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Dena Davida

Davida / Photo by Nathalie St-Pierre
 

Dena Davida Inducted as a Member of the Ordre des arts et des lettres du Québec

Dena Davida, Montreal-based dance artist, teacher, researcher and curator, has been inducted as a member of the Ordre des arts et des lettres du Québec. Among her many contributions, Davida is renowned for co-founding and leading Tangente, the first dedicated venue for presenting contemporary dance in Quebec, from 1980 to 2019.

Wilder Espace Danse / Photo by Maxime Brouillet
 

Digging the New Digs

Wilder Espace Danse complex, a new centre for dance training and performance, opens in Montréal.

 
On the Ground

Dangerous Dancing: The Arab Dance Platform

By Dena Davida

The choreography presented at the Beirut International Platform of Dance (BIPOD) was frequently intense, even fierce. Imbued with a powerful sense of purpose and, of course, a search for identity, defying censorship, never doubting its inherent authenticity

 

Two new Canadian dance books hit the market

There are two new titles that dance lovers can start adding to their book collections this month, Compagnie Marie Chouinard Company, and the soon-to-be-released Fields in Motion: Ethnography in the Worlds of Dance.

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