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Cas Public in Hélène Blackburn's 9 / Photo by Damian Siqueiros
 

Sign and Sound

Cas Public presents 9 By Mark Mann 9

Cas Public traverses worlds of sound through sign in 9.

 
Casimiro Nhussi, Alejandra Nunez

Doing Our Thing: Workshop

Workshop | Classe

Toronto ON
April 29 avril 2017
9:00 | 9:00
African, Contemporary, Multidisciplinary

 
Casimiro Nhussi, Various Artists

Doing Our Thing: Showcase

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
April 29 avril 2017
8:00 | 20:00
African, Contemporary

 
Andrea Spaziani

Silver Venus

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
April 27-29 avril 2017
8:00 | 20:00
Contemporary

Sylvain Émard in his own work Le chant des sirènes / Photo by Sylvie-Ann Paré
 

An Enduring Presence

By Philip Szporer The Song of the Sirens Sylvain Émard

Sylvain Émard returns to the stage after a fifteen-year absence with a new work that highlights his continued mastery of a soft and vulnerable onstage presence.

 
Circa

Il Ritorno

Performance | Spectacle

Montréal QC
April 25-29 avril 2017
8:00 | 20:00
Circus, Dance Theatre, Contemporary

Andrew Tay in Make Banana Cry by Tay and Stephen Thompson / Photo by Claudia Chan Tak
 

Slippery Identities

By Helen Simard Make Banana Cry

In their new work, Make Banana Cry, Andrew Tay and Stephen Thompson tease and out the tensions between identities and stereotypes in the layers and performance of Asian-ness in western society.

Tracy Cumberbatch at the 2016 Victoria Flamenco Festival / Photo courtesy of presenter
 
Various Artists

Victoria Flamenco Festival

Festival | Festival

Victoria BC
July 24-30 juillet 2017
Flamenco, Contemporary

ALIAS Dance Project

Summer Dance Intensive

Intensive | Atelier

Toronto ON
August 21-2 septembre 2017
Contemporary, Urban

15 X LA NUIT - OFF-FTA Circuit-Est 2015

Presented in atypical outdoor locations over fifteen nights, Fortier Danse-Création’s 15 X LA NUIT considers space and time through solo performance.

 
Ottawa Dance Directive Centre de danse contemporaine

Chartier Danse & Jacqueline Ethier

Performance | Spectacle

Ottawa ON
May 11-13 mai 2017
7:30 | 19:30
Contemporary

Roger Sinha / Photo by Michael Slobodian
 

Canada's International Dance Day Message 2017

Since 2005, the Canadian Dance Assembly (CDA) has issued a message on behalf of the dance community in Canada as part of International Dance Day (IDD) on April 29. This year’s IDD Ambassador is Montréal-based dance artist and Sinha Danse Artistic Director Roger Sinha. He was invited to share his message about dance’s integral place in the lives of Canadians.

Fall

Dancing their way toward a unique choreographic language, James Gregg and RubberLegz have joined forces and styles to collaborate on an intricate duet, Fall.

 

To.Be.Announced 1/2/3 Edition

Performance | Spectacle

Vancouver BC
April 15-16 avril 2017
8:00 | 20:00
Contemporary

David Zurak / Photo courtesy of Oliver Tobin
 

Remembering David Zurak

Dancer, choreographer, teacher and member of the Martha Graham Dance Company David Zurak died in New York on March 9, 2017, after a two-year battle with brain cancer.

 

The Creative Gesture

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity By Sarah Todd

The Creative Gesture, the inaugural contemporary dance residency led by sessional Banff dance director Emily Molnar and program head Stephen Laks, demonstrates responsiveness within a very ambitious and structured four weeks in the mountains.

Vinod Para and Xi Yi in Hari Krishnan's Holy Cow(s)! / Photo by Miles Brokenshire
 

Toppling Taboos by Taking On Sacred Cows

Holy Cow(s)! by Hari Krishnan By Aparita Bhandari Holy Cow(s)!

Hari Krishnan has always challenged simplistic notions of tradition. His latest work, Holy Cow(s)!, attempts to break up what Krishnan calls “false binaries”, informed by news headlines around the election of Donald Trump and stereotypes that Krishnan has had to deal with all his life.

 
George Brown Dance

Emergence

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
April 21 avril 2017
7:00 | 19:00
Contemporary

Svetlana Lunkina in Wayne McGregor’s Genus / Photo by Aleksandar Antonijevic
 
Emerging Dance Critics Programme

All in Sequence

By David Rudin

Wayne McGregor’s Genus and Jerome Robbins’ The Concert are both elaborate choreographies that hinge on the smallest of movements – the twitch of a finger, the crook of an elbow or the flick of a wrist.

Evan McKie and Tanya Howard in Wayne McGregor’s Genus / Photo by Aleksandar Antonijevic
 
Emerging Dance Critics Programme

Truly Mixed: Genus, Tarantella, Self and Soul and The Concert

By Valeria Nunziato

Four disparate works, precisely crafted by four distinguished artists, make one inspiring collection of dance for The National Ballet of Canada’s mixed program.

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