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Chimera

Chimera, an energetic, kaleidoscopic dancefilm written and directed by Paris-based filmmaker Steven Briand, is inspired by the chimera, a mythological hybrid of a lion, goat and snake.

Dance featured at Open Ears Festival

The festival in Kitchener, ON, features national and international sound artists and musicians and includes everything from orchestral music to electroacoustic experimental music, sound installation and performance.

Swan Lake Syndrome

The forty-minute solo by Toronto-based artist Linnea Swan is a comedic and poignant autobiography of the highs and lows of a life and career in dance – starting with having the last name Swan as a young ballerina.

Prescriptions

Prescriptions is the latest art-meets-dance collaboration between ibiki.co founder Jonah Leslie and Compagnie Marie Chouinard dancer Paige Culley.

Long Weekend Salsa

Salsa is infectious. It has an energy and radiance that fills the body with rhythm, imploring the hips to move. The Montréal Salsa Convention takes place May 19 through 23 featuring international and Canadian dancers.

Basketball-ography, Anyone?

The Harlem Globetrotters recently made their way through six Canadian provinces on an eighteen-city tour, and here they take to an outdoor basketball court in Greenwich Village to mix cool tricks with bouncing beats.

Steer

Continuing the company’s mandate to push the current artistic climate via innovative technological elements, Steer questions the physical as well as the intangible line between modern humans and our machines.

Simon Fraser University Bhangra Flash Mob

In 2010, South Asian Arts began teaching the first university-accredited bhangra course in North America at Simon Fraser University. On April 7, 2011, for their final project, the students performed a Bhangra Flash Mob outside Rogers Arena in Vancouver, immediately following the unveiling of Roger Neilson’s statue before a Canucks game.

Against Nature / À Rebours

James Kudelka’s newest work, Against Nature / À Rebours, is the second in a series of salon-style creations for Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie.

Paradoxe Mélodie

This May, the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal has invited Danièle Desnoyers to create a choreographic work for its program, pairing six dancers from her company, with the music of the new organ played by OSM’s organist-in-residence Jean-Willy Kunz.

Nous (ne) sommes (pas) tous des danseurs.

A dance about dancers: this is the idea behind a new artistic proposal by performer, instructor and coach Sophie Corriveau in collaboration with interpreter and dramaturge Katya Montaignac.

The Midnight Birth

Québec-based artists Oliver Koomsatira and Kim Henry use contemporary dance and live performance to bring a rap album to life at the fourteenth annual rock.paper.sistahz Festival in Toronto.

Project RAD's International Dance Day Message

Luca “Lazylegz” Patuelli is the Canadian Dance Assembly’s National Youth Ambassador for Dance. Along with his organization, Project RAD, Patuelli imparts an International Dance Day message of inclusiveness.

La Grande Fente and Culture in the Schools

Seventy-nine Montréal secondary school students perform new work by La Grande Fente on International Dance Day.

Re-Quickening

From a post-colonial perspective, Re-Quickening reconstructs feminine power through performance, music and art and features a powerhouse team of international indigenous women.

Une danse olympique

A flash mob organized by Regroupement québécois de la danse for International Dance Day 2015.

League of Exotique Dancers

League of Exotique Dancers explores the golden era of burlesque through real stories of the women who made it glitter.

Nicole Nigro in Ford Advantage

New work by Toronto-based Nicole Nigro explores minivans, renewal and the intersection of joy and grief.

Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company

Voted Toronto’s Best Dance Company of 2015 by NOW Magazine readers, the Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company takes to the stage this spring with a new work, Épocas.

1Love...

Matt Alfano and Jason Sermonia entertain with this short dancefilm.

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