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Sarah Lochhead

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Sarah Lochhead (BFA, MA) is the founder, Artistic and Executive Director of Simcoe Contemporary Dancers (SCD) – a not-for-profit professional dance company established in 2009 in Barrie, ON. Prior to running SCD, Sarah worked at the City of Barrie Leisure Transit and Facilities department as Recreational Programmer for Dance at Barrie’s community centres. Sarah has worked independently as an arts administrator and as a performer including with HNM Dance Company, Dance Nonce, and Menaka Thakkar Dance Company. She has trained in the modern styles of Duncan, Humphrey/Weidman, completed teacher training in Limón with Donna Krasnow, and with the Limón Company in NYC. She holds intermediate ballet certificates in RAD and Cecchetti. Her work has been acknowledged through a Top Citation award from the National Dance Educators Organization (USA) and the receipt of grants from the City of Barrie, the Ontario Arts Council, the Canada Council for the Arts, and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. 

Sarah Lochhead's Work

Short Waves

By Sarah Lochhead

Canada Council receives major budget increase; Arts councils announce new funding; Organizational restructuring at L’Agora; Dora Mavor Moore Awards [Timecode Break by Christopher House; Ramón Martinez; The Four Horsemen Project directed by Kate Alton and Ross Manson; I think I can co-created by Florence Gibson and Shawn Byfield]; Margaret Hample Piasecki 1927-2007; Dr. Nancy Alison Shaw 1962-2007; Recent awards in dance [Amber Funk-Barton; Sasha Ivanochko; Karen Kain; Anik Bouvrette; Mimi Beck; Lucy Rupert]; New dance artist program at NAC; Quick currents and anniversaries [Ryan Boorne; Melissa Monteros; Wojciech Mochniej; The Banff Centre; Menaka Thakkar; The Quinte Ballet School of Canada; Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company]

Short Waves

By Sarah Lochhead

Federal Budget falls short for the arts; New company premieres in Niagara Region [Niagara Dance Company; Kathleen Martinez-Hughes; Mary Jo Mullins]; Atlantic Ballet Theatre finds home in historic Moncton landmark; FIFA showcases dance films; International dance festival in Montréal includes dance [Festival TransAmériques]; Bissonnette new face of Shmink Cosmetics; Dunn receives Cirque de Soleil Prize [by Brittany Duggan]; Hari Krishnan wins New Pioneers Award; Marie Chouinard wins 22nd Grand Priz du Conseil des Arts de Montréal; Awards in BC [Chengxin Wei; Wen Wei Wang; Alison Denham; Judith Garay]; Quick Currents [Governor General’s Performing Arts Award; Kinetic Studio; Jerry and Joan Lozinski of Toronto made a multi-million dollar gift to three dance organizations in March; Increase to the Ontario Arts Council’s annual budget]

Green Room

By Sarah Lochhead

HNM Dance Company, Anh Nguyen

Short Waves

By Sarah Lochhead

Celia Franca 1921-2007; Circuit-Est renews Espace chorégraphique Jean-Pierre Perreault; Peggy Baker receives provincial award for excellence; Winnipeg dancers launch preservation initiative [Stephanie Ballard; Margaret Piasecki]; Erik Bruhn Prize [Tina Pereira and Ulrik Birkkjaer]; Sampradaya Dance Centre opens its doors; New ballet company on Vancouver Island [Roberta Taylor; Graham McMonagle; Canadian Pacific Ballet]; Quick Currents [Jaime Vargas; Jacinte Armstrong; Yukon-based dance artists; Black McGrath; William Lau; David Morrison]

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