On March 11, at the opening night reception of the Vancouver International Dance Festival, Lisa Gelley was awarded the 2015 VIDF Choreographic Award.
Jack Udashkin, the current director of Théâtre La Chapelle in Montréal, will be retiring at the end of March after a rich, remarkable and diverse forty-year career in the arts.
The National Ballet of Canada’s (NBoC) Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is a fantastical adventure that will draw you in and keep you captivated through every step and every note. By Sabrina Bellisimo
“Breaking Bad: The New Bgirls” by Mary Fogarty in the March/April 2015 issue featured a range of major players in Canada’s bgirl community. These women are fighting for space and changing the status quo of bgirls in Canadian hip hop cultures. We’re inspired by them and wondered, what inspires them? Among other things, music.
Carroll’s madcap logic and playfulness survives – and thrives! – in The National Ballet of Canada’s delightful Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, which had its Toronto premiere in 2011. By Naya Valdellon
The arrival of Progress Festival, a new international performance festival in Toronto, took an existential turn for the city’s stage artists, and in particular its dancers and choreographers. Among comparisons to other performance ecosystems around the world, an oddly elemental debate was taking place. What is dance? By Mark Mann