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Re(d)Generation: Renewing the Heartbeat of the Earth

Dancing Earth is an Indigenous dance collective based in Santa Fe, NM, which has been gracing stages around the world for more than a decade with their spectacular shows. 300 more words


DANCEMAKER and the Creative Process

The movie Dancemaker is about preeminent choreographer Paul Taylor. Taylor has inspired and created work at the forefront of the 20th century modern dance. The film shows the world of creativity, love for modern dance and how it began, as well as how much physical work and brain work it takes to create a piece of art loved by many around the world. 1,879 more words


Birthing Bodies at Duke Homestead

Murmurations Dance Artistic Director Nicole Dagesse believes that everyone has a story connected to birth – we were all born, after all. Dagesse’s site-specific work, “Birthing Bodies” features a group of five women – all mothers – engaging with their own physical memories of giving birth, their emotional experiences as caregivers and their family lineages of motherhood. 1,019 more words


poetry in movement IV

Part 4 of the free-form poetry inspired by my experiences practicing Skinner Release Technique in the final term of my final year at York University.  This one is all about breath. 115 more words


New Class, Soreness, And More Crappy Pirouettes

Another busy week with plenty of dancing, after last week’s almost-break. Predictably, I’m very sore – ha. I’ve been rolling out my roller and tennis balls like crazy. 1,308 more words

Adult Ballet Beginners

Dance review: Companhia Urbana delivers a shot of favela funk

Companhia Urbana de Danca

At the NAC Theatre

Reviewed Thursday night.

With the Rio Summer Olympics just a few months away, it can’t be a coincidence that two of Brazil’s leading contemporary dance companies are undertaking major international tours at the same time. 405 more words

Local Arts

Video: Preview Secondary Shelf Life

Secondary Shelf Life is a fast food term for the amount of time a product can be held after it is taken from freezer or refrigerator and before it is used. 155 more words

Contemporary Dance