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All that Glitters...

Dance competitions in Canada are becoming more and more popular, but what values are associated with this world? Grace Wells-Smith sat down with Jennalee Desjardins and Sean Boutilier, who initially appear to be on opposing sides of this debate. By Grace Wells-Smith

Review

Reclaiming Narrative for a Contemporary Audience

In @giselle, Josh Beamish takes the tragic romance of Giselle, which dates back to 1841, and inserts a third player, social media, to expose its role in modern-day relationships. By Rachel Silver Maddock

Column

On the Ground

Everything you need to know about voting this October and why it matters for the arts sector. By Kate Cornell

News

CADA/West Pilots a Childcare Costs Initiative

The Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists/West Chapter (CADA/West) has announced a new Childcare Subsidy Pilot Program to help dancers offset childcare costs.

Video

A Quiet Flamenco

Jane Ogilvie / a quiet flamenco
 

A Quiet Flamenco is a series of short films shot and edited by Rosanna Terracciano, an independent flamenco artist based in Calgary whose goal is to expose the “vulnerable, introverted and muted” aspects of flamenco dance.

Contest

Summer Newsstand Contest: Sponsored by The Dance Current

Win a two-year individual subscription to The Dance Current when you find and take a picture of the July/August 2019 issue at a newsstand across Canada.

Video

For a While

Directed by Jenna Borisevich, For a While was shot in a dance studio on 16mm. It tells a story of unrequited love through dance: a couple shares in a fantasy, but only for a moment.

Review

Defying the Familiar

The Mrozewski series at this year’s dance: made in canada festival defy the familiar with Katia-Marie Germain’s Habiter and Josh Martin’s Leftovers. By Valeria Nunziato

News

A Welcome Resistance

For the first time in the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity’s eighty-five-year history, Indigenous Arts will be programmed continuously throughout the calendar year.

Feature

Fearless Physicality

Professional wrestlers are athletes, performers, actors, dancers, gymnasts and comedians, and their sport has more in common with a ballet than with an episode of reality TV. Take a deeper look at the astonishing athleticism and theatricality within the world of pro wrestling. By Deanne Kearney

Column

On the Ground

What is it like for dance artists who work in operatic productions? The Dance Current talks to Tyler Gledhill about his experiences.

Gallery

Transform Yourself

One of Montréal’s most eagerly anticipated dance intensives, directed by Lisa Davies.

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