Kaha:wi Dance Theatre

Kaha:wi Dance Theatre, Santee Smith

The Honouring

Performance | Spectacle

Brantford ON
June 25-26 juin 2013
Indigenous, Site-Specific

Round dances used in Idle No More

The ongoing Idle No More (INM) protest movement has brought flash mob round dances to streets, shopping malls and public spaces ac...


Kaha:wi Dance Theatre brings together dance and lacrosse

Kaha:wi Dance Theatre Artistic Director Santee Smith was commissioned to choreograph a new contemporary work combining lacrosse an...

Kaha:wi Dance Theatre: A Constellation of Bones

This evening, at Canada’s National Ballet School in Toronto, Kaha:wi Dance Theatre presents a mixed program, Behind the Curtain, as part of a series of open rehearsals.

Tantoo Cardinal receives the Order of Canada

Vancouver actress Tantoo Cardinal was recently made a Member of the Order of Canada, one of the country’s highest civilian honours...


Aboriginal Summer Dance Events

This summer saw the launch of two new contemporary Aboriginal dance events and the return of an Aboriginal arts festival. In June,...


Indigenous Dancelands 

By Melanie Florence “The Threshing Floor” Kaha:wi Dance Theatre

On the night of the worst snowstorm of the year in Montréal, I trekked through the sleet and wind to a small dance space called Tangente to see the touring performance of Indigenous Dancelands, a program of three works by aboriginal Canadians: Gaétan Gingras performing “Mémoire de sang”; Michelle Olson and Kimberly Tuson (Raven Spirit Dance) in “Songs of Shär Cho”; and Santee Smith and Michael Greyeyes (Kaha:wi Dance Theatre) in “The Threshing Floor”.

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