06 March 2013

What to See in Montreal in March

T.R.A.S.H. - March 5 to 9 @ Place des Arts
A first in Montreal, this Dutch dance company will be performing a double bill with Enchanted Room and T†Bernadette, as part of the Danse Danse lineup.

Danz and Toot – March 14 to 23 @ Place des Arts
Performed by Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, Israeli choreographer Ohad Naharin and Dutch choreographer Didy Veldman share the stage and dancers, each with a piece for this double bill. Both choreographers have worked with the company throughout the years, offering some truly memorable work.

International Festival of Films on Art  – March 15 to 24 @ Various locations
Using cinema as a vehicle of exploration for all art forms, the 10-day festival features 250 films from 20 different countries, as well as special events, round table discussions, conferences, exhibits, installations, and performances.

Fondation de Danse Margie Gillis – March 27 to 30 @ Place des Arts
Part of the Danse Danse program, famed Canadian modern dancer and recent recipient of the Governor General’s Performing Arts Award, Margie Gillis will perform The Light Between; a new piece depicting the culmination of a lifetime of art, set designed by internationally renowned painter and sculptor, Randal Newman.

05 March 2013

Fondation Québec Jeunes raises $535,000 for At-Risk Youth

For the second year in a row, Artmistice dancers had the honour to perform at the Fondation Québec Jeunes’ 10th annual Valentine’s Day Ball. The Fondation Québec Jeunes’ mission is to help struggling and at-risk youth through the funding of community programs. Artmistice’s dancers rocked the Parisian Cabaret theme with style and sass, contributing to what has been deemed the most successful Valentine’s Day Ball yet.

05 March 2013

Sonia Clarke and Andrea Este to Perform at the Vancouver International Dance Festival

Artmistice’s own Sonia and Andrea will be performing with Muriva Dance at the Vancouver International Dance Festival. The three-week annual festival features dance companies from New Zealand, Switzerland, Denmark and Canada. Muriva Danse will be performing March 7-9 at The Roundhouse at 7:00 pm.