The Royal Winnipeg Ballet is set to perform seven shows of Nutcracker at the National Arts Centre December 4th through 8th.
Livia Belcea: “Hands down the best performance I’ve seen in 2019. What a trip.”
The Aboriginal dance company, which hails from Australia, is performing for two nights at the NAC this weekend.
Madeline Paiva: “Boston Ballet performs this entire triple bill so perfectly in figure, form and technique. It would be shame to miss out!”
Boston Ballet performs their triple bill at the National Arts Centre November 7th-9th at 8pm on the Southam Hall Stage.
Under the direction of Michael Keegan-Dolan, TEAĊ DAṀSA is a company that hails from Ireland. Their highly anticipated, and sold out, show Swan Lake/Loch na hEala, played at the National Arts Centre on October 30th.
Madeline Paiva: Split provides a space for interpretation, and I think that is the point. There is no one message to obtain from the show—a lot of it has to do with personal experience and interpretation, which is why I think they show is superbly important to see.
Lucy Guerin Inc. brings Split to the National Arts Centre October 24th through 26th.
The show is an artful combination of dance and story, with keen attention paid to its visual aspects.
Jumping into the world of derby: Ottawa Roller Derby’s fall season features includes a crash course for beginners and a roller disco party
After a busy summer, the Ottawa Roller Derby league has exciting plans for the fall, including an old-fashioned roller disco fundraiser and a crash course as a chance for beginners interested in learning to roller skate for roller derby.
House of PainT fest exhibits and uplifts the best of Ottawa hip hop arts and culture—08.23.19 to 08.25.19
Local graffiti artists, dance crews, deejays, poets and emcees are celebrated and elevated by the annual House of PainT Festival.
The festival was founded from a desire to see more women and non-binary artists on local stages.
Celebrating 25 years since its original debut, Alegría not only helped define the company’s signature style, it also paved the way for its worldwide expansion.
This ballet performance performance incorporates dance and visual elements to really encapsulate the spirit of Leonard Cohen.
Mer Weinhold: “A beautiful, thought-provoking performance.”