Society of Yukon Independent Dance Artists (SYIDA)

Dancing Under an Umbrella

Jude Wong had an elegant epiphany last October. Perhaps the constant query she’d heard from fellow dance artists, “Why should I have to leave in order to create?” was her measured tempo on this specific fall day as she danced her way across the studio floor. Or perhaps the desperate exchanges Wong had heard, expressing …

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Yukon Dancers Are Here to Stay

Jude Wong and I sit facing each other, sipping our coffees. She is nibbling on toast, and I am picking at a muffin – two food staples of dancers. We are talking about SYIDA (Society of Yukon Independent Dance Artists). Yes, this has been a feature of several articles in recent issues, but I am …

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Dance Gathering

“A dance gathering?” you ask. Yes, that is exactly what it is: people gathering together to dance. I attended the Yukon’s first dance gathering on Oct. 17 – not as a participant, but as an observer. Jessica Hickman held this first dance gathering in the upstairs studio at the Alpine Bakery. Hickman, originally from Calgary, …

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