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Review: Major Motion Picture is compelling & insightful

Major Motion Picture is an exploration of surveillance in the modern world that begins with the repeated phrase, “we are doing this for your...
Rosario Ancer receives the Lola Award for a body of work spanning more than 25 years. Photo by VNB Photography.

Flamenco artist Rosario Ancer recipient of this year’s Lola Award

This year's Lola Award has been presented to Vancouver flamenco dancer, choreographer and director,  Rosario Ancer. This award fuels me with the desire to continue exploring...
Dance artist Karen Jamieson is recognized for her contribution to BC’s dance scene. Photo by Chris Randle.

Karen Jamieson recipient of this year’s Isadora Award

Vancouver choreographer Karen Jamieson was announced as the recipient of the 2016 Isadora Award for Excellence in Dance.  The award recognizes Jamieson's contribution to British...
Irish dancer Joel Hanna performs as part of Encuentros.

Dance worlds collide in Encuentros

Dance worlds collide in Encuentros, a percussive dance production that  combines flamenco, Irish, tap, and Egyptian belly dance. Encuentros is a rich exploration of human interaction...
Members of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet in Going Home Star (2014). Photo by Samanta Katz.

Going Home Star: exploring the First Nations experience of Canada’s residential schools with ballet

The Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Canada's oldest ballet company, is changing the face of ballet with Going Home Star.  Originally created as a part of...
The cast of Betroffenheit. Photo: Wendy D Photography.

Review: Betroffenheit is a visually stunning exploration of grief

We all deal with grief in different ways. In Betroffenheit, theatre artist Jonathon Young does it in a spectacularly visual way in front of...
Neema Bickersteth in Century Song. Photo by John Lauener.

Review: Century Song is an incredible feat of dance, music, and theatricality

One hundred years flies by quickly in Century Song. A hybrid musical-operatic-dance piece, Century Song deals with the experiences of black women in Canada through...

Dance review: Alberta Ballet’s The Nutcracker is the perfect way to wind down a...

A well-known show like The Nutcracker brings in audiences looking for two things: a familiar, nostalgic experience, with a hint of something new.  Ballet...
Emmanuel Proulx and Justin Gionet in Solitudes Solo. Photo by Denis Farley.

Dance review: Solitudes Solo explores the athleticism of its dancers

Solitudes Solo is intended to be an exploration of being alone, but feels more like an exploration of the athletic might of the dancers. While...
Dances for a Small Stage 32

Dance review: Dances for a Small Stage 32 is intimate

In its 32nd edition, Dances for a Small Stage moves to a new location, The Anza Club. The intimate space greets the audience with suffused...
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