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SummerWorks Performance Festival Turns Twenty-Five and Formally Invites Dance Out

Interview with Amelia Ehrhardt – SummerWorks Dance Curator By Marie France Forcier

Since the winter of 2014, Toronto-based dance artist Amelia Ehrhardt has been exponentially developing her curatorial profile through the umbrella of Flowchart, a self-founded, small-scale multidisciplinary performance series. Garnering recognition for the quality of her work, Ehrhardt is now SummerWorks’ first dance curator, right in time for the performance festival’s twenty-fifth anniversary.

 

The Beginning of the End (and Why it Should Happen Again)

By Sky Fairchild-Waller Apocalypsis R. Murray Schafer

Welcome to the beginning of the end, also known as Apocalypsis, R. Murray Schafer’s two-hour oratorio chronicling the demise of the world and its laboured regenesis. The mood, more than fittingly, isn’t a light one; 1000 singers, musicians, and dancers gather to perform the opening and closing ceremonies of this Olympic-sized pageant of death and rebirth, and you made it into the theatre and to your seat, which was was no small feat.

Schizes sur le sundae

Schizes sur le sundae is a collaboratively created work by Catherine Lavoie-Marcus and Michel F Côté, with the help of interpreters Kelly Keenan, Lael Stellick and Magali Stoll.

 

Awarding Distinction, Innovation, Contribution and Commitment to Dance in Canada

Ballet BC’s Emily Molnar receives a Women of Distinction Award, Dance Victoria’s Chrystal Dance Prizes went to emerging dancers Sasha Beardmore and Candace Gordon and independent dance artists Meredith Kalaman, Josh Martin and Lisa Gelley, the City of Hamilton Arts Awards went to performance artists Learie McNicolls and Robin “Zee” Zilberg, and Montréal’s Culture Action Award went to Pierre Paul Savoie.

 

Dance and Objecthood

By Ben Portis

In dance training, personality routinely gets tamped down. The dancer’s discipline begins with conditioned sublimation of his or her individual identity and experience, let alone spontaneity and expression. This leaves dance in a curiously anachronistic position with respect to a new generational trend in the arts – interdisciplinarity.

Ottawa Dance Directive Centre de danse contemporaine, Shannon Cooney

every one everyone

Performance | Spectacle

Ottawa  ON
June 11-13 juin 2015
7:30 | 19:30
Contemporary, Performance Art

 
Public Recordings

CAPITALIST DUETS

Performance | Spectacle

Montréal  QC
May 31-1 juin 2015
10:00 | 22:00
Contemporary, Performance Art

 
Jean-Sébastien Lourdais

La chambre anéchoïque

Performance | Spectacle

Montréal  QC
June 2-4 juin 2015
9:00 | 21:00
Contemporary, Performance Art

 
Stéphane Gladyszewski

Phos

Performance | Spectacle

Montréal  QC
May 28-31 mai 2015
Various days and times | Spectacles à différentes dates et heures
Contemporary, New Media, Performance Art

 
Bye Bye Princesse

Je te vois me regarder

Performance | Spectacle

Montréal  QC
May 6-9 mai 2015
20:00 | 8:00
Contemporary, Performance Art, Dance Theatre

 
Marilou Castonguay, Andrew Turner

Le Jour Bleu & A Standard of Measure, Except Not Really

Performance | Spectacle

Montréal  QC
May 7-10 mai 2015
May 7-9 @ 7:30 | 19:30
Contemporary, Dance Theatre, Performance Art, Mime

 
Harbourfront Centre HATCH, Amelia Ehrhardt, the red light district™, WIVES

HATCH #11

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
April 18-9 mai 2015
Contemporary, Performance Art

 
Various Artists

Festival TransAmériques (FTA)

Festival | Festival

Montréal  QC
May 21-4 juin 2015
Various days and times | Spectacles à différentes dates et heures
Contemporary, Dance Theatre, Performance Art

 
Aharona Israel

Marathon

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
February 4-6 février 2015
7:30 | 19:30
Contemporary, Physical Theatre, Performance Art

 
Benjamin Kamino

Dark Meaningless Touch

Performance | Spectacle

Montréal  QC
February 24-27 février 2015
7:30 | 19:30
Contemporary, Performance Art

 
Aurélie Pedron

Entre

Installation | Installation

Montréal  QC
January 23-9 mai 2015
January 23, 24, 30 & 31, March 20 & 21, May 8 & 9 @ 7:00 | 23, 24, 30 & 31 Janvier, 20 & 21 Mars, 8 & 9 Mai @ 19:00
Contemporary, Performance Art

 
Sarah-Ève Grant, Caroline Gravel, Aurélie Pedron

Portraits: Le Guillaume Lambert Show & Ma Mère Est Une Mâle Alpha & Entre

Performance | Spectacle

Montréal  QC
January 22-25 janvier 2015
Thurs-Sat @ 7:30 | jeudi-samedi @ 19:30
Contemporary, Performance Art

 

Kiss & Cry

A Charleroi Danses Production By Kate Morris Kiss & Cry

Like so many works being presented today, Kiss & Cry is a multidisciplinary experiment. It is a dance work, a theatre piece, a work of art, a film, a meditation on the body, a love story, a soundscape and an atmosphere.

 
Mile Zero Dance

The Bear's Picnic

Participatory | Participatif

Edmonton AB
September 26 septembre 2014
3:00 | 15:00
Contemporary, Community Dance, Performance Art

 

Porch View Dances

Festival | Festival

Toronto ON
July 16-20 juillet 2014
Wed-Sat @ 7:00 | mercredi-samedi @ 19:00
Multidisciplinary, Performance Art

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