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

PROGRAM SCHEDULE - subject to change
 

Friday January 16 7:00 – 10:00 pm
Jade’s Hip Hop Academy Performing Company                    7:00 pm                              
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)
Larchaud Dance Projects                                              12:45                          Entrance staircase/outer lobby
SMASH Entertainment                                                   1:00 pm                                            
Belinda McGuire Dance                                                         
Arte Flamenco Spanish Dance Company                                                                 
Kaeja d’Dance                                                                 
Tracey Norman                                                                
Guelph Youth Dance Company                                                    .
DO Innovation Award & Jacque Foesier Youth Dance Award                              
Concorde Strings/Lifetime Achievement slide show                                        Lobby
Egyptian Dance Academy                                                                         |
Hanna Kiel  (Commission)    http://vimeo.com/113992183 ‪#‎danceTO‬                                                                                         
Courtnae Bowman (Commission)                                                                                    
Yun Dance Toronto                                                                                
Tziporah Productions                                                                                   
Arkan Dance Company                                                                                                             

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

Thank you to our sponsors for 2015

      Torontorealcondos.ca      

... 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"

 

Videos from Past Events