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The wave, in free-flow dance form: Water, a Fringe review

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Water (Westbury Theatre) The creator and the destroyer, the enigmatic element that makes us who we are, floats our boats, and drowns our hopes…. Water is the inspiration (and title) of an imaginative, free-flow new contemporary … Continue reading

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A cultural survey of Cuba in a hot dance musical: Mi Habana Querida, a Fringe review

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Mi Habana Querida (Westbury Theatre) The idea is intriguing: a cultural survey of Cuba in a dance musical. And so is the Romeo and Juliet theatrical premise, a tale of lovers, one Cuban and one American, … Continue reading

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Good Women Dance Collective launches a new season

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca They leap effortlessly across the frontier between dance and theatre as if it didn’t exist.  They’re into sharing; unusual musical and theatrical partnerships are their signature. At the centre of the new Good Women Dance Collective … Continue reading

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Dance inspired by stage design: Mile Zero Dance’s season-opener is an experimental cabaret

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca There’s a sassy what-if? streak in the Mile Zero Dance DNA. And you’ll see it in action Saturday night in a new way when the new MZD digital season, De-Program, comes to life on Zoom. What … Continue reading

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Merry Merry quite contrary: the Christmas spirit up against resistance, 4 festive shows on E-town stages this week

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Merry Merry quite contrary. Some are born with the festive spirit; some achieve it, and some have it thrust upon ’em. And sometimes, as you know, seasonal high spirits have to be released (or wrestled down) … Continue reading

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