Pulse Ontario Dance Conference and FreeFlow Symposium


You are cordially invited to attend the Pulse Ontario Dance Conference which is returning to York University May 10 - 13, 2018.  The Pulse bi-annual conference brings together secondary students and their teachers for an immersive experience in dance.


This year, Pulse will focus on both Indigenous and non-Indigenous dance forms and creative processes in dialogue. The students will enjoy a full day of dance workshops on the Friday and a site-specific creation experience on Saturday co-facilitated by Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists. There are performances of professional artists on both Thursday and Friday in the Faire Fecan Theatre. Also on the Friday, the School of Arts, Media, Performance & Design will host a Lunch & Learn for Grade 10 and 11 students who may be interested in York University’s programs. Another key feature of the conference is the FreeFlow Teachers’ Symposium on the Saturday.

Facilitated by community arts practitioner, Penny Couchie, this year’s Symposium is entitled "Decolonizing Dance Education: Moving Towards Our Truths” and will focus on the issues around Truth and Reconciliation in the Ontario

Various registration choices –
1. Attend the full 3-day Conference and Symposium with your students ($410.00 p.p. with accommodation)
2. Attend the full Conference and Symposium as an individual teacher (elementary or secondary) for professional learning ($410.00 p.p. with accommodation)
3. Attend the Symposium only as an individual teacher (elementary or secondary) for professional learning ($60.00 with catered lunch)

For more information and to register, please visit our website at http://www.pulsedance.ca/web/en/home.shtml

The Pulse Team is looking forward to welcoming you!