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Revealed by Fire

Toronto’s NOW Magazine recently announced their Top 10 of Dance over the past decade.

Wave

Much to Calgary’s disappointment, next week’s performance of Wave by Sylvain Émard Danse at the High Performance Rodeo is canceled.

ReadySetGo!

Take heart cold friends.

2PM

The South Korean boy band 2PM has been building their following since 2008, and now have flash mobs popping up all over the place in re-creations of their music videos.

Rosanna Terracciano

Last weekend, Rosanna Terracciano presented work with Myriam Allard and company La Otra Orilla in Calgary and Edmonton.

Jig on the Fly

Two weeks ago, Jig on the Fly appeared at the Canadian Aboriginal Festival in Hamilton.

Odori To Ten

This work is a collaboration with dancer Keiko Kitano, vocalist and shamisen player Aki Takahashi, and multimedia artist Rick Thomson.

Soulful Messiah

Celebrating 20 years, Toronto’s Ballet Creole returns with Soulful Messiah, which runs Friday through Sunday at the Fleck Dance Theatre.

Ballet Ouest de Montréal

More Nutcracker! This Thursday through Saturday in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu (Quebec), Ballet Ouest de Montréal presents Margaret Mehuys’ 1984 adaptation of The Nutcracker.

Punto Ciego

Tomorrow through Thursday in Québec City, Rubberbandance presents Victor Quijada’s full evening work Punto Ciego.

Variations Mechaniques

This weekend in Quebec City, Harold Rhéaume performs Variations Mechaniques.

Canadian Ballet Youth Ensemble

December 7th - 13th, Hamilton will be lit up in celebration of Cuba’s internationally acclaimed prima ballerina assoluta Alicia Alonso, who founded the National Ballet of Cuba 60 years ago.

Contra Dancing

This month’s feature article in The Dance Current discusses the motivations and benefits of participating in various forms of social dancing.

Jiri Jelinek

Speaking of ballet, The National Ballet of Canada recently announced their newest Principal Dancer, Jiří Jelinek.

RWB Nutcracker

Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet is gearing up for The Nutcracker with a slew of roles for young children.

Collective Joy

Albeit an American rally doing The Wave, check out the collective joy in anticipation of President Obama’s September speech about Health Care reform.

STOMP

Speaking of physical theatre, the international sensation STOMP is touring the US and Canada, stopping off in Saskatoon tonight, Winnipeg on the 28th & 29th, and then later in Ottawa March 2nd to 7th.

To Be Straight With You

Tomorrow and Friday, the UK’s DV8 Physical Theatre is at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, touring thereafter to Harbourfront Centre December 2nd to 5th.

Make Me

Not a month after Nico got the call by choreographer Gil Duldulao, he is now featured in Janet Jackson’s new hit video Make Me.

Lives were around me

The Vancouver artists of Battery Opera are taking a stand and making their statement through Lives were around me (back by popular demand Nov 17, 24 and Dec 1, 8, 15).

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