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Bolshoi Ballet’s Canadian comeback

The Bolshoi Ballet made its Canadian comeback last month after a thirty-three-year hiatus. The world-renowned Russian ballet compa…

Bunheads: New TV Drama Series

If you’re flipping through the hundreds of satellite and cable channels and need a landmark to hit, try the new American TV show Bunheads, premie…

Hélène Campbell: Dancing her Thanks

On today’s episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, twenty-one-year-old Hélène Campbell of Ottawa contacted the show via Skype to show how well she is doin…

Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg: Rodin

This week, running May 23rd though 25th, Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg performs in Toronto with Boris Eifman’s newest full-length ballet Rodin….

Diana Reyes: Dancing on the Streets of Mumbai

The May/June 2012 issue of The Dance Current print magazine includes an item on Diana Reyes (aka Fly Lady Di):”Actor, choreographer and dancer Fly Lady…

 

Occupy Dance

Artists on the frontlines of a revolutionary moment By MJ Thompson

Participants from diverse Occupy encampments to share their experiences and pictures.

Street Dance 2: Coming Soon to Movie Theatres

Hitting Canadian movie theatres April 13th, Street Dance 2 brings a bold sequel to the hit movie of 2010, again in 3D. The plot follows street da…

ILL-Abilities: Mixed Ability Dance Crew

Check out this recent video of the international breakdance crew ILabilities performing at an event in Ottawa. Founded in 2007 by Montréal’s Luca “Laz…

The Tartan Terrors: Whiskey Before Breakfast

Back in March, the Canadian Irish band The Tartan Terrors toured twelve cities in the United States to promote their eighth CD release, Whiskey Befor…

Rhizome Productions: In collaboration with Compañía DanAE-Danza y Arte Escénico

Coming up at MAI (Montréal, arts interculturels) April 6th and 7th, Rhizome Productions (from Québec) pairs up with Compañía DanAE-Danza y Arte Escénico…

India Jazz Suites: Pandit Chitresh Das and Jason Samuels Smith

Touring up to Ontario this month, India Jazz Suites (also known as Fastest Feet in Rhythm) features San Fransisco-based Pandit Chitresh D…

Electropolis: A Classial Animation Project

This is a cute dance-themed video created in 2009 by third-year students in the Classical Animation program at Sheridan College in Oakville. Electr…

Happy Feet: Freestyling in Toronto

The spring weather has been favourable for street dancers recently. The crew Happy Feet Ent. recently posted this video from their escapades in downto…

La Compagnie Chaliwaté: Joséphina

March has been a flurry of Canadian touring for La Compagnie Chaliwaté from Belgium, moving across Québec including Shawinigan (March 9th), Weedon (Marc…

Alonzo King LINES Ballet: Scheherazade

Following its March 6th performance in Vernon, LINES Ballet is now gearing up for Victoria, March 9th and 10th. This contemporary ballet company from Sa…

Kokoro Dance: Rock my body...

Running March 2nd through 11th, the Vancouver International Dance Festival presents dance artists from Vancouver, San Francisco, Montréal, Tokyo and Toron…

Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company: Espejo de Oro/Mirror of Gold

The March/April 2012 issue of The Dance Current print magazine includes an article on Esmeralda Enrique, whose company (Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance…

 

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.

Batsheva Dance Company: Hora

Coming up February 28th in Québec, La Rotonde presents the Israeli troupe Batsheva Dance Company with their work Hora, by Artistic Director Ohad …

Prison Dancer: The Interactive Web Musical

The March/April 2012 issue of The Dance Current print magazine includes an item on Prison Dancer: The Interactive Web Musical. Packed with Cana…

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