frost flowers/arctic death machine

The fate of the doomed Franklin expedition of 1845 was one of the greatest mysteries in recorded Canadian history. For dancer, creator, musician and performance artist Nancy Sandercock, it acts as a catalyst for a creative metaphor.


In celebration of Asian Heritage Month, Alvin Erasga Tolentino presents PARADIS/Paradise in Vancouver, May 5-9.

Contact Dance International Film Festival 2015

The Contact Dance International Film Festival returns for its second season to celebrate contact dance improvisation and features premieres of dancefilms from all over the world. Passage by Kaeja d’Dance is one of twenty-five films that will be screened over the three days.

locus plot

Peggy Baker’s first full-length ensemble piece, locus plot explores a mathematical formula through contemporary dance.


W.A.F.F.L.E crew gave their final performance on the subways of New York City in July 2014, following a new law prohibiting performing on trains.

Cirque du Soleil

After successful performances across North America, Cirque du Soleil makes its way to Calgary to showcase its newest production Kurios, an enchanting story of an inventor who brings the impossible to life.

Sans titre by Elaine LaBrie

Dancer Marilyne St-Sauveur experiments with the quality of the head’s weight in this video by visual artist/choreographer Elaine LaBrie.

Flamenco at 5:15

Vintage footage of senior students from The National Ballet School of Canada as they become immersed in flamenco movement taught by two renowned Spanish teachers, Susana and Antonio Robledo.

Genée International Ballet Competition

Hosted in London this September, 2015, the RAD announces new bursaries for the Genée International Ballet Competition

Floating Construct

A 2012 duet between dancer and city by Peter Chin and Jeremy Mimnagh.

Dancing Paper Cranes

In the animal kingdom, cranes are famous for their elegant and sophisticated dance rituals … but these origami cranes really know how to let loose.

f.stop / let the light in by Alias Dance Project

A body lies curled on her side in the corner of an all-white room and begins violently twitching–a scene from f.stop / let the light in by Alias Dance Project for an upcoming show featuring original and remounted work.

The Three Cornered Hat

The Three Cornered Hat presents a study of movement, space and human interaction that promotes audience participation all the while keeping a humorous and quirky disposition.

Happy Seventy-fifth RWB

In celebration of Canada’s oldest ballet company, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet presents a short film reflecting on their past seventy-five years and driving them into an exciting future.

Female Turf Dancers

Turf dance is a form of American street dance that combines elements of popping, locking and miming.

Core Chair In Action

Personal trainer Lisa Forsyth demonstrates exercises for the Core Chair – an alternative to exercise balls as office chairs.

Loving Like Breathing

Montréal-based bgirl Kate “Lynx” Alsterlund is the featured dancer in this music video by Kyra Shaughnessy.

Karen Kaeja's New Work Taxi!

Karen Kaeja’s Newfoundland residency and Taxi!, a new quintet for Kaeja d’Dance’s twenty-fifth anniversary.

Montréal’s Jennifer “Bounce” Casimir

Exploring in the studio.

The Date

Popular Finnish dancer Dennis Nylund aka Bboy Ata wows audiences with a dapper street-style solo with a surprise ending.

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