Dance Articles

Alberta Ballet’s Presentation of Balletboyz lacks spark

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Have you ever wanted to see dancers on stage moving with rabbit headdress? Well now you can, with Alberta Ballet’s presentation of Life by Balletboyz. The first of the double bill features Rabbit, choreographed by Pontus Lidberg to musical composition by Henryk Mikolaj Gorecki. The piece is a combination of the absurd and the whimsical. […]

Brotherhood: A Hip Hopera is an unique theatrical experience

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Brotherhood: A Hip Hopera is a play told in rhyme, conceived and performed by Sébastien Heins about two superstar brothers who make it big in rap. They roll in cash and booze and drugs. The performance is high energy and features a compelling narrative, but it feels contrived at times and could be tightened in […]

Louise Lecavalier’s ‘So Blue’ demonstrates sheer physical strength

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Louise Lecavalier is a powerhouse in Canadian contemporary dance. She danced with the renowned dance company La La La Human Steps for two decades and was the company’s primary dancer and inspiration. In 2012, Lecavalier premiered her very own choreographed production So Blue and the performance is part of the High Performance Rodeo Theatre Festival.