Dancer Playlist: Scott Fowler 150 150 Archway Publishers

Dancer Playlist: Scott Fowler

Scotty always has a sweet jam to share in the changeroom. We asked him to curate a playlist of his very favourite musical artists. We know that music is a special escape for Scott and so here is a glimpse of the world through his ears. We were both struck by how seriously Scott took…

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Artist Profile: Stijn Celis 150 150 Archway Publishers

Artist Profile: Stijn Celis

“So profound-is” Stijn Celis was born in 1964 and is the product of a Belgian father and a Mauritian mother. Stijn started his dance education in 1980 at the Koninklijke Balletschool in Antwerp. He went on to dance with the Royal Ballet of Flanders, Zurich Ballet, Contemporary Dance Zurich, Le Ballet du Grand Théâtre de…

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Artist Profile: Crystal Pite 150 150 Archway Publishers

Artist Profile: Crystal Pite

“Beauty” Canadian choreographer and performer Crystal Pite is a former company member of Ballet British Columbia and William Forsythe’s Ballett Frankfurt. In 2002, she formed Kidd Pivot in Vancouver. Integrating movement, original music, text, and rich visual design, Kidd Pivot’s performance work is assembled with recklessness and rigour, balancing sharp exactitude with irreverence and risk.…

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Artist Profile: Cayetano Soto 150 150 Archway Publishers

Artist Profile: Cayetano Soto

“He is super-mega” Cayetano Soto is a vibrant voice in contemporary ballet with “an abundance of originality” according to Dance Europe. Born and based in Barcelona, Cayetano has created work for major companies worldwide. His technical, high-pitched and unpredictable choreography can be seen at international festivals in Europe, USA and Canada. Cayetano is currently Ballet…

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Dark Sisters: Production Insights 150 150 Archway Publishers

Dark Sisters: Production Insights

VO’s Technical Director, Dan Paterson, shares some insights into the production of Dark Sisters. Welcome to this production of Dark Sisters! Dark Sisters is an important and relevant piece and I’m very excited to be part of a company that is willing to produce it. So how does a show like Dark Sisters make it to the stage? What…

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