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Press Releases from Winnipeg's Contemporary Dancers (7 total)


Winnipeg's Contemporary Dancers electrifying 43rd season opens with the vigour of youth in a work of sophistication and pure talent. Assembling a dynamic team of seven dancers at the height of their powers, Kidd Pivot artistic director Crystal Pite continues her investigation into the metaphoric implications of movement and performance. Pite, a Vancouver choreographer who has captivated audiences around the world, has brought her company of dancers back from their summer


Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers (WCD) presents a fascinating new work by Sharon B. Moore. Descension is a world populated by the unforgiving torture one endures while seeking what is most vital, what is most sacred and what is most beautiful. In our story one man’s battle reveals itself through a whirlwind that rests just below his day to day existence. In seeking what he hopes to attain he struggles to keep

WCD presents Screaming Popes

Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers (WCD) and GroundSwell join together with Toronto’s Chartier Danse for the Winnipeg premiere of Screaming Popes. Described by the Toronto Star as ‘arresting in every way’ this stunning full evening work is directed, choreographed and designed by Marie-Josée Chartier. Screaming Popes is a surrealistic expedition into the world of three figures where power, vanity, desire, torment, faith and serenity collide to create a canvas exploding

Davida Monk - the Weathering suite

Embracing the elements in the Weathering suite Calgary’s contemporary dance company, M-body, is pleased to present the Weathering suite at the Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers (WCD)Studio / Theatre from March 1 - March 3, 2007. the Weathering suite, choreographed by M-body’s Artistic Director Davida Monk, is a group of dances which flow seamlessly from one to the other as do the elemental phenomena of the ever-changing sky. Structured loosely on the diurnal, annual

WCD presents Susie Burpee

Home grown dancer/choreographer Susie Burpee returns to Winnipeg to share her enormous talent with WCD audiences. In addition to a preview of a new work choreographed on WCD dancers Burpee will be presenting her Dora Mavor Moore Award winning Mischance and Fair Fortune. This harrowing duet pairs Burpee with former WCD company dancer Dan Wild. The original music for this creation is by Winnipeg artists Christine Fellows and John K.

WCD's Inaugural Mentored Choreographic Workshop

(Manitoba) Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers (WCD) newest initiative is a special look into the inner workings of dance creation. WCD Artistic Director Brent Lott will be guided by nationally acclaimed mentor and choreographer, Davida Monk in the creation of a new work for performers Johanna Riley, Sara Roche, Kyla Wallace and Branwyn Bundon. See how the choreographer responds to the input of his mentor and the audience, how the work evolves

WCD in the black again

WCD posts another surplus and adds 3 new board members during the 2007 WCD Annual General Meeting (Winnipeg) - Board president Lisa Stiver stated that “it has been another successful year” at the annual general meeting of Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers (WCD) held November 13th in Winnipeg. “For those of us who have watched WCD go through permutations in its administrative structure and its artistic leadership, it is indeed a proud time.” All

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