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Stacey Tookey's "Joy"

When choreographer and dancer Stacey Tookey was approached by the clothing company Sugar and Bruno to design clothes for dancers, …


Diverse Offerings

By Jocelyn Grossé Calgary’s Fluid Movement Arts Festival Fluid Movement Arts Festival

Calgary’s Fluid Movement Arts Festival, presented by Springboard Dance, included New York’s Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet and emerging Calgary-based and Western Canadian choreographers.

Cheremosh Ukrainian Dance Company: 40th Anniversary

This Saturday, the Cheremosh Ukrainian Dance Company is celebrating its 40th anniversary with The Art of Cheremosh Gala at the Edmonton EXPO Centre. Th…

Pilobolus Dance Theatre: Symbiosis

Thanks to co-presenters Alberta Ballet, Brian Webb Dance Company and Fluid Movement Arts Festival, Calgary lit up last week with a performance by Pilobo…

Good Women Dance Collective: This is not a play

Recently highlighted on Global TV, the Good Women Dance Collective offers this sneak peek at their show This is not a play, which features three contemporary dance works.

Norbert Vesak's Belong: A Turning Point in Canadian Dance History

The Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur presents Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet this week in a triple bill featuring Peter Quanz’s In Tandem, Norbert Vesak’s Belong and excerpts from Shawn Hounsel’s Wonderland.

Blackfoot dance history returned to the community

On June 21st, coinciding with National Aboriginal Day, a large piece of traditional Blackfoot (Kainai) knowledge was handed back t...


Kevin O'Day creates new work as winner of Koerner Award

Kevin O'Day is The Banff Centre's first Koerner Foundation Distinguished Guest Artist in Choreography. He was collaboratively chos...

Recent Awards in Dance: Édouard Lock and Helen Husak

Édouard Lock, founder of Montréal’s La La La Human Steps, and Calgary-based dancer Helen Husak are recent recipients of Canadian a…

Decidedly Jazz Danceworks: Wiseapple

Tonight through June 20th in Calgary, Decidedly Jazz Danceworks presents Wiseapple by Kimberley Cooper.

Alberta Ballet: Love Lies Bleeding

Recently posted to The Dance Current’s website is a review of Alberta Ballet’s Love Lies Bleeding.


The Gigantic, Fantastic Elton John 

By Oriana Pagnotta “Love Lies Bleeding” Jean Grand-Maître, Alberta Ballet

You know you’re not walking into a typical evening at the ballet when they’re selling florescent boas and sparkly, star-shaped sunglasses at the merchandise table.

DJD Presents 2010: A Tap Oddity

Calgary’s Theatre Junction Grand is set for the run of 2010: A Tap Oddity by Decidedly Jazz Danceworks (DJD) from March 19 through 28th.

Battery Opera: The Whole Beast

Tonight through to March 13th, Vancouver’s Battery Opera will be presenting The Whole Beast at Dancers’ Studio West in Calgary.

Vancouver International Salsa Festival: A Gala Salsa Event

After many months of promotional adventures, the Vancouver International Salsa Festival is upon us, running March 4th through 6th, 2010.

Damaged Goods: Do Animals Cry

Tonight through to February 27th, Usine C presents the Brussels-based company, Damaged Goods, in their work Do Animals Cry.

Funding cuts for Alberta's artists

On February 9th, the Alberta government released its annual budget with considerable funding cuts to arts groups for the coming ye…

New contemporary dance class initiative in Calgary

The Calgary Contemporary Dance Collective, initiated by Helen Husak, Naomi Brand and Kelly McCann, is now offering drop-in contemp…

Ballet Jörgen Canada: Cinderella

Today in the town of High River, Alberta, Ballet Jörgen Canada kicks off their Western Canada tour of Cinderella.

Dark Matters

Tomorrow, Dance Victoria proudly presents Kidd Pivot in the West coast premiere of Crystal Pite’s new work Dark Matters.