Aficionados and amateurs can dance at noon

By Nicole Kobie

Peggy Baker’s coming to campus. Unless you’re involved in the local dance community, that probably doesn’t excite you. However, if you’re a dance student and aficionado like Dana Llowen, you’d understand. Llowen is a performer in the Baker-choreographed piece, "Le Charme de L’impossible." "By far, the time I worked with her was short, but it… Continue reading Aficionados and amateurs can dance at noon

Get found by Lost

By David Kenney

An air-conditioner’s hum fills the mostly-empty studio with wistful sleepiness. In the room, nine figures arch and curve across a shiny black floor with ticklish reflexes. Finally, an attentive woman slouched against a mirror speaks up. "Stay in concentration," Tara Wilson says succinctly. Wilson herself is a little distracted. The local choreographer’s three children are… Continue reading Get found by Lost

Next stop: Whitehorn

By Kara Martens

Decidedly Jazz Danceworks has taken a new direction this season with the addition of Whitehorn. The 16 pieces program was entirely created by new and emerging choreographers, displaying diversity and originality. One of the forces behind the show is Kimberly Cooper. A long time dancer with the company, Cooper takes on the role of Artistic… Continue reading Next stop: Whitehorn

Dance Montage

By Kara Martens

After 30 years, Dance Montage remains a quiet, unassuming addition to Calgary’s cultural life. Filled with energy, inventiveness, and diversity, it is the longest running show in Calgary. This year’s show, which has always resided at the U of C, consists of 11 different dances, each piece choreographed and danced by volunteers. The choreographers submit… Continue reading Dance Montage