Melbourne Shuffle: Canada Represent

From Old School to New School, the Melbourne Shuffle continues to thunder on dance floor raves around the world.

Peter Quanz: National Choreographers Initiative

Leading up to an exciting performance of new experimental ballets, Canada’s own Peter Quanz is working away with a fresh batch of dancers in southern California at the National Choreographers Initiative.

Cirque Éloize: iD

Montréal is taking its place as the world’s premiere circus destination.

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.

Luther Brown: A Jane-Finch Success Story

Giving a voice to its neighbourhood residents, Jane-Finch.

ezdanza: De là-haut

Tonight in Saint-Irénée, Québec, Domaine Forget presents new works by their company in residence, ezdanza.

Dance Animal Presents: Dance Animal

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

Country Hip Hop: A Dance Craze

Perhaps you missed this American/Canadian craze, but Diane Horner is back making her rounds of YouTube, thanks to FourFour for digging up this video.

Inertia Productions: The Duck Wife

Montréal’s Inertia Productions is back, hitting the Fringe Festivals in Montréal (June 12-19), Ottawa (June 20-27), Toronto (July 1-10) and Edmonton (August 13-21) this summer with their “Dance Rock Opera re-telling of an Inuit Folk-tale.

Saturday Night Fever: Roaming Dance Party

Speaking of the G20 in Toronto, it looks like dance will be rousing rebellious spirits.

Claire French: Inside Outside In

In the Summer Annual 2010 issue of The Dance Current print magazine, we are taken through a year of dance in review.

English Country Dancing: Rooted in the Past, Dancing into the Future

Over the next few days, York University in Toronto is hosting “English Country Dancing: Rooted in the Past, Dancing into the Future”.

Xbox 360: Kinect

The Xbox 360 is stepping up to the plate with great new gaming technology for dance games.

Elizabeth Chitty: Drop

Last weekend in Ottawa, the Society for Canadian Dance Studies hosted their 2010 conference: “Renegade Bodies: Dance in Canada in the 1970s.

Decidedly Jazz Danceworks: Wiseapple

Tonight through June 20th in Calgary, Decidedly Jazz Danceworks presents Wiseapple by Kimberley Cooper.

Zab Maboungou: Gestes Dé/libérés

In the Summer Annual 2010 issue of The Dance Current print magazine, we are taken through a year of dance in review.

Projet In Situ: Tu vois ce que je veux dire?

This week during the Festival TransAmériques in Montréal, Martin Chaput and Martial Chazallon of Projet In Situ (France) present Tu vois ce que je veux dire? (Do you see what I mean?).

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.

Alberta Ballet: Love Lies Bleeding

Recently posted to The Dance Current’s website is a review of Alberta Ballet’s Love Lies Bleeding.

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