August 23, 24 & 25
Bonnie has been a dance professional for more than 25 years. She trained at Claude Watson School for the Arts and the School of Toronto Dance Theatre, and has performed with numerous companies and artists including the Randy Glynn Dance Project, Winnipeg Contemporary Dancers, Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault, Marie-Josée Chartier, Linda C. Smith, Nightwood Theatre, Peter Chin and Claudia Moore. She is a multiple Dora Award nominee and grant recipient, and was named one of Toronto’s “Top 5 Dancers” by Eye Weekly.
Bonnie is a highly regarded contemporary dance teacher, rehearsal director, outside eye and mentor, and was the Rehearsal and Associate Director of Dancemakers for nine years. Sought after for her keen eye, informed perspective and demanding technique classes, Bonnie teaches regularly in Toronto at Metro Movement, GMD, and in workshops and intensives. She has taught in Peterborough, Winnipeg, Vancouver, Halifax, Buffalo and Montreal, and as a guest artist in performing arts high schools.
Bonnie is also a freelance writer and has been published in The Dance Current, Eye Weekly, Toronto Star, and Toronto Life magazine. She has been a juror for all three levels of Councils, Dora, Gemini and Toronto Arts Foundation Awards, and has served on the Steering Committee for the On the Move dance conference, and the Board of Directors for the Actors’ Fund of Canada.