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Heather Stewart

Former Intern

Heather Stewart is a dance artist currently based on the East Coast of North America. In the spring of 2014 she completed her MA in Advanced Dance Studies at The London Contemporary Dance School with a strong focus in choreography. Before moving to the UK Heather received her BFA in Contemporary Dance and Creative Writing with Distinction from Concordia University (Montréal, Canada). While showing her own choreography and performing in Canadian dance festivals Heather was a founding member and active contributor to The Dep[art]ment, an interdisciplinary arts collective and space. Her work has been performed internationally in Canada, London, Germany and Spain. Recently Heather was invited to Tanzzentrale der Region Nürnberg e.V. (Germany) for a creative residency where she began work on a new choreographic project entitled roil. She works in collaboration with Montreal based composer Marc Bartissol, who creates music and sound for her choreographic projects. 

Heather began her internship with The Dance Current in April 2015. 

Heather Stewart's Work

Ordinary Rebels

Mocean Dance’s winter mainstage series is a production of premieres by Co-Artistic Director Sara Coffin and Montréal’s Parts+Labour_Danse.

The Big Band Tap Revue Returns

Featuring choreography by tap dancer Allison Toffan, The Big Band Tap Revue returns to the Brigantine Room at Harbourfront Centre November 28 and 29.

Florilège

Margie Gillis celebrates her fortieth anniversary as a choreographer and dancer with Florilège – 40 Years of Choreographic Poems.

Stripped-down Circus

Multi-award-winning Australian acrobatics ensemble Gravity & Other Myths perform their latest work, A Simple Space, at The Cultch in Vancouver.

 

Quinte Ballet School of Canada Secures its Future

The Quinte Ballet School of Canada, a full-time professional ballet school in Belleville, ON, is poised to progress its already established dance programs and offer new opportunities for talented, young dancers after recent success in raising funds through public grants and private donations.

 

Awarding Distinction, Innovation, Contribution and Commitment to Dance in Canada

Ballet BC’s Emily Molnar receives a Women of Distinction Award, Dance Victoria’s Chrystal Dance Prizes went to emerging dancers Sasha Beardmore and Candace Gordon and independent dance artists Meredith Kalaman, Josh Martin and Lisa Gelley, the City of Hamilton Arts Awards went to performance artists Learie McNicolls and Robin “Zee” Zilberg, and Montréal’s Culture Action Award went to Pierre Paul Savoie.

Cirque du Soleil

After successful performances across North America, Cirque du Soleil makes its way to Calgary to showcase its newest production Kurios, an enchanting story of an inventor who brings the impossible to life.

Flamenco at 5:15

Vintage footage of senior students from The National Ballet School of Canada as they become immersed in flamenco movement taught by two renowned Spanish teachers, Susana and Antonio Robledo.

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