Category Archives: DANCE

INTERVIEW WITH JEFTA VAN DINTHER

By Anita Malhotra Dutch-Swedish choreographer Jefta van Dinther’s work is driven by his explorations of the physicality of the moving human body as it interacts with light, sound and materials, and the sensory affect of these explorations on the audience. … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH DIANA SCHNIEDERMEIER (INTERACTIVE MEDIA FOUNDATION)

By Anita Malhotra Diana Schniedermeier is a Managing Director and Executive Producer at the Interactive Media Foundation, an award-winning, non-profit company based in Berlin that produces culturally and socially relevant productions in a variety of media. Their innovative projects include … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH MARIE CHOUINARD

By Anita Malhotra Renowned Montreal-based choreographer and dancer Marie Chouinard is known for her groundbreaking dance works and exploration of the human body. Starting in 1978, she built her reputation with highly personal, experimental solo works, some of which attracted … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH HONJI WANG AND SÉBASTIEN RAMIREZ

By Anita Malhotra In the six years that they have worked together, Europe-based dancers and choreographers Honji Wang and Sébastien Ramirez (Company Wang Ramirez) have created an innovative body of work that blends hip-hop with other dance styles while exploring … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH CYNTHIA HARVEY

By Anita Malhotra Dancer, ballet stager and teacher Cynthia Harvey first distinguished herself in the ballet world as principal dancer with the American Ballet Theatre (ABT), where she performed with Mikhail Baryshnikov, among others, and appeared with Nureyev & Friends. She then … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH YVON SOGLO (CRAZY SMOOTH)

By Anita Malhotra Yvon Soglo (Crazy Smooth) is a Benin-born, Ottawa-based dancer, choreographer and teacher who specializes in b-boying, the original form of hip hop dance. He is also the founder and director of the dance company Bboyizm, which will … Continue reading

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