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La Otra Orilla Unplugged

Set to live flamenco music, two female dancers present movement that is a hybrid between flamenco and tap, creating a unique and stunning cabaret.

All Bodies Dance Project

This documentary follows the All Bodies Dance Project during its inaugural year in Vancouver.

DM Nation

Québec’s all-female hip hop dance crew DM Nation graces Canada’s Gemini Awards Gala.

Florilège

Margie Gillis celebrates her fortieth anniversary as a choreographer and dancer with Florilège – 40 Years of Choreographic Poems.

Stripped-down Circus

Multi-award-winning Australian acrobatics ensemble Gravity & Other Myths perform their latest work, A Simple Space, at The Cultch in Vancouver.

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.

One-to-One

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.

Backbone

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.

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