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Laneway ART-ery Dances

As part of Artworx TO’s Year of Public Art 2021-2022, Laneway ART-ery Dances is a site-specific project that is led by artistic producer Mateo Galindo Torres. This interactive digital installation invites audiences to visit and experience downtown Toronto’s unique alleys in new ways. Shot in the laneways, the dancefilms feature seven professional dancers and original music. Featuring Aria Evans, Nickeshia...

Ground + Groove

Online

Join us for a guided meditation + dance class to cultivate joy and freedom! We will start class by grounding our energy through gentle breathwork and guided meditation. We will then move into a warm-up to ignite the fire within us. After this, you will be invited to connect to your own creative wisdom through guided improvisation dance techniques. This...

What Will Come

ÉDIFICE WILDER - Espace danse 1435 De Bleury St., Montreal, QC

In a sanitized universe, two bodies are born from cubes: flesh rubs against edges, heat against cold, acceleration against immobility. Cautiously and awkwardly, they discover an environment that escapes them, but whose laws they try to understand just as it is crumbling under their feet. Gradually, accidents multiply and unpredictability takes over. Boxes pile up in this allegory about the...

$15 – $30

Babel 7.16

Online

DanceHouse, in partnership with Digidance, presents the Canadian digital broadcast of Babel 7.16 from Belgian choreographers Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Damien Jalet. Using the biblical story of the Tower of Babel as its jumping off point, this new version of the duo’s critically acclaimed 2010 work, Babel(words), gathers 22 dancers from 15 nations onstage in an exploration of the complexity, chaos and possibilities...

WINTERSONG

Fleck Dance Theatre 207 Queens Quay W, Toronto, ON

Celebrating the company’s live return to the stage and 33 years of illuminating the solstice through dance with a world premiere by Rodney Diverlus, and the stage premiere of Alyssa Martin’s STAR SEED. WINTERSONG is a tapestry of seasonal dance inspired by the world’s solstice traditions. Also featured are Carol Anderson’s Nowell Sing We, and Hanna Kiel’s A Day of Light. $25.12 – $61.09

Aerial Dance Workshop

Scotiabank Dance Centre 677 Davie St., Vancouver, BC

This aerial dance workshop will focus on the foundational techniques required to dance in the air using aerial rope. Tailored to dancers, it will focus on techniques for efficiency, how to weave your body around the rope, locks and keys, proper inversion technique, and creative ways to ascend. Offered by Dance Centre Artist-in-Residence company Corporeal Imago, this workshop is taught...

Fortress + Four Solos

Scotiabank Dance Centre 677 Davie St., Vancouver, BC

Livona Ellis performs her solo Unmoved, a response to the idea of overcoming the limitations we place on ourselves. Rebecca Margolick’s solo Bunker draws on themes of memory and the shared history of previous generations of women. The program also includes two solos revived last season specially for them: Peter Bingham’s 1997 Woman Walking (away), danced by Ellis, and Allen Kaeja’s Trace Elements (2000) performed by...

Performing Arts & Indigenous Arts Creation Lab | Winter 2022 – In-Person

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity 107 Tunnel Mountain Drive, Banff

Creation Lab residencies are designed for performing artists and companies worldwide to develop their new work in one or more Banff Centre studio spaces on the land of Sacred Buffalo Guardian Mountain. Creation Lab is a partnered initiative of Performing Arts and Indigenous Arts at Banff Centre. In a collegial campus atmosphere of like-minded artists working in and across a...

Kaeja Elevations® Certification Courses

Toronto Toronto, ON

Applications for the 2022 Kaeja Elevations® Certification Courses are now open. Kaeja Elevations® is an approach to partnering and lifting that places participants from all experience levels on an equal playing field by using momentum, anchoring and the architectural structure of the body. It breaks down the stereotypes of traditional partnering, allowing people of any gender to lift one another....

PuSh International Performing Arts Festival 2022

Vancouver Vancouver

PuSh delivers contemporary works of theatre, dance, music and multimedia by local, national, and international artists. Featuring 13 works from three countries — including two world premieres and two Canadian premieres — the festival line-up is dedicated to creative risk-taking and dynamic interdisciplinary collaboration. With an emphasis on artists from across Canada this year, PuSh will also present works from the...

$20

Miigis: Underwater Panther

At the forefront of Indigenous performance in Canada and worldwide, Red Sky Performance delivers explosive original work that expands and elevates the ecology of contemporary Indigenous arts and culture. The Miigis saga reveals the power of nature and Indigenous prophecy through contemporary Indigenous dance in a fusion with athleticism, music and film. Miigis: Underwater Panther is about our journey from...

$29 – $109

Performing Arts & Indigenous Arts Creation Lab | Spring 2022 – In-Person

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity 107 Tunnel Mountain Drive, Banff

Creation Lab residencies are designed for performing artists and companies worldwide to develop their new work in one or more Banff Centre studio spaces on the land of Sacred Buffalo Guardian Mountain. Creation Lab is a partnered initiative of Performing Arts and Indigenous Arts at Banff Centre. In a collegial campus atmosphere of like-minded artists working in and across a...

blur

The Orange Hub 10045 156 St NW, Edmonton, AB

blur is an embodied exploration at the intersection of dance, performance art, sound and theatre. Through workshops, presentations, performances and collaborations, blur asks its participants to obscure and soften the technical boundaries of a variety of practices, in favour of a less distinct representation of the whole. Curated by Stephanie Patsula.

$15 – $20