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Arash Khakpour and Emmalena Fredriksson perform in UNTITLEdISTANCEs as part of this year's Global Dance Connections Series.

The Dance Centre 2020-2021 season will be a mix of digital and small-scale live...

In a media release, The Dance Centre has announced a 2020-2021 season of digital and small-scale live events adapted in response to the COVID-19...
Among the virtual performances at this year's Dancing on the Edge is the Canadian premiere of Solvent, a new work from creators Action at a Distance/Vanessa Goodman and Loscil/Scott Morgan exploring ideas of dissolving both physically and sonically.

Dancing on the Edge in the age of COVID-19

Having run uninterrupted for 31 years, Canada's longest-running contemporary dance festival isn't going to let the pandemic stop them. Instead, this year's Dancing on...
A screenshot from Ballet BC dancer Scott Fowler's portal, the first in the contemporary dance company's new digital project Gather'in.

Ballet BC is Gather’in online

Since announcing the cancellation of the remainder of its 2019-2020 season due to COVD-19, Ballet BC has been busy offstage, looking for an opportunity...
Helen Walkley takes this year's Isadora Award while Paras Terezakis is the recipient of the Lola Award. Photos by Chris Randle.

Helen Walkley & Paras Terezakis are this year’s BC Dance Awards recipients

Dance artist Helen Walkley and Kinesis Dance somatheatro's artistic director Paras Terezakis are this year's recipients of the BC Dance Awards. "These are trying times...

Hip-hop meets contemporary dance in RUBBERBAND’s Ever So Slightly

In its first outing with Vancouver dance presenter DanceHouse, Montreal's RUBBERBAND will perform Ever So Slightly, a hybrid mix of urban hip-hop and contemporary...

Dance review: Comedia 2020 misses an emotional connection

Comedia 2020 tells the story of Dante’s Inferno through a one-woman mime performance by Yayoi Hirano. It seems as though it was important to...
Members of the company of Tentacle Tribe's Ghost. Photo by Vanessa Fortin.

Dance review: Tentacle Tribe breathes life into Ghosts

Choreographers Emmanuelle Lê Phan and Elon Höglund, who dance alongside Céline Richard-Robichon, Mecdy Jean-Pierre, Erika Nguyen and Rahime Gay-Labbé in Ghosts, use the breath...
Canada's Ballet Jörgen presents Anne of Green Gables – The Ballet at Maple Ridge's ACT Arts Centre and the Kay Meek Arts Centre in West Vancouver later this month.

Anne of Green Gables goes to the ballet

When one thinks of Canada, images of beavers, poutine, and Drake may be at the top of your list, but you would be hard-pressed...

Contemporary and street dance combine with martial arts in Tentacle Tribe’s Ghost

With elements of contemporary and street dance alongside martial arts, it is this unique combination that sets Montreal's Tentacle Tribe apart from other dance...
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo offers audiences a chance to experience high-powered diva energy as the men strut their stuff in size 11 pointe shoes.

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo’s twisted takes on classical ballet favourites may very...

Since the founding of the New York-based Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo (Trocks) in 1974, the original concept for the company has remained unchanged:...
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