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Reports on Canadian artists’ earnings and funding

“Artists’ earnings are well below the overall labour force average in every province.” Though this may come as no surprise, this s…

Community meetings for dance artists

Members of the dance community are finding ways to connect with one another through monthly or quarterly dance community meetings....

Second season of So You Think You Can Dance Canada

After a successful first season, with an average of 1.4 million viewers per episode, So You Think You Can Dance Canada will return…

 

Anniversaries

Halifax’s YOung Company, which presents pre-professional dancers in modern dance concerts, celebrates its twentieth anniversar...

Recent dance on screen

In March, Bravo!FACT screened Sven Johansson’s short film En-Trance Assoluta, at an event in honour of the 2009 Innoversity…

CDA reports to Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage

Canadian Dance Assembly (CDA) Executive Director Shannon Litzenberger made a presentation to the all-party federal Standing Commit…

 

M.Talk.2: a conversation between critics 

By Kaija Pepper, Philip Szporer M.Body.7 Margie Gillis

Writers Philip Szporer from Montréal and Kaija Pepper from Vancouver both saw M.Body.7 in their respective cities. Here, they compare their notes.

 

Edges of Darkness 

By Kaija Pepper, Megan Andrews “Manga” Serge Bennathan

What would it be like to inhabit the world of manga, the Japanese cartoon art form that fills its pages with forceful depictions of energy and stillness in characters whose emotions tend toward epic proportions? “Manga”, Serge Bennathan’s full-length duet, goes some way to answering that question through transforming those one-dimensional, black and white drawings into real-world – although admittedly highly abstract – modern dance.

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