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The Green Tea Collective

Dancing a Cultural Balance
By Bridget Cauthery

What is it to be “from somewhere”? While the members of the Toronto-based Green tea collective can’t exactly say, it is something they certainly feel. United by their shared Japanese cultural heritage, the are preparing their second program of work, Dai Don Den 2.

A Choreographic Workout

60 Hours in 5 Days
By Pamela Newell

It’s not high impact, cardiovascular or necessarily physically taxing, but making choreography is just as much a workout as dancing. Over five days in December 2005, Montréal dance artist Pamela Newell participated in the second Montréal Danse Choreographic Research Workshop. Here she reflects on her experience.

Amanda Hancox

Taking the lead at the DTRC
By Kathleen Smith

In January, Dancer Transition Resource Centre founder Joysanne Sidimus stepped down after twenty years and Amanda Hancox stepped across the hall from her former office as Director of Administration into the role of Executive Director – a transition in its own right. Hancox also has first-hand experience of life as a dancer.

Seven-Year Cycle

battery opera’s [storm]
By Robin J. Miller

Two minds, two bodies, and one piece of art. Vancouver-based Lee Su-Feh and David McIntosh have been creating work together for seven years through their company battery opera. After their latest work, [storm], they have decided to call it quits.

Departments

Editorial

By Megan Andrews

Making a living and making art

Making Waves

By Seika Boye

Ame Henderson: Eliminating Compromise

Expert Advice

On Auditioning for Musical Theatre & Commercial Productions from Catriona Ferguson

In The Wings

By Seika Boye

Vanessa Goodman, in her graduating year of the Dance Program at Simon Fraser University’s School for the Contemporary Arts

Short Waves

By Susan Kendal

Dance preservation on the radar; Order of Canada honours dancers [James Kudelka; Peggy Baker]; Canadian Heritage gets new minister; New festival chosen for Montréal; Ballet school name debate settled; Enormous audiences for DanceWeekend; NDH welcomes new general manager; RWB wins touring award; Canadian dance publications; Touring beyond our borders

Undercurrents

By Seika Boye

Justine Greenland Duke: Serving Dance

Dance Data

How does dance measure up? (Wages of female dancers compared to male dancers)

Marking Time

By Amy Bowring

Les Feux-Follets

Vantage Point

By Shannon Litzenberger

Conservatives Dance Around Canada Council Funding

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