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    Navigating Home: Artists of the NL Dance Project (eBook)


    By Amy Bowring Foreword by Des Walsh Author Amy Bowring’s literary portraits vividly illuminate the histories of dancers who participated in “Navigating Home: The Newfoundland and Labrador Dance Project”. This endeavour gathered Newfoundland dancers from home, with those who live away, to engage in movement explorations with celebrated choreographers Christopher House and Anne Troake. The…

  • Peter In Process: Peter Boneham’s Sixty Years in Dance


    By Sara Porter Peter Boneham is Canada’s longest serving artistic director in dance. Founding member of Le Groupe de la Place Royale and founding artistic director of Le Groupe Dance Lab, Peter has established an unparallelled legacy of choreographic mentorship. Born in Rochester, New York, Peter trained in ballet, later moving to New York City…

  • Reconstructing Fifteen Heterosexual Duets


    Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie Reconstructing Fifteen Heterosexual Duets by James Kudelka Photography gallery: Michael Slobodian In celebration of a great Canadian dance work, this book offers a feature essay by artistic director Laurence Lemieux, along with intriguing thoughts and observations by some of the dancers who participated in the reconstruction of James Kudelka’s master work….

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    Renegade Bodies: Canadian Dance in the 1970s


    Edited by Allana C. Lindgren and Kaija Pepper Comprising 15 essays by Canadian writers and scholars, Renegade Bodies is a book that embraces lively discussion about artistic and cultural shifts along with the social and political transformations of the 1970s. How were dance and its practitioners affected by the vigorous and varying beliefs, the principles…

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    Ryman’s Dictionary of Classical Ballet Terms: Cecchetti


    By Rhonda Ryman Ryman’s Dictionary is a guide to the complex language of Classical Ballet compiled by one of the world’s leading experts on the language of dance. Rhonda Ryman has spent more than 30 years exploring the complexity and evolution of Classical Ballet terminology, aided by her expertise in kinesiology, Laban and Benesh notation…

  • The Dance Teacher: A Biography of Kay Armstrong


    By Kaija Pepper Vancouver’s Kay Armstrong was applauded for her Flamenco style dances. She was a former member of the corps de ballet at the Radio City Music Hall in New York City. She had appeared in the Broadway musical Show Boat. Yet, as dance writer Kaija Pepper astutely notes in her examination of Armstrong’s career,…

  • The Man Next Door Dances

    The Man Next Door Dances: The Art of Peter Bingham


    By Kaija Pepper Vancouver-based Peter Bingham has been a driving force in Canada’s contact improvisation scene for 30 years. Influenced by his early training with dancer/choreographer Linda Rubin, he later studied with American proponents of contact, Steve Paxton and Nancy Stark Smith. In 1977, he co-founded Fulcrum with Andrew Harwood and Helen Clarke and the…

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    Theatrical Dance in Vancouver, 1880’s-1920’s


    By Kaija Pepper It was the same in every new town … the saloons came first then the general store then a church next there was a bank and then a theatre Vigour, variety and imagination have consistently characterized dance in Vancouver. In the earliest days of the city, dance was a small part of…

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    This Passion: for the love of dance


    LOW STOCK – ONLY 1 COPY AVAILABLE Compiled and Edited by Carol Anderson This remarkable collection of original essays captures the indefinable, the instance of inspiration, the fleeting image, the passionate moment that is the essence of dance. This Passion is the work of 18 authors, all of them dance professionals, as they reflect in…

  • Toronto Dance Teachers

    Toronto Dance Teachers: 1825-1925


    By Mary Jane Warner In May, 1822, a newspaper advertisement in the Town of York, Upper Canada, later to become Toronto, informed readers that Mrs. Cockburn, would be including dance in her school’s curriculum. Over the next 100 years, dance would evolve through a fascinating array of styles and techniques ranging from fancy dress balls,…

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    Unfold: A Portrait of Peggy Baker


    By Carol Anderson with a foreword by Mikhail Baryshnikov Edmonton-born Peggy Baker is acclaimed as one of the most outstanding dance artists of her generation. For decades, she has influenced dancers in both modern dance and ballet, and has captivated audiences across North America, Asia and Europe. Baker has worked with the world’s leading dance…

  • Notecards

    Vintage Dance Notecards


    6 notecards featuring dancers from Canada’s early 20th century – Edna Malone, Fleurette McCuaig, Conchita Triana, Maud Allan, Nesta Toumine, Marial Mosher. Elegant and classic, these vintage images are sure to fascinate and charm any lover of dance. The back of each card contains the dancer’s bio. All proceeds go toward supporting DCD’s mandate to…

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