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Drew Berry, Mary-Dora Bloch-Hansen, Samantha Grist and Natasha Poon Woo in Alyssa Martin's fantasylover / Photo courtesy of the presenter
 

SummerWorks Performance Festival

Festival | Festival

Toronto ON
August 9-19 août 2018
Contemporary, Various

Boye / Photo by Alyson Hardwick
 
Provocations

What Can You Do?

By Seika Boye

Seika Boye talks about the untold histories of BIPOC dancers in Canada.

 

The Pelican Project

Workshop | Classe

Vancouver BC
August 18-26 août 2018
Various Times
Various

The Body Orchestra's Conduit, presented by Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival / Photo courtesy of the presenter
 

Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival

Festival | Festival

Winnipeg MB
July 18-29 juillet 2018
Contemporary, Dance Theatre, Various

 

Scotiabank Dance Centre Open House

Open House | Portes ouvertes

Vancouver BC
September 15 septembre 2018
Various

 

The Industry Night

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
July 15 juillet 2018
7:30 | 19:30
Various

Image courtesy of St-Ambroise Montreal FRINGE Festival
 

Fringe de Montréal-Festival St-Ambroise

Festival | Festival

Montréal QC
June 7-17 juin 2018
Contemporary, Various

Image courtesy of Sage Theatre
 

IGNITE! Festival of Emerging Artists

Festival | Festival

Calgary AB
June 5-9 juin 2018
Contemporary, Various

 
Various Artists

12 Minutes Max

Performance | Spectacle

Vancouver BC
June 15 juin 2018
8:00 | 20:00
Various

Free Flow Dance Theatre / Image provided by presenter
 
Free Flow Dance Theatre Company

International Dance Day Celebration

Performance | Spectacle

Saskatoon SK
April 28 avril 2018
7:00 | 21:00
Various

Various Artists

Feats Festival of Dance: Foot Prints

Performance | Spectacle

Edmonton AB
June 27-7 juillet 2018
Various

Denise Solleza for Toronto Fringe Festival 2017 / Photo courtesy of the presenter
 
Various Artists

Toronto Fringe Festival

Festival | Festival

Toronto ON
July 4-15 juillet 2018
Contemporary, Various

 

Dance of Spring

Performance | Spectacle

Belleville ON
June 9 juin 2018
7:30 | 19:30
Various

 
Healthy Dancer

The Silence After the Applause

By Jo-Anne La Flèche

Dealing with post-performance depression

 

Nuit Blanche à Montréal

Festival | Festival

Montréal QC
March 3 mars 2018
8:00 | 20:00
Various

 

SkirtsAfire Festival

Performance | Spectacle

Edmonton AB
March 8-11 mars 2018
Various

 

A-Line Variety Show

Performance | Spectacle

Edmonton AB
March 8 mars 2018
7:30 | 19:30
Various

 
Dancer's Kitchen

Heather's Salad and Toastie

A potluck favourite from the earth

Leonard Gibson, c. 1950 / Photo courtesy of Dance Collection Danse
 
Dance Collection Danse, Seika Boye

It's About Time: Dancing Black In Canada

Exhibit | Exposition

Toronto ON
January 31-22 juin 2018
Various

Sarah Elola in her own work La Pileuse / Photo by Stacyann Lee
 

Decolonizing Dance Stages

Presenters talk about breaking barriers By Rhodnie Désir

This year in Canada, the conversation about diversity, inclusion and representation has been omnipresent. I’m profoundly happy that more presenters, curators and jurors have brought these words into their vocabulary. But I question what they’re really referring to. Do we all really feel and understand the urgency? More precisely, when asking, “What does the word diversity really mean?” the answers from the dance milieu are often incomplete, reflecting a lack of comprehension of the issues at stake.

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