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Is This Love

A crowd of youth cheer on Keone and Mariel Madrid as they hobble across the floor in character and break into their quirky-cool dance to this Bob Marley classic.

Ora

Ora is a ground-breaking collaboration between several Montréal-based artists using 3D thermal imaging to create revolutionary visuals through body heat.

Louise Lecavalier: Body Speech

A short film produced by the National Film Board in co-operation with the National Arts Centre and the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Foundation profiling Louise Lecavalier, 2014 recipient of the Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award.

Amadeus – Dances with Wolfgang

Set to Mozart’s Requiem, with a bit of rock music by Queen’s Freddie Mercury, Amadeus is the ballet story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the genius composer of the classical era.

BOW’T by Rhodnie Désir

“This significant evening-length political work explores notions of homeland, and a journey from an immigrant ship to the factory floor,” says Philip Szporer of Désir’s new work, a performance highlight in the March/April 2015 issue.

Emmanuelle “Cleopatra” Lê Phan Throws It Down

The first of our bgirl video features for the March/April 2015 issue is a roundup of throwdowns from cover girl Emmanuelle “Cleopatra” Lê Phan.

Le Chemin des Passes-dangereuses

Director and choreographer Menka Nagrani brings contemporary dance, theatre, aerobics and percussive dance together in her interdisciplinary adaptation of Le Chemin des Passes-dangereuses.

Contact

Contact was an event hosted on February 6, 2015 by Toronto-based dancer Nigel Edwards involving forty dancers and twenty improvised duets.

Ballet Boys Programs

It has been a concern in Canada that there aren’t enough boys in ballet schools training for professional careers.

Aunt Viv Dance-Off

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’s career-driven Aunt Viv, played by Janet Hubert-Whitten, lets loose on the dance floor and shows a pack of neon-clad snobs who’s boss.

O2 at Dance Matters

O2 by Anne-Flore de Rochambeau depicts bodies as fine suspended particles obeying the laws of fluid dynamics.

Extension Method

Allegro Ballet Bootcamp is one of eight established classes in the Extension Method, which also includes Développé Ballet Sculpt, Adagio Stretch and, most recently, La Ronde: Ballet on the Ball.

Love is ...

Love … is a myriad of meaning.

Ballet Jörgen's Bouffonia

Ballet Jörgen gives over 120 performances a year, taking ballet to a wide range of rural, urban and inner-city communities. Their contemporary repertoire includes Bouffonia by Robert Desrosiers.

RWB’s Moulin Rouge Returns to Theatres

Beginning February 22, as part of Front Row Centre Events, Cineplex Theatres will once again feature Moulin Rouge by the Royal Winnipeg Ballet.

Royals Tap

A New York tap-dancer’s twist to Lorde’s Royals.

Somewhere Between Maybe

New work by Vancouver’s Dana Gingras premieres at Agora de la danse in Montréal, February 11-13.

Rhythm Body and Soul Festival

If the rhythmic rumble of tap dance rolls across the prairies and sends tremors underfoot, it’s because the Rhythm Body and Soul Festival has kicked off in Calgary.

The Marvelous Girl

A dreamscape dancefilm produced by Ballet Jörgen Canada.

Melly Mel Inspires

Mélissa ‘Melly Mel’ Flérangile is committed to re-investing her personal, dance-generated income so that she can offer high-quality dance instruction in under-served, often remote, areas of the globe.

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