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HCA Dance Theatre welcomes you to


Fear No Dance!


Have you always wanted to learn new dance skills but never had the opportunity? Dusk Dances Hamilton is presenting you with the chance to participate in FREE dance workshops designed to get you dancing, no matter what your level of experience! The dance workshops are being held each evening before Dusk Dances Hamilton from 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm.

Lose your fear and get out on the dance floor. Try something on your own or with friends in a relaxed and welcoming environment. Whether an absolute beginner or someone who loves dance, but wants to try something new, there is a workshop for you. And the best part? It’s FREE.

This years workshops include:


July 27: Hip Hop with Josh Court

Josh Court is a co-Founder of Defining Movement Dance (DMD) and has been performing and teaching in the Hamilton area for the last 7 years.

Learn a brief breakdown of Hip-Hop fundamentals and technique followed by a choreographed sequence incorporating all of your new skills!  Get ready to get down on the good foot with Josh Court!



July 28: Belly dance with Eshe


Eshe will be sharing a gentle introduction to bellydance. We’ll cover the basics of good posture and how to, power movements before learning a little combination featuring graceful hand movements, powerful hip articulations & lots of laughter. Bellydance is a social & celebratory dance performed at family celebrations, suitable for all.




July 29: Hoop Dancing with Lisa Odjig-McHayle

Are you looking to gain a new skill? Then come be a part of this awesome workshop! Lisa is Odawa/ Ojibwe/ Pottawatomi Nations from Wikwemikong, Manitoulin Island, Ont. Lisa is a two time world champion hoop dancer along with six additional hoop dance championship titles won throughout Canada and the United States.



July 30: Indian Dance with Sumona Roy

East Meets West – Indian Classical and Modern Dance Connected to Western Music

This workshop is designed to introduce beginners to a variety of simple East Indian dance moves from classical, folk and modern dance forms. Participants will have fun moving their bodies to the music from North America and Asia. Move to the music and have fun!