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Cindy Brett

Contributor and Copy Editor

Cindy Brett holds a BFA in dance and English from York University and is currently the archives assistant at Dance Collection Danse

Cindy Brett's Work

 

Crystal Pite wins Jacob's Pillow Dance Award

Acclaimed choreographer and performer Crystal Pite, artistic director of Kidd Pivot Frankfurt RM, has been awarded the fifth annua...

 

Shivani Thakkar joins cast of Bombay Bollywood

Calgary-based dance artist Shivani Thakkar is joining the cast of Bellydance Superstars’ new show as a soloist and lead dancer.

 

National Ballet of Canada update

Dancers at The National Ballet of Canada (NBoC) have been making headlines both at home and internationally this spring.

 

Good Women hosts second "What's Cooking?" event

To celebrate International Dance Day on April 29th, Good Women Dance Collective hosted its second annual "What's Cooking?" event a...

Ryerson offers new course for professional dancers

Continuing its efforts to help professional dancers earn university credit, Ryerson University is currently offering a new course ...

 

Margie Gillis receives Governor General's Award

Dancer, choreographer and teacher Margie Gillis is among six recipients of the 2011 Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards (GGP…

South Asian Dance Practitioners in Canada

Tradition and Transformation By Cindy Brett

From bharatanatyam to bollywood, South Asian dance forms are being practiced and celebrated nation-wide. Here, Cynthia Brett has gathered a diverse representation of Canadian-based practitioners of these and related forms. The article gestures toward the range and diversity within this community in Canada.

 

New dance instruction resources from Human Kinetics

Teaching dance just got easier with two new releases from Human Kinetics, international publishers of...

 

Ron Snippe receives Dance Ontario Award

Toronto Dance Theatre's (TDT) long-time lighting designer, Roloef Peter (Ron) Snippe, has been honoured with this year's Dance Ont...

Merce Cunningham Studio faces possible closure

Almost 4,000 people signed a petition opposing the closure of New York’s Merce Cunningham Studio and requesting a new and expanded…

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