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Wen Wei Wang Interview

DanceWorks kicks off the season with Wen Wei Dance’s Made in China – an interdisciplinary performance uniting the talents of four creators whose art practices have been influenced by China’s Cultural Revolution. Three of the artists, Wen Wei Wang (Artistic Director, Wen Wei Dance); Yanjinzi Gao (Artistic Director, Beijing Modern...

Schools, Students, and Shows

We are about to kick off our season with Wen Wei Dance, but just before the dancers take the stage, we wanted to share some details about our Student Matinees. Did you know that DanceWorks presents Student Matinees to schools in the greater-Toronto area from October 2016 to April 2017?...

Lisa Gelley Martin on Working In New Ways

Company 605 co-artistic director, Lisa Gelley Martin, talks name change from collective to company, the concept of connectedness, and how the title of the new work, Vital Few,  relates to the Pareto Principle. DanceWorks: Company 605 recently had a name change. Can you explain why? Lisa Gelley Martin: We were...

Josh Martin

Josh Martin, co-artistic director of Company 605, tells us about his work as both choreographer and dancer, and the influence of urban dance. DanceWorks: Vital Few includes a cast of six dancers, including you. Can you talk about the challenges you have experienced as co-choreographer and performer in the piece?...

Lina Cruz Talks About World Premiere

Montreal choreographer and Fila 13 Productions founder, Lina Cruz, brings her work to Toronto in a collaboration with Throwdown Collective. The piece, Ylem (3 Eggs Ago), opens February 9 -11, 2017 at the Harbourfront Centre Theatre. Here, we ask Lina about her creative process. DANCEWORKS: Can you tell us about...

That’s A Wrap!

We wrapped our 2015/16 season! Here is a collection of photographs featuring Tribal Crackling Wind, Daniel Léveillé Danse, Julia Sasso dances, Hoskins/Baskerville, 605 Collective, TOES for dance, Tom Brouillette, Blue Ceiling dance/Lucy Rupert, Newton Moraes Dance Theatre, and Native Earth Performing Arts.