Dancemakers will present its third season of the acclaimed Flowchart which provides a much-needed Toronto platform for solo artists or groups working in a variety of arenas of choreographic investigation, and offering a curiosity about what happens to non-dance work when framed within a dance perspective. Due to the overwhelming response in previous seasons, we’re expanding Flowchart to two performances per edition.
Citadel + Compagnie proudly presents its inaugural seasonal triple bill Citadel Dance Mix 2018, running November 21–24 & November 28–December 1 at The Citadel: Ross Centre for Dance. Some of Toronto’s most exciting and sought-after dance creators will present three electrifying works: Lady Baby choreographed by DA Hoskins follows a woman — her myth, her sexuality, her stories — in an exploration of identity.
Harbourfront Centre presents the Canadian premiere of Dalisa Pigram and Serge Aimé Coulibaly’s Cut the Sky during its 2018/2019 dance series, TORQUE. This multi-disciplinary work from Australia’s Marrugeku is based on the poems written and spoken by Edwin Lee Mulligan. It includes Indigenous songs by an international cast as well as original songs and covers of Nick Cave, sung live by Sydney-based R&B and soul singer-songwriter, Ngaiire.
Canada’s pre-eminent taiko group Nagata Shachu celebrate 20th anniversary with their 2018/2019 season kick-off ‘Rhythm, Stories, Movement’: A new presentation, featuring acclaimed Toronto author and storyteller Rui Umezawa and Toronto contemporary dancers Noriko Kusama and Yuichiro Inoue.
ProArteDanza has been dazzling Canadian audiences with its signature, full-throttle physicality and emotionally resonant contemporary ballet performances since 2004. Season 2018 features the world premiere of Figaro 2.0, a full-evening dance work co-choreographed by the company’s award-winning duo: Artistic Director Roberto Campanella and Artistic Associate Robert Glumbek. Figaro 2.0 runs at Harbourfront Centre’s Fleck Dance Theatre in Toronto from November 1 – 3 and November 7 - 10 at 8pm.
In recognition of the induction of Rina Singha into the Encore! Dance Hall of Fame and to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Kathak Mahotsav Canada, Rina Singha Kathak Dance Organization presents Precious Legacies; a festival highlighting the key teachings and knowledge of the master gurus of Kathak.
The World of Jahanara explores the inner life of Jahanara Aklaq, a 24-year-old Kathak dancer, who, in her brief life, had fearlessly began to make her mark in the dance world and envisioned a career in Canada.
Rhythmic and lyrical, Kathak is an elegant dance form that revolves around the concept of storytelling.
Choreographed and performed by Bageshree Vaze, this dance-theatre work interweaves Kathak dance, music, text and visuals to re-imagine Jahanara’s world on the morning of January 18, 1999, in the hours before her tragic death.
CanAsian Dance is accepting applications for its 2020 KickStart Festival commissions.
Series 1 - A Woman's Work
November 3 @ 8pm, November 4 @ 4pm
Pia Bouman School, 6 Noble St
The A Woman's Work series explores topics related to gender/gender roles, women’s rights and roles in society and women’s stories related to their heritage, culture or individual experiences.
A post-show catered reception and cash bar takes place on Saturday and a moderated discussion takes place on Sunday.
Limited Seating, please purchase tickets in advance
Explore Bravery and Beauty through the Expressions of Flamenco dance and music
The Aga Khan Museum presents locally and internationally acclaimed artists in the fourth annual Duende: Flamenco Festival, exploring bravery, beauty, and a broad variety of flamenco music and dance.