Tagged dance

Alchemy Festival turns student creativity into gold

By Nikayla Goddard, March 23 2018 — Coming up on its fifth anniversary, the University of Calgary’s School of Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA) continually strives to proudly showcase student works in all its encompassed disciplines — music, dance and drama. Traditionally, the annual Taking Flight Festival has been a way to showcase drama performances….

Frosh 2017: Fitness

By Christie Melhorn Finding time to workout with a busy student schedule can be tricky. But the stress relief and endorphin kick of exercise enhances both physical health and academic performance. Between the Active Living Center and student clubs, the University of Calgary offers tons of ways to get active. Here are a few fun options….

SCPA Dance Montage celebrates dance and movement at the U of C

By Gurman Sahota, November 15 2016 — Showcasing diverse dance in the city, the University of Calgary School of Creative and Performing Arts will host its 47th annual Dance Montage from Nov. 24–26. The performance attracts local choreographers from around Calgary to contribute work. Ten pieces of various styles will take the stage in this…

Snakeskins embraces the distorted

By Rachel Woodward, March 1 2016 — Quebécois contemporary artist Benoît Lachambre choreographed Snakeskins in 2012, when he was awarded the best choreography award at 2013’s Grand Prix de la danse de Montreal. He has since toured the show worldwide and will stop in Calgary at Theatre Junction GRAND to present the performance from March…

Campus performances tackle PTSD and climate change through dance

By Jason Herring, January 19 2016 — Two School of Creative and Performing Arts dance faculty members are tackling topics like post-traumatic stress disorder and climate change in their works. Professional Series: Dance runs from Jan. 21–23 at 8:00 p.m. in the University Theatre. Marie France Forcier is a SCPA associate professor involved in the…

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