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Bolshoi Director Filin attacked

The dance world reacted in shock when a masked assailant attacked Sergei Filin, artistic director of Russia’s revered Bolshoi Ballet, near his home last month.

Still Standing You: Pieter Ampe and Guilherme Garrido

Having just finished a run (January 29-February 2) at the PuSH Festival in Vancouver, Pieter Ampe and Guilherme Garrido will be hitting the National Ar…

IDO World Tap Dance Championships: Team Canada

Last month, December 4th through 8th, the 2012 IDO World Tap Dance Championships took place is Riesa, Germany. Several Canadians took to the stage in a v…

Quanz Awarded State Medal in Literature and the Arts

On February 11, Canadian choreographer Peter Quanz will receive the State Medal in Literature and the Arts from President Vyachesl...

Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam: Sohrab and Gordafarid

Coming to New Westminster on December 15th, Caravan World Rhythms and Farhad Soofi present Moshkin Ghalam & Hamed Nikpay, a performance of Irania…

inDANCE: Inverse

Specially created for Bravo!FACT, this short dance film by director Billie Mintz features Hari Krishnan’s new site-specific choreography Inverse…

Milan Pole Dance Studio: Krystel Arbia

In March of 2010, Milan Pole Dance Studio was founded in Milan, Italy, by Canadian Krystel Arbia who was in search of a way to get back in shape. After t…

Festival des Traditions du Monde: Amrita Dance Creations

Earlier this summer at the Festival des Traditions du Monde in Sherbrooke, August 8th through 12th, Amrita Dance Creations presented Rhythms of India…

Dahab: Belly Dancer

Recently on YouTube, Dahab (aka Andrea Skowronski) posted a demo video featuring her skills as a “second generation” belly dancer. Born and raised in C…

TAO Dance Theater: 2

Touring to Montréal’s Place des Arts November 27th through 30th, the Chinese contemporary dance company TAO Dance Theater presents Weight x 3 an…

Les Grands Ballets makes history in Oman

On November 12th and 13th, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal was the first Canadian company to perform at Oman's Royal Oper...

Shaolin Warriors: Kung-Fu Masters

Toronto is gearing up to host the Shaolin Warriors at the Sony Centre November 23rd, a triumphant return since their massive sold-out performance in th…

Aszure Barton honoured in New York

On November 16th, world-renowned choreographer Aszure Barton received the 2012 Arts and Letters Award from the Canadian Associatio…

Ballet BC: Working with Jacopo Godani

Just around the corner, Ballet BC is set to present a mixed program entitled In/verse, running November 20th through 24th in Vancouver. The evening feat…

Brian Brooks Moving Company: Big City

Coming to Tangente in Montréal, a triple-bill featuring Roleplay by Raphaëlle Perreault and Big City and Motor by Brian Brooks run…

Aszure Barton & Artists: International Tour

Travelling across the globe, Aszure Barton & Artists presents a mixed program of works in its international tour. Including performances in the United …

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir: Carmen

At the recent Skate Canada International in Windsor, October 26th through 28th, partners Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of London, Ontario, brought home the …

 

Fortier's 30 days of dancing in Paris

Montréal-based dance artist Paul-André Fortier recently wrapped up thirty days of performing his Solo 30x30 in Paris. Welco…

Grupo Corpo: Sem Mim

Coming to the National Arts Centre October 26th and 27th, the Brazilian contemporary dance company Grupo Corpo presents a double bill program featuring…

 

The Ballerina of the Future

Changes Afoot By Deirdre Kelly

Ballerinas today are healthier than they used to be, as a result of a growing awareness of what the body needs to function at optimum levels of athletic performance.

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