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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Episodes

#183 • Sylvie Desrosiers

March 13, 2017

Sylvie Desrosiers is not only the Director of Contemporary Dance Studies at The School of Dance (see episode #181), she is also an established choreographer, and the Artistic Director of DORSALE danse. Sylvie is a founding member of Ottawa Dance Directive/ centre de danse contemporaine and is the 2011 award winner of the Prix pour la création artistique du Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec pour la région de l’Outaouais. We speak about her career and her creative process.

Photo of Sylvie Desrosiers’ Douce tourmente, performers: Marc Boivin, Heidi Strauss

#182 • Laura Taler

March 3, 2017

Laura Taler is a multitalented artist who has worked as a choreographer, dance-film director and visual artist. She is presenting an exhibition at Gallery 101 titled, The soft and the pliable will defeat the hard and the strong. We speak about the show, her past experience with Le Groupe Dance Lab and her extensive history with dance film.

#181 • The School of Dance

February 27, 2017

This episode features a conversation with Sylvie Desrosiers, the Director of Contemporary Dance Studies at The School of Dance. We talk about the benefits of a conservatory-style training, successful program graduates, and the importance of the school in a national context.

#180 • Trust

February 22, 2017

The show TRUST, a requiem for wood and stone, by 10 Gates Dancing is being presented by the Ottawa Dance Directive in their upcoming Séries danse 10 / Series Dance 10 presentation. Co-creators and performers Tedd Robinson and Charles Quevillon, and performer Angie Cheng introduce the work, and tell us about their artistic backgrounds.

#179 • The Working Arts

February 2, 2017

This episode features a complete episode of The Working Arts podcast by Erica Martin. The tables are turned, and Dirty Feet host, Allison Burns is interviewed.

In this new podcast, Erica invites artists of all kinds to join her for cocktails and conversation. Meet actors, musicians, directors, playwrights, visual artists (and more!) who are working in their field today. What struggles do they face? What keeps them passionate?

#178 • The Ghomeshi Effect

December 14, 2016

The Ghomeshi Effect is a verbatim dance-theatre piece that tackles sexual violence in Canada. Creator and Director, Jessica Ruano, and Choreographer, Amelia Griffin, tell us about their work in theatre and dance, respectively, and their experience collaborating on this project. We talk about marketing theatre, working with delicate subject matter, and the upcoming world premiere of the show.