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Momentum 2019

Sampradaya Dance Creations, Upasana The Spirit of Dance, and Manohar Performing Arts are proud to present MOMENTUM 2019 in Ottawa! This unique multi-city symposium offers a weekend of dance performances and instruction with a special focus on Classical Indian Dance forms of Bharatanatyam and Kathak. Featuring panel discussions, workshops with Nova Bhattacharya, master classes and […]

Pre-Canada Day Parking Lot Party

Join us at the Heart and Crown – Byward for a family friendly kickoff to Canada Day. DJ Grusm will be spinning atop “Hank”, Red Bull’s fully loaded car, complete with a bangin’ sound system. Informal hangs in the parking lot (78 Murray street) with pals.


SÉRIE DANSE 10 / SERIES DANCE 10 # 34 JUNE 7 & 8, 2019 7: 30 pm / 7 et 8 JUIN 2019 19 h 30 STUDIO A – La Nouvelle Scène Gilles Desjardins   DORSALE Danse SUBMERGÉ de pétales d’acier   Exposed manifestations of emotions are at the heart of this new work. Troubled […]

Niko Schwind (Berlin) in Ottawa

Join Music.Art.Ppl for a night of Live Painters, Immersive Deco, Visuals & the best House & Techno!! We are stocked to Present to you: Niko Schwind (Berlin, Germany) at The 27 Club Ottawa on Friday, May 10th. The Berlin based Producer/DJ has been an active globe trotter since 2001. With extensive touring across Europe, Australia, […]

Ottawa Dance Collective’s Production of Show Stoppers!

Ottawa Dance Collective is ready to step into the spotlight with their year-end Production of Show Stoppers! Come see the captivating dances of Ottawa Dance Collective, TSS Dance Group, and other spectacular guest performers! Doors open at 6:30 pm; Show starts at 7:00 pm. Tickets: $15 online; $20 at the door (cash only). Join us […]

Tales from the Silk Road

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month in the Nation’s Capital with Arzoo Dance Theatre! Storytelling, movement workshops and live performance come together in this exciting series celebrating Asian Heritage Month in the Nation’s Capital. STORYTELLING Ottawa StoryTellers at Peter Herrndorf Place Sat May 4th & Sun May 5th 2019. 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm. Free. Fun for […]

Kathak and Creativity: Two Day Dance Workshop

Arzoo Dance Theatre is delighted to bring you a very special Kathak workshop in Ottawa. Build creativity! Explore new expressions in Kathak! Learn new choreography! With 3 renowned dancers from India and Canada: -Deepti Gupta (Ottawa) -Sukriti Sharma (Delhi) -Prjakta Dravid (Pune) **Selected dancers will have the opportunity to perform in a professional show with […]

pass more dance

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. […]

The Underground Series – Screening Event

On Friday March 1st, Artin Avaznia will be hosting a screening event for his latest dance visual compilation, The Underground Series. All previously released visuals from the series will be screened, along with the debut of the last visual from the series – before it’s released on YouTube the following day. The event will end […]

LARA KRAMER / Series Dance 10 / Face2Face

SERIES DANCE 10 / SÉRIE DANSE 10 # 33 FACE 2 FACE / FACE à FACE In co-presentation with the National Arts Centre / En coprésentation avec le Centre National des Arts   LARA KRAMER Windigo   FEB 21 FÉV 8pm / 20 h FEB 22 FÉV 8pm / 20 h FEB 23 FÉV 5:30pm / 17 […]

Face 2 Face: Ours explores significance of home

Last week the National Art Centre hosted its fourth edition of Face 2 Face, a series that offers up-and-coming stars the opportunity to demonstrate their skill and talent in an intimate space. Hosted in the salon of the NAC and the ODD Box of the Ottawa Dance Directive, also known as the second floor of […]

Ottawa Creatives: DJ Hobo and Sweet Cheeks

Pawel and Jose became friends in 2008 and spent the winter, both unemployed, making dinner and playing records. Jose had been playing in a band, My Dad vs Yours, since 2000 and Pawel had been djing at notorious houseparties with other local DJs. After having left his CDJ in Jose’s care while travelling earlier that […]

every one everyone an all-encompassing, craniospacial experience

For enlightened types, every one everyone, co-presented by the Ottawa Dance Directive as part of Canada Dance Festival, could be awe-inspiring, and uniting, allowing one to connect on a deeper level with other people. For me, it was a panic attack. every one everyone, masterpiece of Berlin-based choreographer, dancer, and dance educator, Shannon Cooney, is […]

Intermezzi: The Art of Time Ensemble proves dolls and dance don’t mix

Intermezzi: Art of Time Ensemble, enjoyed this past Wednesday at the National Arts Centre, marked both the commencement of this year’s Ontario Scene, the annual program celebrating provincial artists of all kinds, as well as International Dance Day. Fitting, as the presentation featured renowned Canadian contemporary choreographers, Peggy Baker and James Kudelka, and internationally celebrated […]