Margie Gillis: Premiere of Thread

Tomorrow at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, Canadian modern dance icon Margie Gillis presents the premiere of Thread.

Censorship in Montréal: Les Ballets Africains

The March 2010 issue of The Dance Current print magazine includes an article on censorship in Montréal during the 1960’s touring of Les Ballets Africains.

Vancouver International Salsa Festival: A Gala Salsa Event

After many months of promotional adventures, the Vancouver International Salsa Festival is upon us, running March 4th through 6th, 2010.

Blue Print for Life: Social Work Through Hiphop

Up until March 7th, Blue Print for Life is running a week long “Social Work Through Hiphop” program up in the Nunavik community of Kangirsuk.

Falling: The Journey of Jeff Hall

This weekend, Bravo!FACT is airing a thirty minute episode featuring containR, a green cinema in Vancouver that houses free screenings of Canadian and International dance, sport and performance films.

Ice Dance: Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir

In the March 2010 edition of The Dance Current print magazine, the Vancouver 2010 Cultural Olympiad is featured as the website of the month.

Nuit Blanche: DORS.install

During Montreal’s Nuit Blanche event tomorrow (from 9am to 2am), Studio 303 will be presenting DORS.

Peggy Baker: Honoured and Active

Yesterday in Toronto, Peggy Baker Dance Projects kicked off a five day run of confluence, an evening of works by Peggy Baker and Doug Varone.

Damaged Goods: Do Animals Cry

Tonight through to February 27th, Usine C presents the Brussels-based company, Damaged Goods, in their work Do Animals Cry.

Talking Stick Festival: Canadian Aboriginal Artists

We are now a few days into the 9th Annual Talking Stick Festival, which runs February 21st through February 28th throughout Vancouver.

Louise Lecavalier: A Few Minutes of Lock

Canadian contemporary dance icon Louise Lecavalier is set to perform in Rouyn-Noranda, Québec on February 24th.

Sinha Danse: Zeros & Ones

Seven performances remain of Sinha Danse apprearing in various “Maison de la Culture” for the CAM en Tournée event.

Vancouver Flash Mob: Dancing in the Street

Flash mobbing is the new black.

Ballet Jörgen Canada: Cinderella

Today in the town of High River, Alberta, Ballet Jörgen Canada kicks off their Western Canada tour of Cinderella.

Danse Carpe Diem: Cinq Humeurs

Tomorrow at La Rotonde in Quebec, the run of Cinq Humeurs by Danse Carpe Diem continues until Saturday.

Suddenly Dance Theatre: Guthrie Swims the Lake

Suddenly Dance Theatre, of Victoria, British Columbia, recently posted this video of its dance theatre short film Guthrie Swims the Lake (2009). C…

Lion Dance: Chinese New Year

Happy Chinese New Year! In the February 2010 edition of The Dance Current print magazine, Chi Ping Dance Group of Toronto is featured as the website of the month.

Melissa Williams: Extreme Dreams, Extreme Dance

The February 2010 issue of The Dance Current print magazine includes a feature on Canadian-born dancer and choreographer Melissa Williams.

Remembering Rex Nettleford: An Influencial Legacy

The recent passing of Jamaican American professor Rex Nettleford (1933-2010) has stirred many sentiments and respects for his life, work and legacy.

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…