Dance Articles

NAPPY Dance’s inaugural performance runs deep

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NAPPY Dance Collective is the first Black contemporary dance company in Calgary. Their inaugural performance at the GRAND Theatre in the heart of downtown Calgary was the marking of a significant moment in the contemporary dance ecosystem. It was the first time a dance performance featured only Black artists onstage and that everyone who was […]

Wen Wei Dance’s Ying Yun is a production of grace and strength

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Springboard Performance’s presentation of Wen Wei Wang’s newest dance piece Ying Yun is focused on his mother, who passed away four years ago from ovarian cancer. The production was choreographed in collaboration with the five dancers on stage, to convey both Ying Yun’s story and their own. The movement of the piece is strong and […]