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October 10, 2018 Newsletter

Greetings from new Artistic Director Sasha Ivanochko & Announcement of New Programming Dear Friends of Dancers’ Studio West, It is with great pleasure that I’m writing my first newsletter as Artistic Director of this lean and resilient organization! I officially started in August in a Creative Intensivewith Allison Burns, Elizabeth Emond-Stevenson, Marynia Fekecz, Meghann Michalsky,…


Physic/Alchemy – A Look Back

Last month April 19-21 Dancers’ Studio West presented Physic/Alchemy: An Evening of Choreography by Davida Monk. This show was the culmination of years of work that Davida Monk has created over her years as Artistic Director of DSW. Following the production, several dancers wrote of their positive experiences working with Davida and on their craft: Jared…


Physic/Alchemy Preview

Artistic Director Davida Monk concludes her tenure as Artistic Director with Physic/Alchemy, a celebration of her choreographic work. Physic/Alchemy runs April 19-21 in the Vertigo Theatre Playhouse. Tickets are on sale here: For a special sneak preview of what you can expect to see, check out these excerpts from two works that will be performed at Physic/Alchemy – Ashes for…


DANCERS’ STUDIO WEST ANNOUNCES NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR, SASHA IVANOCHKO

February 6, 2018 – For Immediate Release MEDIA RELEASE Media Inquiries: Tim Ford P 587 889 3179 | E communications@dswlive.ca Calgary, AB – After an extensive 4-month national search by the Board of Directors, Dancers’ Studio West (DSW) announces Sasha Ivanochko as its new Artistic Director, commencing August 2018. Outgoing Artistic Director Davida Monk will complete her tenure in July…


Artistic Director Steps Aside

Davida Monk, Hope is a feathered thing, choreographed by Linnea Swan, Annual Alberta Dance Festival 2017 Photo: Tim Nguyen, Citrus Photography Artistic Director Steps Aside This coming season, 2017 – 2018, will mark my tenth and final season as Artistic Director of Dancers’ Studio West. I am certain that I have made the decision to leave…