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En Pointe

En Pointe!
 

The Australian Ballet shares video of three of their dancers’ pointe shoe rituals.

Review

The Three Musketeers

Alberta Ballet has never been one to shy away from new ways of “doing” ballet and this season that means sword fighting, swashbuckling and high jumps. Their production of The Three Musketeers is a Canadian premiere, created by David Nixon, artistic director of Northern Ballet in Leeds, England. By Kate Stashko

News

RQD Elects New President

On October 27, the dance advocacy association Regroupement Québécois de la danse (RQD) announced Harold Rhéaume, choreographer and artistic director of Le Fils d’Adrien danse, as their new president.

Column

Healthy Dancer

As we head into the cooler autumn months, you’re probably growing sick of breakfast smoothies and craving comfort food. Instead of grabbing bagels and muffins, I recommend satisfying some of these cravings through nutrient-rich and protein-packed granola. By Sarah Maughan

Review

Dream Interpretation

With all the improbabilities of a Haruki Murakami novel, 6,3 Évanouissements leads us on a playful chase through the back door of the theatre before we arrive in our seats. Once sedentary, our perspective on the stage is reconfigured from moment to moment. By Lucy M. May

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UpStart

UpStart Program
 

For ten weeks, two hours once a week, people living with developmental disabilities and university students met for drama/dance workshops in Alberta.

Column

Reading Writing Dancing: Emerging Dance Critics Programme

Kenneth MacMillan may have created Manon in 1974, but forty years later his themes resonate as strongly as ever. By Christina Strynatka

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Gift Guide Picks

Enter to win a package of featured items from our 2014 Gift Guide.

News

The Future of Dance’s Past

With American Ballet Theatre handing over their archival materials to the Library of Congress, it brings up the question of how well Canada is doing in documenting its dance past.

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