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Gillian

Gillian Moult had been dancing for 18 years, through elementary school, high school and now trains at York University. Though her involvement was mostly recreational as a child, through her teens she began training professionally to be accepted into York’s Dance program to achieve a Bachelor of Fine Arts in contemporary dance. Her rigorous training at school is going to afford her the privilege of performing at International Dance Day, F.A.T. Toronto Alternative Fashion, and the Toronto Fringe Festival this summer. Recently, she has had the honour of dancing with Kinetic Elements, and is looking forward to continuing this summer.

Q&A

Who is your biggest inspiration?

My biggest inspiration are my friends and family. I am so lucky to have people around me that support what I’m doing. It’s not every day that you get such a large support group. Their  encouragement inspires me and give me the confidence to keep doing what I love to do.

How did you get into dance?

I started dancing because my parents put in me in class. I was not the one begging to go into a studio at first. In fact I was extremely shy when I was young, but putting me into those classes was probably the best thing my parents could have done for me. Once I got on the stage I knew there was no other place for me.

Why do you keep dancing?

I keep on dancing partly for the excitement, partly for the opportunity to learn, but mostly for the opportunity to share. There is nothing I want more but to inspire others with my own art form. I think you can form such amazing connections in dance and I would not want to give that up.

What are your future aspirations?

I want to perform and teach all at the same time. I want to travel and see everything I can. At this point I can’t settle on doing one thing because I see so many options. I think I still have sometimes to figure out what I really want to do.

Check Gillian out this summer at the 2011 Toronto Fringe Festival!

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Kinetic Elements will be performing Antevasin full length for the first time ever. Come out to see this World Premiere! We are a part of the What Are You Doing Down There? Festival. Some things got switched around, but 100% we are performing on Sunday, February 21st! People have been saying many great things about Antevasin, you don’t want to miss it!

Find out more about this wonderful festival here!

Kinetic Elements - Kitchener's Snow Ball 2009

Get ready to launch!

Kinetic Elements is in the Toronto Fringe Festival this year. Come on out for fun, drinks and see some of our current works in progress and finished pieces.

When: Saturday, February 27th, 2010
Where: 805 Dovercourt Penthouse 3rd Floor. Toronto, On

Admission is $10.00.

Doors open at 6:30pm where Kendra Hughes will give an introduction to the pieces that will be performed that night and the process of creation. Performances will start at 8pm.

Drinks, dancing and mingling afterwards. As well, there will be a 50-50 draw

We appreciate your support!

For more information contact kendra@kendrahughes.com

Kinetic Elements

 

Kinetic Elements is looking for male and female dancers for the 2009/2010 season for upcoming shows. They must be professional, mature and able to rehearse on Sunday evenings. All dance backgrounds are welcome.

Kinetic Elements is a contemporary modern dance company committed to exploring modern dance and fusing it with other dance forms. To break down the barriers and create pieces for the community.

The audition will be on Sunday, October 18th and it will be booked by appointment only. Dancers are to send their resume and headshot to info@kendrahughes.com.