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Meet The Artists

Artists from 1970s - present

Adams, David
Royal Winnipeg Ballet / National Ballet of Canada / London Festival Ballet
Adams, Miriam
ballet / experimental dance / dance archives / dance publishing
Adams, Lawrence
ballet / experimental dance / dance archives / dance publishing
Alleyne, John
Stuttgart Ballet / National Ballet of Canada / Ballet British Columbia
Alonso, Alicia
Ballet Nacional de Cuba / Giselle / career longevity
Amagatsu, Ushio
butoh / Sankai Juku
Anderson, Carol
Dancemakers / dance writing / dance in post-secondary institutions
Augustyn, Frank
National Ballet of Canada / Ottawa Ballet / Le Gala des Étoiles
Baker, Peggy
Peggy Baker Dance Projects / The Choreographer’s Trust
Balanchine, George
choreography / neoclassicism / New York City Ballet
Baryshnikov, Mikhail Nikolaevitch
American Ballet Theatre / White Oak Dance Project/ Baryshnikov Arts Center
Bausch, Pina
Tanztheater Wuppertal / German modern dance
Beatty, Patricia
New Dance Group of Canada / Toronto Dance Theatre / dance writing
Béjart, Maurice
nonconformist choreography / Ballet of the 20th Century / Béjart Ballet Lausanne
Bel, Jérôme
choreographer / experimental dance
Bennathan, Serge
Dancemakers / Canadian Opera Company
Bingham, Peter
EDAM / contact improvisation / The Echo Case
Boneham, Peter
Les Grands Ballets Canadiens / Le Groupe de la Place Royale / Le Groupe Dance Lab
Bourget, Barbara
EDAM / Kokoro Dance / butoh
Bourne, Matthew
choreography / gender-related themes / New Adventures
Brown, Trisha
Judson Dance Theater / Grand Union / Trisha Brown Company
Browne, Rachel
Royal Winnipeg Ballet / Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers / feminism
Bruhn, Erik
premier danseur noble / guest artist / National Ballet of Canada
Cherkaoui, Sidi Larbi
Belgian contemporary dance / interdisciplinary creation / Les Ballets C. de la B.
Chouinard, Marie
solo choreography / Compagnie Marie Chouinard
Cunningham, Merce
chance / Merce Cunningham Dance Company / DanceForms computer technology
De Keersmaeker, Anne Teresa
Rosas / PARTS / dance and music
Decouflé, Philippe
video-danse / DCA / Alwin Nikolais
Desnoyers, Danièle
La Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault / Le Carré des Lombes
Desrosiers, Robert
Desrosiers Dance Theatre
Duato, Nacho
Compañía Nacional de Danza / Nederlands Dans Theatre
Dumais, Dominique
choreographer / National Ballet of Canada / Mannheim Ballet
Earle, David
Toronto Dance Theatre / Dancetheatre David Earle
Ek, Mats
Cullberg Ballet / revisionist Giselle
Époque, Martine
Le Groupe Nouvelle Aire in Montréal / Université du Québec à Montréal / LARTech
Fabre, Jan
multidisciplinary creation / performance art / Troubleyn
Formolo, Maria
Regina Modern Dance Works / Formolo and Urban Dance / Formolo Dance Association
Forsythe, William
The Forsythe Company / Frankfurt Ballet / post-modern ballet
Fortier, Paul-André
Le Groupe Nouvelle Aire / Fortier Danse-Création / Montréal Danse
Franca, Celia
National Ballet of Canada / National Ballet School / School of Dance in Ottawa
Fraser, Patricia
Dancemakers / School of Toronto Dance Theatre
Gagnon, Noam
The Holy Body Tattoo
Gibson, Leonard
Negro Workshop Dance Group / Bamboula / Len Gibson Dance Ensemble
Gillis, Margie
solo choreography / Margie Gillis Dance Foundation
Gingras, Dana
The Holy Body Tattoo
Glover, Savion
tap virtuoso / African-American history
Godden, Mark
choreography / Royal Winnipeg Ballet
Graham, Martha
choreography / contraction and release / creative longevity
Grand-Maître, Jean
choreographer / artistic director / Alberta Ballet
Grossman, Danny
politicized choreography / Danny Grossman Dance Company
Guillem, Sylvie
technical virtuosity / contemporary repertoire / international guest artist
Gupta, Deepti
chhau / kathak / Arzoo Dance Theatre
Harrington, Rex
National Ballet of Canada
Harris, Rennie
hip hop / Rennie Harris Pure Movement / Rome and Jewels
Hart, Evelyn
Royal Winnipeg Ballet / Bayerische Staatsballett
Harwood, Andrew de Lotbinière
contact improvisation / improvisation / AH HA Productions
Headley, Charmaine
COBA / African dance / gerontology
Hirabayashi, Jay
EDAM / Kokoro Dance / butoh
House, Christopher
choreography / Toronto Dance Theatre
Jamieson, Karen
Karen Jamieson Dance Company / cross-cultural collaborations
Jarvis, Judy
modern dance / choreography
Jones, Bill T.
Bill T. Jones / Arnie Zane Dance Company / socially conscious dance
Kaeja, Allen
choreographers / contact improvisation / Kaeja d’Dance
Kaeja, Karen
choreographers / contact improvisation / Kaeja d’Dance
Kain, Karen
National Ballet of Canada / Chair of the Canada Council for the Arts
Khan, Akram
choreography/ Akram Khan Company / contemporary kathak
Kudelka, James
choreography / National Ballet of Canada
Kylián, Jirí
choreography / Nederlans Dans Theatre
Laurin, Ginette
choreography / O Vertigo Danse
Lecavalier, Louise
La La La Human Steps / independent dance
Lock, Édouard
choreography / La La La Human Steps / dance-rock music collaborations
Lubovitch, Lar
Lar Lubovitch Dance Company / ballet choreogrpaher / contemporary dance / ice-dancing / musical theater
Maboungou, Zab
“Rhythms and Movement” technique / Compagnie Danse Nyata Nyata / modern African dance
Macdonald, Brian
National Ballet of Canada / Royal Winnipeg Ballet / Les Grands Ballets Canadiens
MacLaughlin, Lola
EDAM / Lola Dance
MacMillan, Kenneth
choreography / Birmingham Royal Ballet / Royal Ballet
Mantsoe, Vincent Sekwati Koko
solo dancer/ Afro-fusion
Marcuse, Judith
Repertory Dance Company of Canada / Judith Marcuse Projects / community activism
Mascall, Jennifer
EDAM / Mascall Dance / Nijinsky Gibber Jazz Club
Monk, Meredith
interdisciplinary work / The House / Meredith Monk Vocal Ensemble
Morris, Mark
choreography / Mark Morris Dance Group / White Oak Dance Project / dance and music
Naharin, Ohad
choreography / Ohad Naharin Dance Company / Batsheva Dance Company
Nault, Fernand
American Ballet Theatre / Les Grands Ballets Canadiens
Navas, José
William Douglas Dance / Company Flak / dance films
Neumeier, John
choreography / Hamburg Ballet
Newson, Lloyd
choreography / DV8 Physical Theatre / film and video
Nikolais, Alwin
Nikolais Dance Theater / Nikolais-Louis Foundation for Dance
Nureyev, Rudolf
star status / guest artist / choreography
Ohno, Kazuo
soloist / butoh / career longevity
Oliphant, Betty
National Ballet School / National Ballet of Canada
Orlowski, William
tap / National Tap Dance Company / William Orlowski Tap Dance Projects
Pada, Lata
choreographer / Sampradaya Dance Creations / bharata natyam
Parson, Patrick
Ballet Creole / multicultural dance / fusion
Parsons, David
The Parsons Dance Company / performer, choreographer, teacher, director and producer of dance
Paxton, Steve
contact improvisation / Judson Dance Theater / Grand Union
Peregrine, David
dancer / Royal Winnipeg Ballet / Belong
Perreault, Jean-Pierre
Le Groupe de la Place Royale / Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault
Petit, Roland
choreography / dance films / musical revues
Pite, Crystal
Ballet British Columbia / Ballett Frankfurt / Kidd Pivot
Platel, Alain
radical dance theatre / Les Ballets C. de la B. / improvisation
Randazzo, Peter
Toronto Dance Theatre
Robbins, Jerome
choreography / Broadway musicals / New York City Ballet
Robinson, Tedd
Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers / 10 Gates Dancing Inc.
Ryan, Peter
contact improvisation / EDAM / Four on the Floor Dance
Singha, Rina
kathak / Kathak Institute / Rina Singha Dance Organization
Sinha, Roger
choreography / Sinha Danse
Strate, Grant
choreography / institution building / pedagogy / dance writing
Stroud, Tom
choreographer / Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers
Stuart, Meg
choreography / Damaged Goods
Taylor, Paul
Paul Taylor Dance Company / Aureole / Repertory Preservation Project
Tennant, Veronica
Prima Ballerina, National Ballet of Canada / Filmmaker/Director/Producer/Writer
Teshigawara, Saburo
choreography / Karas / Tokyo
Thakkar, Menaka
Nrtyakala / cross-cultural collaborations / Menaka Thakkar Dance Company
Tharp, Twyla
Twyla Tharp Dance / American Ballet Theatre / Broadway / films
Tudor, Antony
choreography / psychological ballets / American Ballet Theatre
Vandekeybus, Wim
choreography / Ultima Vez / multidisciplinary artist
Vesak, Norbert
Pacific Dance Theatre / Western Dance Theatre / Royal Winnipeg Ballet
Webb, Brian
choreographer / Canada Dance Festival / issue-based art