News

Dance International Magazine
You can read about our 2016 full length feature presentation, Happyland, in the Summer 2016 issue of Dance International Magazine. 3 pages of insightful information into our creation process.

Grant Awards
Gearshifting Performance Works has received grant awards from The Canada Council for the Arts, The Manitoba Arts Council and The Winnipeg Arts Council for the 2016/2017 season.

New Creation
Artistic Director, Jolene Bailie, is developing new work. Her new work has recently been seen in a variety of settings.  Game On was shown at public outdoor rehearsals in August, 2016. The fall show, Inner Compass, played to a sold out audience in Winnipeg, September 18, 2016. An evolved trio from Hybrid Human toured to Toronto for eight performances in September, 2016. A performance of Dancing Bodies was presented in  November, 2016 at The Gas Station Arts Centre.

Ongoing Teaching
Gearshifting Performance Works offers open classes to the professional community, dates and times are listed on our Education page. Artistic Director, Jolene Bailie, teaches throughout the season at The School of Contemporary Dancers (1997-present) and at The Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Professional Division (2000-2001 and 2013-present).

Professional Development
Artistic Director, Jolene Bailie, received a 2016 grant award from The Canada Council for the Arts for her professional development in area of teaching advanced and professional level technique class.

AGM
Gearshifting Performance Works held it’s annual AGM on December 15, 2016.

Touring
Recent: Hybrid Human at in/FUTURE. Toronto, September 22-25, 2016 at Ontario Place.

Additional recent tours include: Beijing, China, in January 2015 and Xi’an, China, in August 2014.  Artistic Director, Jolene Bailie, also toured to Providence, Rhode Island, to perform as a Guest Artist with William “Bill” Evans in April 2015.