After garnering multiple dance awards and attending a plethora of professional dance schools, Wen Wei Wang, a Chinese childhood dance prodigy, decided to create an everlasting legacy in the form of his own dance company, Wen Wei Dance.
The 509 Harbourfront TTC bus stop on Queens Quay at York Street (westbound) will remain in the centre travel lane, just east of the traffic signal at York Street. This bus stop is expected to be moved back to the north curb lane in the first week of March. The demolition of the remaining portion of TTC streetcar track from the portal ramp to 55 Harbour Square has been completed and backfilled. The repaving of this section with asphalt will occur this week.
Last night was Grupo Corpo‘s second performance of Sem Mim & Ímã in the Fleck Dance Theatre as part of World Stage 2013. Following the performance was our first talkshow of the season, hosted by Francisco Alvarez.
Sigh. Something feels so good about being back at World Stage. It took me a while to put my finger on exactly what it is that feels so good about it. The season does look great – I know one gender/performance theory nut that nearly jumped out of her pants when she discovered World Stage would be producing a ‘Lady Lear’ (you can’t see this but I’m pointing at myself).
Author Brian Francis, alongside Doubleday Canada senior editor, Nita Pronovost, will present Editing 101 on Saturday, February 23. It’s an intensive one-day workshop that focuses on the fundamentals of self editing your fiction writing, including tips on dialogue and structure, improving a reader’s response to your work and how to take your manuscript to the next level.
Series 8:08′s Alternative Technique Class (ATC) programme was founded in 1998 by past co-artistic director Jessica Runge. The programme offers innovative professional development workshops to dance artists, taught by established dancers. The workshops provide opportunities to explore alternative techniques and practices, as well as the creative visions and processes of diverse dance artists.
Street Dance Academy will be presenting here at Harbourfront Centre, showcasing their best performance routines as a part of our HarbourKIDS Skating Festival. The Street Dance Canada Showcase will not only be an integral part of the festivities but it is also the qualifier for the World Street Dance Championships, so you can expect to be captivated by moves that have been practiced day in and day out by dedicated youngsters with huge hopes.
I first saw this company in 2000, and was blown away by the physical strength and grace of the company’s male and female dancers. Grupo Corpo takes classical dance to another level by incorporating Brazilian folkloric movement such as frevo, caboclinho, capoeira, samba, afro, and much more. The distinct choreography, a distinguishing facet of Grupo Corpo, carries the richness of Brazilian culture to the stage.