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Various

 

Nuit Blanche à Montréal

Festival | Festival

Montréal QC
March 3 mars 2018
8:00 | 20:00
Various

 

SkirtsAfire Festival

Performance | Spectacle

Edmonton AB
March 8-11 mars 2018
Various

 

A-Line Variety Show

Performance | Spectacle

Edmonton AB
March 8 mars 2018
7:30 | 19:30
Various

 
Dancer's Kitchen

Heather's Salad and Toastie

A potluck favourite from the earth

Leonard Gibson, c. 1950 / Photo courtesy of Dance Collection Danse
 
Dance Collection Danse, Seika Boye

It's About Time: Dancing Black In Canada

Exhibit | Exposition

Toronto ON
January 31-22 juin 2018
Various

Sarah Elola in her own work La Pileuse / Photo by Stacyann Lee
 

Decolonizing Dance Stages

Presenters talk about breaking barriers By Rhodnie Désir

This year in Canada, the conversation about diversity, inclusion and representation has been omnipresent. I’m profoundly happy that more presenters, curators and jurors have brought these words into their vocabulary. But I question what they’re really referring to. Do we all really feel and understand the urgency? More precisely, when asking, “What does the word diversity really mean?” the answers from the dance milieu are often incomplete, reflecting a lack of comprehension of the issues at stake.

Jason Martin in Falling by Martin and Janelle Hacault / Photo by Leif Norman
 
On the Ground

Precious Pixels

By Grace Wells-Smith

The why and how of photography for dancers

 
Various Artists

Vancouver International Dance Festival

Festival | Festival

Vancouver BC
March 1-24 mars 2018
Various Times
Modern, Contemporary, Various

Photo courtesy of presenter
 
Travis Knights, Nova Dance, Sashar Zarif, Brian Solomon

Body Percussion Festival

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
December 1-3 décembre 2017
Fri-Sat @ 8:00 | Vendredi-Samedi @ 20:00
Various

Santee Smith / Photo by Red Works
 

Summer and Fall Awards and Honours

A round up of the 2017 summer and fall awards, honours and news

Cirque du Soleil

Crystal

Performance | Spectacle

Montréal QC
December 20-31 décembre 2017
20-23, 26-30 @ 7:30 | 19:30 & 31 @ 5:00 | 17:00
Various

Cirque du Soleil

Crystal

Performance | Spectacle

Québec City QC
December 13-17 décembre 2017
13-16 @ 7:30 | 19:30 & 17 @ 5:00 | 17:00
Various

Beyography
 

Free Beyography! - November 2017

Workshop | Classe

Toronto ON
November 14-28 novembre 2017
5:30 | 17:30. November 14, 21, 28 only | seulement les 14, 21, 28 novembre.
Various

Photo courtesy of Kate Cornell
 

The Politics of Dance

The current moment of arts advocacy at the federal level By Kate Cornell

Ten years ago, in the Summer 2007 issue, Shannon Litzenberger, then executive director of the Canadian Dance Assembly, wrote a column about the dance community and the federal government, “Coping with the Conservatives: CDA reflects on a year of cultural policy under Canada’s new government.” The Dance Current asked current executive director Kate Cornell to comment on the changes over the past decade and the relationship with the Trudeau Liberal government.

MOonhORsE Dance Theatre, Ric Brown, Lesandra Dodson, Darryl Tracy, Daniel Firth, Jane Mappin, Heidi Latsky, Sashar Zarif, Peter Chin, Evelyn Hart

Older & Reckless #40

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
November 10-11 novembre 2017
Fri-Sat @ 8:00 | Vendredi-Samedi @ 20:00
Various

Arts Umbrella Dance Company's Madeleine Gilbert & Zack Preece in Mixed Nuts | Photo by Michael Slobodian
 
Arts Umbrella Dance Company

Mixed Nuts

Performance | Spectacle

Vancouver BC
December 8-10 décembre 2017
Dec. 8 & 9 @ 7:00 | 19:00
Ballet, Various

Brain Body Connection Workshop Series presented by Free Flow Dance Theatre
 
Lucy Rupert, Newton Moraes

Brain Body Connection Workshop Series

Workshop | Classe

Saskatoon SK
September 24 septembre 2017
12:30 | 12:30
Various

Mile Zero Dance at Alberta Culture Days
 

Dance Extravaganza

Performance | Spectacle

Edmonton AB
September 29 septembre 2017
6:30 | 18:30 & 8:00 | 20:00
Various

 
The National Ballet of Canada, Ryerson Theatre School - Dance, Zata Omm Dance Projects, Ballet Jörgen Canada, Citadel + Compagnie, Mix Mix Dance Collective, Charles Moulton

FFDN at Union

Installation | Installation

Toronto ON
September 16-7 octobre 2017
Various days and times | Spectacles à différentes dates et heures
Various

Free Flow Dance Theatre presents Work In Progress New Dance Series
 
Newton Moraes, Lucy Rupert, Kristy Janvier, Marcus Merasty, Alex Hartshorn

Works in Progress New Dance Series

Performance | Spectacle

Saskatoon SK
September 23 septembre 2017
8:00 | 20:00
Various

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