Benoît Lachambre and his collaborators mine bodily experience and sense perception to create interdisciplinary performance. Currently, Lachambre is working on two new projects, which will premiere this season: a duet, Is you me, for himself and Montréal-based dance artist Louise Lecavalier, and Body Scan, a group work created in collaboration with Vancouver’s Lee Su-Feh for six dancers, including he and Lee.
From its early roots in Germany, ausdruckstanz’s influence can be found throughout Canadian theatrical dance. Here, we have made a start in tracing the a usdruckstanz connection through a network built on teacher-student relationships.
Chouinard receives Order of Canada; CADA Ontario secures multi-year funding; Ballet BC announces endowment campaign; Ballet Ouest starts dance study program; Okanagan Valley to see new summer dance program [David LaHay]; The Banff Centre partners with ballet companies; Canada Council appoints director of Arts Disciplines [Nicole Doucet]; 35 years for Winnipeg School [Rachel Browne]; Les Grands launches choreographic competition; Toronto Fringe dance component update; Dance scholar becomes first PhD grad from Ryerson University [Katherine Cornell]; Quick Currents [Jolene Bailie; Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada; Malgorzata Nowacka; Holly Small]