“Mao’s Last Dancer” is the inspiring true story of Li Cunxin, a Chinese-trained ballet dancer who was taken from his childhood village to undertake years of vigorous ballet training. The movie tells of his extraordinary journey from a poor upbringing in
If you are a dance company or choreographer, you may like to take part in the annual “Talent Defined” showcase of upcoming and professional dance companies and choreographers organized by City Dance Corps.
In 2009 the Evian Roller Babies entered the Guinness Book of World Records for the most viewed online advertisement in history. Dancing continue to be popular and the year 2009 has seen continued growth in dancing in Toronto. With the merge
Part of Harbourfront Centre‘s NextSteps Series, Dance Ontario’s three-day dance event takes place this weekend January 22-24. Twenty seven professional companies and hundreds of dancers will be performing. Admission is by donation (minimum $10 per person). Harbourfront Dance Weekend 2010
On Saturday, December 12th Heritage Toronto will present a plaque honouring Boris Volkoff, Canadian ballet pioneer and renowned ice ballet choreographer.
Based on a true story, Mao’s Last Dancer is the real-life story of Li Cunxin, who was taken from his childhood village to train as a ballet dancer in China’s communist system. He secured a scholarship to study in the
For the first time in Canadian history, a student from a Canadian dance school has won a major award in the junior category at the Moscow International Ballet competition. This June, 14 year old Alys Shee was honoured with Silver medal in
The 34th Toronto International Film Festival will be held Thursday, September 10 to Saturday, September 19, 2009. One of the Special Presentations with be the world premiere of “Mao’s Last Dancer”, a film that tells the true real-life story of
Toronto dancers were out in full force again this Victoria Day, May 18, 2009 at the Toronto Metro Convention Centre to compete for the title of “Canada’s Favourite Dancer” on the second season of CTV’s hit show “So You think