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Betroffenheit is Coming!

BRIAN'S BLOG | February 21, 2017

A really busy week!

Hey Friends,

I hope you had a great long weekend. I'm headed into a really busy week !

I'm excited to be performing on Thursday evening at Mile Zero Dance's SubArctic Improv. I'm going to do several sequences playing with friends old and new including Dave Wall and Russell Whitehead, both of whom are fantastic musicians. Others on the lineup include Stacey Cann, John Waldron and Jody Hegel. I think we're going to have a great time playing with new ideas and with each other. Come and see what transpires!

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Betroffenheit is Coming!

BRIAN'S BLOG | February 7, 2017

Betroffenheit is Coming!

BWDC and Citadel Theatre present Kidd Pivot in 2018

Dear Friends,

We're already planning our next season - 39 YEARS! What better way to celebrate than to announce a BWDC and Citadel Theatre co-presentation of Betroffenheit, the praised Canadian creation by Kidd Pivot and Electric Company Theatre.

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BRIAN'S BLOG | January 16, 2017

Brian Webb - Inpirations, Challenges and Motivations...

Episode 2: Creation

"What is this dance about? Why am I dancing? What am I dancing today? This is the creative process and the studio, this floor is where it really happens." - Brian Webb

A special thank you to Shumka Dance Centre for allowing us to use your beautiful space.

Video by Les Sereda, Blue Toque Productions.

Rouge Gorge's, The Dress Writer postponed

BRIAN'S BLOG | January 9, 2017

Happy New Year dance Enthusiasts!

Brian Webb Dance Company is very excited to welcome 2017 with two performances of Van Grimde Corps Secrets' Symphonie 5.1. This is the second time we've presented this very engaging company. The first was two summers ago for The Body In Question[s]2.  This exhibition was an amazing amalgamation of the performing body, visual arts and new technologies. I am excited to say that their new work, Symphonie 5.1, takes the intersection of live performance and contemporary technologies to an even higher level!

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Rouge Gorge's, The Dress Writer postponed

BRIAN'S BLOG | November 25, 2016

Rouge Gorge's, The Dress Writer postponed

Dear Friends,

I'm very sorry to report that due to serious illness in Rober Racine's family, we must postpone our December presentation of Rouge Gorge's, The Dress Writer.

This is the first time that we have found ourselves in this position in our history of presenting contemporary Canadian dance, but I'm excited that we can still present the piece during this season...

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BRIAN'S BLOG | November 14, 2016

Brian Webb - Inpirations, Challenges and Motivations...

Ever wanted to know more about Brian Webb? What inspires him, what challenges him and what drives him? This season we're pleased to present a short documentary series on Brian. A special thank you to Credo for allowing us to use their space for this segment.

Episode 1: Community

"Bringing people to my community... to broaden and create a bigger and bigger sense of community, to me that's what it's really about."
Video by Les Sereda, Blue Toque Productions.

Hello From Across the Pond

BRIAN'S BLOG | October 31, 2016

A Whirlwind Weekend of Art in LA!

Hey You Guys,

I was in LA last weekend and had an amazing time. I had three powerful art experiences, which was almost overwhelming!

First, I went to the ballet on Friday evening...

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Hello From Across the Pond

BRIAN'S BLOG | October 18, 2016

Hello From Across the Pond

Dear Friends,

Just back from a bit of a trip!

First I was in St. John's Newfoundland with my dance presenter colleagues including fellow Edmontonian Gerry Morita for our annual conference. While there, our host Neighbourhood Dance Works presented their Festival of New Dance, with works from across Canada and Europe. I think it's impossible to be in St. John's and not have a wonderful time!

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Attention Dance Community

BRIAN'S BLOG | September 30, 2016

On October 14, the Brian Webb Dance Company and Mile Zero Dance will host a community dance meeting regarding FEDERAL AND PROVINCIAL FUNDING. This is being done in coordination with Calgary who will hold the same meeting. We will present you with statistics regarding funding and a plan to create change.

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Mile Zero Dance

BRIAN'S BLOG | September 13, 2016

I've had some really fine dance experiences in the last couple of weeks. First at Mile Zero Dance, I was really quite moved by the Butoh performance of Diego Pinon of Mexico. It was subtle and mature. No showing off. Just a very honest expression of a man's spiritual journey.

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