Young talent dances up a storm

COURTESY RYLEIGH MAYO “I cry every single time,” said Dana Marquis, the mother of contemporary dance competitor Ryleigh Mayo. “She’s totally different from the rest.” And, it looks like it’s not just her mother who has noticed... After cleaning up at the iDance virtual competition for her contemporary and open dance solos, placing

Mohawk artist wins big at Dora Awards

(COURTESY DAVID HOU) [apss_share] (COURTESY IAN R MARACLE) Santee Smith won top honours, including Outstanding Direction and Outstanding New Play, for her dance theatre production The Mush Hole at this year’s Dora Mavor Moore Awards. The multi-disciplinary artist from Six Nations created The Mush Hole, a 65-minute-long dance and theatre production, which explores the