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Contorting in the Cirque du Soleil

By Lori Henry

I remember being quite impressed in elementary school when I heard that the Cirque du Soleil was Canadian.

Canadian Hip Hop Championships and Battles: 2012 Qualifiers

The 2012 Canadian Hip Hop Championships and Battles are gearing up, and registration is on and calling all hip hop dance crews, poppers, lockers, b boys, b…

Floetic Crew: Melad

This video, recently posted to YouTube, features b-boy Melad of Floetic Crew (formally known as Fresh T.O. Death) in Toronto. The crew is proud to showc…

Dance Central 2: Review from IGN

Happy 2012! Let’s kick off the new year with some new moves. This video from IGN offers a review of the Xbox game Dance Central 2, a fully immersive da…

Break It Down: Enter the Shadow

November 24th through 27th, Break It Down presents Enter the Shadow at Harbourfront Centre in Toronto. Created By Jon “Drops” Reid and Lee “Leth…

Born to Serve: Legendary vs QCRock

During last month’s Born to Serve international b-boy battle held in Montréal, the local b-girl crew Legendary met the Québécois b-boy crew QC Rock in …

Last One Stands: Street Dance Competition

Last week, Last One Stands 2011 began releasing footage on its YouTube channel, featuring highlights from the October 22nd street dance competition held…

Andrew "Pyro" Chung: Sharing His Passion with Youth

The November/December 2011 issue of The Dance Current print magazine includes an item about Andrew Chung.”Twyla Tharp said, ‘I cannot overstate how muc…

Cirque du Soleil: Michael Jackson

Earlier this month Cirque du Soleil began the North American run of its newest show Michael Jackson: THE IMMORTAL World Tour. This official pre…

I Love House Dance: One on One Battle on the Pier

Back on September 1st in Toronto, Gadfly and DJ Dirty Dale presented I Love House Dance as part of Harbourfront Centre’s Dancing on the Pier pro…

Michael Prosserman: The Man Behind UNITY

Earlier this summer we highlighted a promo video for UNITY Charity’s annual festival in July. Now, check out these battle and practice clips of Michael…

Forsythe: Sophisticated Crime

YouTube phenomenon takeSomeCrime has been posting since the fall of 2007 and has quite a following. According to the profile on Agency 4 Artists, his b…

Funk Fo Yo Feet: Fantastic Poppers Anniversary Event

This past Saturday, the Fantastic Poppers crew celebrated its 15th anniversary with the 9th annual Funk Fo Yo Feet, a popping and locking dance event wi…

So You Think You Can Dance Canada: Luther Brown Choreography

So You Think You Can Dance Canada Season 4 is rolling along nicely as it narrows in on its search for Canada’s favourite dancer. If you missed it last…

The Beat Down: Sikat

On August 6th, Sikat dance crew from Winnipeg took home 1st place from The Beat Down 2011, hosted at Ryerson University in Toronto. This is the group’s …

Northbuck: Canada's Leading Krump Group

During Harbourfront’s Island Soul festival this week in Toronto (July 29th through August 1st), Canada’s top krumping group Northbuck will be hitting t…

UNITY Charity: Empowering Youth

Check out this promo video for UNITY Charity, which recently held its annual festival July 7th through 10th. UNITY Charity is an arts-based alternative…

 

Free dance film screenings at Yonge-Dundas Square

This summer Yonge-Dundas Square, located in the heart of downtown Toronto, presents free dance film screenings every Tuesday at su...

SYTYCD Canada: MonstaPop

Finals week on So You Think You Can Dance Canada Season 4 kicks off this week on CTV. The audition rounds were hot, and highlight videos are available …

Bboyizm: IZM

Tomorrow, the last day of Canada Dance Festival 2011, Bboyizm presents IZM at the National Arts Centre studio in Ottawa. Judging from this epic p…

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