Ben Totty (Box Artist Management Ltd – BAM)

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   There are a lot of agencies in London. A surprising amount of them do not uphold the level of professionalism you would expect from an agent. But there are still a few that continue to stand up for their clients, push the envelope, and raise the bar for the standard … [Read more...]

Say Anything

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When I look back at all my years of schooling, I realize that they made me read a ridiculous amount. Textbooks, articles, research papers….The content of some of those texts truly developed my way of thinking. Others I probably slept on top of and then sparknoted later (sorry prof!). As educational … [Read more...]

Harbour Dance Centre’s ITP presents: The ABCs of Dance

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 Hey Harbour Dance: What’s new to the ITP Program this year, and how are you continuing to stand out from other training programs in Canada? Alphabetically, please.   Assurance. In 10 months, you’ll know if this is what you want to do for the rest of your life. … [Read more...]

The Mother of all ‘Spring Cleaning’

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As we get older, we get braver. Industry Dance Magazine has always been about supporting two things: personal growth and honesty. This article provides both. We asked some of our favourite dance gurus the following questions. Here are their answers. Grab a coffee (that you brewed yourself, because you're saving … [Read more...]

Adam Sergison (Toronto)

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  Adam’s passion for performing began as a child taking dance and vocal lessons in his home town of Pickering, Ontario.  A personal highlight was the opportunity to assist Mia Michaels during the first season of “So You Think You Can Dance Canada”. Thirteen successful years as a competitive … [Read more...]

Justine Gera: How To Prepare For A Life At Sea

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 We asked Canadian dancer Justine Gera, who just completed two contracts with Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, her tips on having a successful cruise line audition, and how you can prepare for eight months at sea.     IDM: What is your typical cruise line audition like? What … [Read more...]

Amy Gardner: A Class Act

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  IDM sat down with one of Canada's most exquisite artists, Amy Gardner (Justin Bieber/SYTYCD Canada/X-Factor), to talk about her workshop, A CLASS ACT.   A CLASS ACT is an artistic development program designed for dancers to explore themselves as storytellers and artistic movers. The workshop series are lead by two … [Read more...]

Aimee Payne (The Next Step)

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da Costa Talent's Aimee Payne (Vancouver) talks about living in Los Angeles, turning down Glee, never giving up, and how attending The Next Step has helped pave the way.    IDM: Where has your career taken you since leaving Vancouver? Aimee: At the moment, my base is in Vancouver. I … [Read more...]