DanceLab: Fall 2016

…with composer James Maxwell, actor Alex Ferguson, contemporary dance artists Olivia Shaffer and Josh Martin and and harpist Joy Yeh; supported by the British Columbia Arts Council, The Dance Centre and SFU School for the Contemporary Arts.

Studio showing, November 10, 5-6 pm in the Birmingham Studio, 3rd floor: free
> Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street

Studio Research: Fall 2015

…with contemporary dance artists Olivia Shaffer and Josh Martin and outside eye James Maxwell; supported by the British Columbia Arts Council.

Creation: Winter 2013–Spring 2014

...with contemporary dance artists Bevin Poole, Deanna Peters, Olivia Shaffer and composer James Maxwell; supported by the British Columbia Arts Council and EDAM.

Helen invites you to the premiere:
May 7, 8pm at > EDAM, 303 E 8th Ave

An Investigation in Motion: February/March 2014

> Carnegie Centre, 401 Main St, Vancouver, BC

Improvisation Project at the Carnegie Centre for members of the neighbourhood.

Studio Showing: April 27, 2013

Studio showing in celebration of International Dance Day at
> Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street

Contemporary dance artists Bevin Poole, Deanna Peters and Olivia Shaffer perform an improvisation, directed by Helen Walkley, April 27; 5-6pm in the Birmingham studio, 3rd floor: free.

An Investigation in Motion: March/April 2013

> Carnegie Centre, 401 Main St, Vancouver, BC

Improvisation Project at the Carnegie Centre for members of the neighbourhood.

Studio Research: Fall 2012

...with contemporary dance artists Lee Su-Feh, Deanna Peters, Bevin Poole and Olivia Shaffer; supported by the Canada Council for the Arts and the British Columbia Arts Council

Studio Showing: The Dance Centre, November 18; 7pm

Helen invites you to attend a studio showing of Improvisation Research performed by Olivia Shaffer, Bevin Poole and Deanna Peters. The showing is free to the public and takes place November 18 at 7pm in the Birmingham studio at the
> Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie St, Vancouver, BC.

Composing in the Moment: May 2012

> Compaigni V'ni Dansi, Vancouver, BC

Improvisation Project with Yvonne Chartrand and Compaigni V'ni Dansi.

An Investigation in Motion: April 2012

> Carnegie Centre, 401 Main St, Vancouver, BC

Improvisation Project at the Carnegie Centre for members of the neighbourhood.

Mentorship: 2011—2013

> Deanna Peters, Contemporary Dance Artist

Ongoing mentorship of Deanna and her creative process from a somatic base, supported by the Canada Council for the Arts and the British Columbia Arts Council.

An Investigation in Motion:
October 2011

> Carnegie Centre, 401 Main St, Vancouver, BC

Improvisation Project at the Carnegie Centre for members of the neighbourhood.

Mentorship: Fall 2011

> Marc Arboleda, Clown, Dance + Theatre Artist

Mentorship of Marc in the initial phase of creation for a new work.

Zagreb Dance Centre: May 2011

The Zagreb Dance Centre (Zagrebački Plesni Centar) commissioned Helen to mount a work with graduating students from the School of Contemporary Dance, Zagreb which premièred in the Zagreb Dance Festival in May 2011.

Artist in Residence: 2009–10

> The Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street

For the creation and premiere of Helen’s solo How is sleep beautiful? with composer James Maxwell, lighting designer John Webber and sculptor John Noestheden, supported by the Canada Council for the Arts and the British Columbia Arts Council