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Masks, Beads and Ribbons

Nichole Leveck and her daughter, Nazarene Pope, dance on Toronto’s waterfront.

Column

Writers & Readers

Years of traumatic rhetoric around body image and perfection have dulled the pure joy of dancing that I felt in my creative movement classes as a kid. An invisible screen of anxiety has prevented me from making it into a studio consistently. While I’ve had the desire to go, getting there has been the problem, and I haven’t been able to fix it. By Emily Pettet

Column

Writers & Readers

Emma Fitzgerald reflects on the life of her former dance teacher, the legendary choreographer and artistic director, Anna Wyman. By Emma FitzGerald

News

ScotDance Canada raises $50,000 for Food Banks Canada and Kids Help Phone Canada

Exceeding its own expectations, ScotDance Canada raised $50,000 in one week to donate to Food Banks Canada and Kids Help Phone Canada.

Review

A Global Garden

Olivia C. Davies reviews Mile Zero Dance’s Garden Party, a global online event demonstrating dance’s adaptability even within a pandemic. By Olivia C. Davies

Gallery

Out of Studio III

From our July/August issue, Mika Manning shares her COVID-19 lockdown experience through photography.

News

York University Students Write Open Letter to Dance Department About Issues of Social Justice, Equity and Inclusion

On August 26, students from the dance department at York University posted an open letter to the department, urging it to move past shallow actions and re-evaluate the curriculum considering how white supremacy and colonialism are deeply embedded in pedagogy.

Feature

Loud and Brave

Rock Bottom Movement’s Alyssa Martin reflects on her art and her career in the light of Rock Bottom’s recent double Dora Mavor Moore Award win. By Tessa Perkins Deneault

Feature

All That We Are

Ravyn Ariah Wngz asks Black Canadian artists to respond to the harmful statement “I don’t see colour”. By Ravyn Ariah Wngz

Review

Upon Four Pillars

Dancing on the Edge’s Wishing Well grows from its foundation in teachings and tradition. By Tessa Perkins Deneault

Review

Theatre Reimagined

Toronto-based dance-theatre company finds creative ways to connect with a virtual audience. By Rachel Silver Maddock

Column

On the Ground

While anticipating a new decade of growth and possibilities, the dance community came to an unprecedented halt in March 2020. But under COVID-19 restrictions, an even greater emergence impacts the emotional well-being, spirits, safety and livelihoods of Black people: Anti-Black racism. By Collette Murray

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