2010 – Helen Husak

HelenHusakHelen Husak is, according to the adjudication panel, “on the cusp of going big” as one of Canada’s leading contemporary dancers.

Based in Calgary, where she gained a Bachelor of Arts with distinction at the University of Calgary’s Dance Program, she has studied with a wide array of influential mentors from across the country.

While her solo dance works have been presented in a wide range of festivals across Canada, Helen has also played a key role in developing training programs and meeting places for professional dancers in Calgary.

Two years ago, she received the Enbridge Emerging Artist Award at the Mayor’s Evening for Business and the Arts in Calgary.