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In Tribute: Jini Stolk

She steered dozens of performing arts organizations towards sustainability and inspired generations of Toronto’s arts leaders

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What Mindfulness Can Teach Us About Performance

With video by Jaimie Nackan

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Waves of Change

Twenty years ago, Mocean Dance dreamed of establishing a company so dancers could build careers in Atlantic Canada

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Dragged Home

Dropping anchor in Newfoundland’s drag scene

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In Tribute: Menaka Thakkar

Canada was the prolific dance artist’s garden, and her seeds changed the cultural landscape

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On Indigeneity

Unboxing the term “Indigenous dance artist” with three generations

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Burlesque Gone Digital

Does burlesque become digital sex work on OnlyFans? A conversation made more relevant since the platform just tried banning sexually explicit content

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The Road Out

Since July 2019, a record number of people have left Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. With COVID-19 driving out more, do major cities need to play a role in a successful dance career?

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I Am Pride

Five dance artists from Canada’s vast Queer communities

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The Definition of Sexy

Ruthe Ordare empowers Indigenous women to reclaim their sexuality through burlesque

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Writing With a Sharp Pencil

On top of fraught politics, dance critics have to figure out how to fit into the fold during -- and after -- the pandemic

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Dovercourt House To Close After 21 Years as Toronto’s Dance Hub

The lease has changed hands, leaving uncertainty in both social and professional dance communities

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Clicking Refresh

Can COVID-19 emergency granting measures make the funding game more equitable?

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When Love is the Driving Force of Revolution Part II

A Q & A with Esie Mensah, choreographer of A Revolution of Love

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When Love is the Driving Force of Revolution Part I

A Q & A with Esie Mensah, choreographer of A Revolution of Love

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On the Brink

Can collective action save Dancemakers, one of Canada’s most influential contemporary dance companies?

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Nerves And Thrills: A Q & A with Crystal Pite

Pite’s work Body and Soul will stream next week, just for audiences in Canada

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The Chaos of Possibility

Kevin Jesuino explores how Queerness, liveness and failure might provide insight into reinvention, approximately one year after the onset of COVID-19

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Honing Resiliency

While the pandemic has put constraints on post-secondary training, dance programs are working to future-proof students’ careers

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Empty Seats at the Table

For artist-mothers, the pandemic has magnified the lack of support

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That’s a Wrap II

Dancefilms created during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Loud and Brave

Alyssa Martin’s company, Rock Bottom Movement, won two Dora Mavor Moore Awards this year, but she now realizes that they may not be as transformational as she once thought.

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