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May 12, 2022

DIASPORIC DANCES: RAGE, RECKONINGS AND OTHER REFLECTIONS In recognition of Asian Heritage Month, we’re taking a look back at Diasporic Dances: Rage, Reckonings and Other Reflections, in conversation with Natalie

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Diasporic Dances: Rage, Reckonings and Other Reflections

May 10, 2022

This Season, MZD has commissioned poets to respond to the work created by dance artists. Thinking about dance through poetry adds a different perspective to the work and opens up

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SHED by Jordan Baylon

March 27, 2022

In the past month, it feels a bit like the world has turned upside down without anyone noticing. Naturally, everyone is aware of the devastating war in Ukraine, a calamity that

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Climate Art by Melanie Kloetzel

March 22, 2022

When Artistic Director, Gerry Morita, approached me to curate the 2021 Winter Salon the first thing I thought was, “Which ACB femmes do I know that I can invite to

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Centering ACB Femmes and Repetition by Lebo Disele

February 8, 2022

When I mention the word failure (in relation to art practice), most folks think that it means I cannot do the thing I have set out to do. Or they

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A Letter on Failure by Some Artist You Don’t Know

January 18, 2022

This Season, MZD has commissioned poets to respond to the work created by dance artists. Thinking about dance through poetry adds a different perspective to the work and opens up

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Ave Maria’s Reprise by Sue-Shane Tsomondo

December 31, 2021

When I was 21, I walked into an empty dance studio with a huge bank of windows at York University and immediately felt a sense of potential. It was a

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MZDBlog2 by Lin Snelling

November 24, 2021

Finding Movement in Grief: Understanding the Power of Dance in This is not a burial, it’s a resurrection. Written by Sue-Shane Tsomondo This is not a burial it’s a resurrection

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Dance film review: This is not a burial, it’s a resurrection.

October 26, 2021

This fall MZD Artistic Director, Gerry Morita, had the opportunity to create a new work as part of Artists in the Fallow, at Brighten Block in Edmonton, Alberta. It started

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The Making of Shadow of a Doubt