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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...

DA REUNION

Assembly Hall 1 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Dr, Toronto, ON

DA (Diasporic African) REUNION is a 24-session adult dance series to highlight the Africanist dances and music from the African diaspora. Coco Collective aims to amplify Black dance practices in West Toronto (Etobicoke) to support ongoing mentorship of young Black dancers and connect, newcomer, emerging, established and intergenerational dance artists together. The sessions will aim to amplify neo-traditional, street, contemporary African/Caribbean...

$10

Vancouver International Flamenco Festival

Various locations in Vancouver Vancouver

The Vancouver International Flamenco Festival’s 32nd edition features a lineup of local, national and international flamenco artists including Spain's Mucha Muchacha. The 2022 Festival will feature live performances, with both ticketed and free events. VIFF aims to deliver innovative and dynamic programs and celebrate the opportunity to once again bring international artists to our community.

Free – $70

LA FORASTERA “The Outsider”

The Factory Theatre 125 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON

LA FORASTERA (The Outsider) is the newest theatrical flamenco dance work from Flamencolia Dance Company, and was created by award-winning flamenco dancer, choreographer and artistic director Lia Grainger. La Forastera tells the story of an artist out of place, of what it means to tear up one’s own roots in the hopes of embodying the culture of another country and its people....

Digital Dervish + Flamenco Sonic

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

A multimedia work by UK artist Hedy Hurban that combines original digital projections, live performance and wearabe technology. The sema of the Dervish aims to blur the lines between dance and meditation while symbolically expressing the formation of the universe and man’s transference of love and respect to God. The duende is the expression of the soul for a Flamenco dancer: a flame that is...

$5 – $25

Chutzpah! PLUS, World Premiere of Ne.Sans Opera & Dance’s Take This Waltz

Norman & Annette Rothstein Theatre 950 W. 41st Ave, Vancouver, BC

This world premiere evening of music, dance and stunning visuals, staged by Israeli choreographer and director Idan Cohen of Ne. Sans Opera & Dance, celebrates the Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen. Performers featured are Canadian bass-baritone Daniel Okulitch, described as “flat-out brilliant” by Opera News, dancer/musician Ted Littlemore and a classical chamber ensemble of violin, viola and cello.

$34 – $40

Heirloom / Peterborough

Peterborough Square Court 140 Charlotte St., Peterborough

Toronto’s international dance festival returns to Peterborough for a celebration of contemporary dance, circus and juggling, set to live music. This year’s full-length Heirloom program, In Blue Rooms, features a fusion of juggling, contemporary circus, dance and object manipulation, set to an arrangement of familiar compositions from The Royal Conservatory musicians and performed outdoors in the Peterborough Square Courtyard.

$15

Double Murder

The Vancouver Playhouse 600 Hamilton St, Vancouver, BC

A new double bill by UK-based Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter, with two contrasting pieces. The evening begins with Clowns, a sarcastic nod to our ever-growing indifference to violence. As an antidote, The Fix aims to bring a tender, fragile energy to the stage. Performed by his dancers and accompanied by the sounds of a Schechter-composed score, Double Murder hopes to explore painful truths and delve...

$35

22nd Annual Chutzpah! Festival

Norman & Annette Rothstein Theatre 950 W. 41st Ave, Vancouver, BC

The Chutzpah! Festival returns with a lineup of performances this November 3-24, 2022, presenting music, theatre, comedy, dance and multimedia arts, aiming to connect communities and celebrate the vibrancy of our stories. Acclaimed dance artists will once again grace the stage of the Norman & Annette Rothstein Theatre and share their work. Highlights include: The World Premiere of Ne.Sans Opera & Dance’s Hourglass (Nov...

$34 – $40

Better Late Than Never: 27 year anniversary gala

Refinery Arts and Spirit Centre 609 Dufferin Ave., Saskatoon, SK

Free Flow Dance Theatre missed its 25th anniversary due to the pandemic, but is back to celebrate with an event featuring new works by Terrill Maguire, Newton Moraes and a collaboration between Danny Grossman, Eddie Kastrau and Jackie Latendresse.

$30 – $50

Stations

SFU Woodward’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts 149 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC

Louise Lecavalier continues her exploration of dance with Stations. This solo aims to propel her lifelong dance trajectory forward; traversing the ebb and flow of movement and examining the memories that live in the body. Through the stories embedded in her flesh, each movement, whether grand or subtle, hopes to reflect an attempt to articulate human experience that lies beyond words.

$35