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Donald Himes (1930–2011)

Donald Himes, pianist, composer, dancer, choreographer, teacher and somatic practitioner, died suddenly on January 3rd.

Patricia Fraser honoured with inaugural arts award

On November 18th, Patricia Fraser was named the recipient of the Robert Johnston Award for exemplary human resources practices in …

509 Collective classes to come to an end

Come December 17th Toronto’s 509 Collective will no longer be running morning technique classes.

Original TDT member dies

Keith Urban was known to Canadian audiences for his striking performances and Adonis-like features. Urban grew up in Chicago but c…

Merce Cunningham Studio faces possible closure

Almost 4,000 people signed a petition opposing the closure of New York’s Merce Cunningham Studio and requesting a new and expanded…

 

Jackie Burroughs 1939 - 2010

Jackie Burroughs, the stage and screen actress and member of the Toronto dance community, died on September 22nd at age seventy-on...

Dancetheatre David Earle: Odyssey

This recently released video features clips from Dancetheatre David Earle’s modern dance program Odyssey, which also included Serious Games and the company’s signature piece Miserere.

Room named in honour of Iro Valaskakis-Tembeck

A new multi-function room at Montréal’s future Notre-Dame-de-Grâce Cultural Centre has been named in honour of late dance artist, …

Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Nearly 90²

Tonight is the closing performance of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company in Montréal at the Festival TransAmériques.

Danny Grossman receives tribute and launches choreographic intensive

Dance Adelphi of Adelphi University's Dance Department, where former National Ballet dancer Frank Augustyn is chair, is performing...

Merce Cunningham Dance Company announces final tour

The Merce Cunningham Dance Company announced its final international Legacy Tour, which began in Columbus, Ohio, on February 12th,…

Caramilk

You’ve likely seen the series of silly Cadbury Caramilk ads which attempt to reveal the secret of how the caramel gets inside the chocolate.

Le Dortoir

Given the popularity of remixing one’s own music videos on YouTube, we weren’t all that surprised that Pet Shop Boys had a few.

New features on Dance Collection Danse website

This summer Dance Collection Danse (DCD) announced the launch of its new online column "Dance Historian of the Month" featuring in...

 

Pearl Remounts Earle's Sacra

David Earle's masterwork Sacra Conversazione received its first performance in July after almost twenty years since i...

 

Merce Cunningham 1919 - 2009

Legendary dancer and choreographer Merce Cunningham died July 26th at the age of 90. A definitive artist of the American avant-gar...

 

Anniversaries

Halifax’s YOung Company, which presents pre-professional dancers in modern dance concerts, celebrates its twentieth anniversar...

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