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MUKUTHÔ Proves That Community Can Be Built Within The Span of One Show

The performance by Casimiro Nhussi and Pulga Muchochoma, in partnership with dance Immersion, was presented in Toronto as part of Canadian Stage’s Dream in High Park from Aug. 19 through 27

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Mama, do we die when we sleep? Explores Wonder in a World of Responsibility

Part of the Dancing on the Edge Festival in Vancouver, Rachel Meyer’s work was inspired by the question posed by her two-year-old daughter

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Wanted Rides the Line Between Campy and Cool

CAMP’s swaggering cowboy comedy considers good and evil at Vancouver International Dance Festival

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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

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Belinda McGuire’s ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ Dancefilm Invigorates a Challenged Art Form

Order in the Eye of the Beholder is available until April 30

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Aching Distances

Ali Robson’s performance response to Dancing with Tantalus in review

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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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On the Brink

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

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Remembering Pierre-Paul Savoie, Founding Artistic Director of PPS Danse

A look back at an electric, bright and graceful career

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Dorotea Saykaly Receives the First Emily Molnar Emerging Choreographer Award at Ballet BC

The term “emerging” is worth thinking about: Saykaly has been choreographing dancefilms and smaller works for nearly a decade.

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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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Made in BC Celebrates 15 Years With an Interactive Virtual History

Dancing Stories from BC is an online project preserving the ephemera of live performances

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Patricia Beatty, Co-Founder of Toronto Dance Theatre, Remembered as a ‘Warrior Queen’

Collaborators and friends remember the Canadian modern dance icon

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Dancemakers, One of Toronto’s Oldest Dance Companies, Is Closing After 46 Years

Natasha Powell is the incoming artistic producer for the final season

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Rhodnie Désir Becomes the First Black Person to Win Top Prize at Les Prix de la Danse de Montréal

In addition to the $25,000 prize, her company also won the Envol award, for cultural diversity and inclusive practices in dance

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My Vancouver Dance History: Story, Movement, Community by Peter Dickinson

The book delves into a decade of contemporary dance in Vancouver but also highlights a barrier between two segments of the city’s dance community

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Explorations in the Environment

Three artists discuss how themes of care, connection and ecojustice move through their practices

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Sandra Laronde Receives the 2020 Celebration of Cultural Life Award

The award comes with a $10,000 cash prize

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Fall For Dance North Offers a Netflix-Style Festival

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the festival created a new website and has made most of the content free

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York University Students Write Open Letter to Dance Department About Issues of Social Justice, Equity and Inclusion

The letter has garnered nearly 200 signatures in less than a week

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Finding Home Again

After years of traumatic rhetoric around body image prevented me from making it to class, virtual classes have brought me back

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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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Remembering Anna Wyman

A former student writes about the beloved dance teacher, choreographer and artistic director

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