Sneak Peek! Human Body Expression’s But Then Again

But Then Again documents the journey of a dance project and its struggle for survival during a historical, trying time. Through constant cancellations and a transition from live performance to film, But Then Again explores transformation through artists' work, and adapting to ongoing change. Featured is an intergenerational cast of...

Summer Reel 2022

After a successful first year, DanceWorks is back with Summer Reel 2022! Summer Reel is part of the Moving Online series launched in 2020 to provide a platform for dance artists working in the digital realm. We invite you to watch a selection of films that reflect the unique creativity, resilience...

Summer Reel: Tshishikushkueu (Femme de l’Espace) by Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur

Tshishikushkueu is the second film in the series In Tandem, a digital project by Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur. Directed by Ben Shirinian, the film features artists from various artistic disciplines: dance, poetry, opera, gospel song, and classical music.Ben Shirinian, Director Ben began his professional career in advertising, heading the broadcast...

Summer Reel: Intrinsecus Latet by Kylie Thompson

Two women find themselves in a veiled world. An abstract work that focuses on women's emergence in new media and self expression in the digital world. Kylie Thompson (she/her) is a multi-disciplinary performer, creator and educator residing in Toronto, Ontario. Her credits include the Barenaked Ladies, the Garage, Gadfly Dance...

Summer Reel: Forthcoming by Sarah Hin Ching U

Forthcoming is a collaboration between Sarah and the machine learning process (VOS system), and centres on speed, dynamism, and restlessness of the modern body.Sarah Hin Ching U 余衍晴 (she/her) is a Chinese-Canadian emerging dancer, choreographer, and creator of live and digital performances. Her work examines human relationships, identity and desire, and...

Summer Reel: Layers by Pascaline Le Bras

Layers explores the journey of a young man questioning his identity. Places and people allow him to rediscover the person he once was and offers a perspective that reframes his life. The film also questions the impact of trauma on identity.Pascaline Le Bras is a freelance photographer and videographer. Having...