Northern Arts Connection: A virtual hub for engaging hundreds of creative organizations, collectives, artists, performers and artisans across Northern Ontario.

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Feature Artist

Candice Irwin is a queer Mnidoo Mnising-based dance maker, producer, educator and writer. Candice Irwin has been working as a professional artist and educator for over ten years. She holds a BFA dance from York University with a focus in dance science and performance. Her work is founded on a desire to encourage connection with oneself, environment and community through the sharing of stories. To achieve this goals her projects frequently involve collaboration with her local community and artists in other disciplines. Candice’s choreographic work has been presented across Canada.

She is also a frequent contributor to publications such as The Dance Current and a freelance arts producer. When not creating or performing, Candice can be found teaching body-inclusive, creativity-centre dance classes across Manitoulin Island under her company Body Stories Dance.

The Making Of…

The Making Of… As we continue to build this fantastic network and hub, we’re working behind the scenes on a splashy launch event and some serious advertising to promote artists in the North – NAC Members (cue, if you haven’t signed up, pop online and do so soon). In preparation for all this fine activity,

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