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Contemporaneity

Brandy Leary and Soraya Peerbaye launch a project looking to make understandings of contemporary dance performance to be more inclusive and more diverse By Aparita Bhandari

Review

A Thrill in the Air

Alias Dance Project presents through your eyes, a double bill celebrating the company’s tenth anniversary. Transforming space and distorting time, through your eyes plays with perception and familiarity. By Colleen Snell

News

Digging the New Digs

Wilder Espace Danse complex, a new centre for dance training and performance, opens in Montréal.

Video

Miguel Gutierrez “Age & Beauty Part 1” Research in 2014

Miguel Gutierrez "Age & Beauty Part 1" Research in 2014
 

American artists Miguel Gutierrez, who will be teaching at the New Aesthetics Performance Intensive in Vancouver in the summer of 2017, discusses and presents his process for Age & Beauty Part 1: Mid-Career Artist/Suicide Note or &:-/, the first part of a trilogy.

Column

Dancer's Kitchen

Former dancers Craig Sanok and Paul Chambers now run their own goat dairy, Dancing Goats.

Contest

VIDF Three-Show Pack Giveaway

Enter for your chance to win a prize pack containing two tickets to three upcoming performances at the Vancouver International Dance Festival: Kinesis Dance somatheatro’s In PENUMBRA, Kaeja d’Dance’s lifeDUETS and Kitt Johnson’s POST NO BILLS.

Video

Deep End

DEEP END DANCE FILM
 

Two contemporary dancers with backgrounds in improvisation met online. This film documents their first in-person meeting.

Review

Dancing Through Migraines and Other Pains

These are times in which we need to bear witness. The impetus for Nova Bhattacharya’s latest work, Infinite Storms, came from her experience living with migraines yet speaks to a greater, universal suffering. How do we persevere through pain? By Aparita Bhandari

News

Developing and Showcasing Dance in Ontario

Two recent events in Toronto allowed the Ontario dance community to come together to support and mentor the next generation of dancers while also showcasing the diversity of the current dance scene in the province.

Feature

Memorable Moments, Methods and Mediums

Is there a work or a collection of Canadian dance works that stand out as highlights to you from 2016? Are there any themes or ways of working that stand out to you as interesting or unique? We asked this question to dancers and dance enthusiasts from around the country and this was their reply. By Emma Kerson

Column

Dance WiRe (Writers in Residence)

This Desiring Pony, a solo rooted in feminist methodology, calls upon internalized patriarchal modes of oppression existing both in the body of a female dance artist and in the dialectic between performer and audience. By Robert Kingsbury

Gallery

Maud Allan and The Vision of Salomé

In 1996, Canada’s dance archive and museum, Dance Collection Danse, received a gem of a donation – the famous (and risqué for the time) Salomé costume worn by one of modern dance’s founding figures, Maud Allan.

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