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Megan Kimmerer

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Megan is heading into her final year at the University of Guelph-Humber in Toronto, where she studies media and journalism. She keeps busy by writing for her school’s newspaper and volunteering for Rogers TV. Growing up as a full-time competitive dancer has allowed Megan to enjoy all styles, though tap is her absolute favourite. Megan loves to perform and likes to see her journalism training as a way of performing through paper.

Megan Kimmerer's Work

Influences

So You Think YouTube Can Dance? By Megan Kimmerer

In this age of digital technology, experiences of performance are changing and increasingly moving online. For these three Canadian dance artists, Alexander Chung of Edmonton, Akira Uchida of Toronto and Tate McRae of Calgary, social media has become a positive tool, allowing them to reach a broader audience.

Influences

Ballet, Meet Business: The challenges and rewards of starting a dancewear business By Megan Kimmerer

Movers

Working It: Kim Gingras By Megan Kimmerer

Emerging Views

Bridget Lappin By Megan Kimmerer

Halifax-born Bridget Lappin returns to the London Contemporary Dance School to pursue a master’s degree.

 
On the Ground

New experiences unfold at Toronto Fringe

By Megan Kimmerer

From an extremely physical piece dealing with personal revolution and life’s greatest questions, to a full-length show made up of three shorter works, each with their own unique themes and finally an autobiographical piece rich with raw emotion, dance at this year’s Toronto Fringe Festival was nothing short of entertaining.

 

Alberta Ballet II dancers announced

On June 30, the School of Alberta Ballet officially launched its newest education and outreach program, Alberta Ballet II, with eight dancers being announced.

 

Swinging the night away at Dancing on the Pier

Dancing on the Pier, which takes place every Thursday night from June 26 to September 4 at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre, is a high-energy evening full of live music and huge gatherings of dancers and non-dancers alike.

 

New Appointments at Ballet Kelowna and Canadian Society for Dance Studies

July marks a time of new beginnings for two prominent Canadian dance groups, with Ballet Kelowna and the Canadian Society for Dance Studies (CSDS) each announcing changes in direction.

 

Winners announced at Toronto's 2014 Dora Mavor Moore Awards

The thirty-fifth annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards took place June 23 at Harbourfront Centre in Toronto. The dance division saw a total of thirty-four nominees in seven categories.

Emerging Views

Cody Cox and Karley Kyle-Moffat By Megan Kimmerer

Recent graduates of the dance program at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, and are the recipients of the Training Society of Vancouver’s Emerging Artists scholarship for the summer’s Working Class program.

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