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Kidd Pivot Frankfurt RM

 

“All torment, trouble, wonder and amazement” 

By Kaija Pepper The Tempest Replica Crystal Pite and Kidd Pivot

Choreographer Crystal Pite’s The Tempest Replica is a splendid storm-tossed tale of magic, disaster and only partial redemption.

Canadians help celebrate Jacob's Pillow anniversary

This summer marks the eightieth anniversary of Jacob’s Pillow international dance festival. Every year thousands of people visit W…

 

Crystal Pite wins Jacob's Pillow Dance Award

Acclaimed choreographer and performer Crystal Pite, artistic director of Kidd Pivot Frankfurt RM, has been awarded the fifth annua...

 

Short Stories about Me (and You) 

By Kaija Pepper The You Show Kidd Pivot Frankfurt RM

Story ballets have been around a long time, and at their best they combine compelling characters with just the right amount of plot – not so much that you need to memorize a libretto beforehand, but enough to provide a clear arc of action.

 

Short Stories about Me (and You) 

By Kaija Pepper The You Show Kidd Pivot Frankfurt RM

Story ballets have been around a long time, and at their best they combine compelling characters with just the right amount of plot – not so much that you need to memorize a libretto beforehand, but enough to provide a clear arc of action.

 

Also the Light of Laughter and Connection 

By Kaija Pepper “Dark Matters” Crystal Pite, Kidd Pivot

These are the images I keep returning to from Crystal Pite’s “Dark Matters”: a wooden puppet kneeling devoutly; a lighting rig dangling precariously from the flies above the stage, which is in chaos; Jermaine Spivey’s bright split-leg leaps; and Pite’s careful sewing up of Peter Chu’s chest, her slender fingers pushing the (imaginary) needle in and out.  

Dark Matters

Tomorrow, Dance Victoria proudly presents Kidd Pivot in the West coast premiere of Crystal Pite’s new work Dark Matters.

Canada Dance Festival: The 2008 Collection 

By Bridget Cauthery Canada Dance Festival  Canada Dance Festival 

Red arrows fixed to the sidewalk led the audience from Elgin Street to the terraces atop the National Art Centre for the premiere of Ottawa-based performance artist Kenneth Emig’s site-specific work at the Canada Dance Festival 2008.

 

The Weight of Aggression 

By Kaija Pepper “Lost Action” Crystal Pite, Kidd Pivot

Crystal Pite’s “Lost Action”, which premiered at the Vancouver East Cultural Centre as the closing show of the Vancouver International Dance Festival, makes a serious and emotionally gripping statement about conflict.  

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