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Holiday Performance and Workshop
Saturday, December 8, 2018

Holly Community Centre, 5:00 pm
171 Mapleton Ave, Barrie ON L4N 8T6

Admission: Free


Simcoe Contemporary Dancers will be performing some select repertoire and offering a free community workshop at the Holly Community Centre this holiday season! Join us to build and perform a winter dance that's unique to you! This community workshop will explore ways to make your own unique movement phrase. Explore the elements of dance and choreographic tools like "mirroring" and "flocking" to merge your dance with those of other participants. Performance and workshop begin at 5:00 pm.
















Holiday Performance and Workshop
Saturday, December 8, 2018

The Innisfil ideaLAB, 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm
967 Innisfil Beach Road, Innisfil ON L9S 1V3

Admission: Free

Simcoe Contemporary Dancers will be performing some select repertoire and offering a free community workshop at the Innsifil ideaLAB this holiday season! Join us to build and perform a winter dance that's unique to you! This community workshop will explore ways to make your own unique movement phrase. Explore the elements of dance and choreographic tools like "mirroring" and "flocking" to merge your dance with those of other participants. Performances and workshops begin at 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm.





Where We Are 
Sunday, October 14, 2018

The Collingwood Public Library, 2:30 pm
55 Ste Marie St, Collingwood, ON L9Y 0W6

Admission: Free


Simcoe Contemporary Dancers presents a programme of choreography exploring the memories and stories of place. Join us as we delve into our personal experiences of place, the physical exploration of place, how we fit into the architecture of a place and the creation of place amongst a group.



Where We Are 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

MacLaren Arts Centre, Carnegie Room, 2:30 pm
37 Mulcaster Street, Barrie, ON L4M 3M2

Admission: Free


Simcoe Contemporary Dancers presents a programme of choreography exploring the memories and stories of place. Join us as we delve into our personal experiences of place, the physical exploration of place, how we fit into the architecture of a place and the creation of place amongst a group.




SCD Animates Meridian Place 
Sunday, September 16, 2018

Meridian Place, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
87 Dunlop St E, Barrie, ON L4M 1A4

Admission: Free

Sharing the generally unseen work that is put in during class and rehearsals - making the unseen, seen! SCD will be animating the space at Meridian Place on September 16 from 2-4, sharing our artistic process with our community! 






2018/19 Season Auditions
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Moving Art, 125 Anne St. S, Barrie ON

7:00pm - 8:00pm


We will be holding auditions for company members, apprentices, and scholarship students for our upcoming season!

For more information please click here!




Boston Pizza Fundraiser
August 1, 2018

Boston Pizza Barrie North, 5:00 - 8:00 pm

Admission: Free, 10% of food sales go to SCD!

Join Simcoe Contemporary Dancers for an evening of delicious pizza, good laughs, great friends, and PRIZES!


Boston Pizza makes fundraising easy and tasty! Members of SCD will be your "Celebrity Servers" for the night! There will also be lots of opportunity to win some great prize packs in our Raffle, 50/50 Draw and Candy Jar Guessing Game! #supportdanceeatpizza



Nearly New Sale
July 21, 2018

Art In House
Lakeshore Mews
Barrie, Ontario L4M 1A6
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Admission: Free! Credit, debit and cash accepted!

Join Simcoe Contemporary Dancers for a day of good laughs, great friends and even greater buys! Come out and support SCD in our first ever Nearly New Sale!

From cheers to applause, from housewares and linens to glassware and small furniture items, from electronic parts (for the DIY'er in your life!) to clothes and collectibles. The Nearly New Sale has it all!

All proceeds will support SCD in our 2018/19 season!




Dusk Dances Barrie
August 16 - 19, 2018

Lampman Lane Park
59 Lampman Lane, Barrie ON

6:00pm Dance Workshops
7:00pm Live Music 
Followed by dance performances

Pay What You Can (Suggested donation $10)

Simcoe Contemporary Dancers is proud to present Dusk Dances Barrie! 


Taking place for the second time at Lampman Lane Park Thursday August 16 to Sunday August 19 with free dance workshops nightly beginning at 6:00pm, followed by live music and Pay What You Can dance performances at 7:00pm! 


Produced in partnership with Dusk Dances Inc. and made possible in part the Government of Canada and the City of Barrie, audience members will enjoy a guided tour throughout the park leading them to eclectic, site-specific dance works from acclaimed national and local dance artists.


Audience members are invited to bring their own blankets / chairs. Suggested donation is $10.

To learn more about the pieces being performed visit: duskdances.ca




Celebrate Barrie Booth & Performance
June 2, 2018

Centennial Park 
Lakeshore Drive Barrie, L4N 2M6
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Performance - 4:55 pm - 5:15 pm

Admission: Free

SCD will be a part of the City of Barrie's kick-off to the summer festival season at Celebrate Barrie! Come check out our booth to participate in balancing contests, we teach/you teach contests, pick up some great colouring sheets, and let us know what dance means to you! Also, don't miss out on experiencing a free dance performance including a variety of SCDs current repertoire at the main stage!



15th Annual Celebration of Dance
May 16, 2018

St. Joan of Arc Catholic High School
460 Mapleton Avenue
Barrie, Ontario L4N 9C2
7:00 - 9:00 pm

Admission: $10 cash at the door

Simcoe Contemporary Dancers presents the 15th Annual Celebration of Dance!

Celebration of Dance is a special fundraising event where dancers from all over Simcoe County come together to raise money for both local and international charities.  This year funds raised will be donated to the Barrie Women and Children's Shelter and Unicef. Don't miss out on this amazing performance and opportunity to support a great cause!




Drawing Lab Performance
April 15, 2018

The MacLaren Arts Centre, 2:30 - 3:30 pm

Admission: Free

Join Simcoe Contemporary Dancers for an amazing performance at the MacLaren Arts Centre!

SCD will be presenting an afternoon performance inspired by and in response to the Drawing Lab exhibits. SCD will be breaking open studio practice to make the behind-the-scenes work visible. Through this performance we will be exploring studio work and the un-choreographed as performance. We will also present set works from our current repertory.  




Boston Pizza Fundraiser
March 28, 2018

Boston Pizza Barrie North, 5:00 - 8:00 pm

Admission: Free, 10% of food sales go to SCD!

Join Simcoe Contemporary Dancers for an evening of delicious pizza, good laughs, great friends, and PRIZES!

Boston Pizza makes fundraising easy and tasty! Members of SCD will be your "Celebrity Servers" for the night! There will also be lots of opportunity to win some great prize packs in our Raffle, 50/50 Draw and Candy Jar Guessing Game! #supportdanceeatpizza




















Winterfest Performance
February 4, 2018

MacLaren Arts Centre, Carnegie Room, 2:30 pm
37 Mulcaster Street, Barrie, ON L4M 3M2

Admission: Free

Join Simcoe Contemporary Dancers for an afternoon dance performance featuring works-in-progress by the company's senior and choreographic apprentices. 

SCD will also be performing some Winter inspired repertoire and a reprise of our new work Morai as well as our community piece Array.













Holiday Performances
December 8 - 9, 2017

Innisfil Idealab & Library 
967 Innisfil Beach Rd, Innisfil, ON L9S 1V3

Holly Community Centre
171 Mapleton Ave, Barrie, ON L4N 8T6

7:00pm Performance at the Innifil Idealab & Library
10:00am and 11:00am Performance at the Holly Community Centre

Admission: Free

Simcoe Contemporary Dancers is proud to present our annual Holiday Performances at the Innisfil Idealab & Library and the Holly Community Centre!

SCD will be performing some holiday inspired repertoire and a reprise of our community piece Array. 




Illuminate Barrie

September 2 - 3, 2017
Allandale Station Park

Admission Free

Simcoe Contemporary Dancers and guests from the community will be performing our new work Array as seen at Dusk Dances Barrie right before the fireworks display! For more information visit barrie.ca



Carnegie Days 2017 
Coding and Choreography
Sunday, October 1, 2017

MacLaren Art Centre, Carnegie Room
37 Mulcaster St., Barrie ON
2:30pm

Admission Free

How can movements of the body be translated for computers to understand? Simcoe Contemporary Dancers presents a demonstration and interactive workshop on the connections between choreography and coding. Working with you, the audience, they will identify patterns and rules in Sarah Lochhead's piece Dactyl and build a chance-based dance for audiences and the artists to bring to life. The event will include a presentation by the Barrie chapter of Ladies Learning Code on programs and opportunities to continue to explore computer science and code.
For more information on Carnegie Days visit maclarenart.ca


Meagan O'Shea / Photo by Tristán Pérez-Martín













Trajectory
October 12 - 14, 2017

Mady Centre for the Performing Arts
1 Dunlop St. W, Barrie ON
12, 13 @ 8:00pm
14 @ 2:00pm & 8:00pm

Tickets:
General Admission
Adults: $25
Students: $20
Groups 10+ $15

Opening night BOGO 
$12.50 each (Must add a minimum of two tickets to the shopping cart. Use promo code BOGO or call the City of Barrie Theatres Box Office at 705-739-4228).

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The performance includes new contemporary dance works created for the company by Shelby Thoms and Dora Award winning choreographer Mairéad Filgate, as well as the premiere of Dream Another Day created and performed by visiting artist Meagan O'Shea.

The second half of the show contains mature subjects and themes. Recommended for ages 10 and up. 


To purchase tickets click here.

If you are interested in booking tickets for our daytime school/community group show on Friday Oct 13 at 11:00am, please contact Natasha at outreach@simcoecontemporarydancers.com





2017/18 Season Auditions
Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Moving Art, 125 Anne St. S, Barrie ON
7:45pm - 9:15pm

For more information and to register click here.

















Dusk Dances Barrie
August 17 - 20, 2017

Lampman Lane Park
59 Lampman Lane, Barrie ON

6:00pm Dance Workshops
7:00pm Live Music with reggae band TooNice
Followed by dance performances

Pay What You Can (Suggested donation $10)


Simcoe Contemporary Dancers is proud to present Dusk Dances Barrie! 


Taking place for the first time at Lampman Lane Park  Thursday August 17 to Sunday August 20 with free dance workshops nightly beginning at 6:00pm, followed by live music from reggae band TooNice and Pay What You Can dance performances at 7:00pm! 


Produced in partnership with Dusk Dances Inc. and made possible in part the Government of Canada and the City of Barrie, audience members will enjoy a guided tour throughout the park leading them to eclectic, site-specific dance works from acclaimed national and local dance artists.
Audience members are invited to bring their own blankets / chairs.
Suggested donation is $10.

To learn more about the pieces being performed visit:
duskdances.ca