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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 8 days away from DanceWeekend! Today we are featuring Holla Jazz. Don't miss them January 20th at 2:00pm on the DanceWeekend stage!

Only 9 more days until DanceWeekend 25th Anniversary Edition! We're down to single digits!
​City Dance Corps will be kicking off the second day of perfomances with a Tango piece! Catch this performance on Saturday January 20 at 1:00pm!

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 11 days until DanceWeekend 25th Anniversary Edition!

Catch a performance by Avinoam Silverman Dance on Friday January 19 at 7:25pm!

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We are only 14 days away from DanceWeekend 25th Anniversary Edition!

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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16 days until DanceWeekend 25th Anniversary Edition!

Catch a performance by Gadfly on Saturday January 20 at 6:35pm!

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Our signature movement is rooted in Urban and Contemporary physicality, depth of theme: dance storytelling that sits in the sweet spot between artistry and entertainment.

​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!

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