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Allende Arts Festival: Lady Noyz

On September 11th, the Allende Arts Festival in Toronto is hosting Familia Saturday with activities for children of all ages. The festival, founded seve…

Vancouver Global Dance Project and Toronto's D2D Festival

From July 26th through August 13th, Vancouver hosted the city’s first contemporary dance festival for young and emerging artists: ...

Savion Glover: Bare Soundz

Today is the launch of the Vancouver International Tap Dance Festival, which runs September 3rd through 5th. Among the performing and teaching guest ar…

 

Moments Captured 

By Kaija Pepper, Eury Chang, Alana Gerecke, Mary Theresa Kelly, Sarah Todd Dancing on the Edge 2010  Dancing on the Edge

Capsule reviews by various writers, capturing the essence of the festival.

Toronto International BuskerFest: Street Performer Showcase

This week, August 26 though 29, Toronto is celebrating its last large summer festival, the Toronto International BuskerFest.

Blue Ceiling dance: 11 x forgetting

Toronto’s inaugural season of the Dance 2 Danse (D2D) Festival is on.

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.

Con Moto Dance Projects: The Gradient

Toronto is set to launch the inaugural season of the Dance 2 Danse (D2D) Festival.

Sampradaya Dance Creations: What is Classical?

On August 8th, Sampradaya Dance Creations will be featured at Harbourfront Centre’s World Routes festival in Toronto.

Sinha Danse: A Matter of Life and Breath

This Thursday and Saturday, July 15th and 17th, Vancouver’s Dancing on the Edge Festival presents Roger Sinha’s A Matter of Life and Breath, performed as a duet by Tanya Crowder and Tom Casey.

Expressions of Brazil: Capoeira Camará

This weekend Capoeira Camará performs at Expressions of Brazil, another World Routes festival presented by Harbourfront Centre July 16th through 18th in Toronto.

Dance Animal Presents: Dance Animal

The Toronto Fringe Festival is well underway and on its roster is the Montréal comedy dance troupe Dance Animal.

Canadian dance film short wins awards

Slip (2008), a six-minute dance film that takes place inside a women’s change room, won two awards at the Canadian Film Cen…

Culture Days Festival 2010

Culture Days, a collaborative pan-Canadian volunteer movement that aims to raise the awareness and participation of Canadians in …

 

Multiple Perspectives

By Seika Boye, Julie Houle Cezer, Brittany Duggan, Kaija Pepper Canada Dance Festival  Canada Dance Festival

“Is You Me” (2007) by Benoît Lachambre,“Fragments – Volume 1” (Premiere) by Sylvain Émard Danse, Pre-Professional Culturally Diverse Training Program Showcase, Street/Stage, Q Dance/Quanz Danse and Guillaume Côté/Zdenek Konvalina, Dancemakers, Sinha Danse/Sampradaya, Naomi Stikeman, Robin Poitras, José Navas / Compagnie Flak “S” and “Villanelle”, Noam Gagnon / Compagnie Vision Selective “The Vision Impure”, Amber Funk/the response. “Status Quo”, “Cabinet”, “Valentina”, Ipsita Nova Dance Projects, Paul-André Fortier, Daniel Mroz, Les Ateliers du Corps, Coyote Arts Percussive Performance Association, Byron Chief Moon and COBA (Collective Of Black Artists) at the 2010 Canada Dance Festival.

 

A Scattered Resistance 

By Philip Szporer, MJ Thompson Festival TransAmériques 2010  Festival TransAmériques

At the outset of FTA 2010, I dream that it’s a gathering, in the sense of strangers meeting across vast fields of difference, hell bent on seeing action in light of none.

Floating Seed: Chrysalis

The outdoor series of the Guelph Contemporary Dance Festival is heightening spirits this week, including a hypnotic aerial performance by Montréal’s Floating Seed.

Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Nearly 90²

Tonight is the closing performance of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company in Montréal at the Festival TransAmériques.

O Vertigo: Onde de choc

Montréal’s Festival TransAmériques kicks off this week featuring twenty-five works by artists from twelve different countries.

Faustin Linyekula dance company: More more more... future

Coming up next month, June 1st through 3rd, Montréal’s Festival TransAmériques will present More more more.

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