Dance

People attend the massive experimental concert “Ambition Live Again,” organized by Assistance Publique-Hopitaux de Paris and music industry union Prodiss to assess health risks. (Instagram/Merwanrim)

Paris hosts test concert letting 5,000 people dance together in arena

It was a public health experiment to prepare France to host big events again

 

A screenshot from a Nuu-chah-nulth healing song and performance created in collaboration between Hjalmer Wenstob and Timmy Masso. (Screenshot from YouTube)

VIDEO: Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation brothers produce COVID-19 healing song

Hjalmer Wenstob and Timmy Masso share dance and inspiration.

 

Gurdeep Pandher, a Yukon-based bhangra dancer, shows his skill with sweeping arm movements and high kicks on the steps of the BC Legislature Building on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

VIDEO: Internet famous Yukon-based bhangra dancer explores Vancouver Island

Gurdeep Pandher spreads joy through dance, forms cross-cultural connections amid pandemic

 

Care to Dance?

Care to Dance?

From never having danced before to becoming an instructor

  • May 4, 2020
Care to Dance?
Karlie Fudger has been dancing for 12 years, during which time she has won numerous awards and competitions. She is now taking part in the renowned IDO competition in Poland.

MVP of the Week | To Poland and beyond: Fudger hits the global stage

Karlie Fudger is living up to the family name, and taking her dancing talents to the global stage

Karlie Fudger has been dancing for 12 years, during which time she has won numerous awards and competitions. She is now taking part in the renowned IDO competition in Poland.
Rodney Proskiw and Yoriko Yamaguchi temporarily swapped the partners they came with, Sheryl Proskiw and Julian Mar, to show off their moves on the dance floor. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

WATCH: Métis heritage celebrated at Louis Riel Dance

Métis society event had people jigging all night long

Rodney Proskiw and Yoriko Yamaguchi temporarily swapped the partners they came with, Sheryl Proskiw and Julian Mar, to show off their moves on the dance floor. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Alison Sherman teaches jazz, acrobatic dance, and her favourite style - ballet - at the Spectrum City Dance studio. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

MVP of the Week: Alison Sherman lands her first position

Dance instructor and master of ballet is working her dream job at Rupert dance studio

Alison Sherman teaches jazz, acrobatic dance, and her favourite style - ballet - at the Spectrum City Dance studio. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Dancers from Prince Rupert and around the Northwest took part in the two days of workshops. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Tapping into talent: Spectrum City Dance workshops jazz up the studio

WATCH: Visit by Toronto teachers draws students from across the Northwest

Dancers from Prince Rupert and around the Northwest took part in the two days of workshops. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
DAPR’s Broadway Bound workshop learned musical theatre skills during the week before performing a song from the musical Annie. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Community Outlook

Dancing and running on tap as fall approaches

DAPR’s Broadway Bound workshop learned musical theatre skills during the week before performing a song from the musical Annie. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
The Fortnite dance workshop gets ready to perform their hip hop style moves for the crowd. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

VIDEO: Everybody off the bus! Fortnite dance craze comes to Prince Rupert

Dance Academy of Prince Rupert wraps up summer dance camps with nod to video game phenomenon

The Fortnite dance workshop gets ready to perform their hip hop style moves for the crowd. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
The Dance Academy of Prince Rupert practices their routine of “You’re Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile” during their Broadway summer workshop in July 2019. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

VIDEO: Smiles all around at Dance Academy of Prince Rupert

Spotlight on DAPR’s Broadway summer camp as they perform a number from the hit musical Annie

The Dance Academy of Prince Rupert practices their routine of “You’re Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile” during their Broadway summer workshop in July 2019. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
The lion dance featured a number of impressive feats, including this table portion. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

VIDEO AND STORY: Prince Rupert celebrations headlined with First Nations and Chinese collaboration

Chinese lion dancing and First Nations drumming delight the Canada Day crowd at Mariners Park

The lion dance featured a number of impressive feats, including this table portion. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Spectrum City Dance recital, June 22, 2019 (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Spectrum City Dance recital, June 22, 2019 (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Dance Academy of Prince Rupert students putting their own take on Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland titled “Welcome to Wonderland” at their 2019 year end showcase. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Get on Your Feet! Prince Rupert’s youngest and finest dancers show off their talent

The Dance Academy of Prince Rupert held their year end showcase over the weekend

Dance Academy of Prince Rupert students putting their own take on Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland titled “Welcome to Wonderland” at their 2019 year end showcase. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Taylor Jackson of Prince Rupert placed first in her category at the B.C. dance provincials on May 29. (Cindy Mah photo)

Prince Rupert dancer takes home first place at provincials

Taylor Jackson wowed judges to cement herself as the top intermediate dancer in B.C.

Taylor Jackson of Prince Rupert placed first in her category at the B.C. dance provincials on May 29. (Cindy Mah photo)
Ballet Victoria’s Paul Destrooper Brings Dance to the People

Ballet Victoria’s Paul Destrooper Brings Dance to the People

Former dancer is now the artistic and executive director

  • Sep 11, 2018
Ballet Victoria’s Paul Destrooper Brings Dance to the People