Behind The Scenes of I Think I Can – Opening Night

So. If you needed to know, the cast of award winning musical I Think I Can is pretty hot. True story. If you’ve only seen them in costume on stage, let me assure you: each cast member is a certified Maxim or GQ model. Not only do their tap dance feet burn up floors, butContinue reading “Behind The Scenes of I Think I Can – Opening Night”

Cast of I Think I Can: Kyle Brown and Jennifer Stewart

Behind the scenes in Ottawa with I Think I Can cast members Jennifer Stewart and Kyle Brown. Backpack! Tweet us at: http://www.Twitter.com/TapFirm National Arts Centre for info: http://www.nac-cna.ca

The Complete Guide To Finding The Perfect Woman At Recess

Ahh yes. The mystery of Woman. Hear her roar. Us mortal men have asked the same pressing questions for centuries: What does she want? What does she mean? Why is she: [doing this] [saying that] [acting weird] [eating so much] [not eating anything] with me? My futile attempt to search for the answers may humourContinue reading “The Complete Guide To Finding The Perfect Woman At Recess”

Top 4 Things That Made Me Smile Today

So. I’m slightly injured. I’ve been rehearsing for a film, teaching and running BDX, teaching dance workshops at public schools, and letting the world know about my show. Plus other stuff like performing, newspaper and other media interviews & community work. I love what I do. I hardly ever complain. I’m blessed to live aContinue reading “Top 4 Things That Made Me Smile Today”

INSPIRATION: Dance Experience Magazine – SPRING 2011

Dance Experience Magazine – SPRING 2011 is here! Click the PASSION cover image above to get the magazine. Starting now, we’ll be sharing our PASSIONS for life, dance and friendships on a seasonal basis. DXM always has current news, useful tips, motivating words of wisdom, and personal interviews that you’ll relate to. This month… ANDContinue reading “INSPIRATION: Dance Experience Magazine – SPRING 2011”

Top 7 Inspirational Science Quotes

Top 7 Inspirational Science Quotes From Miriam McColl Nobel Prize Winning Physicist And Science Teacher By Day Miriam McColl discusses physics at Quantum Leap Public School. Here’s a few quotes for aspiring scientists of the world: 7. The Laws of Motion are my favourite notion! 6. Isn’t it amazing what grows in the dark? 5.Continue reading “Top 7 Inspirational Science Quotes”

Do Smiles And Positive Energy REALLY Matter?

Do Smiles And Positive Energy REALLY Matter? Well, think about it. You work hard. School assignments stress you out. Your co-workers are incompetent and you’re not paid what you’re worth. Gas is friggin expensive. And lately, so are the bananas at your grocery store (and they’re not even ripe! WTF). You have over 100 channelsContinue reading “Do Smiles And Positive Energy REALLY Matter?”

New Study Reports Negative Effects Of Homework

New Study Reports Negative Effects Of Homework A new study on younger school-age students shows that doing too much homework can decrease grades and actually diminish interest in the classroom. The excessive workload prevents kids from demonstrating comprehension, especially when studying scientific principles. “It’s true. Too much homework can be overwhelming and creates an undesirable,Continue reading “New Study Reports Negative Effects Of Homework”

Experience Jazz. Thelonious Monk at BDX

Love jazz music? Thelonious Monk was a highly influential post-bebop jazz pianist. He played with more space, and used dissonance in his chords (notes that normally wouldn’t sound good together, or clash). He was cool. His quartet joined us for a recent tap dance class at Byfield Dance Experience in Toronto. Well… maybe not inContinue reading “Experience Jazz. Thelonious Monk at BDX”

Dance Ontario Weekend 2011 Showtimes

Get Inspired Toronto! Every year Dance Ontario hosts a showcase of diverse dance talent in the city. Schools, dance companies, individual performers and more activities take place at the Fleck Dance Theatre by the city’s beautiful Harbourfront Centre. Visit the Dance Ontario website for more on the organization. Here’s the lineup for Dance Ontario WeekendContinue reading “Dance Ontario Weekend 2011 Showtimes”