Know Your Moves: Pirouettes

The May 2010 issue of The Dance Current print magazine includes a Know Your Moves piece about pirouettes.


Moving Image Culture 

By Aubrey Reeves Images Festival  Images Festival 

Toronto’s Images Festival turned its gaze toward dance and movement-based works this year, with two visionaries of contemporary dance – Merce Cunningham and Yvonne Rainer – playing important roles.

Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre: Giselle

This week wraps up the Toronto run of Giselle by Ireland’s Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre, presented by Harbourfront Centre May 4th through 8th.

Pulse: Ontario's Youth Dance Conference

May 13th through 16th, the Pulse Ontario Youth Dance Conference welcomes high school students and teachers to attend a weekend of workshops and performances geared to develop their dance literacy and understanding.


The Aesthetic of Cool 

By Samantha Mehra Sankofa Ballet Creole

It was closing night of Ballet Creole’s Sankofa, fifteen minutes until curtain time, and still a cavalcade of theatregoers were vying for tickets.


Time and Again 

By Brittany Duggan, Susan Kendal “this time” Heidi Strauss

Brittany Duggan and Susan Kendal exchange in a dialogue review of Heidi Strauss’ this time .

In the Studio | En Studio

Susanna Hood: Shudder

By Megan Andrews, Jeremy Mimnagh

Artistic director of her Toronto-based interdisciplinary performance company, hum, Susanna Hood is a choreographer, performer, director and teacher working at the intersection of dance and sound.

York University celebrates Yvonne Rainer

On April 6th, York University’s Faculty of Fine Arts celebrated legendary dance and film artist Yvonne Rainer for her influential …

Kaha:wi Dance Theatre: A Constellation of Bones

This evening, at Canada’s National Ballet School in Toronto, Kaha:wi Dance Theatre presents a mixed program, Behind the Curtain, as part of a series of open rehearsals.

Wen Wei Dance: Cock-Pit

Vancouver’s Wen Wei Dance is on tour with Cock-Pit, hitting Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre April 9th and 10th, followed by Québec City’s La Rotonde April 15th through 17th and then Montréal’s Agora de la danse April 21st through 24th.

Ame Henderson: relay

The April 2010 issue of The Dance Current print magazine includes a feature on Ame Henderson in the creation of her new work, relay.

In the Studio | En Studio

Ame Henderson: relay

By Megan Andrews, Bettina Hoffmann

Ame Henderson lives and works in Toronto where she is the artistic director of Public Recordings.

Paris Opera Ballet: La Danse

From April 2nd through 6th, Toronto’s Royal Cinema will be screening Paris Opera Ballet: La Danse by documentary master director Frederick Wiseman.


The Push/Pull Dynamic 

By Paula Citron “Lost and Found”, “Fidelity’s Edge” Denise Fujiwara, Susie Burpee

DanceWorks, Toronto’s prestigious contemporary dance series, often programs joint concerts that feature shorter works. It is a clever idea on the part of curator Mimi Beck, because it allows for new creations without a choreographer having to self-produce an entire evening.  

Kevin A. Ormsby: Ke-ashe (Interludes Within)

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

New international dance festival in Toronto

This summer, Toronto will host a new annual international dance festival for emerging, mid-career and established dance artists. C…

NBS and Aszure Barton launch artistic mentorship

Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) recently announced the creation of a mentorship program with New York-based choreographer an…

Dancer Transition Resource Centre: Moving Forward

Here’s a shout out to Canada’s Dancer Transition Resource Centre (DTRC), which is dedicated to helping dancers transition into, within and from professional performing careers by offering them relevant and compassionate support.

Hari Krishnan: inDANCE Presents Box

From March 18th through 20th, the South Asian dance company inDANCE will be performing Hari Krishnan’s 2009 work Box at Fleck Dance Theatre in Toronto.


Beverley Miller 1939 – 2010

Beverley Miller, long serving teacher at Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS), died February 21st, 2010 at the age of seventy-one…