More and more of Vancouver’s contemporary-dance artists are deciding to go rogue to create shows.
Now in its fifth year, the event is adding two Asian international art fairs under its convention-centre roof.
One of 13 talents in a major survey of South Asian work, the pioneering artist plies history and culture to compose her carefully crafted tableaux.
While the stories Wilson tells in his new book have a horrific edge, the music here, by a 13-piece band, will at times be lush and lovely.
If artistic director Erick Lichte is feeling nostalgic, it's because he once helped get the visiting MInneapolis choir up and running.
What happens to the people around a person who has lived with paraplegia for 13 years, and suddenly regains her ability to walk?
Choreographer Moses Pendleton finds inspiration for his artful, acrobatic dance in the nature surrounding the company's Connecticut creative hub.
It’s their musical rather than their historical worth that keyboardist Alexander Weimann finds compelling.
“Being alive today: that is resistance in itself,” Spitzer says. “That’s through the resistance and the strength of our ancestors, who fought for us to be able to be here today.”
The Toronto-raised artist has won acclaim for playing some of the world’s most revered music.
Her most recent work evokes the bodily presence of leading black singers, dancers, actors, songwriters, and choreographers of the time.
The choreographer, dancer, and musician not only daringly upends and deconstructs tradition, but quite literally strips it to its essence.