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Review

The Range at ROMP!

Joshua Beamish opened the nineteenth annual ROMP! Festival of Dance, presented by Victoria’s Suddenly Dance Theatre, with a solo show called Lone Wolf. By Robin J. Miller

Video

Burlesque Artist Laura Desiree

Performance by Laura Desiree
 

Toronto-based Laura Desiree dazzles with her burlesque choreography at this year’s ninth annual Toronto Burlesque Festival.

Column

Writers & Readers

My mother, Phyllis Margolick, dance accompanist extraordinaire, recently passed away at the age of ninety-six. Her deep musicianship and understanding of dance inspired generations of professional and aspiring dancers in Canada and the United States.

Column

On the Ground

Catching up with Sasha Ivanochko By Sasha Ivanochko, Lee Slinger

Feature

Ballet BC Rehearsal Director Sylvain Senez Retires

In a phone interview with The Dance Current, Ballet BC’s longtime rehearsal director, Sylvain Senez, reflects on his time with the company, how dance has changed in the past thirty-five years, and what he’s got planned next. By Brittany Duggan

News

Survey Researches the Social Impact of Dance in Canada

Canada Council for the Arts survey investigates how dance affects society in Canada, the last phase of research in the Dance Across Canada project.

Gallery

Dressing The Moving Body

Canadian costume designers discuss the inspiration behind their work and the elusive synergy behind creative collaboration.

Video

Taking Root with Fin de Fiesta Flamenco

Fin de Fiesta Flamenco "Farruca"
 

Canadian company Fin de Fiesta Flamenco have made an international reputation for themselves with their energetic performances and skillful improvisations, and from July 29 through September 11 they will make twenty-two tour stops in Ontario and British Columbia.

Review

Edge 2 and 3

Kaleido by Tentacle Tribe for OURU Collective, Dialogue by Wen Wei Wang, the neck to fall by Ziyian Kwan and more in this series of capsule reviews. By Rachel Silver

Column

On the Ground

The choreography presented at the Beirut International Platform of Dance (BIPOD) was frequently intense, even fierce. Imbued with a powerful sense of purpose and, of course, a search for identity, defying censorship, never doubting its inherent authenticity By Dena Davida

News

Toronto’s 2016 Dora Mavor Moore Awards

The thirty-seventh annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards took place on June 27 at Harbourfront Centre’s Concert Stage. The dance division saw a total of seven categories and thirty-five nominees.

Feature

Canadian Dance Goes Audio

Did you know that Canada produces a number of rich listening resources for dancers? Here are some Canadian dance audio highlights for you to tune into. By Rachel Silver

Contest

All-Access Passes to the En Avant Dance Teacher Conference

Enter for your chance to win all-access passes for you and a friend to the En Avant Dance Teacher Conference – August 20-23 in Toronto.

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