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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
February 2, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


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Date & Time:
February 2, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
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Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
October 13 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


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Details

Date & Time:
October 13 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
June 23 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


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Details

Date & Time:
June 23 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
May 18, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


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Details

Date & Time:
May 18, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
January 26, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


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Details

Date & Time:
January 26, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
October 6 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


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Details

Date & Time:
October 6 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
June 16 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


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Details

Date & Time:
June 16 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
May 11, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


Register

Details

Date & Time:
May 11, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
January 19, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


Register

Details

Date & Time:
January 19, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
September 29 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


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Date & Time:
September 29 @ 2:00 pm
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Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
June 9 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


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Details

Date & Time:
June 9 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
May 4, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


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Details

Date & Time:
May 4, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
January 12, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


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Details

Date & Time:
January 12, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
September 22 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


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Details

Date & Time:
September 22 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
June 2 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


Register

Details

Date & Time:
June 2 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
April 27, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


Register

Details

Date & Time:
April 27, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
January 5, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


Register

Details

Date & Time:
January 5, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
September 15 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


Register

Details

Date & Time:
September 15 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
May 26 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


Register

Details

Date & Time:
May 26 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
April 20, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


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Date & Time:
April 20, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
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Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
December 29 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


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Details

Date & Time:
December 29 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
September 8 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


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Details

Date & Time:
September 8 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
May 19 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


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Details

Date & Time:
May 19 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
April 13, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


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Details

Date & Time:
April 13, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
December 22 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


Register

Details

Date & Time:
December 22 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
September 1 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


Register

Details

Date & Time:
September 1 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
May 12 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


Register

Details

Date & Time:
May 12 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
April 6, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


Register

Details

Date & Time:
April 6, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
December 15 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


Register

Details

Date & Time:
December 15 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
August 25 @ 2:00 pm
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Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


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Date & Time:
August 25 @ 2:00 pm
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Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
May 5 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


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Details

Date & Time:
May 5 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
March 30, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


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Details

Date & Time:
March 30, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
December 8 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


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Details

Date & Time:
December 8 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
August 18 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


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Details

Date & Time:
August 18 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
April 28 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


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Details

Date & Time:
April 28 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
March 23, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


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Details

Date & Time:
March 23, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
December 1 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


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Details

Date & Time:
December 1 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
August 11 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


Register

Details

Date & Time:
August 11 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
April 21 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


Register

Details

Date & Time:
April 21 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
March 16, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


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Details

Date & Time:
March 16, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
November 24 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


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Details

Date & Time:
November 24 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
August 4 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


Register

Details

Date & Time:
August 4 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
April 14 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


Register

Details

Date & Time:
April 14 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
March 9, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


Register

Details

Date & Time:
March 9, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
November 17 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


Register

Details

Date & Time:
November 17 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
July 28 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


Register

Details

Date & Time:
July 28 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
March 2, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


Register

Details

Date & Time:
March 2, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
November 10 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


Register

Details

Date & Time:
November 10 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
July 21 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


Register

Details

Date & Time:
July 21 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
February 23, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


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Date & Time:
February 23, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
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Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
November 3 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


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Details

Date & Time:
November 3 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
July 14 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


Register

Details

Date & Time:
July 14 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
February 16, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


Register

Details

Date & Time:
February 16, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
October 27 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


Register

Details

Date & Time:
October 27 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
July 7 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


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Details

Date & Time:
July 7 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
February 9, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


Register

Details

Date & Time:
February 9, 2025 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
October 20 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


Register

Details

Date & Time:
October 20 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

NEW MZD CLASS: Advanced Contemporary Floorwork with Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. Classes run Sundays at Mile Zero Dance, starting on March 17.

Sundays, 2 – 4 PM
$15 drop-in
Mile Zero Dance, 9931-78 Avenue

Class Dates:
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19

About the classes

In this 2 hours class, you will be coached through movement modalities using animal flow to hone and craft strength, bi-pedal and lateral movement patterns, and groove/rhythm based dancing. The class draws on the techniques of house, breaking, limon, and capoeira for drill and basics, then amplifying (based on the participant) to higher stakes movement. The class is not recommended for those without a personal movement practice that does not already incorporate one of the listed techniques. Please bring clothing appropriate for you to perform floorwork elements.

Details

Date & Time:
June 30 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Instructor

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟)

Tia Ashley Kushniruk (亚 女弟) is a Chinese-Ukrainian Queer Woman based in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 6/Métis Territory of Edmonton AB. Since 2013 she has been affiliated with the Cirque Du Soleil and is artistic producer of Toy Guns Dance Theatre. She has had the pleasure of performing works of Jake W. Hastey (Toy Guns Dance Theatre), Antony Hamilton (CHUNKY MOVE), Benjamin Kamino, Heidi Strauss (adelheid), Christopher House (Toronto Dance Theatre), Shay Kuebler (SK/Radical System Art), Rock Bottom Movement, and Christianne Ullmark - since 2014, she has toured Nationally from coast to coast and Internationally to China, Colombian, Israel, Germany, Austria, Iceland and France.

Her own work has been presented by Festival Internacional Nomada (el Salvador), the Beijing International Dance Festival (China), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Fluid Festival (Calgary), commonGround Arts Festival (Toronto), Found Festival, Expanse Festival, Mile Zero’s Dance Crush, and the New Dance Arts Institute (formerly the School of TDT). Tia's illustration and animation work has been commissioned by mallo, SK/RSA, Here for Now, Plastic Orchid Factory, Two Big Steps, and adelheid/The NAC.

Kushniruk has participated in the One Clown North workshop under John Turner and Naked Empire Buffoon under ‘Natty’ Justanio. She is the first recipient of the Catalyst Confluence Fellowship, a 2023 EATF recipient and is finishing a mentorship with Toronto-based performance artist Bridget Moser.


Register

Details

Date & Time:
June 30 @ 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mile Zero Dance
9931- 78 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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