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The Winding Staircase to a Safer Place

Learning to make a studio safer is like learning new choreography: one step at a time

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Soften Up

Self-massage to combat a hypervigilant nervous system, caused by the chronic fear of catching COVID-19

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Research Spotlight: Checking In With the Mental Health of Performing Artists

Findings from three surveys highlight the decline in artists’ mental health during the pandemic

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The Career Chronicles II

Dance artists find unique ways to boost their income

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I Am Pride

Five dance artists from Canada’s vast Queer communities

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Keep On Calling

To truly move towards liberation, BIPOC artists shouldn’t have to justify how their creative practice relates to their cultural background

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What Kind of World Do We Want?

Red Sky Performance’s Mistatim, in collaboration with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, is a story of reconciliation for kids

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The Definition of Sexy

Ruthe Ordare empowers Indigenous women to reclaim their sexuality through burlesque

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The Career Chronicles I

Dance artists find unique ways to boost their income

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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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Advertisement: Summer Dance Directory

A directory of Canadian and U.S. dance programs scheduled to take place in Summer 2021.

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CoLABenDirect

This new video app allows for more control while digitally collaborating

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Just What the Therapist Ordered

By accident, I discovered how Bollywood and bhangra dance can help manage Parkinson's disease

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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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From Our Archives: Bonnie Kim Reflects on Dancing in Jean-Pierre Perreault’s JOE

The 1995 filmed version of the work streams this week

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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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Q & A With Karolina Kuras

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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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Confined by the Calendar

Because I have to follow the Eurocentric calendar, it has been a decade since I have been able to train in India

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