Julia Carr trained with Arts Umbrella as well as Ballet BC, and received an MA in Contemporary Dance Performance from the University of Limerick in Ireland. She wields specialized vertical dance and Métis jigging skills developed over a decade of dancing professionally with Aeriosa and V'ni Dansi companies. Julia began assistant teaching at Arts Umbrella in the mid-1990s, and taught her first contemporary dance classes in a room above the curling rink in Wolfville, NS in 1999. In 2008, she began developing and borrowing exercises to support Company repertoire and pre-professional dance experiences of Dancestreams youth company. Julia Carr is an artist who braids together a livelihood as dancer, collaborative creator, educator and photographer. She has facilitated classes & workshops for professionals, students, and people of all ages in communities across the province, nation, as well as Australia. Julia’s classes offer the opportunity to tune into body sensations as well as to activate a communal space. Dancing mostly to music, we will condition our bodies to be ready. Ready to invert, move, yield, deliver weight, and respond to the moment.
Audition for Dancestreams
We're auditioning for talented and focused dancers age
12 – 21, from diverse communities and training backgrounds, to collaboratively explore contemporary dance in an enriched environment:
Saturday, September 11
11:45am-1:15pm @ Adagé Studio, Duncan
3:30-5pm @ Elite Dance Academy, Port Alberni
Please come meet directors Julia Carr and Rebecca McLane, and join us for a contemporary class with 15-minute Q&A. If you are intersted in auditioning for Dancestreams but cannot attend one of these classes, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a video or Zoom audition.
Adagé Studio: 540 Cairnsmore Street, Duncan, BC V9L 2A1
Elite Dance Academy: 5100 Tebo Avenue, Port Alberni, BC V9Y 5Y6
COVID safety protocols are currently in place. Please bring your mask, wash hands frequently and maintain physical distance.
Please express your interest in auditioning by filling out and submitting the form below, and sending a $20 registration fee via paypal.
If you're age 18 and under, please fill out the form with your parent(s)/guardian(s).