Project Acorn is a four day radical community-building retreat located in Ottawa from July 11-14 for youth aged 16-24 from 2SLGBTQ+ identities, families, and communities. The program is a mixture of workshops, speakers, urban camp-like activities and magic that come together to create the most mind-opening and mind-blowing program possible. This program is a wonderful […]
We’re holding a free tango class for beginners ahead of our upcoming Summer Session! Come and see what this beautiful dance is all about. Everyone is welcome. No partner necessary. No dance experience necessary. Let us know you’re coming by emailing PR@siempretango.ca. Wear indoor (clean!) shoes that are easier to slide in. If you have […]
Bloom is a celebration of female sensuality through dance. Join this group of dancers as they embrace their sexuality and experiences as women through movement. Doors open at 6:30pm Tickets $20 online, $25 at the door (cash only). Part of proceeds to be donated to Planned Parenthood. “Being raised in a household that looked down […]
pass more dance is pleased to bring you this first edition of a showing of short contemporary dance works, both new and remounted. We will be showing an exciting variety of five short contemporary dance pieces. Our lovely dancers and choreographers are: Leah Archambault, Lois Chan, Elizabeth Emond-Stevenson, Sarah Hopkin, Mizuki Hoshino and Chelsea Passmore. […]
5-6-7-8! Broadway Workout is a brand new dance-based fitness class for musical theater enthusiasts of any skill level. Learning choreography is great for mental and physical agility and is a ton of fun. Work on your choreography skills while working up a sweat to a popular Broadway song. Beginners welcome. No experience necessary. Arrive a […]
The play is created and directed by Jessica Ruano. It has nothing to do with Ghomeshi’s trial or case, but rather with the aftermath and with the influx of individuals sharing their stories about rape and how the justice system has utterly failed them.
This weekend, dancer Jonathan Renna will travel back to Ottawa with the National Ballet of Canada to perform in John Cranko’s Onegin at the NAC.
This week on the show, we talk to creator/director Jessica Ruano and actor Leah Archambault from The Ghomeshi Effect, a new verbatim dance-theatre piece premiering January 19th at The Gladstone Theatre.
Apartment613 met with three young ballet dancers from the Ottawa School of Dance who will be performing in the show.
By Alex Katayama 40 minutes | Dance, Solo | PG When I was first assigned to review raw footage, the first thing I did was look up “contemporary dance” on Wikipedia and then desperately searched Youtube for “contemporary dance examples” — I figured a basic education couldn’t hurt. Then Friday night rolled around, I took my seat in […]
By Amanda Dookie 30 min | Comedy, Clown, Family | G Two cheerful, energetic mimes love to dance to the music of a quirky accordionist and all is happy in the world… until an unsuspecting tree comes to life with the music and shakes things up. Everything is said through music and dance in this funny little […]
This Friday and Saturday, the Great Canadian Theatre Company (GCTC) is presenting ROAR, a collection of three new dance pieces by Propeller Dance that challenge some common assumptions about dance. Since their founding in 2007, Propeller Dance has been striking back at conceptions of what it means for a body to be able, of the types of […]
Local company Moon Ballad Circus opens The Red Shoes, a theatrical fire show, at the Ottawa Fringe Festival on June 18th. Brian Carroll interviewed performers Zoe Georgaras and Sarah Healy about the show. What is The Red Shoes? Healy: The Red Shoes – it’s an old story that we read in a book called Women […]
She Who Must Be Obeyed (but rarely is) blogs about food, travel and homeschooling five kids at travellargefamily. On May 24, you’ll find her dispensing travel tips at the Westboro Brainery. The 31st installment of the fabulous Ottawa Children’s Festival is kicking off. Back in the day when I only had three kids, we used to […]
Art Place is a 3-year community outreach program of the AOE Arts Council. For the past few months, each artist or art group has been paired up with a local non-profit organization to engage with its community and to create collaborative artworks in a variety of forms: from dance and theatre to music and the […]