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LES PRIX DE LA DANSE DE MONTREAL Announces Winners of 2021-2022 Season Photo LES PRIX DE LA DANSE DE MONTREAL Announces Winners of 2021-2022 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 22, 2022

LES PRIX DE LA DANSE DE MONTREAL (PDM) today announced the winners of the 2021-2022 season during an awards ceremony held at Espace Marie Chouinard. The event was hosted by Anik Bissonnette, artistic director of the Ecole sup√©rieure de ballet du Qu√©bec, under the honorary presidency of contemporary dance artist Fr√©d√©rick Gravel‚ÄĒa choreographer, dancer, musician, lighting designer, teacher, and artistic director of Compagnie DLD.

La Chapelle Scènes Contemporaines Presents SIERRANEVADA Photo La Chapelle Scènes Contemporaines Presents SIERRANEVADA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2020

La Chapelle Scènes Contemporaines is very pleased to once again renew its relationship with dancer Manuel Roque, who will present his latest creation Sierranevada October 14, 16 and 17.

YPT Presents Inventive, Interactive Play, The 26 LETTER DANCE Photo YPT Presents Inventive, Interactive Play, The 26 LETTER DANCE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

Young People's Theatre (YPT) will welcome back Montreal's Bouge de la and their inventive, interactive show, The 26 Letter Dance. Presented on the Mainstage, February 26 to March 16, this bold and playful work inspires kids to dance to the beat of their own drum - based on the alphabet!

Vancouver International Dance Festival Returns March 2019 Photo Vancouver International Dance Festival Returns March 2019
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 4, 2019

The Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) proudly presents its breathtaking 2019 festival season, showcasing a month-long program replete with exhilarating performances by both internationally revered artists and lauded Vancouver performers, engaging workshops, and a plethora of interactive dance activities, March 4 to 30, 2019, at various venues throughout Vancouver. The 2019 VIDF will showcase Canadian premieres from Japan's sensational Dairakudakan ‚ÄĒ a VIDF audience favourite ‚ÄĒ as well as Taiwan's Tjimur Dance Theatre, appearing in Vancouver for the very first time; three world premieres from Vancouver's own Vision Impure, Olivia C. Davies, and Lesley Telford; and three West Coast premieres from East Coast artists Daina Ashbee (Montreal), Manuel Roque (Montreal), and 10 Gates Dancing (Ottawa), among many others.

YPT Presents Inventive, Interactive Play, The 26 LETTER DANCE Photo YPT Presents Inventive, Interactive Play, The 26 LETTER DANCE
by Stephi Wild - Jan 25, 2019

Young People's Theatre (YPT) will welcome back Montreal's Bouge de la and their inventive, interactive show, The 26 Letter Dance. Presented on the Mainstage, February 26 to March 16, this bold and playful work inspires kids to dance to the beat of their own drum - based on the alphabet!

2019 Vancouver International Dance Festival Announced for March 2019 Photo 2019 Vancouver International Dance Festival Announced for March 2019
by Julie Musbach - Nov 27, 2018

The Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) proudly announces its breathtaking 2019 festival season, showcasing a three-week-long program replete with exhilarating performances by both internationally revered artists and lauded Vancouver performers, engaging workshops, and a plethora of interactive dance activities, March 8 to 30, 2019 at various venues throughout Vancouver. The 2019 VIDF will showcase Canadian premieres from Japan's sensational Dairakudakan - a VIDF audience favourite - as well as Taiwan's Tjimur Dance Theatre - appearing in Vancouver for the very first time; three world premieres from Vancouver's own Vision Impure, Olivia C. Davies, and Lesley Telford; two West Coast premieres from East Coast artists Manuel Roque (Montreal), and 10 Gates Dancing (Ottawa), among many others.

Manuel Roque Presents New Work BANG BANG Next Month Photo Manuel Roque Presents New Work BANG BANG Next Month
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 26, 2018

  Bang bang  is a personal and universal contemporary ritual that allows the body to express itself at its most combative and desperate, at its most free. A present-day study about surpassing the oneself, bang bang is a staged work  creation for a kamikaze no-holds-barred soloist  on the theme of resistancethat has resistance as a theme. The work follows a score that is also an ordeal. It both literally and figuratively questions the notion of performance, from the space of representation to the metaphors of our contemporary Western pace of life.

La Chapelle Announces 2018-2019 Programming Photo La Chapelle Announces 2018-2019 Programming
by Stephi Wild - Aug 25, 2018

La Chapelle Scenes Contemporaines unveiled the detailed program for its four seasons 18-19. True to its mandate, La Chapelle offers a year rich in creation (23 projects on display, in addition to events scheduled in parallel) and welcomes a wide range of artists, emerging or more established, of all disciplines. Full program available at lachapelle.org.

11th Annual Celebration of Borimix Honors the Dominican Culture with 'Rescate Poetico'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

The Eleventh Annual celebration of Borimix is honoring the Dominican culture and extends an invitation to the public for the performance of Rescate Poetico.

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - DanceWorks to Present Sylvain Emard Danse's CE N'EST PAS LA FIN DU MONDE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2015

DanceWorks, Toronto's longest running contemporary dance series, proudly presents Montreal's acclaimed Sylvain Emard Danse in the Toronto premiere of Ce n'est pas la fin du monde (It's not the end of the world). This stunning full-length work by the award-winning choreographer Sylvain Emard runs one night only on February 28 at 8pm at Harbourfront Centre's Fleck Dance Theatre as part of Harbourfront Centre's NextSteps. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the dancers in action!