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A Look Inside the Ukrainian Shumka Dancers’ Decision to Tour

The directors discuss the company’s role in Canada in light of the war in Ukraine

News

Jean Grand-Maitre’s Farewell Show Wields Simplicity With Exquisite Power

The Memory Room, choreographed by the outgoing artistic director of Alberta Ballet, showcases an intimate grace in its world premiere

Review

Family of Jazz Promises a Storm of Vibrant Flavour, but How Long Can It Last?

Decidedly Jazz Danceworks presents a tour of jazz forms for its first full performance since the start of the pandemic

Review

Jobel Art for Earth Releases Dance Web Series as a Form of Region-Specific Activist Knowledge Transfer

Through partnerships with experts, the videos aim to convey solutions and optimism about environmental issues through dance

News

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Hires a New Director of Dance Training Programming

Alejandro Ronceria wants to honour the centre’s roots and create a space for rich collaboration

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How Alberta Ballet Brought New Audiences to Dance Through Portrait Ballets

Alberta Ballet closes out its portrait ballet series with PHI, with music by David Bowie

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UNGANISHA Is a Much-Needed Exploration of Histories That Are Often Obscured

Woezo Africa reimagines its 2019 version in this year’s rendition

Review

What Do Professional BIPOC Contemporary Dance Artists Want to See Post-Pandemic?

Four Calgary-based BIPOC dancers reveal how they envision the future, given the current challenges of creating in their industry and city

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What Do Emerging BIPOC Contemporary Dance Artists Want to See Post-Pandemic?

The creators of NAPPY Dance Collective discuss some of the issues facing BIPOC artists in Calgary

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Vicki Adams Willis’s Legacy in Jazz Dance

Willis won the 2021 Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Distinguished Artist Award for her work in transforming Calgary’s jazz dance scene

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For the First Time, the Fluid Dance Festival Focuses on Local Artists

The pandemic is allowing the festival to discover the power in cultivating a local community

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The Coming Silence Is a Wild Ride

kloetzel&co.’s self-guided tour presents a wilderness that is threatened by extinction

Review

Decidedly Jazz Danceworks’ Drive-In Show Is an Innovative Pandemic Performance

There is something in the details closes tonight

Review