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Voguing Makes Sculpture

New York-based artist Rashaad Newsome captures voguing in three dimensions in multimedia performance FIVE.

Crosswalk

In this experimental movement-based conceptual short film, a crosswalk is explored as a unique place in which to navigate.

 

Motion Bank: a Catalogue of Movements

Since its launch in 2010, Motion Bank has been capturing choreographic movements and transforming them into computer data made available online.

Anna Pavlova in The Dumb Girl of Portici (excerpts)

Legendary ballerina Anna Pavlova is featured in 1916 Universal motion picture The Dumb Girl of Portici.

#Whaling

What is whaling? It’s a dance move involving flopping over backwards, and it has become a new video trend.

St. Paddy's Day with Prodijig

Prodijig represents a new era of Irish Dance with powerful and unique choreography.

Break the Chain

This video is in celebration of International Women’s Day, March 8. It encourages us to join the campaign to end violence against women by learning a dance to raise awareness.

 
On the Ground

Modern Times in the Middle Kingdom

By Molly Johnson

In November 2013, I travelled to Guangzhou, China to perform with Montréal’s Danièle Desnoyers/Le Carré des Lombes at the 10th Guangdong Dance Festival.

If You Can Dance

French choreographer Yanis Marshall takes to the streets of Paris with his Spice Girls inspired dance-montage. In the highest of heels.

Discover the Art of Pantsula

Québec dancer Mélissa Flérangile, better known as Melly Mel, travels to South Africa to learn pantsula.

 

iLL Skill Squad Receives First André Gingras Award

On February 8 in The Hague, the Dutch dance collective iLL Skill Squad received the very first André Gingras Award, named after the late Canadian choreographer.

 
360 Dance

Team Spirit

By Philip Szporer

For the last week, I, along with billions of people around the world, have been following the pageant of the Olympic Winter Games.

Remembering Shirley Temple

Shirley Temple, America’s little sweetheart, dies at age eighty-five.

Moving with Angels

Israel’s renowned contemporary dance company Batsheva shares dance with girls affected by Rett Syndrome.

 

Québec Dance Films Applauded in India

Filmmaker Marie Brodeur and her company, La Compagnie de la Marie, recently visited DanzLenz in India to present a retrospective of her work and an excerpt of her upcoming documentary about dancer and historian Vincent Warren.

 

Lawrence Gradus (1936-2014)

On January 7, 2014 the dance community lost revered dance artist, choreographer and educator Lawrence Gradus.

Aquabatix Underwater Dancing

English indie rock band Bombay Bicycle Club add the magic of synchronized swimming to their new music video, Luna.

 

Continuing Without a Company

A change in direction for the Trey McIntyre Project highlights the potential of a new model for dance companies in Canada and the US.

Holiday Line Dancing

The last video posting of 2013 features Tree Hugger, a line dance choreographed by Michele Perron to the classic Christmas carol Winter Wonderland.

 

Dance on Camera in New York

Canadian filmmakers at this years Dance on Camera Film Festival produced by Dance Films Association and the Lincoln Centre Film Society in New York.

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