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Performance Clash

The Winchester Theatre 80 Winchester Street, Toronto, ON

Live from the Winchester Street Theatre: it’s Performance Clash! TDT is welcoming audiences back into the theatre, and what better way than with a celebratory night of short works.Artists from a variety of disciplines in the Toronto community are pairing up with TDT Dancers to collaborate and make 11 original works.

$10 – $25

Heart Strings

Royal Theatre 805 Broughton Street, Victoria, BC

Ballet Victoria and the Victoria Symphony, featuring violinist Christi Meyers, join forces to bring to life an all new program featuring two works: Vivaldi’s 4 Seasons and Tchaikovsky’s Serenade. Destrooper brings to life a contemporary interpretation of the seasons with the intention of adding a West Coast flair, a bit of romance and much playfulness. For Serenade, the company's aim is simply to delight your senses with...

ALLISON EB DANCE ON SCREEN

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Allison Elizabeth Burns - Artistic Director of Allison EB Dance - is seeking to make connections and collaborative opportunities between artists, audiences and communities to empower experiential and visceral interactions with dance. Her premiere of ALLISON EB DANCE ON SCREEN aims to showcase her new screendance repertoire which includes commissioned work, festival selections, experimental collaboration and a world premiere. Burns...

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...

WINTERCITY YXE Dance Party and Performance

Free Flow Dance Centre 224 25th Street West, Saskatoon, SK

Live outdoor dance performance featuring the Free Flow company and a DJ dance party around the fire pits to follow. Open to all ages.

Free

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

Revisor

Vancouver Playhouse 600 Hamilton St, Vancouver, BC

When a sneaky bureaucrat undoes the corrupt officials of a provincial city, out of a heaping trash-pile of bad behaviour — lust, greed, fear and mendacity — emerges a warped yet prescient image of our current state. Revisor's aim is to be a funhouse mirror, a horror show, a comedy that is no longer funny. More than just an excoriating...

$35 – $94

Sadhana/Tarana

Native Earth's Aki Studio 585 Dundas St E #250, Toronto, ON

Sadhana/Tarana aims to unite legacy and future, curated by Pratibha Arts and featuring emerging and senior artists in Kathak dance and Indian classical vocal music. 'Sadhana' means intense dedication and 'Tarana' is a song for dance. Sadhana/Tarana seeks to highlight the strong interaction between dance and music in South Asian culture, demonstrated by emerging and established artists in Canada and the...

$10 – $25

Fluid Forms

Alderney Landing Theatre 2 Ochterloney St, Dartmouth, NS

MOCEAN DANCE marks its 20th Anniversary season with a fresh look forward into our elusive and ever changing world. Fluid Forms is a confluence of perspectives from dance artists with deep ties to Atlantic Canada. This milestone production features new works from four of this country’s most compelling emergent voices and explores the dynamic interplay of diverse identities.

$15 – $28

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,...

Silent … Lab Dance: PEOPLE IN BETWEEN

Gas Station Arts Centre 445 River Ave, Winnipeg, MB

Featuring D-Anne Kuby, Ian Mozdzen dancing in close/far proximity on bare stage to witnesses... with a soundtrack of only room ambience. With the intention to be stark, focused and kinetic… observe the space “in between” the movers — what forms and invisible tensions exist in the simple confrontation of bodies in silence? How does dance form and reform within this unembellished audiospatial...

$10

Tour de Danse: Danceoke Edition

Winchester Street Theatre 80 Winchester Street, Toronto, ON

Tour de Danse: Danceoke Edition is back at Toronto Dance Theatre. For this iteration of TDT's fundraising dance party, guest participants from the community have paired up with one of TDT’s company dancers to learn the choreography from an iconic music video while raising funds to support TDT’s artistic programming.  Come cheer on the participants and watch a screening of...

$40

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.

Family Friendly Dist-Dance Party for International Dance Day

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Calling all movers, groovers and shakers for an intergenerational party for International Dance Day 2022. Come dance with us for a cardio pop/funk family friendly dist-dance party! EveryBODY is invited to dance along in what aims to be a funky fusion inspired energizer and joyful session. Transform any room in your space into a commUNITY dist-dance floor! Top 40, Old...

Intro to Bollywood with Chase Constantino

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Have you always wanted to try Bollywood? Here is your chance! Join Dance Ontario as we celebrate International Dance Day with a FREE Intro to Bollywood workshop with dancer and choreographer Chase Constantino. This workshop aims to get you moving and grooving, as you learn the basics of bollywood and a little of his choreography.

Free

Not Another Political Playground Y’all (NAPPY)

The GRAND 608 1st Street SW, Calgary, AB

NAPPY is an invitation to imagine new futures for contemporary dance - one that may better represent the artistic climate in Mohkinstsis and build a community around Black artistry. The GRAND hosts NAPPY Dance Collective’s debut season in Alberta’s performing arts landscape as artists Cindy Ansah and Tiara Matusin stage two new dance works made in collaboration with cultural instigators...

$15 – $45

12 Minutes Max Studio Showing

Scotiabank Dance Centre 677 Davie St., Vancouver, BC

Justin Calvadores, Marco Esccer, Eliza Regenyi, Sarah U and Sarah Wong share and discuss new works in progress in an informal studio showing. 12 Minutes Max aims to foster experimentation and the development of new dance works, along with critical feedback and community dialogue.

Free

Cinderella

Royal Theatre 805 Broughton Street, Victoria, BC

The clock strikes midnight and Ballet Victoria strikes again with this rendition of Cinderella, with Prokofiev’s classical score. Ballet Victoria’s 21st century ballet follows the story of the classical Cinderella but with a little twist, adding some humor and new characters. Embark on Cinderella’s journey to find her prince, and don’t forget your glass slippers!

$30

Parades

Caserne Dalhousie 100 rue Bell, Quebec City, QC

Avec l'œuvre Parades, Alan Lake Factori(e) souhaite renouer avec un mode de création in situ. Pour ce nouvel opus, quatre interprètes investissent la Caserne Dalhousie et s’adonnent à une mystérieuse fête païenne à mi-chemin entre danse, installation vivante et sculpture. Le temps de leur présence, ils visent à habiter, transformer et magnifier cet espace atypique, dans une exploration du mouvement...

$30

Silent… Lab Dance: PEOPLE AWAY HEAD TOWARD

Gas Station Arts Centre 445 River Ave, Winnipeg, MB

Featuring Carol-Ann Bohrn, Ian Mozdzen & D-Anne Kuby dancing in close/far proximity on bare stage to witnesses... with a soundtrack of only room ambience. With the intention to be stark, focused and kinetic… observe the space “in between” the movers — what forms and invisible tensions exist in the simple confrontation of bodies in silence? How does dance form and reform...

$10

This Lament I’ll Lip-Sync Until I’m Born Again

The Redwood Theatre 1300 Gerrard St E, Toronto, Ontario

Choreographer Riley Sims' newest creation for Social Growl, This Lament I'll Lip-sync Until I'm Born Again, is an interdisciplinary performance of autofiction based on the six performers: four dancers, one actor, one cinematographer. A broken narrative and descent into a black hole of emotional molasses.

$25 – $30

Cabaret Tangente – La grande messe

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

This evening aims to be a new occasion to celebrate the meeting of two of Montréal’s professional dance scenes: neo-burlesque and contemporary dance. While maintaining the main codes of burlesque, a contemporary perspective tries to break with tradition, feed new aesthetics and raise political questions. The event includes eight numbers dreamed up by fourteen artists, a bar right inside the...

$26 – $35

winter guests: Story, story, die.

Vancouver Playhouse 600 Hamilton St, Vancouver, BC

The rules of the game are simple. Like and be liked. Kill or be killed. Under the direction of choreographer Alan Lucien Øyen, Norway’s dance/theatre company winter guests attempts to deconstruct contemporary pathologies of need and narcissism.  Taking inspiration from the performer’s real-life experiences, solo work and group dynamics try to lay bare the brutal cost of social rituals. With...

$35 – $94