Regina Symphony Orchestra Music Director Gordon Gerrard will sit down for a pre-show chat with Sandra Laronde, director of Red Sky Performance. This is a great way to get some in-depth knowledge about the evening’s performance, Adizokan.
Adizokan is a unique, genre bending performance that shares Indigenous principles and connects the audience to the natural world through dance and music, featuring Indigenous artists and the musicians of the RSO.
Access to the pre-show chat is included with show ticket.
Red Sky Performance is hosting a Masterclass at Simon Fraser University’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts (Fei & Milton Wong Experimental Theatre). Instructors will be Trace performers Lindsay Harpham and Jessica Mak.
Participation is free with registration. Register here
Executive & Artistic Director, Sandra Laronde, gave a lecture on Indigenous contemporary dance at Simon Fraser University to a group of 50 students in the Dance program at SFU’s School for the Contemporary Arts.
Red Sky Performance hosted an open rehearsal of Trace during our residency at the Del E. Webb Center in Wickenburg, Arizona. 25 people attended, getting an exclusive look into the rehearsal process.
Executive & Artistic Director Sandra Laronde participated in a 1.5-hour interview for a crowd of approximately 40 people at the Del E. Webb Center in Wickenburg, Arizona.
Red Sky Performance hosted an open rehearsal of Trace during our residency at the Del E. Webb Center in Wickenburg, Arizona. A dozen people attended, getting an exclusive look into the rehearsal process.
October 6, 2021
Executive & Artistic Director Sandra Laronde participated in a forum on “Building the Narrative of Toronto” for the City of Toronto and Destination Toronto. This forum focused on what the narrative of Toronto is, and how we make Toronto a better city.
October 2, 2021
After a performance of Trace at Dance Place in Washington, DC, a Q&A session was held with Red Sky Performance Executive & Artistic Director Sandra Laronde, Dance Place Artistic Director Christopher K. Morgan, musician Rick Sacks, and dancers Connor Mitton and Jessica Mak.
September 30, 2021
Red Sky Performance, in collaboration with Dance Place (Washington, DC) held a conversation and masterclass at City Dance Center in Maryland. The conversation with Red Sky’s Executive & Artistic Director, Sandra Laronde, was followed by a masterclass for approximately 40 diverse dance students led by Red Sky dancers.
September 27, 2021
A 60-minute virtual workshop on Truth & Reconciliation designed for educators was held with Carlie Chase of Nawaska Consulting and Cobblestone Collective. The workshop explored ways that educators can support Indigenous students and honour Indigenous ways of knowing, being, and doing in the classroom. Click here to see the recording of that lesson.