Broadway Workout, a musical theatre themed dance session, have taken their classes virtual amid the pandemic. This fall, those eager to be the star of their own show can enjoy virtual and in-person classes.
“HINKYPUNK” is a dance work that explores the ways that identity, iconography and popular culture overlap. The performance comes to Ottawa this fall.
House of PainT’s street dance battles are back and taking place in September throughout Ottawa. Check out “Take It to The Streets” in a neighbourhood near you to either watch or compete for a prize!
Outdoor hip hop festival House of PainT is back for its 18th year this summer with a full slate of activities to celebrate urban arts and culture in Ottawa.
This week in the Future of Ottawa series, we’re taking a deep dive into Ottawa’s dance communiter—what it’s like now and where it’s headed. Read on for a guest post by Yvonne Coutts on the future of professional dance in Ottawa.
This week in the Future of Ottawa series, we’re taking a deep dive into Ottawa’s dance scene—what it’s like now and where it’s headed. Read on for a guest post from Alea de Castro and Arnaldo Betancourt Silva on the future of street dance.
This week in the Future of Ottawa series, we’re taking a deep dive into Ottawa’s dance scene—what it’s like now and where it’s headed. Read on for a guest post from Cathy Levy on the future of dance creators at the National Arts Centre.
Lola Ryan is one of Canada’s foremost practitioners of dance and movement improvisation. A former champion athlete, she began a career in dance in her twenties, founding and co-founding several dance/theatre companies and touring nationally. Her work with children and adults is an abiding interest, and encourages links between youthful play and the world of dance.
Interview: Through music and dance, Fana Soro wants to share the beauty of traditional African culture
Fana Soro hails from the Senoufo tribe in northern Cote d’Ivoire and spent nine years as a member of the prestigious Ballet National de Cote d’Ivoire. He also toured with the celebrated West African group Super Djembé Kan. Fana later moved to Canada and formed Masabo, a performance group specializing in traditional West African music, dance, and story.
Andrea Peña & Artists’s UNTITLED I comes to the National Arts Centre on Thursday, November 5th at 7pm. As part of NAC Dance’s #DanceForth programming, the performance will be live-streamed from the National Arts Centre.
Surraya Dawn Aziz is a gem. A beautiful mover who is simultaneously warm, engaging, and down to earth, Surraya has been contributing to the Ottawa dance scene as a dancer and educator for several years. We spoke virtually about her past, present, and hopes for the future within the realm of dance here in the capital.
Indigenous Experiences offers a rare opportunity to experience the traditional culture, teachings, and history of Canada’s Indigenous Peoples from a First Nations perspective. Their program brings this rich history to life through authentic, fun, and interactive learning experiences.
Moov Ottawa Dance was founded by Alea de Castro and Arnaldo Betancourt Silva in 2018 with the intention of providing more opportunities for street dance to flourish in the city.
Mariah Miigwans Smith Chabot is a multitalented dance artist and creator based in the Ottawa-Gatineau area and is a member of the Algonquin First Nation from Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg.
Saveeta Sharma is a powerful force in the Ottawa dance community.