Toronto Dance Theatre (TDT) will close their 2018/19 season with the critically acclaimed duet Marienbad, created and performed by TDT Artistic Director Christopher House and writer/theatre-maker/multimedia artist Jordan Tannahill.
Prominent Canadian playwright George F. Walker (Order of Canada, Governor General’s Lifetime Achievement Award, five-time Dora Award winner) brings his many years of experience to Toronto’s indie theatre scene to direct his acclaimed 2010 dark comedy And So It Goes for Kyanite Theatre.
Located in Sarnia, Ontario, the Aamjiwnaang First Nations reserve and its 900 residents are smothered by one of Canada’s largest petrochemical corridors: the Chemical Valley. Siblings Vanessa Gray and Lindsay Beze Gray have dedicated their lives to fighting the pollution that threatens their community’s health, safety and future. In The Chemical Valley Project, theatre makers and friends Julia Howman and Kevin Matthew Wong document Vanessa and Lindsay’s vital activism and journeys as land defenders and water protectors.
Beginning this summer, Outside the March (OtM) is inviting you to put your life on pause with a series of proudly analog movie-loving experiences hearkening back to yesteryear—or at least to the days before Netflix and Amazon Prime. The Popcorn Double Feature will see OtM take over the Annex’s historic Queen Video and open up its own VHS rental store (with a twist) for The Tape Escape, and transform Streetcar Crowsnest into a classic cinema for The Flick.
In 1734, Marie Joseph Angélique, an enslaved Black woman known for her outspoken disdain towards servitude and her masters, set fire to Montréal, completely destroying a hospital and dozens of houses including her owner’s residence…or so the story goes.
Art Thing in association with Prairie Fire, Please and in celebration of National Poetry Month bring us a new production of Canadian poet and author Molly Peacock’s solo show in poems, The Shimmering Verge.
Contemporaneity 3.0 is a new presenting series by Anandam Dancetheatre in partnership with Toronto Dance Theatre, featuring new works and works-in-progress by artists practicing in Asian, African, Latin American, Arab and Indigenous dance forms. Contemporaneity 3.0 features dance pieces by Nova Dance (Toronto), Mix Mix Dance Collective (Toronto), and Padmini Chettur (India).