Sculpture Forest Comes Alive!

(with dance!)

Throwdown Collective will be artists in residence at the Haliburton Sculpture Forest in Glebe Park from July 20 through August 7, 2018.

The three members of Throwdown Collective, Mairéad Filgate, Brodie Stevenson and Zhenya Cerneacov,are excited to return to Haliburton where they performed individually and as the Throwdown Collective numerous times at Dusk Dances Haliburton. 

They will be spending 3 weeks in Haliburton developing new works, providing workshops and creating performance pieces inspired by the sculptures in the Sculpture Forest. 

You are invited to join Throwdown Collective for a Collaborative Community Workshopon Sunday, July 22nd 2018 from 1:00 p.m-3:00 p.m. in the Sculpture Forest. This family friendly informal workshop and gathering will be the inspirational launch for the Throwdown Collective in their residency —gathering ideas and material from the community and the Sculpture Forest.

“People of ages and abilities are welcome. This will be a wonderful opportunity to meet and engage with the dancers and to share your stories and experiences. No dance experience is necessary; just a willingness to have fun, participate in some creative movement and share.

The workshop is free, we’ll meet at the entrance of the Haliburton Sculpture Forest. You can get there from CTY Rd 21 via Industrial Park Rd and College Drive (park in the Fleming College parking lot) or from HWY 21 via Bayshore Rd and Museum Rd. (park jsy past the Museum)

The workshop will help shape Throwdown’s creative process over the coming weeks.  During the 3 week artist residency, the group will connect with community members in workshops, tours, classes, and creative sessions, leading to a culminating presentation.

Here’s the essentials:

·      Throwdown Collective invites the community members of Haliburton to help kick off our artistic residency at the Haliburton Sculpture Forest.

·      Join us on July 22nd 2018 from 1-3 p.m. in the Sculpture Forest for a Collaborative Community Workshop and Consultation. (we are looking for your ideas and inspirations)

·     All ages and abilities welcome. Come have fun with us, contribute your creative ideas, and help shape our creative process over the coming weeks. 

For more information:

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Haliburton Sculpture Forest

The Haliburton Sculpture Forest is a unique outdoor collection of sculptures located on forest trails that provide changing perspectives of the forest and the sculptures in each of the seasons. The collection includes over 35 sculptures and one-of-a-kind benches, by Canadian and international artists. 

Located in Glebe Park, on the edge of Haliburton village, the Sculpture Forest surrounds the campus of the Haliburton School of Art + Design and shares the park with the Haliburton Highlands Museum, Haliburton Highlands Nordic Trails and Haliburton Highlands Mountain Bike Trails.

dance Workshop

Join Throwdown Collective on Saturday, July 28th 2018 from 2 - 330 p.m. for a fun and dynamic movement workshop for families.  Stepping back in time to the 1950's, we will warm up to the infectious rock and roll hits of the era and learn the popular social dances of the time, jive and swing, in solo and partnered movement combinations. Wear comfortable clothing and come prepared to have fun! 

Date: Saturday July 28th 2018 

Time: 2 - 3:30 p.m.


Glebe Park, 297, College Dr, Haliburton, ON

Ages: Any age from 6 - 96