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All that Glitters...

Dance competitions in Canada are becoming more and more popular, but what values are associated with this world? Grace Wells-Smith sat down with Jennalee Desjardins and Sean Boutilier, who initially appear to be on opposing sides of this debate. By Grace Wells-Smith

Column

Healthy Dancer

While being “born flexible” would seem a blessing, certain challenges face dancers who are naturally bendy. By Andrea Downie

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

Summer Newsstand Contest: Sponsored by The Dance Current

Win a two-year individual subscription to The Dance Current when you find and take a picture of the July/August 2019 issue at a newsstand across Canada.

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

Performing Radical Sincerity

Dana Michel’s latest serving challenges us to reach into our imaginations to create our own intimate vocabularies while sitting with the work. By James Oscar

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

Fearless Physicality

Professional wrestlers are athletes, performers, actors, dancers, gymnasts and comedians, and their sport has more in common with a ballet than with an episode of reality TV. Take a deeper look at the astonishing athleticism and theatricality within the world of pro wrestling. By Deanne Kearney

Column

On the Ground

Everything you need to know about voting this October and why it matters for the arts sector. By Kate Cornell

Gallery

Transform Yourself

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

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