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.
A multidisciplinary artist whose career spans theatre, dance, storytelling, and stand-up comedy, Alan Shain blends comedy with a strong flavour of honesty and truth while drawing from the lived experience of disability.
Propeller Dance, Ottawa’s all abilities dance group, celebrates Ten Years of Triumph! with events including a Canada Day performance for royalty.
Fresh Meat theatre festival plays in Arts Court Studio (2 Daly Avenue) from October 12–14 and 19–21.
Eric Coates: “New work will only thrive as long as we celebrate the impulse to create it.”
Now a mainstay in the Ottawa theatre season, Fresh Meat has presented more than 50 world premieres of short plays. Fresh Meat 6 runs for two weekends from October 12–21 at the Arts Court Studio.
You probably have heard that a person who loses one sense, such as sight or hearing, can compensate by strengthening their other senses. Science supports this view – see, for instance, a study on how people who are born deaf use parts of their brain that normally processes sound to process touch and vision. In other words, the loss […]
What is a disability? Is it something to be fixed and rehabilitated, or can it open up artistic possibilities that would otherwise not be available? For Ottawa-based Propeller Dance, the art of human movement can be found in all kinds of bodies. Co-Founded by Shara Weaver, Renata Soutter and Alan Shain, it is the only […]
[youtube width=”600″ height=”485″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mHdpMVjtuOs[/youtube] Well, Ottawa, we’ve almost made it through to March. And there’s plenty going on to help celebrate those babysteps we’re taking towards spring… If the warm weather this week wasn’t enough to dispel those Suckuary vibes, Doldrums Winter Music Festival is for you. Raw Sugar, Cafe Dekcuf and the Rainbow have teamed […]