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NAC Dance with Cathy Levy

The NAC Dance podcast features fascinating conversations between NAC Dance Producer Cathy Levy and some of the world’s most exciting dance artists, all of whom will be appearing, or have appeared, at the National Arts Centre.

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Latest Episodes

  • ENCOUNT3RS - Creation and Colaboration

    May 19, 2017 - Duration: 1:08:23

    In this bilingual panel discussion on Creation and Collaboration that preceded the world premiere of ENCOUNT3RS (April 20-22, 2017), animator Catherine Clark speaks with the six Canadian artists involved in this historic NAC dance-music commission celebrating Canada 150.…

  • Performing Stranger: A Dialogue On The Choreographic Universe Of Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui

    December 5, 2016 - Duration: 40:38

    On the occasion of the November 2016 National Arts Centre presentation of Fractus V by Eastman, Dr. Yana Meerzon, Associate Professor in the Department of Theatre at the University of Ottawa, chats with Guy Cools, Belgian dance dramaturge and author…

  • Michelle Dorrance

    November 4, 2016 - Duration: 37:50

    In this captivating NAC Dance podcast interview, Cathy Levy talks with New Yorker Michelle Dorrance, tapper extraordinaire and recipient of a MacArthur Genius grant, on the eve of her company’s National Arts Centre debut. Michelle always knew she…

  • Catalan dance artist María Muñoz

    April 22, 2016 - Duration: 38:01

    Cathy Levy speaks with Catalan dance artist María Muñoz on the eve of her National Arts Centre debut in April 2016. María explains the significance of her separate encounters with Japanese dance theatre artist Shusaku Takeuchi, and…

  • Cathy chats with Madeleine Onne, Artistic Director of Hong Kong Ballet

    April 6, 2016 - Duration: 38:10

    In this NAC Dance podcast, Cathy Levy chats with Madeleine Onne, Artistic Director of Hong Kong Ballet, on the occasion of the company’s March 2016 National Arts Centre debut. Madeleine notes that dance chose her from an early age and…

  • Going Home Star – Truth and Reconciliation

    February 29, 2016 - Duration: 45:22

    A panel discussion, January 28, 2016

    Cathy Levy hosts a pre-show talk with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Artistic Director André Lewis, choreographer Mark Godden, novelist Joseph Boyden, Inuk throat singer Tanya Tagaq, and composer Christos Hatzis on the…

  • Pontus Lidberg

    May 6, 2015 - Duration: 37:20

    Meet Pontus Lidberg, Sweden’s award-winning young dancer, choreographer and filmmaker. Over the course of this interview, he relates his early desire to create contemporary dance works and the opportunities that followed withStockholm 59°North, The Norwegian National Ballet, Morphoses, The Royal…

  • Face 2 Face - 2/2

    March 13, 2015 - Duration: 45:56

    In this second of two episodes, the artists featured in Face 2 Face 2015, Experiences of Africa, describe the work they have done in their respective countries –alongside successful international careers-- in an effort to develop contemporary dance on the…

  • Face 2 Face - 1/2

    March 10, 2015 - Duration: 36:40

    In this first of 2 episodes of a bilingual podcast, we meet the 5 artists featured in the National Arts
    Centre's 2015 Face 2 Face series, Experiences of Africa. They speak of their background and how they
    came…

  • Lourdes Lopez, Miami City Ballet

    March 2, 2015 - Duration: 23:44

    National Arts Centre Executive Producer of Dance Cathy Levy speaks with Lourdes Lopez, Artistic Director of Miami City Ballet, shortly before the company’s March 5-7, 2015 NAC presentation. Lourdes talks about her early introduction to ballet and her 24-year career…

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