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Caribana is Our Stage

Themes of becoming, shaping from and returning to are central to Caribbean performance arts. As one of these art forms, Carnival is a nuanced performance art practice rooted in the cultural memory of the lives of Caribbean peoples throughout Canada and the diaspora. But whose story is told (or not told) and in what context? The telling or omission of stories can be traced to a lack of understanding of the complexity of the Caribbean and its Carnival – a performance tradition that is more than the mass commodification, sexuality and “loud music” we often associate it with. By Kevin A. Ormsby

Review

Inner Worlds and Outer Lives

The unseen and unspoken are themes that echo through a double bill with works by Janelle Hacault and Jane Mappin. By Lucy Fandel

Column

On the Ground

In her new work White Elephant, Marie Lambin-Gagnon explores awareness, presence and acceptance, as five performers navigate a world of bubble wrap and play with the fragility of memory. By Emma Kerson

News

The National Ballet of Canada Embarks on their First Tour of Russia

The National Ballet of Canada is touring to Russia for the first time in the company’s sixty-seven year history.

Video

Soleá

Fiona Malena - Solea
 

Learn more about the dancer who inspired The Dance Current’s May/June cover art.

Contest

Win a Prize Pack to Art of Time Ensemble's Best of Dance and Music

Win an Art of Time Ensemble prize pack that includes two Orchestra Level seats to Opening Night, October 25th 2018, a selection of Art of Time Ensemble recordings, a t-shirt, and a tote bag. (Sponsored by Art of Time Ensemble).

Video

Bachata in Canada

Geo and Kim: Salsa Class at Toronto Salsa Fridays
 

Toronto-based Latin dance couple, Kimberly Ramos and Geovanny Ricardo, have established themselves as a powerful force in the Canadian bachata dance community. Recognized for their smooth, yet strong, energy and presence, the couple has gained national and international success through numerous avenues including competing, performing and instructing at a professional level.

Review

Our Inevitable Fall

Uninhibited and tender, Chutes is a confrontation of our physical and mental fall at the end of life. By Lucy Fandel

News

Remembering Ola Skanks

Ola Skanks, a pioneering figure in Canada’s early modern dance scene as well as in the development of African diasporic dances, passed away August 18, 2018.

Feature

Where Are All the Women?

In an industry where women outnumber men, the ballet still has a long way to go to achieve gender equality. Take a look into the state of gender parity and representation in Canadian ballet. By Tessa Perkins Deneault

Column

Dancer's Kitchen

Grocery shopping tips for dancers on a budget By Cristina Bucci

Gallery

Thunderstruck: Physical Landscapes

An exhibit curated by Jenn Goodwin exploring the landscape of dance

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