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City Dance Corps senior hip hop students / Photo courtesy of Desjardins
 

All that Glitters...

How do studios decide to compete? By Grace Wells-Smith

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.

 

Blending In, Blending Out

Syreeta Hector’s Black Ballerina By Valeria Nunziato

Syreeta Hector’s Black Ballerina bears a loaded title, with an equally weighty repertoire of choreography. At SummerWorks Performance Festival, we were offered a preview of this work-in-progress, her first-solo work, with the full program premiering at The Citadel this fall.

 
Les Ballets Trockadero De Monte Carlo

A Special Presentation - One night only!

Performance | Spectacle

Victoria BC
February 4 février 2020
Ballet

 
Ukrainian Shumka Dancers, Victoria Symphony

Nutcracker

Performance | Spectacle

Victoria BC
November 29-1 décembre 2019
Ballet

 
Ballet Victoria

The Nutcracker

Performance | Spectacle

BC
December 11 décembre 2019
Ballet

 
Ballet Victoria

Ballet Rocks

Performance | Spectacle

BC
October 25-27 octobre 2019
25, 26 @ 7:30 | 19:30
Ballet

 
Canada’s Ballet Jörgen

Anne of Green Gables - The Ballet™

Performance | Spectacle

Maple Ridge BC
February 12 février 2020
Ballet

 
Ballet Victoria

The Nutcracker

Performance | Spectacle

Maple Ridge BC
December 7-8 décembre 2019
Ballet

 
On the Ground

Brought to Life

By Anne Dion

This October, Alberta Ballet is bringing a legend to life with their production of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Preparing for his first horror ballet, Jean Grand-Maître spoke to The Dance Current about honing the details of the production.

 
Josh Beamish

@giselle

Performance | Spectacle

Vancouver BC
September 5-7 septembre 2019
7:30 | 19:30
Ballet

 
Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur, Guillaume Côté, Etienne Lavigne

Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur

Festival | Festival

Saint-Sauveur QC
July 25-5 août 2019
Ballet, Contemporary

 

Swan Lake - let's talk about it!

Talk | Conférence

Toronto ON
July 20 juillet 2019
2:00 | 14:00
Ballet

 
Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet

Ballet In The Park

Performance | Spectacle

Winnipeg MB
July 24-26 juillet 2019
7:30 | 19:30
Ballet

Royal Ballet dance artists in Crystal Pite's Flight Pattern / Photo courtesy of the presenter
 
Crystal Pite, Christopher Wheeldon, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui

Within the Golden Hour / Medusa / Flight Pattern

Screening | Visionnement

Vancouver BC
June 24-27 juin 2019
June 24 @ 6:30 | 18:30
Ballet

Xiao Nan Yu and Guillaume Côté in The Merry Widow / Photo by Cylla von Tiedemann.
 
The National Ballet of Canada

The Merry Widow

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
June 19-23 juin 2019
Ballet

 
BJM Danse (Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal)

Dance Me

Performance | Spectacle

Ottawa ON
July 11-12 juillet 2019
8:00 | 20:00
Ballet, Contemporary

 
On the Ground

Closing Act

By Grace Wells-Smith

The Dance Current caught up with Xiao Nan Yu on the eve of her retirement from her tenure at the National Ballet of Canada.

 
Ballet Jörgen Canada

Anne of Green Gables - The Ballet

Performance | Spectacle

Halifax NS
September 28-29 septembre 2019
Ballet

Dance artists in Ballets Russes / Image courtesy of the presenter
 

Ballet Russes

Screening | Visionnement

Toronto ON
May 23-27 juin 2019
Thursdays @ 1:00 | 13:00
Ballet

The Genée International Ballet Competition / Photo by WinkiPop Media
 

Genée International Ballet Competition

Competition | Compétition

Toronto ON
August 20-29 août 2019
Ballet

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