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Emma Kerson

Staff Writer

Emma Kerson is a graduate of Dalhousie University (BA Honours English) and The School of Toronto Dance Theatre. She is now a Toronto-based dance artist. Emma was an editorial intern from 2011-2012. 

Emma Kerson's Work

The Art of Colour .Dance

Intentionally minimalist cinematography draws attention to the feeling and less on defining the specifics of the relationship between dancers in dancefilm by Ming-Bo Lam and Christian Peterson.

The Art of Colour .Dance

Inspired by Bauhaus artist Johannes Itten’s book The Art of Color, dancer and choreographer Ming-Bo Lam and director and cinematographer Christian Peterson forged a collaboration that investigates the book’s theories as applied to movement in The Art of Colour .Dance (TAOC.D).

 

New Season Reads

By Emma Kerson

Whether you’re headed back to school or not, the September air always brings about the feeling of education. If you’re looking to expand your horizons with dance literature this fall, here are a couple of new books we feel are worth adding to your reading list.

Movers

Polyvalent By Emma Kerson

Street dancer Marie-Reine Kabasha

 

Remembering Jacque Foesier

After a lifelong commitment to the growth and well-being of dance in Canada, Toronto-based Jacque Foesier died on July 12 at the age of eighty-two.

Justin Jackson Jamming

Justin Jackson of So You Think You Can Dance Canada notoriety is a nine time tap dancing champion of Canada; however, his involvement with dance extends far beyond his own achievements.

Software Teaches Itself How to Dance

“It takes ten years, usually, to make a dancer” according to Martha Graham. Although Martha never had computer technology as a pupil.

Exterminating Angel

Emerging choreographer Alysa Pires of Alysa Pires Dance Projects brings her bold movement quality and theatrical edge to the Toronto Fringe.

Dance Meets Pilates

Katie Ewald of Kinetic Pilates and Rehabilitation marries scientific knowledge with her dance background to work towards rehabilitation.

 
On the Ground

Jump-Start: Q & A with Shakeil Rollock

By Emma Kerson

Shakeil Rollock’s infectious energy has made him a sought-after emerging dance artist. What has he learned and discovered during his first year as a professional artist?

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