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Candice Irwin

Candice Irwin

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Candice Irwin (she/her) is a Queer Manitoulin Island-based dancemaker, producer and educator. She is the artistic director of Body Stories and Body Stories Dance Instruction. Candice’s work is founded on a desire to encourage connection with oneself, our environment and our community through the sharing of stories. Recent projects include being the creator and festival director of the community lead dance event Your Dance Fest presented by random acts of dance performance and the project coordinator and movement coach for Kagawong River Stories presented by 4elements Living Arts.

Candice Irwin's Work

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Writers & Readers

Where My Body Belongs

By Candice Irwin

I wonder how many amazing voices, of all sizes, our industry has lost because our obsession with achieving the “dancer body” clouds our understanding of artistry.

 

The Road Out

Since July 2019, a record number of people have left Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. With COVID-19 driving out more, do major cities need to play a role in a successful dance career? By Candice Irwin

For someone who has always identified as a “city girl,” Irwin never thought she’d be planting roots in a small community. However, within the first weeks of moving, she writes that she notice her creative drive returning.

The Road Out

Since July 2019, a record number of people have left Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. With COVID-19 driving out more, do major cities need to play a role in a successful dance career? By Candice Irwin

Candice Irwin explores the meaning of artistic success and its malleability.

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