Make Me

Not a month after Nico got the call by choreographer Gil Duldulao, he is now featured in Janet Jackson’s new hit video Make Me.

Lives were around me

The Vancouver artists of Battery Opera are taking a stand and making their statement through Lives were around me (back by popular demand Nov 17, 24 and Dec 1, 8, 15).

Anonymous: Party Hard

Here’s to a protest group that channels their activism through “partying hard.

Cheremosh Ukrainian Dance Company

Earlier this fall, three of Canada’s premier Ukrainian dance choreographers collaborated to create and present Razom.

Simcoe Contemporary Dancers

Acknowledging Remembrance Day this past Wednesday, here is a short video created and performed by Sarah Lochhead of Simcoe Contemporary Dancers.


Tonight through to the Saturday (and again the following week), Agora de la Danse in Montreal is presenting two programs arranged by PPS Danse.

Devouring Lions

This past weekend, Toronto’s Allison Cummings presented her new work Devouring Lions, which has been in development for about 3 years.

Jolene Bailie

Tomorrow at the Gas Station Theatre, the choreography of Anna Sokolow (New York), Deborah Dunn (Montreal), Denise Clarke (Calgary), and Jolene Bailie (Winnipeg) will be featured in a mixed program entitled Love and War.

In Paradisum

Toronto has two evenings left to see Living Dances: An Evening of Contemporary Kudelka performed by local dancers of Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie.


The new work S of Montreal dance artist José Navas is making waves in Europe and will be touching down in Monteal later in November.


Tonight through Sunday at Place des Arts in Montreal, the new work Sutra of Flemish/Moroccan choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui features 17 Buddhist Monks from the Shaolin Temple.

National Folk Dance Ensemble of Croatia

This past Friday in Toronto, LADO the National Folk Dance Ensemble of Croatia performed as a traditional folk choir, highlighting its member as both dancers and singers.


You’ve likely seen the series of silly Cadbury Caramilk ads which attempt to reveal the secret of how the caramel gets inside the chocolate.

Saucy Tarts

Though this video is nearly a year old, it packs the punch that The Saucy Tarts bring to Toronto’s burlesque stages.

Être(s) Humain(s): The most together we’ve ever been

Tomorrow through Sunday in Montreal, Tangente presents Être(s) Humain(s): The most together we’ve ever been, a work by Public Recordings featuring Ame Henderson (Toronto, Canada) and Matija Ferlin (Pula, Croatia).


Tonight through to the 31st, Agora de la danse presents Jocelyne Montpetit’s new work Nuit_Nacht_Notte, including an artist talk back on the 29th.

Thrill the World

Numbers and videos are still pouring in, but so far it looks like approximatley 23,000 zombies from around the world simultaneously danced Michael Jackson’s Thriller this weekend in the record breaking attempt Thrill the World.

The Canadian Stomp

Here’s a nice clear video of the Canadian Stomp, a popular line dance that is often cited as being from an unknown choreographer.

Dance Till You Die

This Saturday at Club Decibel in Montreal is one of America’s top Techtonik battles, Dance Till You Die 8.

Fall for Flamenco Festival 2009

Here’s a quick glimpse of Maria Osende (accompanied by Chris Cookson, Gina Burgess, and Dan MacNeil) at the program launch of the Fall for Flamenco Festival 2009, which kicks off tomorrow through to the 30th in Halifax, Nova Scotia.