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Surfacing

A Sawdon Dance premiere By Dani Finch Surfacing

You know a performance has captured you when it encourages you to explore your own emotions. Surfacing, a collection of four new solo works by Rebecca Sawdon of Winnipeg’s Sawdon Dance, had me on an emotional roller coaster throughout the performance – and at different points I was both disturbed and elated.

 

Prairie Fire and Ice

The Prairie Dance Circuit in Winnipeg By Holly Harris Prairie Dance Circuit

For the past four years, the Prairie Dance Circuit (PDC) has boldly tackled the question of whether a particular aesthetic unique to Canada’s flatlands exists – or not.

 

New Work from the Heartland 

By Holly Harris Prairie Dance Circuit   Brian Webb, Robin Poitra, Davida Monk, Nicole Mion, Brent Lott

The Prairie Dance Circuit (PDC) produced a bounty harvest of five premieres with its second annual touring production by the same name.

 

Far from Flat 

By Kate Stashko Prairie Dance Circuit  Prairie Dance Circuit

When most people think of the prairies, they think flat, monotonous even. Five artistic directors disagree, and they’re proving their point with a tour that propels prairie dance to new heights. 

 

Witnessing Moments 

By Holly Harris “Struck” Brent Lott, Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers  

“Struck”, Artistic Director Brent Lott’s new work for Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers (WCD), examines the power of the “aha”: those random flashes of insight in which – if you’re lucky – you suddenly gain wisdom about past events or choices you have made in life.  

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