Kathleen Smith


Kathleen Smith is a Toronto-based filmmaker, producer and writer with a special interest in movement and performance. Kathleen was editor of The Dance Current from July 2011 through April 2014. 

Kathleen Smith's Work


Maternal Instincts 

By Kathleen Smith Political Mother Hofesh Schechter Dance Company

With presidential politicking dominating the zeitgeist south of the border and assorted tomfoolery by assorted levels of government in the news closer to home, political machinery is much in evidence these days. Timely then the arrival of UK-based choreographer and composer Hofesh Schechter’s Political Mother, a scathing dance depiction of human society and the love/hate relationship it has with the political mechanisms it creates.


Turning Japanese 

By Kathleen Smith Kaguyahime Jirí Kylián / Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal

A recent revival and North American premiere of Jirí Kylián’s Kaguyahime, Princess of the Moon by Montreal’s Les Grands Ballets.


I Love Dance Awards

On Sunday, October 21st, as part of the Canadian Dance Assembly’s Step in Time Conference in Ottawa, twelve awards were given out ...


Collaborate or Perish 

By Kathleen Smith, Philip Szporer, Megan Andrews, Kaija Pepper Festival TransAmériques 2012 ROSAS, Anne-Teresa de Keersmaeker, Clara Furey & Benoît Lachambre, Animals of Distinction, Le Carré des Lombes, Mélanie Demers

Against a backdrop of daily student protests and nightly casseroles gatherings, the sixth edition of the Festival TransAmériques (FTA) unfurled recently at various downtown Montréal venues.


Crumpled Juxtapositions 

By Kathleen Smith Interlock Jasmyn Fyffe Dance

Interlock is a collection of dances assembled by Toronto’s Jasmyn Fyffe to highlight her own choreography and that of several colleagues. 


By Kathleen Smith

Reader's Digest

Tension to Tranquility

The Photos of Aleksandar Antonijevic By Kathleen Smith

When he’s not stealing the spotlight onstage, he’s composing sculptural, minimalist photographs that catch the eye and stop the heart. Here’s a gallery of portraits by National Ballet of Canada Principal Dancer Aleksandar Antonijevic.


By Kathleen Smith

Let the Games Begin

Dance Your Virtual Ass Off

Games We Love By Kathleen Smith, JoDee Allen


By Kathleen Smith

The Rite Stuff

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