Emma Kerson is a graduate of Dalhousie University (BA Honours English) and The School of Toronto Dance Theatre. She is now a Toronto-based dance artist. Emma was an editorial intern from 2011-2012.
In February 2017, the board of directors of the Canadian Society for Dance Studies / La Société canadienne d’études en dance and the organization’s founder, Amy Bowring, announced its dissolution, citing low membership renewals and consequently less access to administrative funding.Posted March 23, 2017
Is there a work or a collection of Canadian dance works that stand out as highlights to you from 2016? Are there any themes or ways of working that stand out to you as interesting or unique? We asked this question to dancers and dance enthusiasts from around the country and this was their reply.Posted December 22, 2016
This fall, on behalf of the Canadian Arts Coalition, 160 arts advocates gathered at the nation’s capital to speak to parliamentarians for this year’s Arts Day on the Hill and the Canadian Dance Assembly’s Kate Cornell played a central role.Posted December 14, 2016
The short film Exposed Nerves by Winnipeg’s Madison Thomas is featured in this year’s imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival and looks at the joy expressed through one woman’s dance in contrast to her life with bipolar disorder.Posted October 21, 2016