Dance Articles

Alberta Ballet’s Dynamic Directions shines

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Alberta Ballet’s triple bill Dynamic Directions highlights Western Canadian dance makers. Wen Wei Wang is based in Vancouver and directs his own company, that performs internationally. Aszure Barton is from Edmonton and now works out of New York. Yukichi Hattori is Alberta Ballet’s own and is growing in his choreographic skills. Dynamic Directions features Futureland […]

Alberta Ballet’s presentation of Shaping Sound is exhilirating

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You may have heard of Shaping Sound. They are a dance company established in 2012, created by 2015 Emmy Award winner for ‘Outstanding Choreography,’ Travis Wall with Nick Lazzarini, Teddy Forance and Kyle Robinson. Wall was also the runner-up for the Fox reality show So you think you can dance. Alberta Ballet and Break the […]

Ballet BC: 30th Anniversary Tour is a lovely presentation of compelling works at the Banff Centre

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Ballet BC: 30th Anniversary Tour presents work from three prominent choreographers a three completely different perspectives on contemporary ballet. The company presented Twenty Eight Thousand Waves by Cayetano Soto, Awe by Stijn Celis and Solo Echo by Canadian choreographer Crystal Pite. This production is three very distinct styles of contemporary dance, but they are all […]