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Con Moto Dance Projects: The Gradient

Toronto is set to launch the inaugural season of the Dance 2 Danse (D2D) Festival.

Sampradaya Dance Creations: What is Classical?

On August 8th, Sampradaya Dance Creations will be featured at Harbourfront Centre’s World Routes festival in Toronto.

Ontario Dance Platform 2010

Community Cultural Impresarios (CCI), Ontario’s Presenting Network, recently announced its Ontario Dance Platform project, a curat…

Tanztheater Wuppertal: Rite of Spring

On August 5th, in tribute to the late German choreographer Pina Bausch, the Toronto Summer Music Festival is screening her 1978 dance film The Rite of Spring, accompanied by James Anagnoson and Leslie Kinton playing Stravinsky’s four-hand piano edition of the score.

La Belle Danse Baroque Dance Company: An Era of Elegance

Based in Toronto, La Belle Danse Baroque Dance Company mounts opera-ballets, prologues and masques based on European ballroom and theatrical styles of the 17th and 18th centuries.

Dance Umbrella of Ontario is moving

After almost twenty years at its current west-end location, the Dance Umbrella of Ontario (DUO) will be moving to a new office spa…

31st Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards

The 31st Annual Dora Mav0r Moore Awards were held on June 28th by the Toronto Alliance of Performing Arts (TAPA). this time

Expressions of Brazil: Capoeira Camará

This weekend Capoeira Camará performs at Expressions of Brazil, another World Routes festival presented by Harbourfront Centre July 16th through 18th in Toronto.

Luther Brown: A Jane-Finch Success Story

Giving a voice to its neighbourhood residents, Jane-Finch.

Dance Animal Presents: Dance Animal

The Toronto Fringe Festival is well underway and on its roster is the Montréal comedy dance troupe Dance Animal.

Canadian dance film short wins awards

Slip (2008), a six-minute dance film that takes place inside a women’s change room, won two awards at the Canadian Film Cen…

New production centre for National Ballet of Canada

The National Ballet of Canada recently acquired a new building for its production centre, where the sets and props for the company…

Saturday Night Fever: Roaming Dance Party

Speaking of the G20 in Toronto, it looks like dance will be rousing rebellious spirits.

English Country Dancing: Rooted in the Past, Dancing into the Future

Over the next few days, York University in Toronto is hosting “English Country Dancing: Rooted in the Past, Dancing into the Future”.

New social networking site for dancers

A new social networking site for dancers, ChoreoClip, has been launched. Using ChoreoClip, dancers can create a portfolio to showc...

CADA hosts "Copyright for Choreographers" session

On May 15th the Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists (CADA) hosted a “Copyright for Choreographers” session with Artists’ Legal Advice Services (ALAS) and Dance Ontario.

Dance Collection Danse publishes biography of Peter Boneham

Dance Collection Danse Press/Presse announces the release of Sara Porter's new book Peter in Process: Peter Boneham's Sixty ...

 

The Artist in Three Parts 

By Bridget Cauthery “Isolated Incidents” Nova Bhattacharya

Having seen much of Nova Bhattacharya’s work over the past ten years, I was looking forward to her solo show, “Isolated Incidents”, presented as part of the 2009/2010 Danceworks Season at the Enwave Theatre, May 13th through 15th, 2010.

New book on history of National Ballet School

The Ballet Class: A History of Canada's National Ballet School by Norma Sue Fisher-Stitt is now available at the National Bal...

 

Spring Awakenings 

By Kathleen Smith “Sensorium”, “The Possibility Dance” Susan Lee, Jessica Runge

Spring made its usual emphatic entrance in Toronto this year, bringing strange wardrobe combinations to the streets, a wonderland of pale pink cherry blossoms to High Park, and a diverse season of theatrical dance to downtown theatres.

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