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Fundamental Questions

In July of 2016, Banff Centre ran a residency designed to answer the need for professional development opportunities for mid-career dance artists. By the end of the program, only five of the original ten participants remained. This is what happened. By Mark Mann

Review

Dancing Through Migraines and Other Pains

These are times in which we need to bear witness. The impetus for Nova Bhattacharya’s latest work, Infinite Storms, came from her experience living with migraines yet speaks to a greater, universal suffering. How do we persevere through pain? By Aparita Bhandari

News

The Canadian Society for Dance Studies

In February 2017, the board of directors of the Canadian Society for Dance Studies / La Société canadienne d’études en dance and the organization’s founder, Amy Bowring, announced its dissolution, citing low membership renewals and consequently less access to administrative funding.

Video

Projet Héritage / Legacy Project: Episode 1

FJPP Legacy-ep1 FINAL
 

The Margie Gillis Foundation’s Legacy Project / Project Héritage shares the iconic Canadian dancer’s knowledge and philosophy with a new generation of artists.

Column

Healthy Dancer

Je-An Salas Leavens recommends the following exercises during the postpartum period. By Blessyl Buan

Contest

Experience the Russian National Ballet Theatre’s Swan Lake

Enter for your chance to win four tickets to the opening night of the Russian National Ballet Theatre’s production of Swan Lake sponsored by the Flato Markham Theatre.

Video

POST NO BILLS

Post No Bills Excerpts - Kitt Johnson solo
 

Kitt Johnson presents an extended excerpt of her award-winning solo POST NO BILLS.

Review

A Thrill in the Air

Alias Dance Project presents through your eyes, a double bill celebrating the company’s tenth anniversary. Transforming space and distorting time, through your eyes plays with perception and familiarity. By Colleen Snell

News

Digging the New Digs

Wilder Espace Danse complex, a new centre for dance training and performance, opens in Montréal.

Feature

Contemporaneity

Brandy Leary and Soraya Peerbaye launch a project looking to make understandings of contemporary dance performance to be more inclusive and more diverse By Aparita Bhandari

Column

Emerging Dance Critics Programme

From plaid-clad, bearded lumberjacks, to backdrops evoking Group of Seven paintings, to a monstrous whale inhabiting the waters of a Nova Scotian fishing village, The National Ballet of Canada’s Pinocchio pays homage to the country hosting British choreographer Will Tuckett. By Dina Ginzburg

Gallery

Maud Allan and The Vision of Salomé

In 1996, Canada’s dance archive and museum, Dance Collection Danse, received a gem of a donation – the famous (and risqué for the time) Salomé costume worn by one of modern dance’s founding figures, Maud Allan.

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