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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Hofesh Shechter Plays Audiences by the Heartstrings in His Immersive Worlds

Double Murder addresses violence and isolation in a double bill for a post-COVID world

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FFDN’s Signature Programme Reminds Us of the Joy of Union

This year’s mixed program included work from Dianne Montgomery, Kaleo Trinidad, Jera Wolfe and Michael Greyeyes

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Ballet Jörgen Adds a Charming and Warm-Spirited Instantiation to the Anne of Green Gables Legacy

The ballet company’s adaptation of the Canadian children’s book tours the country

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In-Ward Explodes with Raw Force in Vancouver, Touching Deftly on Social Issues

Choreography by Quebec hip hop icon ‘Spicey’ exposes humanity’s need for connection yet desire for independence

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Femmillennial Presents Grit, Struggle and Support for Today’s Audiences

The show premiered at Toronto Fringe Festival

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Porch View Dances: Discovery Walk Answers a Key Question About Live Performance

The guided tour took audience members through a hybrid series of performances in Toronto’s Seaton Village

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Short&Sweet Showcases Live Performance At Its Most Daring

Presented by Toronto Dance Theatre, the smorgasbord of performances extend far beyond dance

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Jean Grand-Maitre’s Farewell Show Wields Simplicity With Exquisite Power

The Memory Room, choreographed by the outgoing artistic director of Alberta Ballet, showcases an intimate grace in its world premiere

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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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