Artist Talks & Forums

The Study Group

The Study Group is a reading group, analyzing texts related to art practice and philosophy.

More information including the readings and any requirement to RSVP will be provided in our e-newsletters and on Facebook prior to the event dates.

  • Location: cSPACE King Edward, RGO Treehouse South (4th floor), 1721 29 Ave SW, Calgary
  • Dates:
    • Thursday, Jan 10, 2019 
    • Thursday, March 7, 2019
    • Thursday, April 4, 2019
  • Times: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Facilitator: Sasha Ivanochko, Artistic Director

All sessions are free of charge. Space will be limited. Wine and snacks will be served.


The Talking, Thinking, Dancing Body/Calgary

Initiated in 2012 by Vancouver-based artist Lee Su-Feh, The Talking, Thinking, Dancing Body/Calgary is a facilitated conversation led by Sasha Ivanochko and Pamela Tzeng, that will encourage speaking about dance from an awareness of our bodies as well as the world it lives in.

More information including any requirement to RSVP will be provided in our e-newsletters and on Facebook prior to the event dates.

  • Location: cSPACE King Edward, RGO Treehouse South (4th floor), 1721 29 Ave SW, Calgary
  • Dates:
    • Thursday, Nov 29, 2018
    • Thursday, Feb 21, 2019
    • Thursday, May 2, 2019
    • Thursday, April 4, 2019
  • Times: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Facilitators: Sasha Ivanochko, Artistic Director and Pamela Tseng

All sessions are free of charge. Space will be limited. Wine and snacks will be served.


Undressing the Dance Public Dialogue Series

Facilitated discussions for artists and audience members, focussed on the artistic response to local and touring dance productions. The featured choreographer is challenged to articulate creative issues and to listen to the insights of participants who have witnessed their work.

Undressing the Dance presentations are free of charge.

RSVP through EventBrite. Space limited to 40.

Choreographers of the 37th Annual Alberta Dance Festival

  • Dates: Friday, Sept 21,2018 (following that evening’s performance) @ Victor Mitchell Theatre, Pumphouse Theatres
  • Artists: Sean Def, Catherine Hayward, Kaja Irwin & Shayne Johnson
  • Facilitator: Sasha Ivanochko, Artistic Director, Dancers’ Studio West

Lucy M. May & 7Starr

  • Dates: Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018
  • Times: 7:00 pm
  • Facilitators: Sasha Ivanochko, Artistic Director, Dancers’ Studio West in collaboration with Nicole Mion, Artistic Director, Springboard Performance

@ cSPACE King Edward, RGO Treehouse South (4th floor). 

Presented in collaboration with Springboard Performance and Fluid Fest


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