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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...

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...

Voices of Mountains (Digital Performance)

Online

Fusing classical and contemporary opera repertoire with dance, Voices of Mountains features the world premiere of "Fire" by former COC Composer-in-Residence Ian Cusson. Mezzo-sopranos Rebecca Cuddy and Marion Newman perform with pianist Gordon Gerrard from the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre in the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, while choreography and dance from Aria Evans is set against some of Toronto’s backdrops.

Free

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
Recurring

Moving Connections: Dancing Collected Stories

Online

Sundays from 10-11am on Zoom Jan 30 – March 6 and March 27 – May 1, 2022. Join our FREE online movement practice from the comfort and safety of home! Introducing a new variation of Kaeja d’Dance’s beloved Moving Connections, called Dancing Collected Stories! Moving Connections is a community movement practice, conceived and developed by Karen Kaeja in 2018. Earlier...

Free

When I look at the camera, I’m looking at you

Online

When I look at the camera, I'm looking at you is a live online show broadcast via Zoom that aims to place sensation at the fore of virtual exchange. A series of choreographies that locate unique situations at the intersection of digital and "away from keyboard" spaces, When I look at the camera, I'm looking at you presents bodily understandings with...

Workshop with Mélanie Demers

Scotiabank Dance Centre 677 Davie St., Vancouver, BC

Designed to allow participants to familiarize themselves with the work of Montreal’s Mélanie Demers, this workshop seeks to be an immersion in the MAYDAY universe. Its aim is to provide tools to explore the questions and intuitions that permeate the company’s repertoire, retracing the path that leads from the quivering of an idea to the deployment of a reality. Body work, heart work, voice...

$15 – $30

Hélène Remoué + Dominique Sophie

Espace Orange 1435 Rue de Bleury, Montreal, Quebec

A double bill by Hélène Remoué and Dominique Sophie. Sans rien forcer is an ironically titled solo choreographer Hélène Remoué and performed by Cara Roy; its aim is to be a modern odyssey drawing from the frenzied energy of rock concerts and the phantasmagorical depths of dreams. An invitation to discover oneself anew, rising to the colossal and grandiose heights...

Marie-Pascale Bélanger + Jordan Brown

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

A double bill with performances by Marie-Pascale Bélanger and Jordan Brown. Les bois: “Grandmother, what a terrible big mouth you have!” A little girl, alone. A wolf that has seen better days. How do the tales and movies that defined our childhood still haunt us today? Using masks and puppets, Bélanger aims to paint a series of images that unfold in...

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...

Jimmy Gonzalez + Erin Hill

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

Athlétisme affectif: What happens when a juggler goes on autopilot and stops paying attention to his balls? Inspired by the ritual of the warm-up, Jimmy aims to take us into a trance with him and lets his movements flow unconsciously, focusing instead on his physical sensations, his breathing. Circus becomes a somatic practice. Smoke and Mirrors: To see it, you...

Yannice Ouellet + Krystina Dejean

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

L’art de la confrontation: Ever wondered how it feels to join a battle? Embracing the spirit of the battle, seven krumpers face down the audience, now turned opponent. The energy rises with the aim of pulling the audience in and allowing it to experience, understand and feel the excitement of the battle. Conjuguer crise et empathie: Four dancers found 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

Danses Buissonnières Printemps 2022

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

This annual event aims to introduce the public to the next generation of Québec dancemakers. A jury composed of artists Claudia Chan Tak, Alexandra “Spicey” Landé, Sébastien Provencher, Anne-Flore de Rochambeau and Jessica Serli selected seven young local choreographers among forty-three candidates. For many of them, it is their first time presenting work in a professional setting. Choreographers: Lila Geneix,...

Les jeux du crépuscule

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

Les jeux du crépuscule invites us to question our individual and collective relationship to aging and illness. With a performance, a visual installation, a poetry collection, a workshop on co-presence, a sharing circle for caregivers and a dream circle, this polyphonic event seeks to expand perspectives on the topic and, foremost, to incite experiences and inner shifts.