Free Flow Dance February 2009 Newsletter
News! We have bought a Building!
It is a new year and we are already off to a good start! The most exciting news of 2009 is that Free Flow Dance Theatre has found a new permanent home! Artistic Director Jackie Latendresse has purchased an old Church Building at 224 25th Street West in Saskatoon! Renovations will take place in March and April with the new dance centre slated to officially open on May 2nd. Stay tuned for before and after pictures!
Free Flow to work with Danny Grossman Company
Second on our exciting agenda this year: We have been approved to work with the Danny Grossman Dance Company through their licensing program. We have begun our fundraising campaign already and you can help us attain our goals!
MAKE A FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTION TO OUR DANNY GROSSMAN LICENSING PROJECT!!
We are currently working with the highly acclaimed Danny Grossman Dance Company in Toronto to license one of their works! This is a very exciting project for the company members of Free Flow Dance Theatre! We need to raise $4,000.00 to cover the training costs, licensing fee, travel and accommodations and would like to invite you to sponsor this project! Please support us in our endeavor by sending a cheque made out to Free Flow Dance Theatre to 2B 305 26th St. E. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, S7K 0L9
All amounts no matter how big or small are welcome!
Free Flow was featured at the community fundraiser for the ressurection of the old Opera House at “Swine Lake” on January 24th in North Battleford. On top of the performance which presented Conjoined, Sugar Daddy Romp and Take back your mink, the company taught a 1.5 hour Modern Dance workshop to local dancers.
March 28th — Please join us and our sister company, the Rosebuds for a fabulous fun fund raiser! The Saskatoon Annual Naughty Bingo will take place at the Dance Saskatchewan Centre at 205 A Pacific Ave. on March 28th. Doors open at 7:30pm. Bingo rounds begin as low as $2.00. The door fee is $5.00. Half-time show will feature works by Free Flow Dance Theatre, the Rosebuds and local drag performers! All prizes are donated by local theatre companies and Adult Stores! There will be everything from Classy to Sassy! Don't miss out on this fabulous event! Naughty dress code is encouraged!
April 17th — Discomania will come to Saskatoon! Dig out your bell bottoms, platform shoes and polyester and come on out for a night of dance fever!. The event takes place at the Cosmo Senior Centre in Saskatoon on April 17th. Doors open at 8:00pm. Tickets are $10 advance and $15 at the door. Disco costumes are required! Free Hustle Lesson, Disco Dance Contest with prizes! All proceeds will go towards the Danny Grossman Licensing project.
April 30th — May 2nd Also new this year is our participation in the Brand New Movers and Shakers Festival in Saskatoon. Produced by On the Boards Production Company, this new festival celebrating professional dance in the province will feature Free Flow Dance Theatre as the Guest host group for 2009. Come visit with us during the festival as we will be hosting or in attendance at all events. Our feature performance with special guests from Regina will be on the Saturday evening
The first edition of the 2009 W.I.P. Series will open on Saturday May 30th at 8:00pm at the Refinery Theatre. Tickets are available at the door for $8.00. Free Flow will present a portion of a new work in progress titled “Scent”.
Also look for us performing this summer at Back Alley Antics on June 20th and at the Mendel Art Gallery for Something on Sundays on July 5th!
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