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The Magic of Assembly

Winchester Street Theatre 80 Winchester Street, Toronto, ON

Toronto Dance Theatre is thrilled to announce a new collaborative production from street dance artist Ashley Colours Perez and Toronto-based protest electronic music duo LAL, working in collaboration with TDT Artistic Director Andrew Tay. Bringing together three distinct artistic points of view and aesthetics, The Magic of Assembly is on stage at the Winchester Street Theatre February 2 – 4 and 9 – 11, 2023.

$10 – $45

Cabaret Noir

Berkeley Street Theatre 26 Berkeley Street, Toronto, ON

The cast of Cabaret Noir aims to use movement, dialogue and music to reconstruct emblematic scenes from popular culture in a work that hopes to be both a celebration and resistance of concepts of "Blackness". The purpose is for the artists to play with clichés, folklore and prejudices, summoning the words of Frantz Fanon, Nina Simone, Dany Laferrière and Spike Lee to...

$29 – $79

Looking Glass by Idan Cohen

The Rachel Browne Theatre 211 Bannatyne Ave, 2 nd floor, Winnipeg, MB

Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers is thrilled to commission Idan Cohen to create a new work for WCD. An Israeli choreographer from Kibbutz Mizra, Israel, Cohen was selected by a panel as a Guest Artist in Residence during COVID-19. Looking Glass features music by Phillip Glass, an ensemble of Winnipeg-based dancers, lighting by Hugh Conacher and piano études performed live. Dancers: Carol-Ann...

$20 – $32

Matriarchs Uprising

Scotiabank Dance Centre 677 Davie St., Vancouver, BC

The 5th edition of Matriarchs Uprising Festival, curated by Olivia C. Davies, features a program of new works by Indigenous women artists who aim to be both nurturing and advancing the art of contemporary dance. The week includes live performances, VR screenings, masterclasses, community workshops, conversations and a film series.

Sex Dalmatian

Market Hall Performing Arts Centre 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough, ON

Sex Dalmatian is an evening-length dance theatre glam drama. It follows a fiercely careerist anthropomorphized talking dog named Sex Dalmatian. Created by the award winning, critically acclaimed Toronto-based absurdist dance company Rock Bottom Movement, the show aims to centre a feminist perspective and a playful tone. Sex Dalmatian tries to place heavy feelings into bizarre containers and shine a humorous...

$5 – $25

GO WHERE LIGHT IS

Mile Zero Dance 9931- 78 Avenue, Edmonton, AB

New group dance work by Jen Mesch in collaboration with aAron Munson (projections).

$20 – $25

Amadeus

Royal Theatre 805 Broughton Street, Victoria, BC

A ballet about Mozart, his inspirations, his demons and his music that aims to be both passionate and poignant. Unique in musical history, Mozart wrote over 800 works, spanning virtually every genre of his time. Destrooper’s music selections include rock and hip-hop interpretation of Amadeus’ works, hoping to reflect the innovation and timelessness of Mozart’s work and more.

$30

Dancers of Damelahamid

Scotiabank Dance Centre 677 Davie St., Vancouver, BC

The internationally-renowned Indigenous dance company Dancers of Damelahamid brings its work to the stage for the March edition of The Dance Centre’s Discover Dance! noon hour series. Spirit and Tradition aims to layer vibrant dances, singing, drumming and projected imagery to immerse audiences in the ecosystems and culture of the Indigenous lands and waters of the Northwest Coast.

$13 – $15

Choreography Workshop with Hillel Kogan

Scotiabank Dance Centre 677 Davie St., Vancouver, BC

Israeli choreographer Hillel Kogan brings together the materials of his creations in a process that begins with improvisation. This workshop will aim to experiment with the tools he draws upon during the creative process, extracting strategies and applying to them new content that is relevant to the participants: questioning the medium itself and the artistic and social conventions surrounding spoken...

$15 – $30

Hillel Kogan: We Love Arabs

Scotiabank Dance Centre 677 Davie St., Vancouver, BC

Israeli choreographer Hillel Kogan’s award-winning duet We Love Arabs aims to dive headlong into the toughest of questions – how can we co-exist within conflict? Somewhere in Tel Aviv, a Jewish choreographer enlists an Arab dancer to help create a work that will overcome fears and carry a message of peace: but as the work progresses, power struggles ensue. With...

$28.95 – $33.95

Lamondance

Scotiabank Dance Centre 677 Davie St., Vancouver, BC

The Dance Centre’s Discover Dance! noon hour series features Lamondance, a contemporary dance training company designed for emerging artists about to embark on a professional performing career. Drawing dancers from across Canada and overseas, Artistic Director Davi Rodrigues aims to mould ensembles of honed, expressive and fluent performers. This performance will feature a selection of works from the current repertoire.

$13 – $15

Aeriosa

Scotiabank Dance Centre 677 Davie St., Vancouver, BC

The Dance Centre’s Discover Dance! noon hour series features aerial dance company Aeriosa. New Artists and Approaches in Vertical Dance will share works by company members, Deaf Theatre Artist Landon Krentz and Butterflies In Spirit, a group which uses hip hop, contemporary and First Nations dances to raise awareness of violence against Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit...

$13 – $15