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Dancer Kevin Tookey in Joe Ink's 4OUR. Photo by Michael Slobodian.

Dance review: 4OUR is a visually evocative piece

As you entered the Faris Family Studio at the Scotiabank Dance Centre, four white fabric costumes/ sculptures/ masks, designed by Alice Mansell, were already...

Dance review: Hakanaï is deceptively simple

In Hakanaï, deceptive simplicity is the rule. On the surface, it is incredibly simple, and yet there is so much at play in Hakanaï.Everything about...
MascallDance presents The Three Cornered Hat. Photo by Michael Slobodian.

Dance review: The Three Cornered Hat is full of surprises

It’s hard to describe Jennifer Mascall's The Three Cornered Hat without revealing too much, but suffice to say it so full of surprises as it places the audience inside...
Serge Bennathan's Monsieur Auburtin

Dance review: Monsieur Aubertin is disconnected from its dance

When Serge Bennathan walks on stage and thanks the audience for attending Monsieur Aubertin, it is impossible not to connect with him. He is...

Dance review: art imitates life imitates art in TransMigration

Based on the life and art of native artist Norval Morrisseau, TransMigration blurs the lines between the man and his prolific work. Not quite...
Snakeskins plays as part of the 2015 Vancouver International Dance Festival

Dance review: Par B.L.eux’s Snakeskins is hypnotic

Snakeskins got off to an unusual start outside the Roundhouse theatre space as dancers Benoît Lachambre and Daniele Albanese constructed an enormous jigsaw puzzle....
Snakeskins plays as part of the 2015 Vancouver International Dance Festival

Snakeskins reflects on transformation, molting and decay

Unable to perform at last year’s Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) after breaking his arm while swimming with dolphins, Montréal-based performer and choreographer Benoît...

Dance review: BODYTRAFFIC has a strong sense of heart

It's hard not to gush about BODYTRAFFIC. This company from Los Angeles are a skilled and heartful ensemble of dancers who are bringing new...
Idan Sharabi and Dancers with Vanessa Goodman

Dance review: Idan Sharabi and Dancers with Vanessa Goodman is a mixed bag

Idan Sharabi and Dancers with Vanessa Goodman is a mixed bag of both the captivating and the messy. With such a strong opener, it's too...
Miami City Ballet presents Balanchine

Dance review: Balanchine is music on stage

Miami City Ballet - founded and directed by Lourdes Lopez, a former Balanchine dancer - is one of America’s finest companies, and Balanchine interpreters....
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