Bailie is the founding artistic director of Gearshifting Performance Works. She has presented multiple shows annually in Winnipeg since 2000, self-presented and produced hundreds of performances and toured her work to national and international critical acclaim. A handful of credits include Today Art Museum (Beijing), Xi’an Art Museum (Xi’an), The Joyce SoHo (New York City), The National Gallery of Canada, International Solo Dance-Theatre Festival (Stuttgart), The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra’s New Music Festival, dance: made in canada, Dancing on the Edge and Studio 303. Bailie has performed over 140 Fringe Festival performances and has eighteen years of touring experience. She holds a master of fine arts in dance through The American Dance Festival/Hollins University.
In July, Gearshifting Performance Works is presenting Game On, a contemporary dance show featuring six dancers, at the Winnipeg Fringe.
- Put your name on everything in your dancebag. There are a lot of people sharing the same space.
- Share your password with other Fringe artists.
- Go see lots of other shows.
- Be your most organized self.
- Thank your venue technician every day.
- The fringe is a summer festival. Drink lots of water!
- Have the ability within yourself to be patient, we well as move like lightning, at all times.
- Don’t let the “Fringe stars” impact your feelings of self-worth.
- Yes, sometimes you may have midnight show followed by a noon show the next day.
- Presenting dance at the Fringe is complicated and not the easiest show to sell. Most people come to the Fringe to see theatre.
- The Fringe can be amazing, but it can also be brutal. Remember you signed up for the Fringe! No one is making you do it! Enjoy!
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