Indigenous Innovation Summit

November 17, 2015

Artistic Director Sandra Laronde was asked to speak at the first-ever Indigenous Innovation Summit in Winnipeg on Indigenous Art, Culture & Innovation on November 17 – 20, 2015. She met with artists, thought leaders and community members during this conference.

Winnipeg Art Gallery, Manitoba

Lied Centre at the University of Kansas

November 2, 2015

Director Sandra Laronde was asked to give a keynote on Indigenous Contemporary Arts & Culture at the Lied Center which is affiliated with Kansas University.

Commons Room, Kansas University

PowwowFIT with James Jones

September 26-27, 2015 | 2:45 pm and 4:00 pm
30 minutes per set on both days

PowWowFIT is a fun, high-intensity, Indigenous-inspired dance exercise that targets a full-body workout from head to toe. Think dance fitness, with a twist of yoga, mixed with traditional Pow-wow style.

James Jones (Cree) is a hoop, grass and fitness trainer who has performed all across Europe, China, Australia and North America. He is currently hoop dancing on a world tour with A Tribe Called Red.

Fort York Historic Site, 250 Fort York Blvd, Toronto, Ontario

A partnership with On Common Ground Festival: Festival of Music, Arts + Community + Fort York @ Toronto + Red Sky Performance.

Banff, Alberta Backbone showcase at the Western Arts Alliance

September 1, 2015

Red Sky Performance and dancers presented an excerpt at an international showcase hosted by the Western Arts Alliance on September 1 in Vancouver. Red Sky was one of just four Canadian dance companies chosen to participate in the showcase which included more than 400 presenters, agents and producers from around the world.

BBC Radio 3

September 2015

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC Radio 3) contacted Artistic Director Sandra Laronde regarding the possibility of making a recording of Tanya Tagaq's live performance of Nanook of the North which will be presented on October 9 & 10. BBC Radio 3 ran a special season called ‘Magnetic North' which is devoted to music from the north. This BBC Radio 3 broadcast aired in December 2015.