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Canadian Dance Teams Compete in World of Dance

The teams, consisting of teenagers, are from Vancouver and Edmonton and will be competing for $1 million.

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Adaptive Dance Teacher Adapts to a Virtual Classroom

Hilary Walsh takes her classroom online, teaching adaptive dance within COVID-19 physical distancing restrictions.

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International Dance Day 2020

Dance brings us together this year, as Canadian dance artists adapt to physical distancing.

Review

A Glitch in Paradise

Dylan Schoenmakers explores dance viewed virtually in his review of Zata Omm’s Eden Planted, now available in video form online. By Dylan Schoenmakers

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On the Ground

A 2019 documentary, Beyond Moving, by Vikram Dasgupta, profiles second soloist with the National Ballet, Siphesihle November. The film premiered in Canada as part of the Hot Docs’ Doc Soup series in February 2020. By Anne Dion

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Writers & Readers

Sima Chowdhury speaks about her journey to recovery through dance. By Sima Chowdhury

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Provocations

Esie Mensah talks about the difference between cultural appreciation and cultural appropriation in dance. By Esie Mensah

Feature

Talking about Whacking/Waacking with Ashley “Colours” Perez

Ashley Perez speaks on the origins of Whacking/Waacking By Emma Doran

Column

On the Ground

Winnipeg-based Photographer, Leif Norman, shares his tips for making at-home dance videos look and sound their best during COVID-19 isolation. By Anne Dion

Feature

Dance Interventions

Tessa Perkins Deneault speaks with Megan Walker Straight and Trina Frometa, two Dance for Parkinson’s Disease (Dance for PD) instructors, about the power of dance in alleviating symptoms, inspiring joy and providing hope. By Tessa Perkins Deneault

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Writers & Readers

Can digital innovation during COVID-19 be leveraged in a post-pandemic world to make dance careers more accessible? By Patricia Allison

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Writers & Readers

Kendra Guidolin shares a short fiction piece on the subject of body image. By Kendra Guidolin

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