, Evadne attended the School of the… View ArticleRead Evadne Kelly's full profile.
After graduating with a BFA in Dance from York University, Heather spent a year working in the Dance Division at The Juilliard School as a member of their prestigious internship program. Following that, she completed an MA in Choreography at The Unive… View ArticleRead Heather Young's full profile.
Jonathan Osborn is a dancer, choreographer and first year PhD student from Toronto, Canada. Jonathan’s research interests revolve around studying the depiction of monsters visually and kinetically in live performance, film, cartoons and video games. Jo… View ArticleRead Jonathan Osborn's full profile.
Julye’s dissertation analyzes the form and aesthetics of contemporary improvisational club dancing in a (sub)culturally specific way offering insight around how the dance floor conventions shape the subcultural atmosphere and support the experiences of… View ArticleRead Julye Huggins's full profile.
Kallee Lins completed her undergraduate degree in Political Science and Theatre at McGill University. During her time in Montréal, she continued her dance training through classes at LADMMI, Transformation Danse, and performing with the Inertia Modern… View ArticleRead Kallee Lins's full profile.
Transgression: Eros and Death in Flamenco and Tauromaquia is a PhD dissertation by Miriana Lausic, a PhD candidate in her third year at York University as a recipient of the Ontario Trillium Scholarship. Currently undertaking fieldwork in Spain, her wo… View ArticleRead Miriana Lausic Arratia's full profile.
Dance competitions in Ontario have become the primary focus within most private sector dance studios—whether they choose to participate within them or not. Through a historical exploration of the evolution of dance competitions within Southern Ontario,… View ArticleRead Nicole Marrello's full profile.
Pamela Steel’s intended area of research is the history and influence of dance instruction and pedagogy in Canada in the early to mid twentieth century. It is a broad area that requires further investigation and focus. During this period there ex… View ArticleRead Pamela Steel's full profile.
Priya Thomas is a doctoral candidate researching the history of corporeal morphologies in modern performance. A classically trained dancer and violinist, she studied Bharata Natyam for 21 years with the primary pupil of T. Balasaraswati before embarkin… View ArticleRead Priya Thomas's full profile.
Samantha Mehra (BFA, MA, PhD Candidate) is a Toronto-based writer, dancer, and emerging scholar. She holds a BFA in Contemporary Dance (Simon Fraser), and a MA in Dance (York), where her research pursuits included dance criticism, dance fusion, burlesq… View ArticleRead Samantha Mehra's full profile.
Still life. Those two words: still, life. I can be absorbed into things. Into a life lived in illusions. Narcissus was cursed by a God, a profit sealed his fate. My Gods are dead. My belief is not. I can create. I can create Resistance. A skil… View ArticleRead Shae Zukiwsky's full profile.
Tanya is a graduate of Canada’s National Ballet School Teacher Training Program and her degrees include a BFA and MA from York University. Tanya has been an instructor in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education at the University o… View ArticleRead Tanya Berg's full profile.
Twyla Kowalenko (BA Queens, MSW Columbia) is actively involved in ecstatic dance, free movement and contact improvisation communities in Toronto and abroad. With a background in social work, community development and facilitation, she has been working… View ArticleRead Twyla Kowalenko's full profile.