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Off the Wall 2015

Frog in Hand, a multidisciplinary performance company based in Mississauga, Ontario, presents a review of their Off the Wall 2015 event.

PPS Danse at Twenty-Five

As Montréal’s PPS Danse prepares to celebrate its twenty-fifth anniversary, this milestone, according to Artistic Director Pierre-Paul Savoie, “is first and foremost about looking back at all that has been done to illuminate the road we want to follow moving forward.”

Jamais Seule

The twenty-fifth annual Festival of New Dance runs until October 10 in St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador. Jamais Seule is the inspired work by quadriplegic dancer France Geoffroy.

Alterity Problem's Doing My Rounds, Checking Some Rounds

The September/October 2015 print article “Performing and Forming: Choreocinema in the media art of Emily Pelstring” discusses the technology and methods Pelstring used to create Doing My Rounds, Checking Some Rounds. The footage she created was edited together as a music video for Alterity Problem’s (Alex Moskos and Joel Taylor) composition of the same name.

Atlantic Flamenco Festival 2015

A glimpse into how a Canadian artist is making the Spanish art form her own.


The choreographic interests of Toronto-based dancer Benjamin Landsberg.

Breaking Final at Change the Game

American Morris and Canadian Gomo dance it out for first place.

Angikam: Seminar in Dance And Kathak

Classical Indian dancer Deepti Gupta and her dancers in performance before the inaugural Angikam: Seminar in Dance And Kathak.

The Making of Sleeping Beauty

Choreographer Bengt Jörgen breaks down his process when creating new work.

One Day One Dance

Classical ballet, popping, locking and acrobatics are united in the first of many collaborations between infamous UK urban dance troupe Flawless and the esteemed English National Ballet.

Woven by Peter Chin

This new work is inspired by the intertwined threads of woven art in Cambodia, Indonesia, Mexico and Canada.

A Ballerina's Tale

A Ballerina’s Tale is an intimate look at Misty Copeland of American Ballet Theatre during a crucial period of her life. The documentary will premiere at the Vancouver International Film Festival.

CRASH: When the video game meets contemporary dance

Elementary and secondary school students receive unique education experience in CRASH: When the video game meets contemporary dance by Manon Oligny, artistic director of Manon fait de la danse.


Contemporary indigenous dance and raw athleticism come together to express power, formation and spirit in Backbone by Red Sky Performance’s Artistic Director, Sandra Laronde.

2015/2016 Season Picks

Summer is the season of outdoor festivals and a time spent close to nature’s elements, but it is also a time for thinking ahead and planning for the fall. At The Dance Current we’re already looking forward to the autumn and thought you might like a glance at what’s coming up across the country.

Bex in Motion

Acrobatic tricks, fire poi, double staff and multiple fire hoop all in one act at this summer’s Toronto International BuskerFest.

Animation: a Child of Popping

Hip hop as a genre is perpetually growing its scope. Can you imagine what animation, a sub-sub-category of the genre, looks like?


#TBT ten years to the premiere of Vivarta – Manifestations Of Vishnu by Sampradaya Dance Creations as the company celebrates twenty-five years.

Silent Survivors

Silent Survivors is the story of the Indian residential school experience told through song, traditional dance and creative expression.

Miha Matevzic

Toronto-based choreographer and videographer Miha Matevzic lends his style to a new Snoop Dogg song.

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