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Dusk Dances

Dusk Dances

Festival | Festival

Toronto ON
August 7-13 août 2017
All

 
Jonathon Young

Betroffenheit

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
April 19-22 avril 2018
Various dates and times
Physical Theatre

 
Fides Krucker

In This Body

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
March 13-18 mars 2018
Physical Theatre

 
Les 7 Doigts de la Main

Triptyque

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
November 15-19 novembre 2017
Various dates and times
Physical Theatre

Guillaume Côté and Heather Ogden in Swan Lake / Photo by David Cooper
 
Emerging Dance Critics Programme

Somber Classic Gives National Ballet Stars Time to Shine

By Annick MacAskill

The National Ballet of Canada explores the dark side of love in a regal production of choreographer James Kudelka’s Swan Lake, which opened at the Four Seasons Centre Thursday night.

Artists of The National Ballet of Canada in Swan Lake / Photo by Aleksandar Antonijevic
 
Emerging Dance Critics Programme

A Triumphant Opening

By Rya Marrelli

The Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts came alive at the triumphant opening night of The National Ballet of Canada’s Swan Lake on June 15.

 

Indigenous Arts Festival | National Aboriginal Day

Festival | Festival

Toronto ON
June 21-25 juin 2017
Indigenous

 
Dance Collection Danse

By Invitation Only: Dance, Confederation and Reconciliation

Exhibit | Exposition

Ottawa ON
June 19-23 juillet 2017
Indigenous

 
Compagnie Yoann Bourgeois

He Who Falls (Celui Qui Tombe)

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
March 1-4 mars 2018
Physical Theatre, Circus

 
Red Sky Performance

Backbone

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
November 2-12 novembre 2017
Indigenous

Jillian Vanstone and Guillaume Côté in A Streetcar Named Desire / Photo by Aleksandar Antonijevic.
 
Emerging Dance Critics Programme

The Demise of Desire

By Annick MacAskill

The National Ballet of Canada’s premiere of choreographer John Neumeier’s A Streetcar Named Desire is an aesthetic triumph and a thought-provoking comment on the destructive nature of repressed sexuality and violence.

 
Broken Dance

Unkaha: The Untold Stories of Our Community

Performance | Spectacle

ON
June 17-18 juin 2017
June 17 @ 7:30 | 19:30 & June 18 @ 6:30 | 18:30
Indian, Contemporary, South Asian

Amanda Acorn / Photo by Talia Shipman
 
Dance WiRe (Writers in Residence)

Two Local Voices on a Double Bill

By Robert Kingsbury

Local and emerging artists-in-residence Andrea Spaziani and Amanda Acorn share a program during the Dancemakers MiniFest on June 13 in the Distillery District.

 
Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA)

38th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards

Other | Autre

Toronto ON
June 26 juin 2017
7:30 | 19:30
Performance Art

Alicia Grant, Andrea Spaziani and Julia Male in Spaziani's Rafters / Photo courtesy of Spaziani
 
Dance WiRe (Writers in Residence)

A Feast of a MiniFest

By Victoria McKenzie

I’ve been craving spice lately. A lil’ paprika, a lil’ tamarind, a lil’ Dancemakers MiniFest.

 

The Jam at the Toronto International Tap Dance Festival

Co-produced by Toffan Rhythm Projects and the Harbourfront Centre, the inaugural year of the Toronto International Tap Dance Festival featured performances, workshops, panel discussions and an all-are-welcome improvisational dance jam. As the final performance of the festival, The Jam provided a platform for dancers of all ages and levels to perform.

Sonia Rodriguez in A Streetcar Named Desire / Photo by Aleksandar Antonijevic
 
Emerging Dance Critics Programme

A Haunting Ballet That Does Not Leave the Mind

By Victoria Ellingham

As the audience filtered in to take their seats at the Four Seasons Centre on the evening of June 3rd, they were met with the sight of a lone chair, haphazardly left on its side in the middle of stage.

Red Sky Performance in Miigis / Photo courtesy of the presenter
 
Red Sky Performance

Miigis

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
September 15-17 septembre 2017
Indigenous, Contemporary

 
Momentum Dance Toronto, Sarah Choi

Lights Dance Festival

Festival | Festival

Toronto ON
June 18 juin 2017
6:30 | 18:30
Contemporary

Dancers Justine Comfort and Denise Solleza / Photo by Craig Chambers
 
Half Second Echo, Tracey Norman, Alison Daley

WILD/WALLED

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
July 6-15 juillet 2017
Contemporary

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