Three by Two 

By Philip Szporer Jumeaux Harold Rhéaume, Yvann Alexandre

A creative meeting of minds can provide for some dynamic moments.

DSR is honoured with National Arts Centre award

La danse sur les routes du Québec’s (DSR) mission is to share dance, and on November 7th, 2010 it was recognized for its outstandi…

Compagnie Rêvolution (Anthony Égéa): Urban Ballet

Also performing at CINARS next week is France’s Compagnie Rêvolution, which will present excerpts from Urban Ballet (2008).Choreographed by Arti…

Marc Boivin elected as new RQD president

Members of the Regroupement québecois de la danse (RQD) elected Marc Boivin as their new president on October 23rd and 24th at the…

Compagnie Käfig: Agwa

CINARS, an international exchange for the performing arts, kicks off next week in Montréal. Among those featured in the dance showcase is France’s fusio…


Hi-Tech, Lo-Tech, No-Tech 

By Philip Szporer “Avatar”, “The Great Escape” Freya Björg Olafson, Isobel Cohen

Public and private become bedfellows in Freya Björg Olafson’s “Avatar”.

María Muñoz: Tous les noms

This Wednesday through Friday, Agora de la danse presents María Muñoz of Mal Pelo in her new solo work Tous les noms (All the names). Hav…

Freya Olafson: AVATAR

Montréal’s Tangente presents the work of two contemporary choreographers in its IDENTIT(I)ÉS programming theme, which runs October 14th through 17th. A…

Solid State Breakdance: Breakdance for Solo Cello

Last night at Tangente in Montréal, Solid State opened its second of two programs which, according the the presenter’s website, offer twenty contemporary…

George Stamos: Cloak

The October issue of The Dance Current print magazine features a profile on George Stamos and his newest duet, Cloak, which premieres tonight and…


A Passionate and Bumpy Flight 

By Philip Szporer “S’envoler” Estelle Clareton

In “S’envoler” Estelle Clareton is in full flight. Definitely going against the current of most local dance productions, the work simply soars when the dancers are engaged in full-throttle movement.

Sankai Juku: Hibiki

Opening tonight at Place des Arts in Montréal, the internationally renowned butoh company Sankai Juku presents Hibiki.

Création Caféine: S'envoler

Montréal choreographer Estelle Clareton opened her work S’envoler at Agora de la Danse yesterday and will continue its run through September 25…


Philip Szporer awarded Jacqueline Lemieux Prize

The Canada Council for the Arts recently announced Philip Szporer as the recipient of the 2010 Jacqueline Lemieux Prize. A Montré...

Compagnie Marie Chouinard receives Arts Achievement Award

La Compagnie Marie Chouinard is the 2010 recipient of The Imperial Tobacco Canada Foundation's Arts Achievement Award. The award r...

Melbourne Shuffle: Canada Represent

From Old School to New School, the Melbourne Shuffle continues to thunder on dance floor raves around the world.

Cirque Éloize: iD

Montréal is taking its place as the world’s premiere circus destination.

Inertia Productions: The Duck Wife

Montréal’s Inertia Productions is back, hitting the Fringe Festivals in Montréal (June 12-19), Ottawa (June 20-27), Toronto (July 1-10) and Edmonton (August 13-21) this summer with their “Dance Rock Opera re-telling of an Inuit Folk-tale.


A Scattered Resistance 

By Philip Szporer, MJ Thompson Festival TransAmériques 2010  Festival TransAmériques

At the outset of FTA 2010, I dream that it’s a gathering, in the sense of strangers meeting across vast fields of difference, hell bent on seeing action in light of none.

LGBCM announces its "Nutcracker Market"

Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal is looking to new initiatives to increase revenues. Under the direction of Executive Dir...

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