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Curriculum Vitae

Performance

June 6, 2015- “A Simple Task” Choreographed in collaboration with visual and performance artist Janet Morton, performed by Lynette Segal and Janet Morton. Guelph Dance Festival, Cooperator’s Hall, Guelph.

June 6, 2015- “The Brain Piece” Choreographed by Jody Oberfelder. Guelph Dance Festival, Cooperator’s Hall, Guelph.

April 10, 2015- “A Simple Task” Choreographed in collaboration with visual and performance artist Janet Morton. Performed by Lynette Segal and Janet Morton. Short and Sweet, Kazoo Festival, Silence, Guelph.

May 30, 2014- “Echo” Choreographed and performed by Lynette Segal in collaboration with Steph Yates. Live music and performance by Steph Yates. Guelph Dance Festival, Boarding House, Guelph.

February 7, 2014- “This Side of Light” Portal Dance Projects, choreographed by Janet Johnson, performed by Katie Ewald, Robert Kingsbury, Janet Johnson, and Lynette Segal. Hillside Inside, Cooperator’s Hall, Guelph.

May 31 and June 1, 2013- "Spontaneous Order" Choreographed by Lynette Segal, performed by Janet Johnson and Lynette Segal with live music by Ben Grossman (May 31) and Matt Brubeck (June 1) for the Guelph Contemporary Dance Festival, Silence, Guelph.

Dec. 21, 2012- "Solstice - Songs for a Winter's Eve" Solo improvisational dance performance with Ondine Chorus, MacDonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph.

Oct. 13, 2012- "The Share" Site-specific dance and music event spearheaded by Susanna Hood and Scott Thomson. I was one of five choreographers who created a dance piece with multigenerational participants from the community.

Sept. 8, 2012- "Untitled event 2012" Collaboration and performance by Lynette Segal and Susanna Hood with Robert Kingsbury as part of Musicircus, Guelph Nuit Blanche, MacDonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph.

May 31, June 2-3, 2012- "Evocation-gentle rain falling" Created by Sue Lee for Fall On Your feet Dance Collective, Guelph Contemporary Dance Festival, Exhibition Park, Guelph.

March 8, 2012- "Crave To Tell" by Karen Kaeja for Women's Voices, a co-production of the Guelph Contemporary dance Festival, John F. Ross Theatre, Guelph.

Dec. 21, 2011- solo improvisational dance performance with Ben Grossman and Colin Couch at Magnolia Cafe, Guelph.

Sept. 11, 2011- "Resilience" and "Rainforest" Created by Lynette Segal. Performed by Lynette Segal with Fall on Your Feet Dance Collective for Guelph Nuit Blanche, Temple Studio and 42 Essex Garage, Guelph.

Sept. 2011- "This Side of Light" Portal Dance Projects, choregraphy by Janet Johnson, Co-presented by Guelph Contemporary Dance Festival, Goldie Mill, Guelph.

April 10, 2011- "Raise the Sun" Japan Benefit, performance improvisation created and performed by Lynette Segal with Fall on Your Feet Dance Collective, Norfolk Church, Guelph.

March 8, April 2011- "Illumination of Willow" by Janet Johnson for Women's Voices, John F. Ross Theatre, Guelph and at Stratford Arts Festival.

Feb. 2011- "Hillside Inside" performance improvisation created and performed by Lynette Segal with Fall on Your Feet Dance Collective, River Run, Guelph.

Dec. 2010- "333" - performance improvisation created by and performed by Lynette Segal with Fall On Your Feet Dance Collective, St. James Church, Guelph.

Oct. 2010- Solo improvisational dance performance with musicians Ben Grossman and Colin Couch, Ebar, Guelph.

Sept. 9, 2010- Guelph Jazz Festival Colloquium workshop, Improvising Bodies/Bodies Improvising, performed solo dance improvisation with musicians Ben Grossman, Jeff Riley and Germaine Liu, MacDonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph.

Sept. 11, 2010- "Cosmicomics" Created and performed by Lynette Segal with Fall on Your Feet Dance Collective, Guelph Nuit Blanche, Temple Studio, Guelph.

March 2009- contact improvisation performance with Yves Candau in collaboration with percussionists Ben Grossman and Intan Murtadza, Temple Studio, Guelph.

Dec. 2008- "Happy Voices" by Denise Duric, Guelph Youth Music Centre, Guelph.

May-June 2008- "Chrysalis Project" choreography by Janet Johnson, River Run, and "Bird's Eye View" by Karen Kaeja, Exhibition Park, Guelph Contemporary Dance Festival, Guelph.

May 1999- solo (unofficially a duet as I was 6 months pregnant) improvisational dance performance with Oliver Schroer, solo violin, Du Maurier Theatre, Toronto

1997-1999- numerous improvisation performances with 502 Dance Lab including FFIDA, Much Music open house, CTV morning news and numerous performances in series produced by Joanna Powell, Toronto

1994- solo improvisational dance performance with Oliver Schroer and the Stewed Tomatoes, Bathurst Street Theatre, Toronto

1991-1993- Interpreter/performer with choreographer Sara Porter at Tangente, Nova Scotia New Dance and indoor/outdoor site specific venues in Montreal.

1991- "Touch" by Denise Clarke and Mark Christmann, Poor Alex Theatre, Toronto.

1990-91- numerous contemporary dance performances with the Dancer's StudioWest Company, choreography by Elaine Bowman, Cornelius Fisher-Credo and Donna Krasnow, Dancer's Studio West, Calgary, AB.

Sept. 27-Oct. 20 1990- "Touch" by Denise Clarke and Mark Christmann, The Big Secret Theatre, One Yellow Rabbit, Calgary, AB.

Feb. 1990- "Soul Mates" by Michele Moss with Laurie Montemurro for Alberta Dance Explosions, Dancer's Studio West, Calgary AB.

Education

1994-1996 Kikkawa College Toronto, On. Honours, Massage Therapy Toronto, Ontario

1993-1994 York University Toronto, On. Dance Department

1992-1993 Concordia University Montreal, Qc. Contemporary Dance Department

1987-1989 The School of the Toronto Dance Theatre Toronto, On. Partial scholarship

Training

Jan. 2012-ongoing-improvisatory studies, autodidact, various studios, Guelph

April 2014- Open Source Forms workshop with Stephanie Skura, New York City, N.Y.

Feb. 2014-ongoing- Gyrokinesis classes with Janet Johnson, Guelph

Jan.- March 2013- Qi Gong classes with James Saper, Guelph

Sept. 2010 - Dec. 2012- founded Fall on Your Feet Dance Collective, providing ongoing improvisation classes, also included classes in butoh, african and contact improvisation, Guelph

Sept.-Oct. 2012- weekly workshops with Susanna Hood exploring Open Source Forms, Guelph

Jan. 2012- one week workshop with Allan and Karen Kaeja, Kaeja Elevations, Toronto

August 2010- workshop with Martin Keogh in Contact Improvisation, Earthdance, Mass.

August 2010- week long workshop with Angie Houser and Chris Aiken in performance improvisation, Earthdance, Mass.

2002-2004- ongoing group improvisation with Rebecca Todd and Susanna Hood, Toronto

May 2002- workshop in Contact Improvisation with Ray Cheung at the Festival of Interactive Physics, Toronto

May 2001- workshop in Solo and Contact Improvisation with Chris Aiken and C.J. Holmes at the Festival of Interactive Physics, Toronto

May 2000- workshop in Improvisation with Danny Lepkoff at The Festival of Interactive Physics, Toronto

March 1998- workshop in the Feldenkrais Technique with Marion Harris, Toronto

1997-1999- ongoing group improvisation with 502 Dance Lab, Toronto (with Karen Kaeja, Alison Ulan, Joanna Powell, Susan Sinclair, Julia Wyncoll)

April 1997- workshop in improvisation and Authentic Movement with Miranda Tufnell, Edinburgh, Scotland

March 1996- workshop with Denise Fujiwara in Dance Improvisation, Toronto

July 1991-1993- ongoing contemporary dance classes with Linda Rabin and Marc Boivan at LADMMI, and Contact improvisation with Gurney Bolster and Andrew Harwood, Montreal

June 1991- workshop in contemporary dance with Michael Montanaro Danse, Montreal

Sept. 1990-May 1991- Dancer's Studio West, company member. Graham based modern dance company, Elaine Bowman Artistic Director, Calgary, AB

1988- Six month intensive training in Alexander and Mitzvah techniques with Amelia Itcush, Toronto

1985-87- apprentice with Decidedly Jazz Danceworks and studied dance with Anne Flynn and Denise Clarke of One Yellow Rabbit, Calgary, AB.

1985- Summer dance intensive with partial scholarship at the Banff Centre, Banff, AB.

Teaching

July 2015- taught contemporary dance classes to 7-13 year olds for Arts Explosion camp, Guelph.

March 2015- taught contemporary technique classes to children ages 9-13 and creative dance classes to 6-8 year olds for Arts Explosion March Break camp, Guelph.

Feb 2015- movement coaching to children ages 6-13 for Season Singers Theatre production.

Nov 20, 2014- taught improvisation workshop in collaboration with mental health counsellor Sally Ludwig and musician Gary Diggins based on the work of Joanna Macy.

Oct 2014- taught creative dance and contemporary technique classes to children ages 7-16. Guelph Youth Dance.

Oct 2014- taught movement improvisation workshop to post-graduate students in the English and Theatre Department at The University of Guelph.

Sept - Dec. 2013- created and taught a piece in collaboration with Catrina Von Radecki to Guelph Youth Dance apprentice company.

July 2013- taught creative movement to 4-5 year olds at Dance Explosion, summer camp, Guelph

March 2013- taught movement improvisation to post-graduate students in Theatre department at University of Guelph

Feb. 2013- movement coaching for 6-13 yr. olds for Season Singers Theatre Production.

Feb.-March 2013- taught creative movement and composition to 13 and 14 yr olds at Waverley Street Public School, Guelph

Jan-Feb. 2013- taught creative movement to 7 and 8 yr olds at Victory Public School, Guelph

March 2009 - Dec. 2012- founded Fall on Your Feet Dance Collective, taught weekly dance improvisation classes, Guelph

Dec. 2008- taught contemporary dance classes for youth, Guelph Youth Dance Training Program

Oct. 2012- taught "The Singing Body, A Physical Workshop for Singers", Guelph

April-May 2009- taught "Experiential Anatomy" workshop, 8 class workshop, Guelph

1986-87- taught child, youth and adult classes with Decidedly Jazz Danceworks, Calgary