Haley Pauls

Regional Reporter 2021/22 Manitoba

Haley Pauls is a writer and editor based in Winnipeg, Treaty 1. She has worked in a variety of different fields, spending a few years at youth and women’s nonprofits, many in restaurants and bakeries, and most recently in university research positions and community journalism. She holds an MA in cultural studies from the University of Winnipeg, and is interested in cultural theory, urban studies and creative writing. She’s well acquainted with Winnipeg’s urban communities and uses her writing to raise awareness about new, innovative initiatives in the arts, cultural and social sectors of the city.

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The Baby Mice Are Back! Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Nutcracker Opens Tomorrow

After the pandemic forced the company to reduce the number of children featured in the annual holiday favourite, this year’s show includes 84 kids


Everything Starts in Your Community

Madeline Bez, co-founder of Artists Climate Collective, on ballet's power to inspire climate change consciousness

Article Interview

Installation-Turned Dance Party at Winnipeg’s Culture Days

How infectious beats and tongue-twisting rhymes got Winnipeggers boogying at In the Dark


How this Winnipeg Performance Went Almost Completely Carbon Neutral

Bike and Circuses, presented by Green Kids Inc., addressed climate change not only in performance content but also in its creation process


Children Prove to Be Essential Audience Members in Red Hot Tears’ Experimental Dance Lab

The lab benefited from the uninhibited atmosphere galvanized by its all-ages participants


Chautauqua: The Interlake Trail Brings a Non-Hierarchical Arts Model to Rural Manitoba

The project, consisting of six dancefilms, was created in collaboration with community members of the Interlake Region

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As Manitoba Vouches for Its Omicron Hands-Off Approach, Dance Studios Are Left With Hard Choices

The responsibility placed on owners to make public health-related decisions without adequate guidance has been tough, said Maria Rawluk, co-owner of Drop in Dance Winnipeg


Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Nutcracker Returns Without the Much-Loved Baby Mice

“It’s their first chance, their first taste”: Due to pandemic precautions, dozens of children have been cut from the show and will miss out on an important first step


Community Arts Organizations in Winnipeg Collaborate to Host Free Street Dance Workshops for Youth

The program, by Graffiti Art Programming, Studio 393 and Unity Charity, holds special importance for BIPOC youth