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Carol Anderson receives Jubilee Medal

Carol Anderson has been awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for her outstanding contributions to the Canadian dance community in a career spanning over thirty-eight years.

 

On the outside looking in 

By Bridget Cauthery Adaptation Project Michael Trent / Dancemakers

I notice his long, sinewy feet and toes. I notice his tattoo. I notice his fencer’s stance with arms curved upwards, wrists twisted inwards. I notice the look of concentration on his face and the tautness in his neck and calves. I notice his strength and his vulnerability.  Bridget Cauthery reviews Dancemakers’ Adaptation Project.

 

Permutations and Combinations 

By Brittany Duggan Project 3/2/1 Dancemakers

Dancemakers’ recent mixed bill, Project 3/2/1, showcased three new works by Canadian choreographers Ame Henderson, Martin Bélanger and Antonija Livingstone.

Creative Trust releases report on audience engagement

Creative Trust has released the results of its first Audience Engagement Survey Report, an initiative made possible by twenty Toro...

 
In the Studio | En Studio

Alison Denham: playing in space | espace de jeu

By Megan Andrews

“It is the role of the interpreter that deeply resonates with me and where I focus my attention.

 

Ron Snippe receives Dance Ontario Award

Toronto Dance Theatre's (TDT) long-time lighting designer, Roloef Peter (Ron) Snippe, has been honoured with this year's Dance Ont...

Original TDT member dies

Keith Urban was known to Canadian audiences for his striking performances and Adonis-like features. Urban grew up in Chicago but c…

 

Peggy Baker wins Walter Carsen Prize

The Canada Council for the Arts recently announced Peggy Baker as the recipient of the 2010 Walter Carsen Prize for Excellence in …

 

Multiple Perspectives

By Seika Boye, Julie Houle Cezer, Brittany Duggan, Kaija Pepper Canada Dance Festival  Canada Dance Festival

“Is You Me” (2007) by Benoît Lachambre,“Fragments – Volume 1” (Premiere) by Sylvain Émard Danse, Pre-Professional Culturally Diverse Training Program Showcase, Street/Stage, Q Dance/Quanz Danse and Guillaume Côté/Zdenek Konvalina, Dancemakers, Sinha Danse/Sampradaya, Naomi Stikeman, Robin Poitras, José Navas / Compagnie Flak “S” and “Villanelle”, Noam Gagnon / Compagnie Vision Selective “The Vision Impure”, Amber Funk/the response. “Status Quo”, “Cabinet”, “Valentina”, Ipsita Nova Dance Projects, Paul-André Fortier, Daniel Mroz, Les Ateliers du Corps, Coyote Arts Percussive Performance Association, Byron Chief Moon and COBA (Collective Of Black Artists) at the 2010 Canada Dance Festival.

 

New producing director at Dancemakers

Jeanne Holmes, former dance programmer at Harbourfront Centre, is the new producing director for Toronto’s Dancemakers and the Cen...

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