Contemporary. Dance. Discourse. A special project with Dancemakers Centre for Creation. Facilitator/Editor Megan Andrews.
This Desiring Pony, a solo rooted in feminist methodology, calls upon internalized patriarchal modes of oppression existing both in the body of a female dance artist and in the dialectic between performer and audience.Posted January 24, 2017
Dancers share their favourite foods and recipes.
During the postpartum period, Greta Hodgkinson, who is celebrating her twentieth year as a principal dancer with The National Ballet of Canada, focuses on getting enough food and nutrition while breastfeeding and returning to training.Posted March 16, 2017
In Canadian dance.
Filmmaker Nettie Wild invites different artistic disciplines to interpret key characters from her latest documentary, KONELĪNE:our land beautiful.Posted October 31, 2016
Perspectives from dance students nation-wide. Mentor/Editor Megan Andrews, Production Intern Marissa Trarback.
Thanks to western media and reality TV shows such as Dancing with the Stars and Dance Moms, there is a false impression around dance culture nowadays.Posted July 3, 2016
Fostering the next generation of dance writers in Canada. In Partnership with The National Ballet of Canada. Senior Mentor John Coulbourn, Mentor/Editor Megan Andrews.
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.Posted March 18, 2017
Everyday Essentials for everyday dancers.
Tips and info for dancers on the go.
Their words and yours.
In light of her recent emerging artist award, Vancouver-based dance artist Lexi Vajda talks about her journey and what she would recommend for someone just starting out.Posted October 28, 2016
with Philip Szporer
Now, in its eighty-forth season, the ten-week festival is home to artists performing on the various stages, including an impressive outdoor venue named Inside/Out. The School at Jacob’s Pillow brings faculty and students from the ballet, contemporary and dance theatre streams of dance, and this year change was in the air.Posted August 17, 2016
With Sarah Todd
International Dance Day was April 29. To be honest, I had never heard of it before – and that is a shame because dance (of all kinds) deserves a day of celebration.Posted May 1, 2014
Expert advice and tips for teachers and studio owners, brought to you in part by Canada’s National Ballet School.
Performances and evaluations are a natural part of a dancer's life and with them come the highs and lows of performing. | Le spectacle, l'évaluation, l'examen, la compétition et l'audition s'inscrivent naturellement dans la vie du danseur, et en découlent les hauts et les bas de la présentation publique.Posted February 17, 2012
Founding Editor Megan Andrews’ long-form interviews and photo essays with some of her favourite Canadian dance artists.
Founding Editor Megan Andrews’ interviews with some key players on the scene.