contemporary dance

Dance Review – Yvonne Ng’s Frequency and Weave…part one

More often than not, in dance works that are very personal in nature, choreographers need a good editor.  This is true of Yvonne Ng’s Frequency. I’m mentioning this point first because the length itself and repetitions within Frequency, mar a honey of a dance piece. Ng is not known for her ensemble work. Apparently her […]

Dance Review (Reprint) – Wayne McGregor|Random Dance/Entity

This review of Wayne McGregor’s Entity originally appeared in the Globe and Mail on Feb. 8, 2011. The performance took place at the Grand Theatre in Kingston ON before moving on to Ottawa and Montreal. Entity is back in Canada, appearing at the Fleck Dance Theatre as part of Harbourfront World Stage, Feb. 28 to Mar. 3, […]

Dance Review – Laurence Lemieux’s Les cheminements de l’influence

Laurence Lemieux christened the new studio theatre at the Citadel with a very personal solo. The dancer/choreographer chose a very abstract topic – a piece to honour her father, renown Quebec political scientist Vincent Lemieux. The title comes from a book that Vincent Lemieux wrote – Les cheminements de l’influence, or in English, Pathways of […]