All posts by Lucy Rupert

Alice Irene’s The Canary Wallpaper: 2012 Toronto Fringe Festival Dance Preview

 

Alice Irene has a compelling story of injury, clarity of vision and strength. It’s a story I can personally relate to, and for that reason, and many others, I think it’s best to just hear it in her own words. Then go see Alice Irene’s company Ink on Paper in The Canary Wallpaper, final 4 shows in the Toronto Fringe Festival starting July 11th. Continue reading Alice Irene’s The Canary Wallpaper: 2012 Toronto Fringe Festival Dance Preview

Limitless Productions’ Sex, Bollywood and Other Lies: 2012 Toronto Fringe Festival Dance Preview

 

Limitless Productions return to the Toronto Fringe Festival with another show – Sex, Bollywood and Other Lies — that provokes the edges of South Asian and contemporary dance. Here’s a six-question Q and A with co-choreographers Ashima Suri and Imran Mohammed and the company. Continue reading Limitless Productions’ Sex, Bollywood and Other Lies: 2012 Toronto Fringe Festival Dance Preview

Olga Barrios remembers: 2012 Toronto Fringe Festival Dance Preview

Olga Barrios and Remembering the Farewells at the 2012 Toronto Fringe Festival is a must-see as far as I’m concerned. I met Olga at the Guelph Contemporary Dance Festival in 2010 and although I only saw part of her work in technical rehearsal (we were sharing a program) it was clear to me from that and her loveliness backstage, that she is a striking artist. Continue reading Olga Barrios remembers: 2012 Toronto Fringe Festival Dance Preview

Roland Cox and Victoria Chiu: 2012 Toronto Fringe Festival Dance Preview

Roland and Victoria are a true partnership: choreographic, performative and in life. They have followed and led each other across the globe with their love and careers, and with the show they bring to the Toronto FringeThe Ballad of Herbie Cox – they are willing to reveal some dark family secrets which have unraveled over the course of their romantic and dancing partnership.

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Frank Manzo’s Dansical: 2012 Toronto Fringe Festival Dance show preview

Hello — It’s Lucy Rupert again. I’m back with a series of preview/interviews with creators of Toronto Fringe Festival dance shows. I’m a local dancer/choreographer and Artistic Director of Blue Ceiling dance, with a sideline in interviewing dance artists and creators for DanceWorks, Mooneyontheatre.com and my own blog blueceilingdancer. Enjoy! There are some amazing sneak-peeks at the inner workings of these upcoming dance shows. First up: Frank Manzo of Manzo Entertainment.

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