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Susie Burpee: The Contours of Character

By Megan Andrews

Susie Burpee creates “fully human characters, struggling for connection” (The Toronto Star).

 
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Kaeja d'Dance: Past Future: Kaeja d'Dance at 20 years

By Megan Andrews

Over the last twenty years, you have established your company as a force on the Canadian scene. You have also managed to maintain a family life, as a couple and as parents of two daughters.

 
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Jacinte Giroux and Jo Leslie

By Megan Andrews, David Gaubiac

Jo Leslie works with Jacinte Giroux as choreographer and rehearsal director. They have a close working relationship and an intuitive way of communicating.

 
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Alison Denham: playing in space | espace de jeu

By Megan Andrews

“It is the role of the interpreter that deeply resonates with me and where I focus my attention.

 
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Sasha Ivanochko: resilience & love | résilience et amour

By Megan Andrews

“My process is based in a combination of rigorous in-studio explorations of the psyche soma connection, voice work and character study.

 
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Tedd Robinson: beauty, art, retreat, nature | beauté, art, retraite, nature

By Megan Andrews, Rod MacIvor

Tedd Robinson took up residence in the Pontiac, Québec, in 2005 and has been presenting dance in his barn since the summer of 2007.

 
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Louise Moyes: St. John's Women & other docudances | et autres docudanses

By Megan Andrews

“I call my own work ‘docudance’; it tells my own and others’ life stories/oral histories in a multidisciplinary form that draws from dance foremost, as well as theatre, video and performance.

 
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Susanna Hood: Shudder

By Megan Andrews, Jeremy Mimnagh

Artistic director of her Toronto-based interdisciplinary performance company, hum, Susanna Hood is a choreographer, performer, director and teacher working at the intersection of dance and sound.

 
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Ame Henderson: relay

By Megan Andrews, Bettina Hoffman

Ame Henderson lives and works in Toronto where she is the artistic director of Public Recordings.

 
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Jolene Bailie: Sensory Life, Infinite World

By Megan Andrews, Hugh Conacher

Since graduating from The School of Contemporary Dancers and The University of Winnipeg in 2000, Jolene Bailie, artistic director of Gearshifting Performance Works, has self-presented and produced over 250 solo shows, six cross-Canada tours and numerous smaller tours; re-mounted fourteen works by senior choreographers; commissioned eight new works; collaborated on several dance-based video projects; and created one evening-length solo work, eight works for pre-professional students and over 125 dances for schools.

 
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Old Men Dancing: Do Not Resuscitate | Ne pas ressusciter

By Megan Andrews, Esther Vincent

Old Men Dancing (OMD) was formed by musician and composer Michael Hermiston and emergency medical technician George Barron in 2002.

 
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José Navas

By Megan Andrews, Valerie Simmons

Born in Venezuela in 1965, José Navas has been based in Québec since 1991.

 
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Jorden Morris and the RWB for Moulin Rouge - The Ballet

By Megan Andrews, Bruce Monk

After retiring as a principal dancer with Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB), Jorden Morris began to explore choreography.

 
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Janak Khendry

By Megan Andrews, David Hou

Janak Khendry is an internationally renowned classical dancer, choreographer and the artistic director of the Janak Khendry Dance Company. Photos of Janak Khendry Dance Company in rehearsal by David Hou

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Marc Boivin

By Megan Andrews

« Longtemps, la simple satisfaction de danser a dépassé mon désir de créer. De l’interprétation à l’enseignement et plus récemment à la chorégraphie, la recherche et le plaisir de la pratique dans ses différentes formes ont tracé mon chemin. | “For a long time, the simple satisfaction of dancing has overridden my desire to create. From interpretation to teaching and more recently choreographing, research and the pleasure of practicing different forms has marked my path.

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