Yes Manifesto (2018)

Linnea Swan interprets modern dance history, makes us laugh, makes us cry and makes us laugh-cry By Emma Doran

With Swan’s impeccable comedic timing, we’re in good hands on a journey through modern dance moments. Each performance is enacted by Swan as she struggles with anxiety, and each is interrupted by one of Yvonne Rainer’s tenets. Nijinsky? Swan asks through her performance (“No to spectacle”). Duncan? (“No to transformations and magic”). Chouinard? (“No to trash imagery”). Ugh, fine, karaoke? (“No to camp”). And so on …

Bloom: Wine tasting, Comedy and Choreographic Pursuits
Jennifer Mascall

Bloom: Wine tasting, Comedy and Choreographic Pursuits

Participatory | Participatif

Vancouver BC
February 27 février 2018
5:30 | 17:30

Hercinia Arts Collective


Festival | Festival

Toronto ON
August 27-30 août 2015
Street Performance

Andrew and Keith Hunt: We No Speak Americano

So this is just cute and amusing. According to the video info, the Toronto-based comedian Andrew Hunt and his brother Keith collaborated on this quirky…

Dance Your Floor Off: Canadian YouTube Contest

A new dance video contest has hit YouTube, sponsored by the Canadian company Floors First. From April 2nd through May 16th contestants may submit their…

Dulcinea Langfelder & Cie: La Complainte de Dulcinée

Tonight Dulcinea Langfelder performs the comical La Complainte de Dulcinée as part of the 8th annual Quartier Danses, a contemporary art event o…

Les Ballets Trockedero de Monte Carlo: Trock On

The February 2011 issue of The Dance Current print magazine includes a short interview with Tony Dobrin, artistic director of New York’s Les Ballets Tr…