Apolonia Velasquez and Ofilio Sinbadinho are hosting the Toronto Urban Dance Symposium, a one-day event to promote urban dance styles and to discuss about what it is to be a professional and what it takes to have a sustainable career as a dancer. We want to help set some standards for both training and working as a "street dancer". We are bringing various professionals to participate in a panel discussion (Choreographers, Dance Associations, established professional artists). This event is meant for anyone in the dance community (dancers, students, choreographers). FREE Panel discussion, info session, and snacks and affordable $5 Dance Workshops. Sign up today, limited capacity.
• 3:00pm Registration & Information session
• 4:00pm House Dance Workshop with Sho Tyme ($5)
• 5:30pm Community Panel Discussion: Street Dancing is ART
• 6:00pm Lunch & Network (FREE snacks!!!)
• 6:30pm Industry Panel Discussion: Dance can be your CAREE
• 7:pm **Audition Workshop with Apolonia & Ofilio ($5)
• 8:30pm Q&A & Open discussion Session • FREE Giveaways by our amazing sponsors
**Anybody from any dance genre can attend the Master Class for $5 or Audit for FREE. Prizes from our sponsors will be given to participants. Only 3 People will receive valuable feedback from industry professionals with possibility to get cast in upcoming Gadfly Dance Company show. To be selected to be critiqued, send you resume and a short paragraph about you as a dancer at firstname.lastname@example.org Click here to ensure your spot for the panel discussion or to sign up for any of the workshops.
TUDS gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the OAC. The Ontario Arts Council is an agency of the Government of Ontario.
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Apolonia Velasquez & Ofilio Sinbadinho
We are 2 passionate individuals (choreographers dancers, educators) committed to increase the visibility of street dances in the eyes of the general public, to put onstage work that involves outstanding passionate dancers whose talent equals their personalities, and to educate the our students about the importance of being a Gadfly: Don’t settle for less than what you truly are worth, dare to challenge the established standards and INNOVATE.