Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company (EESDC) celebrates its 35th Anniversary with An Iconic Journey: A Celebration of 35 Years which runs Friday, May 5 to Sunday, May 7 at Fleck Dance Theatre as part of Harbourfront Centre’s NextSteps series.
Artistic Director Esmeralda Enrique founded her award-winning Esmeralda Spanish Dance Company as well as her school, the Academy of Spanish Dance, in 1982 in Toronto, and thus began her journey of cementing her reputation as Canada’s premiere flamenco artist. READ MORE
Toronto Masque Theatre’s (TMT) season of desire & transformation continues with a double bill of two very different explorations of love & loss, obsession & heartbreak: one a dramatic cantata from the 18th century, the other a popular19th-century melodrama. This double bill of love & loss will feature Handle’s Baroque dramatic cantata Apollo & Daphne and Richard Strauss’s Romantic melodrama Enoch Arden.
SummerWorks 2016 was great fun this year. The festival’s array of theatre, music, dance and live art truly showed the diversity in art and artists we have locally, and abroad. The lists of Award Winners and Honourable Mentions certainly proves this. READ MORE
Kaha:wi Dance Theatre (KDT), led by multi award-winning Artistic Director Santee Smith, launches the premiere of Re-Quickening. Premiering as part of Harbourfront Centre’s 2015/16 Next Steps dance series, Re-Quickening takes the prevailing discourse surrounding international Indigenous women’s issues and incites a tough topical dialogue through performance, music and art, fueled by re-constructing feminine power. READ MORE
Two transformations; two dramatically different outcomes. This weekend, Native Earth Performing Arts and DanceWorks CoWorks invite us to an evening of Indigenous dance that explores a community’s influence on youth development. Featuring original works with distinctly different styles by Montreal-based Lara Kramer (Ojibwa/Cree) and Vancouver’s Gitxan-rooted Dancers of Damelahamid, the Indigenous Dance Double Bill runs until Saturday April 23rd in Native Earth’s Aki Studio. READ MORE
Volcano Theatre premiered Century Song, as part of the second annual PROGRESS festival, taking place January-February 2016 at The Theatre Centre. Century Song is currently on stage at PROGRESS until January 23, 2016. READ MORE