That's a Wrap I

Dancefilms created during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Gabrielle Simard in Inscape / Photo courtesy of Simard

Dancefilm, as an art form, is by no means a new medium, but after theatres were shut down and choreographers and dancers found themselves without a stage, an impressive amount of dancefilms were produced. So, to wrap up the year, we are celebrating the persistence of dance communities across Canada and showcasing some of the dancefilms created during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Click here to see the full photo essay published in the November/December 2020 issue. We have continued the list below.


1. Inscape, submitted by Gabrielle Simard 

2. Moving Connections: In-Touch, submitted by Karen Kaeja

3. Lost in the Right Direction, submitted by Lamondance 

4. Imaginarium, submitted by Voirelia 

5. Isolation Island 1, submitted by Jenna Berlyn 

6. La baie, submitted by Emma June 

Lexie Braden’s Collect and Combine / Photo courtesy of Braden


7. Collect and Combine, submitted by Lexie Braden 

8. Dancing in the time of Quarantine, submitted by PushPULL Dance

10. Urbanecho, submitted by Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre 

Jessica Lowe and Amanda LaRusic’s Partnering Apart - Language Landscape / Photo courtesy of Lowe


11. Partnering Apart - Landscape Language, submitted by Jessica Lowe 

12. In Isolation, submitted by Lofty Goal Project

13. What We Do Behind Closed Doors, submitted by Nicole Decsey 

Yoherlandy Tejeiro-Garcia and Merryn Kritzinger’s La mort de mon métier / Photo courtesy of Kritzinger


14. La mort de mon métier, submitted by Merryn Kritzinger 

15. Sending Svāhā in the future, submitted by Nova Dance

16. St. John’s Waltz, submitted by Spirit of Newfoundland 

Emily Chessa of Ballet BC in David Beckingham’s Plastic Wings / Photo courtesy of Beckingham


17. Plastic Wings, submitted by David Beckingham 

18. New cut: The Home Show, submitted by Canada’s Ballet Jörgen 

19. Falling Upward, submitted by Scott Hedley Fowler 

Edz Gyamfi’s ELECTRIFYING / Photo courtesy of Gyamfi


20. ELECTRIFYING, submitted by Edz Gyamfi 

21. Pandemic Dances, submitted by Caroline Niklas-Gordon

22. Dancing in a Time of Quarantine, submitted by Dance : Corps Company

23. Connect, Repeat, submitted by Zuri Skeete

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