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Rosanna Terracciano'snew work in progress / Image courtesy of the presenter
Tania Alvarado, Marie France Forcier, Melanie Kloetzel, Linnea Swan, Rosanna Terracciano, Amber Borotsik, Gerry Morita


Performance | Spectacle

Edmonton AB
January 11-12 janvier 2019
8:00 | 20:00
Contemporary, Improvisation

Kitt Johnson, Susie Burpee, Linnea Swan, Deepti Gupta, Marie-Josée Chartier, Pia Bouman

Older & Reckless #41

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
November 9-10 novembre 2018
8:00 | 20:00


Yes Manifesto (2018)

Linnea Swan interprets modern dance history, makes us laugh, makes us cry and makes us laugh-cry By Emma Doran

With Swan’s impeccable comedic timing, we’re in good hands on a journey through modern dance moments. Each performance is enacted by Swan as she struggles with anxiety, and each is interrupted by one of Yvonne Rainer’s tenets. Nijinsky? Swan asks through her performance (“No to spectacle”). Duncan? (“No to transformations and magic”). Chouinard? (“No to trash imagery”). Ugh, fine, karaoke? (“No to camp”). And so on …

Helen Husak, Davida Monk, Linnea Swan

Musculus Mundi - Dance Action Lab 2018

Performance | Spectacle

Calgary AB
July 19-21 juillet 2018
8:00 | 20:00

Kristine Nutting, Linnea Swan

Recipe 4

Performance | Spectacle

Edmonton AB
March 16-18 mars 2018
8:00 | 20:00

Swan Lake Syndrome

The forty-minute solo by Toronto-based artist Linnea Swan is a comedic and poignant autobiography of the highs and lows of a life and career in dance – starting with having the last name Swan as a young ballerina.


Is Everyone a Critic?

Changing Paradigms in Dance Criticism By Kathleen Smith

This past spring, tensions simmered in the Toronto dance community between artists and critics in the mainstream media. In this feature article from the July/August 2015 issue, Kathleen Smith has undertaken to investigate the issues that arose – exploring the history, the central issues, the problems and the questions that characterize the discourse today.



Dancing Between Boundaries at SummerWorks By Kathleen Smith SummerWorks Performance Festival

Dance and dancers were all over this August’s two-week SummerWorks Festival in Toronto – yet they weren’t only dancing. Within the festival framework, the sensibilities of these artists, their respective positions concerning tradition, technology, engagement and cross-disciplinary collaboration, became highlighted in a provocative and energetic way.

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