DARKMATTER makes the “(afro)futuristic and enigmatic body” a galaxy of meaning

The edgy, multi-faceted work by Amsterdam/Brussels-based Cherish Menzo explores tempo remixing, rap anthems and Black identity

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Shumka Dancers’ Nutcracker Infuses Ukrainian Culture Into the Storied Ballet

Dance Victoria presents an energizing twist on a holiday classic

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TransFoRM Connects Dance Communities Through Joy and Celebration

University of Calgary’s inaugural Movement Research Festival opens with a showcase of choreographers

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Flesh and Sound Uses Choreography, Sound and Music to Create Magic

Creators Paco Ziel, Bernardo Alvarado Rojas and Siam Obregón offer a ritualistic journey to audiences at Montréal, arts interculturels

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Kidd Pivot’s Assembly Hall Weaves Worlds With Style

Crystal Pite and Jonathon Young’s newest creation is a meta-study of temporality, absence and agency

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Cassa Pancho’s Ballet Black Makes Their North American Premiere with Double Bill Pioneers

Isabela Coracy gives an unforgettable performance as Nina Simone in Mthuthuzeli November’s Nina: By Whatever Means

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You Are Part of the Fun in Kamuyot

Charlotte Ballet brings Ohad Naharin’s joyful piece to Toronto at the the Fall for Dance North Festival

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The Fourth R Is a Powerful Call to Action on Climate Change

Toronto dance company Dance Fachin takes audiences on a compelling journey through a series of interconnected dance narratives

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Sacred Waterways and Woven Baskets

Method Dance Society and Mocean Dance Investigate Water at Vancouver’s Dancing on the Edge Festival

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Joshua Tree Combines Dance, Music and Visual Arts

Choreographer Brian Webb Invokes Empathy for the Human Experience in Joshua Tree

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X (DIX) Has Longing At Its Core

Guillaume Côté Blends Contemporary and Ballet To Create A Forceful and Honest Examination of Desire

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Navy Blue Grapples With Notions of Social Insignificance

Choreographer Oona Doherty struggles with nuance as she comments on humanity’s moral indifference

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Enemy Lines Is a Powerful Reflection on the Effects of State Violence

Choreographer Mayumi Lashbrook delivers an engaging piece exploring the impact of Japanese internment camps from her great-grandmother’s perspective

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Les limites infinies de la peau Is Poetic and Affecting

Caroline Laurin-Beaucage presents a meditative piece that uses water as a third character

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Because You Never Asked Is a Haunting Rallying Cry Against Hate

Roger White’s conversations with his grandmother about Nazi Germany form the backdrop of this moving piece

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Le cri des méduses Is a Sensorial Feast

Alan Lake Factorie draws inspiration from Géricault’s famous painting The Raft of the Medusa to create a surreal, shocking theatrical world.

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Red Sky’s Miigis: Underwater Panther Captures the Scale of History and Prophesy in a Skillful and Intimate Epic

The performance premiered in Toronto before beginning its tour of Canada and the United States

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Circa’s Sacre Enthralls but Falls Short of the Score

The Australian circus-dance company’s take on The Rite of Spring nails spectacle but just misses sensitivity

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National Ballet’s MADDADDAM Takes an Inventive Approach to Margaret Atwood’s Dystopian Trilogy. But Is It Too Much?

The production, a world premiere choreographed by Wayne McGregor, runs until Nov 30

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Liz Kinoshita’s Double Bill Holds Power and Potential

5 Standards and You Can’t Take It With You combine in contrasting ways

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The Case of the Murder Mystery Dance Show

Votive Dance takes a creative risk with WHODUNIT?, using an unconventional format

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ILL-ABILITIES’s Dis-Connect Will Have You Doing Things Your Own Way

The international breakdance crew proves the importance of differently abled movers on and offstage

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Human Measure Is a Moving Kaleidoscope of Precious Vulnerability

Cassils’ debut dance piece features a cast of trans and non-binary dancers who interrogate existence in a society intent on denying theirs

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Project InTandem’s Latest Works Present a Creative Albeit Mixed Bag

The double bill starts softly but ends with ferocity

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