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Writers & Readers

Punthambekar describes her experiences in Toronto dance communities and why she decided to leave. By Samyuktha Punthambekar

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On the Ground

Scotty Mac provides tips for teachers unable to make physical adjustments to their students By Scotty Mac

Review

Embodied Geographies

Making Love With the Land is a welcome moment of grounding within the dizzying cacophony of virtual performance events. While digital spaces course with emergent methods through which to experience temporal arts practices, the conversational sequencing of Making Love With the Land evokes a rhythmic embrace that is further supported by the warm timbre of Joshua Whitehead’s voice. By Jillian Groening

News

Margaret Grenier Wins Walter Carsen Prize for Excellence in the Performing Arts

For the first time since it was established in 2001, the Walter Carsen Prize for Excellence in the Performing Arts has been awarded to an Indigenous artist.

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Patricia Beatty, Co-Founder of Toronto Dance Theatre, Remembered as a ‘Warrior Queen’

Patricia Beatty was a multi-faceted artist: a choreographer, a dancer, a teacher, a poet. She was a true pioneer – one of the most influential figures of modern dance in Canada. She’s best known as co-founder of Toronto Dance Theatre, along with David Earle and Peter Randazzo. Her death at age 84 marked decades of choreography, teaching and writing that inspired thousands of young dancers.

Review

When Dancing Is a Total Nightmare

The Toronto-based filmmaker Michael Allcock is terrified of dancing. In his feature documentary Fear of Dancing, Allcock is front and centre, detailing his views on dancing, which he sees as an affliction. By Philip Szporer

Review

Sweet As Sugarplum

Brannavy Jeyasundaram reviews Goh Ballet’s film version of a holiday classic By Brannavy Jeyasundaram

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Writers & Readers

Dr. Blessyl Buan created the BIPOC Dance Health Directory in order to address the lack of representation she saw in dance health. By Dr. Blessyl Buan

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Writers & Readers

Facing so much of the unknown, artists give their predictions for 2021 By Patricia Allison

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On the Ground

Gurdeep Pandher’s videos have gained a wide audience during the COVID-19 pandemic. By Saad Rajper

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Writers & Readers

The entire poem from the Winter 2021 issue By Peter Chin

Feature

Empty Seats at the Table

Tracey Norman interviews artist-mothers about how the pandemic has magnified the lack of support for artist-caregivers. By Tracey Norman

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