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Alberta Ballet – Joni Mitchell’s The Fiddle and the Drum

Danced to the soulful music of treasured singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell, The Fiddle and the Drum was the first in Alberta Ballet’s popular series of portrait ballets. For this beautiful contemporary ballet, Mitchell chose 14 of her more powerful songs to be illuminated by the captivating choreography of artistic director Jean Grand-Maître. With her celebrated imagery […]

Le Patin Libre – Threshold

Le Patin Libre, whose members are all highly trained skaters, caused a sensation with Vertical Influences, a revolutionary revision of what an ice show can be, performed on our NAC Dance season in 2015. The same artistic team – Pascale Jodoin, Jasmin Boivin, Taylor Dilley, Samory Ba and Alexandre Hamel, joined by dramaturg Ruth Little – […]

Peggy Baker Dance Projects – who are we in the dark

Choreographed by eminent Canadian dance artist Peggy Baker, who we are in the dark offers the immediacy of daring contemporary dance, supercharged live music, and exceptional visual design elements. With an original score composed and performed by Jeremy Gara and Sarah Neufeld, both members of Grammy Award-winning rock band Arcade Fire, and seven extraordinary dancers, […]

Ballet BC – Mixed Program

Under the artistic direction of Emily Molnar, Ballet BC is lauded for its outstanding versatility and technique wherever it performs. In this specially curated program, the company’s fearless dancers will lead you on an emotionally exhilarating ride.  From Molnar’s highly anticipated new work, to the breathtaking BEGINNING AFTER by Cayetano Soto set to sacred music of the […]

Farruquito

As the heir to the famous Farruco dynasty in Spain, Farruquito is hailed as nothing short of a superstar. Critics have found it impossible to describe his performances without resorting to multiple superlatives: Explosive! Fiery! Astounding! A leading interpreter of “puro” Gypsy flamenco—a distinctive tradition that eschews more recent trends—he commands the stage with unparalleled […]

Kidd Pivot – Revisor

Choreographer/director Crystal Pite and playwright/actor Jonathon Young have reinvented dance theatre, and gained the unanimous admiration of both critics and the general public. Following their powerfully moving and highly successful piece Betroffenheit, this next collaboration is a contemporary adaptation of an archetypal comic plot that serves as the basis for stunning choreography. Featuring eight dancers in […]

ILBIJERRI Theatre Company – Blood on the Dance Floor

Created and performed by Jacob Boehme, Blood on the Dance Floor is a search for answers, exploring the legacies and memories of our bloodlines. A choreographer, dancer and writer from the Narangga and Kaurna nations of South Australia, Boehme was diagnosed with HIV in 1998. Through a series of candid storytelling vignettes that range from black comedy […]