Dirty Feet

No More Radio presents Dirty Feet; a podcast on the topic of dance and movement-based performing arts. Unique, informed and accessible dialogue surrounding artistic creation, the dance industry and the role of movement in people’s lives.

No More Radio vous présente Dirty Feet; un podcast (émission parlée en baladodiffusion) qui traite de danse et tout art du mouvement. Le podcast engendre des dialogues qui englobent les différents thèmes de la créativité artistique, du rôle du mouvement dans la vie des gens, de l’interaction entre ce secteur des arts et la population, etc.

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Latest Episode

#189 • Do You Want to Live Forever?

June 9, 2017

Dirty Feet host, Allison Elizabeth Burns is premiering the multidisciplinary show, Do You Want to Live Forever?, at the Ottawa Fringe Festival this summer. In this episode she speaks with co-creator and writer, Travis Martin about the collaboration. The podcast also includes a variety of voices answering the title question, Do You Want to Live Forever?

#188 • Marie-Josée Chartier

May 10, 2017

Award winning, multi-faceted artist, Marie-Josée Chartier is presenting work in Ottawa this week. She speaks with Allison about scale, big projects and small projects, her company, Chartier Danse, working with humans, and the voice.

She is presenting Diptych at Series Dance 10 at the Ottawa Dance Directive May 11-13, 2017. The show features two choreographic variations – a study for quartet and a study for soloist – to the musical work of a Canadian composer. The evening will also feature a solo choreographed by Peggy Baker and performed by Jacqueline Ethier.

#187 • Tristan Henry

May 6, 2017

Dirty Feet Resident Composer, Tristan Henry is a composer, multi-instrumentalist and music teacher based in Montreal. Although we hear his music every episode, the last time he was on the podcast himself was back in 2013 for episode #33: The Musician’s Perspective with Nans Bortuzzo, and David Drury, discuss composing music for dance.

We welcome Tristan back for a short interview and a preview of a few of this new songs from his album, Unprepared Piano, which he is debuting in Ottawa this month at the Steinway Piano Gallery on Thursday, May 18th 2017.

#186 • The Idea of the North

May 1, 2017

May 12th in Wakefield, QC, Jordan Es is producing the event, Rooted Contemporary Dance. The show is a double bill featuring Jordan’s choreography, The Idea of the North and a shorter work created by Owen Tuf called, Something’s Laughing. Jordan and her collaborating Composer, Jazz musician Dennis Bass, join me for a conversation about their process, the show, and the performing arts scene in Wakefield.