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Dance and Objecthood

By Ben Portis

In dance training, personality routinely gets tamped down. The dancer’s discipline begins with conditioned sublimation of his or her individual identity and experience, let alone spontaneity and expression. This leaves dance in a curiously anachronistic position with respect to a new generational trend in the arts – interdisciplinarity.

 
Dancemakers

Dancemakers at Forty: Celebrating Exploration, Innovation and Inspiration

Exhibit | Exposition

Toronto ON
October 24-19 décembre 2014
Exhibit

 

Dancemakers Appoints Co-Curators

Dancemakers announces the appointment of co-curators Emi Forster and Benjamin Kamino.

 

Dancemakers: Between Promise and Peril

Part III: What Happened to Me By Michael Trent

In April, our former editor, Kathleen Smith, commissioned Michael Trent to write about the new creation/production model at Dancemakers. In this final piece of writing, Trent speaks about his early departure from the company and where he left this new model after the board of directors decided to not renew his contract as artistic director.

 

Dancemakers: Between Promise and Peril

Part II: The Incubation/Production House Model By Michael Trent

In April, our former editor, Kathleen Smith, commissioned Michael Trent to write about the new creation/production model at Dancemakers. In Part II of this writing series, Trent speaks about that model and the context from which it was born.

 

Dancemakers: Between Promise and Peril

Part I: Context By Michael Trent

In April, our former editor, Kathleen Smith, commissioned Michael Trent to write about the new creation/production model at Dancemakers. Here, Trent speaks about that model, but also about the context from which it was born and the personal effects it has had. This is a three-part series.

 

Canada Dance Festival Roundup

By Lys Stevens

In June, as festival season takes flight across Canada, the Canada Dance Festival (CDF) kicks off in Ottawa. I took on the CDF by bike, for the ease of speed when moving from one venue to another.

 

Dancemakers Makes Changes

The artistic director of one of Toronto’s most reputable contemporary dance companies says he’s been unceremoniously let go as the company scrambles to avoid a federal funding cut. But the company’s board says he’s misunderstood their attempt to retain him.

Dance Collection Danse, Dancemakers

Dancemakers at Forty

Exhibit | Exposition

Toronto ON
June 26 juin 2014
6:00 | 18h00
Contemporary

Dancemakers

Summer Residency Presentation

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
July 4-5 juillet 2014
7:00 | 19h00
Contemporary

Dancemakers researchLAB Open Showing

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
October 21 octobre 2009
Contemporary

Various Artists

Dancemakers Presents: TWOBYTHREE – a festival of duets

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
February 23-6 mars 2010
Contemporary

Double Bill #2

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
May 19 mai 2010
Contemporary

Antonija Livingstone

The Part

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
February 26-28 février 2009
Contemporary

The Future Memory Heartbreak Junction

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
December 11-13 décembre 2008
Contemporary

George Stamos

reservoir-pneumatic

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
September 25-27 septembre 2008
Contemporary

Tony Chong

Bloodletting and Other Pleasant Things

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
October 22-2 novembre 2008
Tues-Sat | mardi-samedi, no performance 27
Contemporary

Peggy Baker Dance Projects

Radio Play, work-in-progress showing

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
May 28-30 mai 2008
Thurs | jeudi @ 4:00 | 16:00 only
Contemporary

Various Artists

Dancemakers presents:dmp

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
January 21-23 janvier 2012
Contemporary

Dancemakers

Dancemakers Season Opener Party

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
September 28 septembre 2011
Contemporary

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