Monthly Archives: April 2018

Happy International Dance Day! April 29, 2018

We are dedicated to developing contemporary dance artists and endeavour to continue our 30 years of engaging audiences and artists. The Dancing on the Edge Festival Society strives to stimulate the development of high quality contemporary Canadian dance artists and choreography through the presentation of work from emerging and established local, regional, national and international… Read more »

Noam Gagnon tells us about his 30 years with the Festival

    Noam Gagnon | memories from 1988 “My relationship with Dancing on the Edge dates back thirty years to 1988. I have so many amazing memories where magic truly happened between those walls, the audience and myself. If those walls could only speak! I remain extremely grateful for the many opportunities throughout the years… Read more »

Kaija Pepper, Editor of Dance International Magazine, Shares Memories of 1991 Festival

“It was close to 11pm when David Earle walked onto the Firehall stage. He was middle-aged, a little heavy, wearing a rumpled T-shirt and jeans. To a Ray Charles recording of the Beatles’ Yesterday, he danceda section from a larger work made in 1973, a solo filled withwhat I remember as loneliness and regret. I had never… Read more »

Company 605 Share Memories of 2009 Festival

“We’ll never forget Dancing on the Edge 2009, when the festival was willing to take a chance and invite The 605 Collective to present it’s first full-length work, AUDIBLE. Lisa Gelley, Sasha Kozak, Shay Kuebler, Josh Martin and Maiko Miyauchi gave it all and left the floor covered in sweat. We could have never imagined the piece… Read more »