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Feature

Myth-Busting

The Dance Current asked artists to share the misconceptions and assumptions surrounding the style(s) and genre(s) they work in and what they wish people knew about their practice.

Review

An Electric Bolt of Messy

Helen Simard explores the life and work of music icon Iggy Pop in her newest creation called Requiem Pop, which tackles the notions of hero worship, fandom and the cultural icons we don’t know but love. The work unleashes an electric bolt of messy, self-destructive Iggy chaos onto the stage. By Philip Szporer

Column

On the Ground

Discussing her newest creation, CUTLASS SPRING, Dana Michel speaks about the inspiration behind her experimental and intimate exploration of sexuality within identity. By Philip Szporer

News

CADA/West Pilots a Childcare Costs Initiative

The Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists/West Chapter (CADA/West) has announced a new Childcare Subsidy Pilot Program to help dancers offset childcare costs.

Video

A Quiet Flamenco

Jane Ogilvie / a quiet flamenco
 

A Quiet Flamenco is a series of short films shot and edited by Rosanna Terracciano, an independent flamenco artist based in Calgary whose goal is to expose the “vulnerable, introverted and muted” aspects of flamenco dance.

Contest

Win a Pair of Tickets to Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg's production of Tchaikovsky. PRO et CONTRA: Sponsored by Show One Productions and TO LIve

Enter a pair of tickets to Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg’s highly anticipated return to Toronto May 9th, at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts.

Video

For a While

Directed by Jenna Borisevich, For a While was shot in a dance studio on 16mm. It tells a story of unrequited love through dance: a couple shares in a fantasy, but only for a moment.

Review

Gogol’s Glitch

The co-creators of the bold and distinctive Revisor, Jonathon Young and Crystal Pite, bear witness to themes of deceit, tyranny, greed and corruption in their re-telling of Nikolas Gogol’s The Inspector General. By Philip Szporer

News

A Welcome Resistance

For the first time in the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity’s eighty-five-year history, Indigenous Arts will be programmed continuously throughout the calendar year.

Feature

Beginnings are Everywhere

Join Jane Gabriels on her journey to the 2018 Coastal First Nations Dance Festival (CFNDF). Responding to the experience from a place of accompaniment, Gabriels pivots from viewer to witness. By Jane Gabriels

Column

On the Ground

Artemis Gordon, artistic director of the Arts Umbrella dance program, ensures that this school’s season finale will be anything but tedious. Performance is a tool of edification and experience, and what Gordon values is deeper than showmanship. By Ileanna Cheladyn

Gallery

Transform Yourself

One of Montréal’s most eagerly anticipated dance intensives, directed by Lisa Davies.

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