10 episodes

A new podcast from The Dance Centre extending ways to explore the synergy between bodies, spaces, ideas and conversation on the West Coast.

The Dance Centre Podcast The Dance Centre

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A new podcast from The Dance Centre extending ways to explore the synergy between bodies, spaces, ideas and conversation on the West Coast.

    Yvonne Chartrand

    Yvonne Chartrand

    In this episode of The Dance Centre Podcast, Claire talks to Yvonne Chartrand, Artistic Director of V’ni Dansi, about creating their new piece, Mitchin di Mitchif (Mitchif Medicines), in collaboration with Santa Fe’s Dancing Earth, combining traditional and contemporary choreography and the journey she took to get this work to the stage.

    • 59 min
    Alana Gerecke

    Alana Gerecke

    In this episode of The Dance Centre Podcast, Claire French talks to dance artist and scholar Alana Gerecke about her history with dance and how it relates to her current studies with expanded choreography and site specific work.

    • 49 min
    Ziyian Kwan

    Ziyian Kwan

    In this episode of The Dance Centre Podcast, Claire French talks to Ziyian Kwan, Artistic Director of Dumb Instrument Dance, about her career, her journey to opening up Morrow, a cultural space and dance studio, her role in the community and how she creates.

    • 44 min
    All Bodies Dance Project

    All Bodies Dance Project

    Claire French talks to Naomi Brand and Harmanie Rose from All Bodies Dance Project about their careers in dance, the inspiration behind the all inclusive dance company, how they adapted during the pandemic and the world of inclusive dance.

    • 52 min
    Daina Ashbee

    Daina Ashbee

    In the fifth episode of The Dance Centre Podcast, Claire French talks to choreographer Daina Ashbee about her journey from a dance artist to a choreographer, her new piece J’ai pleuré avec les chiens (Time, Creation, Destruction), and how she ended up premiering a new group work during the pandemic.

    • 46 min
    Olivia C. Davies

    Olivia C. Davies

    In the fourth episode of The Dance Centre Podcast, Claire French talks to Olivia C. Davies about her dance career and journey, the history and inspiration behind the Matriarchs Uprising Festival, plus details about the 2022 edition, happening February 13-19, 2022.

    Learn more: https://thedancecentre.ca/event/matriarchs-uprising/

    • 36 min

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