Family of Jazz Promises a Storm of Vibrant Flavour, But How Long Can It Last?

Decidedly Jazz Danceworks presents a tour of jazz forms for its first full performance since the start of the pandemic

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Bleu Néon Offers Renewal Through a Clear and Powerful Expression

Building on body memories, Kim-Sanh Châu’s solo performance explores the idea of homeland

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Cirque du Soleil’s Kurios: Cabinet of Curiosities is Full of Showstopping Performances

Inside the grand marquee, time has diverged into a steampunk-inspired retro-future

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A Grimm Night: A Dangerously Glamourous Work of Participatory Dance-Theatre

Choreographed by Julia Cratchley, the show unfolds throughout The Great Hall in Toronto, leaving the audience wondering where the action will go next

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The National Ballet of Canada Offers Propulsive Optimism in Its Winter Mixed Programme

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UNGANISHA Is a Much-Needed Exploration of Histories That Are Often Obscured

Woezo Africa reimagines its 2019 version in this year’s rendition

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Set Post-Apartheid, Via Kanana Expresses How It Feels to Be Part of a Social Movement

The marriage of music, storytelling and dancing includes expertise in krump, tap, gumboot, contemporary, acrobatics and pantsula

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Matriarchs Uprising Leaves Us Wanting to Dive Deeper Into Our Roots

The annual festival shares Indigenous women’s stories of identity and ancestry

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Andrew Turner’s 18 P_R_A_C_T_I_C_E_S Spins an Odyssey to Unravel Selfhood

Emily Wilson’s translation of the Odyssey serves as the entry point for Turner’s investigation of the self

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Isolation and Connection Converge in Voices of Mountains

With choreography by Aria Evans, the performance fuses opera and dance. Available to stream until July 15.

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Helen Walkley’s John Gives Shape to Absence

In 1969, Walkley’s brother disappeared, never to be heard from again

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Reality and Fantasy in Kittiwake Dance Theatre’s 35th Annual Nutcracker is Blurred by Magic

This year’s production features the company’s orchestra and a funny little TikTok moment

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Dyade Dances Returns to the Stage, Showing Subtle Connection and Intimacy

Ottawa Dance Directive presents THR3E as part of Series Dance 10

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Languages and Cultures Clash in Babel 7.16

Visually arresting performances by a triple-threat ensemble elevate Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Damien Jalet’s epic story

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Confession Publique Asks Whether We Can Choose Not to Look

Angélique Willkie centres humanity in Mélanie Demers’s interrogating performance

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Opera Atelier’s Angel Certainly Flies – But Where Does It Land?

The baroque opera company’s multidisciplinary storytelling event marks the culmination of a four-year project by composer Edwin Huizinga

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Two Performances that Create, Clear and Hold Space

Getting to know your Fruit and The Grand March of the House of Siriano premiered at Fall for Dance North 2021

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Double Feature Is a Testament to the Need for Truth Before Reconciliation

Citadel + Compagnie marked the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation with a touching double feature

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Waterline: A Dance with the Surface of the Water Considers What Water Might Remember

In partnering with a river’s surface, the performance meditates on the vital relations between humans, water and what becomes ghostly

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To Victor with Love Is an Energetic and Moving Tribute

The work honours the late Victor Kolstee, co-founder of Flamenco Rosario

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Andrea Peña’s 6.58: Manifesto Examines The Body As a Site Through Which Societies Create an Oppressive System

Set in a post-industrial reality, the piece conveys a darkly dystopian universe, where dread is omnipresent and free will has faded away

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MUKUTHÔ Proves That Community Can Be Built Within The Span of One Show

The performance by Casimiro Nhussi and Pulga Muchochoma, in partnership with dance Immersion, was presented in Toronto as part of Canadian Stage’s Dream in High Park from Aug. 19 through 27

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Porch View Dances’ 10th Anniversary Online Film Festival Captures Its Roaming, Inclusive Essence

This year’s performances refract notions of home through movement and community

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Mama, do we die when we sleep? Explores Wonder in a World of Responsibility

Part of the Dancing on the Edge Festival in Vancouver, Rachel Meyer’s work was inspired by the question posed by her two-year-old daughter

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