Jane Dennison

Jane Dennison is a graduate student in Ethnomusicology at Memorial University with a research focus on the sustainability of traditional NL set dancing. Jane is a keen set dancer and has been dancing, calling, and teaching for nearly 30 years. She is a collector of NL dances and has worked with several communities to revive dances that were nearly lost. She was the dance consultant for “Traditional Dances of Newfoundland and Labrador: A Guide for Teachers’, a resource used in the province’s schools. Jane has been on staff with Vinland Traditional Music Camp since 2005, and has helped coordinate the dance program at the Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Festival in recent years.