Dance Weekend News
At DanceWeekend's 25th Anniversary Edition, Claire Whitaker received this year's Jacque Foesier Youth Dance Award from last year's recipient, Tess Vosper.
She was nominated by Patricia Fraser, Artistic Director of The School of Toronto Dance Theatre.
Image: Patricia Fraser abd Claire Whitaker
We are a week away from the 25th edition of DanceWeekend! Today we are featuring COBA, Collective of Black Artists.
COBA Youth Ensemble will perform YAAHASS Saturday January 19.
About the work: In Senegal, YaaHass is the name given to fabric created by weaving many different patterns of leftover fabric. The work uses many imagines of Africentric movement idioms to create the fabric of the work of pure movement.
We are only 10 days away from DanceWeekend 25th Anniversary Edition!
We are thrilled to be teaming up with TUDS again this year to present a Skills & Soul Battle on Friday January 19! Catch the 2 VS 2 action live onstage at the Fleck Dance Theatre at 9:20pm!
Only 15 days until DanceWeekend 25th Anniversary Edition!
Today we are featuring commissioned artist Shameka Blake and her company Artists in Motion (AIM). She will be presenting her commissioned work "Child Soldier" at the following dates and times:
Friday January 19 - 8:55pm
Saturday January 20 - 3:30pm
Sunday January 21 - 3:00pm
Don't miss this world premiere!
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Happy New Year! We can't believe that we are only 17 days away from the 25th Anniversary Edition of DanceWeekend!
Today we would like to introduce Ritmo Flamenco! They will be kicking off the show on Friday January 19 at 7pm!
Find out more about them:
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