logo
Canada’s Dance Magazine
  • PRINT
  • ONLINE
  • LIVE

Features

 

Across Oceans

AI13’s Live Streaming Project By Kathleen Smith

Stream, a ballet featuring live streaming, was a highlight of AI13 at Canada’s National Ballet School.

 

Rite Redux

Sacre Celebration at York University By Marie France Forcier

The Sacre Celebration: Revisiting, Reflecting, Revisioning, a conference hosted by York University, recently took place in Toronto.

 

Knowing Not Knowing

Improvised Choreography in Contemporary Dance By George Stamos

Writer, performer and choreographer George Stamos explores creative approaches that combine set parameters with spontaneous choice.

 

The Projected Body

41st Dance on Camera Festival in New York By Philip Szporer

When the Dance on Camera Festival (DCF) beckons with its annual call for submissions, there’s generally a current of excitement that ripples through the dance-film community. Report by Philip Szporer.

 

Louise Quick on Cabaret, Bob Fosse and life on Broadway

By Moze Mossanen

Bob Fosse cast Louise Quick as a Kit Kat Klub dancer for his movie version of Cabaret in 1971. In the film, she is introduced by the Master of Ceremonies (played by Joel Grey) as ‘Helga’ in the lineup of dancers during the first number, Willkommen.

 

Canadian Arts Coalition's Arts Day on the Hill

By Shannon Litzenberger

Tuesday October 23rd marked the Canadian Arts Coalition’s annual Arts Day on Parliament Hill.

 

The Dancing Chiropractor

By Blessyl Buan

When I was a little girl, I wanted to be many things. I wanted to be a doctor, a teacher, a mother and, secretly, I wanted to be a professional dancer.

 

The Dance Current Reader Survey Report

Shaping our Organizational Transition By Megan Andrews

A great big thank you to everyone who took our marathon survey in the fall.

 

The Canadian Dance Assembly's Step in Time! Conference

By Kathleen Smith

Mandated to explore two themes - technology and pluralism - the Canadian Dance Assembly’s (CDA) annual conference drew a diverse range of dance practitioners, teachers and thinkers to Ottawa from October 20th through 22nd.

 

Remembering Perreault

By Marc Boivin

It was ten years ago, on December 4th 2002 that Jean-Pierre Perreault passed away. The man, our friend and the artist left us all too soon.

 

Confluences: On the Screen

Real Reality Ballet – The Making of Romeos & Juliets By Moze Mossanen

How do you make a documentary film about the making of a ballet? Better yet, how do you make a ballet film so that a wide television audience will be interested enough to tune in?

 

The Ballerina of the Future

Changes Afoot By Deirdre Kelly

Ballerinas today are healthier than they used to be, as a result of a growing awareness of what the body needs to function at optimum levels of athletic performance.

 

Vienna Diary

By Julie McLachlan

I planned my trip to Vienna not really knowing what to expect at ImpulsTanz. All I knew was that this was an incredible chance to push myself outside of my very comfy comfort zone and be thrown into a foreign culture and a new dance community.

 

La B.A.R.N.

Tedd Robinson's Place in the Sun By Chick Snipper

He’s a quiet choreographer and a former zen monk. He’s a physical poet and a spiritual guide to dancers’ creative souls.

LISTINGS THIS WEEK