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
Aerial Allusions is another international dance show at this year’s Toronto Fringe Festiva, traveling to us from San Francisco, via Ottawa and New York, with traces of creator Azana Pilar’s many travels around the world.
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 Fringe – The 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.
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.