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Vanessa Goodman

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EDAM (Experimental Dance And Music)

Convergence

Performance | Spectacle

Vancouver BC
May 24-3 juin 2017
24, 26, 27, 31, 2, 3 @ 8:00
Contemporary

Amy Nostbakken and Norah Sadava in their own work Mouthpiece / Photo by Brooke Wedlock
 

Memorable Moments, Methods and Mediums

Celebrating Canadian Dance in 2016 By Emma Kerson

Is there a work or a collection of Canadian dance works that stand out as highlights to you from 2016? Are there any themes or ways of working that stand out to you as interesting or unique? We asked this question to dancers and dance enthusiasts from around the country and this was their reply.

 

Festival Roundup

Dancing on the Edge: Festival of Contemporary Dance By Eury Chang

Since 1988, the Dancing on the Edge festival (DOTE) has been presented at the Firehall Arts Centre and a growing number of partner venues throughout Vancouver. As the city’s longest-running contemporary dance festival, DOTE serves the professional dance milieu through an eclectic program consisting of full-length, mixed bill and site-specific dance works. This year a mixture of emerging, established, local and visiting dancers took to the stage and, like previous years, there seemed to be no particular or overarching aesthetic. However, it would be safe to say that innovative, experimental and works-in-progress foregrounded the entire event. I ventured out to view a handful of such works, which left me with the some lasting impressions.

Julia Sasso dances: SLoE

The September/October 2012 issue of The Dance Current print magazine includes an item featuring a conversation between Julia Sasso and Eve Egoyan.”Whe…

The Contingency Plan: Adhere

Next week, the Vancouver-based collective The Contingency Plan premieres Adhere at The TCP Show, which runs January 11th through 14th at The Fire…

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