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Bill Coleman & Gordon Monahan’s Dollhouse

Canadian choreographer Bill Coleman and sound artist/composer Gordon Monahan share the stage this March in Dollhouse, which encompasses tap dancing, performance art and sound installation to depict a descent into visual and sonic chaos. We sat down with Bill and Gordon to discuss how they met, the creation of Dollhouse, and the challenges they face with this complex piece.

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12 Minutes Max

12 Minutes Max: Exploration and Inspiration

Three groups of dance artists discuss the works they have been developing during the winter 2020 session of 12 Minutes Max, supported by facilitators Idan Cohen and Raina von Waldenburg. These works can be seen in a studio showing on February 18 at 6pm.

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Member Spotlight

Co.ERASGA: Alvin Tolentino

A monthly series where we shine the spotlight on one of our members. February features Co.ERASGA’s Artistic Director Alvin Tolentino.

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Curator’s Notes

Dana Michel: CUTLASS SPRING

Coming up as part of our Global Dance Connections series, CUTLASS SPRING is the latest creation from Montreal-based dance artist Dana Michel. Our Executive Director Mirna Zagar shares some insights into this exciting artist and her work.

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Artists-in-Residence

Wen Wei Wang and Flying white

Wen Wei Wang, Artistic Director of Wen Wei Dance, is one of our Artists-in-Residence this season: we asked him to tell us about his new work Flying white – 飞白, a collaboration with Turning Point Ensemble coming up January 31-February 2 at SFU Woodward’s.

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2019: The Dance Centre’s Year in Review

2019 has been another exciting (and busy!) year for The Dance Centre! We asked the staff to share some of their most memorable moments

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