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 Cathy Levy on the future of dance creators at the National Arts Centre.
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.
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Nederlands Dans Theater brings some of world’s top performers, choreographers together for spectacular evening of dance—03.17.20 & 03.18.20
The company was created 60 years ago and attracts some of the most technically brilliant and versatile dancers in the world. You could probably ask them to dance the Macarena and it would still be glorious and mesmerizing.
“Everyone always says tap is coming back,” said Dorrance. What’s exciting about the show is that there aren’t many opportunities to see tap shows outside of some Broadway productions. “[The tap community] is insular, it’s a small community. It felt really exciting to be part of it, because it was a small community,” she said.
Canadian choreographer Louise Lecavalier created Battleground, a breathtaking fast-paced duet with live original music.
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.
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.
The show is an artful combination of dance and story, with keen attention paid to its visual aspects.
This ballet performance performance incorporates dance and visual elements to really encapsulate the spirit of Leonard Cohen.
Ballet BC brings its creation-based contemporary ballet to the NAC on March 23.
There’s a lot to take in from the recent announcement of more than 100 shows.