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.
Ottawa Dance Directive
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.
This weekend marks the end of the year’s shortest month, which has managed to feel like the longest. We’ve almost come full circle, as we approach a full year in this weird pandemic world. With restrictions eased, there are in person events on the docket this weekend, complemented by a variety of online events if you aren’t yet ready to get back out there. Without further ado, here’s the lowdown on what’s up this weekend in Ottawa.
Kathryn Patricia Cobbler is a musician, artist, storyteller, and catalyst for creative experiences. As a multi-faceted musician-educator, she engages audiences of all ages in interactive performances, residencies, and musical workshops. In this interview, Kathryn talks about collaborating with other Ottawa-based artists and inspiring students to express themselves through visual arts and music.
It is the first official full weekend of summer, even though it may seem like we’ve been sweaty for eight weeks already
Up to 15 dancers will perform in the live stream event put on by Compagnie ODD (Ottawa Dance Directive).
You may not have even realized it, but here we are, May 2-4 again and turning a corner weather-wise right on time.
TD Ottawa Winter Jazz Fest will unfold at Arts Court in 2020.
Canadian author and playwright Chris Gatchalian is reading from his memoir Double Melancholy: Art, Beauty, and the Making of a Brown Queer Man—11.21.19
Chris Gatchalian’s book launch event is at Arts Court on Thursday evening November 21. Admission is free.
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La danse d’une heure a été créée par Sylvie Desrosiers, chorégraphe primée de Gatineau.
Elizabeth Emond-Stevenson: “Windigo went by quickly for me—I was actually surprised that over an hour had passed when the performance ended.”
The 2018–19 season is an intriguing program of dance, theatre, and music, and will mark the National Arts Centre’s 50th anniversary.
La série Face à Face est de retour dans de nouveaux espaces à Ottawa pour célébrer les chorégraphes canadiens émergents.
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 […]