A different sort of ballet // Sascha Vaughn

Of pointe shoes and chest hair

In the delicate world of classical ballet, chest hair is generally frowned upon. Even for male dancers in topless roles, there’s rarely a follicle visible to the audience. But, in the instance ...
Pamela Tzeng // Vernon Rubiano

Removing the boundaries

As the year winds to a close, many resolution-makers are reflecting on how the passage of time (and bad habits) affect the body. Or maybe it’s just the kind of mood that sets in with the lack o...
arts-odysseo

Horseplay under the big top

The big-box entertainment machine that is Cavalia is impressive; the cities that see Cavalia’s second creation, Odysseo, become canvases for the sprawling brand months before the show even sets...

Body Traks

Tony Olivares is on a mission. Though he has worked with many a dance group here in Edmonton, his desire to see something different from the dance scene forced him to forge a new path. After spending...