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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

Ten Years of Back Alley Antics

Back Alley Antics 2016 is coming soon
 

Dance, performance art, spoken word and theatre all come together for the tenth anniversary edition of Back Alley Antics.

Column

On the Ground

Catching up with Sasha Ivanochko By Sasha Ivanochko, Lee Slinger

Column

Healthy Dancer

Dancers need meals that are clean, easy to digest and provide enough calories to keep them energized. This maple quinoa, from Alex Tam of Aeriosa Dance Society, an aerial dance company based in Vancouver, is a power meal with the flavour of maple and bitter chocolate. Vegan, highly alkaline and magnesium rich, it can be enjoyed before or after a high intensity workout, even one eighty feet in the air.

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

Perpetually in Motion

Le vertige de l'étoile - Guillaume Côté
 

Principal dancer and resident choreographer with The National Ballet of Canada, composer, creator and, again this summer, artistic director of the Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur – an inspired meeting point of Canadian and international dance and music – Guillaume Côté describes himself as neurotic about dance.

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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