The U.S. modern dance world has been going gaga over Gaga. No, not the lady with the chart-topping pop songs and outlandish costumes, nor the babbling overheard on baby monitors. In the dance world, Gaga is an approach to movement that sensitizes dancers to the space around them and to the inner workings of their bodies.
Kids are nothing if not creative. They invent songs, create mini-worlds to play in, and use colors all over the page in what seems like an unstoppable flow of creative inspiration. They don’t block the flow by judging it as adults do, but rather let it come through with unbridled force.
Dance Theater Workshop and Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company announced on December 2 the merger of the two companies into a new model of an artist-led, producing/presenting movement based arts organization unique in the United States.
Past Royal Winnipeg Ballet patrons can take advantage of a discount ticket deal for Wonderland, a new ballet by Montréal choreographer Shawn Hounsell, on its Vancouver, Canada, debut.