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ESBCM appoints Anik Bissonnette Co-CEO

The École supérieure de ballet contemporain de Montréal (ESBCM) recently appointed Anik Bissonnette as its new co-CEO, artistic an…

Zab Maboungou: Gestes Dé/libérés

In the Summer Annual 2010 issue of The Dance Current print magazine, we are taken through a year of dance in review.

Room named in honour of Iro Valaskakis-Tembeck

A new multi-function room at Montréal’s future Notre-Dame-de-Grâce Cultural Centre has been named in honour of late dance artist, …

Projet In Situ: Tu vois ce que je veux dire?

This week during the Festival TransAmériques in Montréal, Martin Chaput and Martial Chazallon of Projet In Situ (France) present Tu vois ce que je veux dire? (Do you see what I mean?).

Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Nearly 90²

Tonight is the closing performance of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company in Montréal at the Festival TransAmériques.

O Vertigo: Onde de choc

Montréal’s Festival TransAmériques kicks off this week featuring twenty-five works by artists from twelve different countries.

Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal: Minus One

The May 2010 issue of The Dance Current print magazine includes a profile of Gradimir Pankov, artistic director of Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal (Les Grands).

Faustin Linyekula dance company: More more more... future

Coming up next month, June 1st through 3rd, Montréal’s Festival TransAmériques will present More more more.

Gradimir Pankov

On Choreographers, Dancers and Life Before Les Grands By Philip Szporer

It’s a brutal, bone-chilling, windy Montréal afternoon. As a gust literally blows me indoors, Gradimir Pankov, artistic director of Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal (Les Grands), greets me with a friendly smile and open arms.

Cirque du Soleil: TOTEM

Tonight is the closing performance of Cirque du Soleil’s TOTEM in Montréal, which appeared April 22nd though 27th.

Lara Kramer: Fragments

Also on the program tonight of Festival Vue sur la Relève at Montéal’s Maison de la culture Frontenac is Ojibway-Cree choreographer Lara Kramer, who is presenting her contemporary dance work Fragments.

Gibson Muriva: Sisi

Tomorrow as part of Festival Vue sur la Relève at Maison de la culture Frontenac in Montréal, Gibson Muriva presents his work Sisi, which he performs with his fellow dancers Jenny Brizard, Ghislaine Doté, Fernanda Leal and Émilie Tremblay.

Yamoussa Bangoura: Danse de l'oiseau

The March 2010 issue of The Dance Current print magazine includes a feature entitled “Dancing the African Diaspora in Canada” by Naomi Brand.

New creation centre for Québec

The Montréal-based company Par B.L.eux is initiating the new Centre International de Recherche et de Création (CIRC), set to open …

Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal: Kylián Evening

Continuing March 25th through 27th, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal is presenting Kylián Evening, a triple bill featuring Symphony of Psalms, Bella Figura and Sechs Tänze.

Van Grimde Corps Secrets: Bodies to Bodies III

March 10th through 13th in Montréal, Agora de la Danse presents the local company Van Grimde Corps Secrets in their new work Bodies to Bodies III (Les chemins de traverse - Metz).

Censorship in Montréal: Les Ballets Africains

The March 2010 issue of The Dance Current print magazine includes an article on censorship in Montréal during the 1960’s touring of Les Ballets Africains.

Nuit Blanche: DORS.install

During Montreal’s Nuit Blanche event tomorrow (from 9am to 2am), Studio 303 will be presenting DORS.

Delia Brett wins Trial & Eros raffle

Montreal’s dance-theatre company Trial & Eros recently held a raffle with an unusual first prize.

Damaged Goods: Do Animals Cry

Tonight through to February 27th, Usine C presents the Brussels-based company, Damaged Goods, in their work Do Animals Cry.

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