Dance Filmmaking workshop with Drew Berry at Beach United Church in Toronto
Thu Jun 08 2023 at 11:00 am to 04:00 pm
Beach United Church | Toronto, ON
Dance filmmaking workshop with award-winning filmmaker Drew Berry. The Why and the How of Dance Films. Join Drew for an exploration of best practices, tips, and tricks for filming contact improvisation. The class will consist of a lecture, outdoor/indoor practice, and discussion.
- All levels welcome
- Please bring DSLR camera if you have one or a phone camera also works great!
- If you are using your phone as a recording device, it is helpful to download filmic pro (not necessary)
Drew Berry is a multidisciplinary artist and educator based in Toronto with expertise in dance, photography, videography, and classical piano. As an active member of the dance community over the past decade, she has garnered recognition as a performer, notably with Rock Bottom Movement. Their production of hollow mountain was awarded two Dora Mavor Moore awards for Outstanding Production and Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble. Alongside her performance career, Drew has discovered a profound passion for dance photography and videography, offering a unique perspective as a dance artist herself. Having collaborated with various independent artists, dance companies and institutions, Drew’s fascination lies in documenting artistic processes and on-stage moments. Drew is the resident photographer/videographer with Kaeja d'Dance and has done freelance photo/video work with Kaya Usher, Fall For Dance North, Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre, Toronto Metropolitan University, and Human Body Expression to name a few. Drew was an artist in residence for the 2020/21 season at Guelph Dance where she created a short film, Portraiture. The film premiered at the 2021 Guelph Dance Festival and was featured at Hillside Homeside as well as Dance Made in Canada where it received the Moving Pictures Award. Drew is a graduate from Quinte Ballet School of Canada’s post-graduate program and holds her BFA (Honours) from the Performance Dance program at Toronto Metropolitan University.
LOCATION: First Floor - Beach United Church, 140 Wineva, Toronto (Wheelchair accessible)
TIME: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
LEVEL: All levels. All you need to bring is a cell phone with a camera.
But if you cannot afford that you can come for free.
Where is it happening?Beach United Church, 140 Wineva Ave,Toronto,ON,Canada
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