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Present Past Post 35

In which Peter talks to Kim Stevenson about the logistics of opening your own dance studio in Vancouver…

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Present Past Post 34

In which Peter learns from Lara Barclay what it means to be a tall woman dancer in the world of ballet…

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Present Past Post 33

In which Peter asks Judith Garay what it was like dancing for Martha Graham, and in which Judith talks about the importance–and rigour–of touring contemporary dance in BC…

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Present Past Post 32

In which Emmalena Fredriksson tells Peter why her hometown in Sweden produces so many great dancers, and also why Vancouver is the longest place she’s lived since moving away from there…

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Present Past Post 31

In which Justine, Alexa and Peter talk with Noam Gagnon about tree-planting, life on the road with The Holy Body Tattoo, and why Noam continues to be thirsty…

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Present Past Post 30

In which Natalie Tin Yin Gan talks to Peter about working across disciplines, art and social change, claiming space, and what happens when stage lights meet uncooked dough…

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Present Past Post 29

In which Peter talks to Lesley Telford about the links between making and teaching…

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