1 August 2021 11:00 am - 1:00 pm PDT

Dance on Camera (Webinar)

During this 2-hour session, participants will look at site specific vs. studio shoots, choice of production team, clothing, music, and post-production editing. Participants will also watch several examples of dance films and critically examine the elements discussed in each one. The webinar will conclude with practical advice for dance teachers and goal setting activities for the implementation of the class material in the studio.


  • Equip participants with basic knowledge of creating dance for the camera
  • Explore several examples of commendable screen dance pieces
  • Improve the participant’s comfort of working with videographers and editors
  • To be able to incorporate the elements of film-making to their choreography

Learning Outcomes

  • Be able to incorporate the understanding of screen dance into their choreography
  • Have a greater clarity of how to teach dance for the camera
  • Become comfortable working with basic camera shots and angles
  • Understand the challenges and benefits of site-specific choreography for the camera

Webinar Presenter

A former international competitor in DanceSport and performer in contemporary and theatre arts, Dr. David Outevsky has over 20 years of practical experience as a dancer. As an educator for the last 15 years, he has taught learners of all ages and levels and is an associate teacher and adjudicator recognized by Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance (ISTD) and Canadian DanceSport Federation (CDF).

David holds an MSc Dance Science from Trinity Laban, London, and a PhD in Dance Studies from York University, Toronto, Canada. He has presented at conferences for the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science (IADMS), Dance Studies Association (DSA), Healthy Dancer Canada (HDC), and Royal Academy of Dance (RAD). His work is published in the Journal of Emerging Dance Scholars, Medical Problems of Performing Artists, and Jacob’s Journal of Sports Medicine.

Dr. Outevsky’s research focuses on conditioning for dance, dance pedagogy, and cultural aspects of dance practice. He worked as the wellness team leader for Canada’s Ballet Jorgen during 2015-16 and was on the board of directors of HDC in 2016 and 2017. In 2017-18 David served as a course director at the University of Calgary where he taught Dance and Performance History, Aesthetics, and Dance in Film. His dance film Shifting Pathways/ Fleeting Encounters was selected for the Skylines Dance on Film festival in Manitoba, 2018. He is currently managing the Dance With Me dance studios in Manhattan, NY, where he is responsible for the professional development of teachers and continuous student progress. His new project of Outevsky Bespoke Dance Education synthesizes all of his knowledge and expertise into one accessible digital and physical platform.


The following are required to attend the webinar:

  • A computer with internet connection
  • Speakers

CPD Hours

2 hours Time-Valued CPD


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Key Information

Time Fee
11:00 am - 1:00 pm PDT Member: $40
Non-Member: $50