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The Extraordinary Presence of Louise Lecavalier

By MJ Thompson

Former La La La Human Steps principal dancer Louise Lecavalier is currently on tour with two new works that will play Toronto and Montréal in April. Here, she talks process in an interview with writer MJ Thompson.

Past Future

Kaeja d’Dance at 20 Years
By Megan Andrews

A force on the Canadian scene, Kaeja d’Dance celebrates twenty years this month. Here, images of co-artistic directors Karen and Allen Kaeja provide a view into the past, while excerpts from our online interview reveal glimpses of new work and future directions.

It Never Stopped!

Blackfoot Dancing in Canada
By Lisa Doolittle, Anne Flynn

“Through multiple historical moments, we notice First Nations dancing that both destabilizes and supports power structures constructed on rigid foundations of ‘race’, ‘whiteness’ and ‘indigenousness’ as Canada continuously re-imagines diversity and the place of indigenous peoples inside it.” Dance researchers Lisa Doolittle and Anne Flynn share their research into the relationship between First Nations dance and Canadian cultural policy. Excerpts from interviews with Blackfoot dancers offer first-person perspectives on the experience and significance of dancing.

Dancing the Issues Together

Research Reflections
By Lisa Doolittle

Researcher Lisa Doolittle shares some of her personal revelations resulting from this research.



By Megan Andrews

Acceleration … Pause

Making Waves

By Kate Stashko

Calgary’s Tara Wilson is bridging gaps


Amy Young of Paul Taylor Dance Company

Know Your Moves

Dancing the horizontal (hinge, barrel turn, barrel leap turn)

Marking Time

Maud Allan and Salomania
By Amy Bowring

Courtesy of Dance Collection Danse

Emerging Views

By Kate Stashko

Montréal-based independent choreographer and interpreter Lara Kramer

Healthy Dancer

By Donna Krasnow

Treat your feet

Check It Out

New book Being Watched: Yvonne Rainer and the1960s by Carrie Lambert-Beatty

Everyday Moves

By MJ Thompson

All work, mo’ play

Short Waves

By Jacqueline Hansen, Amy Bowring, Naomi Brand

Glenn Gilmour 1938-2011; Clifford Collier 1929-2011; Les Productions Figilo wins Rio Tinto Alcan Award

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