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Car-Men

Choreographer Jiři Kylián and director Boris Paval Conen made the film on location at coal mine int the Czech Republic, where Kylián choreographed the piece for four dancers on the…

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Pond way

Since the death of Merce Cunningham (1919-2009) and the dissolution of his company — which the choreographer planned before his passing — the vitality of his work has constantly been…

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Walk the Demon

Central to Goecke’s new work is the conception of dance as art, which also makes a ‘voice’ audible behind the movement, and the desire to reinforce that voice of the…

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Messa da Requiem

Giuseppe Verdi’s Messa da Requiem is not only a musical prayer, but also a vision of the afterlife and the drama of Judgement Day that is rich in imagery. The musical requiem…

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Glass Fields

Toronto Dance Theatre returns to the Fleck Dance Theatre with Glass Fields, an exhilarating program of premieres created in response to Christopher House’s masterwork Glass Houses (1983). Set to Ann Southam’s exuberant piano music, Glass Houses was…

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In Her Hands

Inspired by the life and work of Camille Claudel and Auguste Rodin, In Her Hands reflects on the relationship between the two French sculptors. It is a glimpse into the mind and…

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Broken Wings

English National Ballet presents Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s critically acclaimed Broken Wings, featuring Tamara Rojo in the role of Frida Kahlo alongside legendary ballet star Irek Mukhamedov as Diego Rivera. The…

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Valley

What is more indispensable, more immediate, what is more inseparable of us than our body? We are our body and exist through it. Everything we do develops on the limits…

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Last Work

“You could endlessly debate the symbolism here […] Whatever its meaning […] the piece is breathtaking for the extraordinary dancing by the Batsheva dancers, and the way Mr. Naharin can…