Dance Ontario Dance Weekend'15


Images: Collage by Eric Parker -  Ritmo Flamenco, Newton Moraes Dance Theatre
& Kaeja d'Dance

Dance Ontario's Dance Weekend takes place annually at the Fleck Dance Theatre, Harbourfront, and features an incredible line-up of dance artists over three days.
In 2015 DanceWeekend will run Friday 16 January from 7:00pm - 9:30 pm, Saturday 17 January from 1:00 - 6:30 pm and Sunday 18 January from 1:00pm - 6:00 pm.
Commissions artists are Hanna Kiel and Courtnae Bowman

ADMISSION BY $10 MIN DONATION DAILY - IN-OUT PRIVILEGES APPLY!
 

PROGRAM SCHEDULE - subject to change
 

Friday January 16 7:00 – 10:00 pm
Jade’s Hip Hop Academy Performing Company                                           
Jesse Dell Dance                                                                                                               
Ovation Dance                                                                                      
Canada’s Ballet Jorgen                                                                                   
YMI Dancing                                                                                                       
Ritmo Flamenco                                                              

Saturday, January 17 1:00 – 7:00 pm  (Live Streaming to Dufferin Museum  1:00 – 5:30 pm)

PLEASE NOTE CHANGES IN SCHEDULE FROM 4:15 PM ONWARDS DUE TO CANCELLATION OF PERFORMANCE BECAUSE OF INJURY

12:30 PM    Larchaud Dance Projects                                                                     Entrance staircase/outer lobby
1:00 PM      SMASH Entertainment                                                                                           
1:35 PM      Belinda McGuire Dance with guests Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre                                                      
2:05 PM      Arte Flamenco Spanish Dance Company                                                            
2:35 PM      Kaeja d’Dance                                                     
3:05 PM      Tracey Norman     http://vimeo.com/95597737                                 
3:30 PM      Guelph Youth Dance Company
4:00 PM      Jacque Foesier Youth Dance Award                           
4:15 PM      Concorde Strings ensemble
4:40 PM      Hanna Kiel  (Commission)   
http://vimeo.com/113992183 ‪#‎danceTO‬                                                                                  
5:05 PM      Courtnae Bowman (Commission)                                                                               
5:30 PM      Yun Dance Company                                                                        
6:00 PM      Tziporah Productions                                                                                 
6:30 PM      Arkan Dance Company                                                   
                                              

Sunday, January 18 1:00 – 7:00 pm
1:00 PM      Newton Moraes Dance Theatre                                                      
1:40 PM      Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company                                            
2:10 PM      Gerry Trentham/lbs per square inch                                    
2:45 PM      Arabesque                                                                                
3:10 PM      Throwdown Collective                                                
3:35 PM      Ballet Creole                                                                                    
4:10 PM      What’s On? Tap!                                               
4:45 PM      Sashar Zarif Dance Theatre                                                                                              
5:10 PM      Courtnae Bowman (Commission)                                                                        
5:35 PM      Hanna Kiel  (Commission)                                                       
6:00 PM      City Dance Corps                                                       
6:30 PM      Gadfly Dance                                             
                                               

Thank you to our sponsors for 2015

             HPFM Associates

... a whole world of dance!

What The Public Says About DanceWeekend:

 

"This was awesome", "terrific!" - "best year yet!" "Congratulations to all the performers, fabulous tec and FOH crews and to our wonderful audiences!"

"...often the opportunity to discover new groups or genres and get our appetite whetted for the shows in the upcoming year".

"Congratulations on a great event, and thank you for providing so much pleasure and inspiration over the years."

"I just wanted to say how much I enjoyed the fabulous weekend at Harbourfront. The selection was amazingly diverse and a great joy." "I particularly appreciated the two sponsored works by Lacey Smith and William Yong. These were a wonderful complementary set of dances that epitomized the feminine and masculine sides of our world. Well done in enabling this creativity." - Terry Davies

"I've looked forward to this for a long time and I am not disappointed - best event in dance!"

"Keep having this spectacular event please."

"Top calibre talent!"

"A truly enriching, unique, fun and educational experience"

 

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