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Vivarium

Vivarium is an installation of dance, music and gardening by Montréal’s Lucy M. May, Paige Culley, Noémie Avidar and Patrick Conan.

Faux Solo

It’s all in the details for dancer, choreographer, and now producer, Ralph Escamillan. That’s what the Vancouver-based artist most enjoyed about making his first dancefilm with the FORM (Festival of Recorded Movement) Film Festival Commission Fund.

Burnwater: Alchemy

East Coast artists make an interdisciplinary connection between the art of the moving body and that of blacksmith work in Burnwater: Alchemy.

Spirit of Slahal

Directed by artist Kattie Coolidge, Children of Takaya explore the movement traditions of Coast Salish peoples in Spirit of Slahal.

Creature at In Situ Festival

Mississauga-based artist Colleen Snell is known for her highly theatrical and site-specific dance work, and her newest creation, Creature, will be no exception.

Exposed Nerves

The short film Exposed Nerves by Winnipeg’s Madison Thomas is featured in this year’s imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival and looks at the joy expressed through one woman’s dance in contrast to her life with bipolar disorder.

RUIN

The dancefilm RUIN follows the psychological collapse of one woman as she loses herself, piece by piece, through each one of her relationships.

The Art of Colour .Dance

Reflecting on the process of choreographing with a mood in mind, filming and then finding a specific colour to match, dancer and choreographer Ming-Bo Lam told The Dance Current, “We would shift shades just slightly to see how closely we could pair a visual with the emotional experience.”

Big Brother Comes to Fluid Fest

Major Motion Picture by Out Innerspace Dance Theatre explores timely themes of surveillance, otherness, propaganda and belief through eccentric and lawless characters.

The Art of Colour .Dance

Intentionally minimalist cinematography draws attention to the feeling and less on defining the specifics of the relationship between dancers in dancefilm by Ming-Bo Lam and Christian Peterson.

Jazzy Alix's Winning Performance

North American Pole Dance Championship win for Québec dancer Jazzy Alix.

The Art of Colour .Dance

Inspired by Bauhaus artist Johannes Itten’s book The Art of Color, dancer and choreographer Ming-Bo Lam and director and cinematographer Christian Peterson forged a collaboration that investigates the book’s theories as applied to movement in The Art of Colour .Dance (TAOC.D).

A Man of Dance

This new documentary features the life and times of Québec dancer, curator and historian Vincent Warren.

Danced Reality of Black America

A call to compassion and call to action in artful dancefilm directed and danced by Jon Boogz with Lil Buck

For a Quartet

Professional contemporary dance in Nova Scotia has come a long way in fifteen years, thanks in large part to Mocean Dance, who are celebrating with an anniversary show.

Follow Your Heart by Evolution Dance Theatre

Follow Your Heart is a multidisciplinary spectacle that unites cultures through theatre, dance, live music and the most universal of stories – a love story.

deliverance

Toronto dancer and choreographer Shawn Bracke just released deliverance, a dancefilm inspired by the smoke and mirrors that personas on social media have become.

4OUR

4OUR by Vancouver choreographer Joe Laughlin explores “family dynamics, cross-generational relationships and the singular moments that shape our life’s journey.”

If I Should Stumble

Site-specific work by Toronto’s Jenn Goodwin explores the beauty and tragedy of day-to-day life.

Documentary Dance Film Series Dance for Life

The new documentary dance film series Dance for Life features a range of contemporary dancers in Toronto who have being either a newcomer or first generation Canadian in common. The series shares their sacrifice, struggle and success.

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