BLOOM DAY IS BACK FOR ITS SECOND EDITION IN VANCOUVER, BC!

OCTOBER 20, 2019

A Youth Dance Conference

2PM - 6PM at Werklab
1275 Venables St #290
Vancouver, BC
Canada

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PARENT’S SESSION: $25

Limited number of tickets available.

 

Contact us to get a group discount at info@dansebloom.com [minimum of 6 Bloomies]

 

BLOOM DAY EXPERIENCE

We thrive by connecting members of our community. After much request, we have brought back Bloom Day to Vancouver to offer young dancers a day of learning, making connections & inspiration!

Photo by Marie-Ève Dion
 
Photo by Marie-Ève Dion


WHAT TO EXPECT

Conversations, workshops, community stations & panels.

Learn about Technology, Health, & Education through dance.

New and interesting opportunities will be presented to you.

Meet other dancers that will help you in your future. We believe you should have a strong local network first, always!

Get out of your comfort zone.

Feel supported and understood, because we understand the impact of dance in your life.

Meet the Bloom Squad: Valérie, Robb, Erin & Gabrielle!

 
 
Photo by Marie-Ève Dion

Who is Bloom Day for?

Our community welcomes young artists that are passionate about dance (Aka: Bloomies).

If you have a desire to expand your knowledge, develop yourself as a human, and to make inspiring connections, this event is for you!

Teachers, dance professionals and curious movers, you are invited to join us as well!

We believe Danse Bloom has the power to bring together different generations with a common love for dance.

Dancers must be a minimum of 13 years of age or older in order to attend.

 
 
 

THE SCHEDULE

October 20, 2019

1:45pm

BLOOMIES ARRIVE + COMMUNITY STATIONS

2:15pm

WELCOME TO BLOOM DAY

Valérie Poulin, MC

2:30pm

CONFESSIONS OF A CONTEMPORARY BALLERINA

A conversation with Kirsten Wicklund

3:00pm

GET TO KNOW THE BLOOMIE COMMUNITY

3:10pm

CURATING A DANCE PROGRAM

Panel discussion with Jim Smith and Tamara Thompson Levi
moderated by Pia Lo

3:40pm

STRETCH BREAK

3:45pm

COMMUNITY STATIONS + DELICIOUS SNACKS

4:00pm

MOVING LOCALLY & INTERNATIONALLY

Panel discussion with Char Loro, Greer Whillans and Antonio Somera
moderated by Robbert-Jan Brems

- PARENTS ONLY SESSION -

4:45 - 5:45pm

HOW TO BEST SUPPORT YOUR CHILD’S DANCE CAREER

A round table conversation with Megan Andrews

4:45pm

MEDITATION

4:50pm

COMMUNITY STATIONS 

5:00pm

NUTRITION FOR THE ENERGIZED DANCER

Workshop by Cristina Bucci

5:30pm

THE FUTURE OF DANCE WITH TECHNOLOGY

Talk by Robbert-Jan Brems

5:50pm

CLOSING REMARK + GIFTS

6:00pm

GOODBYE, BLOOMIES!

 
 
 

Speakers

 

VALÉRIE POULIN

Founder of Danse Bloom

MC OF BLOOM DAY

Kirsten Wicklund

Ballet BC Dancer & Freelance Choreographer

CONFESSIONS OF A CONTEMPORARY BALLERINA

Tamara Thompson Levi

Founder & Director of Shine Dance Festival

CURATING A DANCE PROGRAM

 
 
 
 

PIA LO

Dance Journalist

PANEL MODERATOR: CURATING A DANCE PROGRAM

Jim Smith

Artistic and Executive Director, DanceHouse

CURATING A DANCE PROGRAM

Greer Whillans

Dancer, Choreographer, Instructor, Model & Actress

MOVING LOCALLY & INTERNATIONALLY

 

char loro

Creative Producer, Curator & Community Builder

MOVING LOCALLY & INTERNATIONALLY

ANTONIO SOMERA

Dance Artist

MOVING LOCALLY & INTERNATIONALLY

CRISTINA BUCCI

Nutritionist & Co-Artistic Director of OURO Collective

NUTRITION FOR THE ENERGIZED DANCER

 

P. Megan Andrews

Program Manager, Dancer Transition Resource Centre, BC Office

HOW TO BEST SUPPORT YOUR CHILD’S DANCE CAREER

 

Robbert-Jan Brems

Technology Advisor of Danse Bloom

THE FUTURE OF DANCE WITH TECHNOLOGY

 
 
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Bloomies Fund - NOW closeD

Danse Bloom is committed to making Bloom Day accessible to as many Bloomies as possible. We are able to offer a limited number of full and partial scholarships to Bloom Day. Please note that we are only considering applicants who would not be eligible to attend Bloom Day due to financial restrictions.

Apply to the Bloomies Fund here: dansebloom.com/scholarship

To donate to the Bloomies Fund, click here: dansebloom.com/scholarship or contact us at info@dansebloom.com


Get Involved

Contact Valérie at valerie@dansebloom.com to offer your service. We are currently looking for:

  • Photographer [awesome opportunity for a Bloomie to build a portfolio]

  • Partners [join the Community Stations to meet the Bloomies, contribute to the Bloomies Fund or offer a gift]

 
 
 

2018 Highlights

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LOCATION

Werklab
1275 Venables St #290
Vancouver, BC
Canada

FREE PARKING INCLUDED!

 

LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
We acknowlege that Bloom Day takes place on the unceded territory of the Coast Salish Peoples,
including the territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.