Kevin Ormsby

On the Ground

Movement in Time

By Nicole Hamilton

How is Canada representing artists of the African diaspora? Special guest and Turn Out Radio host Nicole Hamilton interviews Vivine Scarlett and Kevin Ormsby about this issue and the performances in Movement in Time, which took place on October 14 at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre Theatre.

On the Ground

Embodying Our Alliances

By Vanessa Zeoli

This September, Harbourfront Centre rolled out the 2017/18 season of NextSteps: Canada’s Contemporary Dance Series that features companies and artists from across the country. The sixth season premiered with The Apology Project, an inter-arts work produced in association with Toronto’s pounds per square inch performance (lbs/sq”). The performances examines the bitter tensions between oppressor and oppressed, citing shame as the root cause of violence and suggesting embodied action, rather than language, as means to reconciliation.

Wind in the Leaves Collective: Fleurette Africaine

The Wind in the Leaves Collective is a Toronto-based group of artists headed by artistic director and poet charles c. smith. Along with musicians, visu…

keep on MOVING: Advice for Dancers

Back on March 20th, the Dancer Transition Resource Centre (DTRC) hosted a special “keep on MOVING” conference in Toronto geared for emerging artists. T…