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Ryerson Theatre School’s Dance Program

Artist Profile #15 Ryerson's Dance Program

Performing Saturday January 16th at 6:00pm during #danceweekend16.

Ryerson Theatre School’s Dance Program presents an excerpt from the evening length work Kudelka Meets Ryerson Dances 2015

Internationally renowned choreographer James Kudelka, was the Ryerson Theatre School’s distinguished guest artist during Fall 2015.  Created and performed in silence, this brand new 90-minute work featured 56 dancers.  The work debuted in November 2015 at the Ryerson Theatre. 

COBA Collective of Black Artists

Artist Profile #14 COBA Collective of Black Artists
Performs Sun Jan 17 at 5:40 during #danceweekend16
29 days until Dance Weekend!

COBA Collective of Black Artists is a Toronto based performance company who presents Traditional West African dance, music and folklore; Caribbean Indigenous Folk dance, music and rituals in their purest forms possible for the theatrical stage. While also creating contemporary works developed from an Africanist movement aesthetic that reflects African social realities in a global context.

CORPUS/Linnea Swan

Artist Profile # 13: CORPUS/Linnea Swan 
Performs Friday January 15 at 6:30 pm (mobile work ending in theatre)

CORPUS presents Swan Lake Syndrome,  co-created by Linnea Swan and David Danzon, performed by Linnea Swan, directed by David Danzon

Award-winning performing artist Linnea Swan and Corpus’ artistic director David Danzon re-imagine Swan Lake as a one-woman show.  To be premiered in 2016 in unsuspected venues.

Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie

Artist Profile #12: Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie

Performs Sunday, January 17 at 4:35 pm



tiger princess dance projects

Artist Profile # 11: tiger princess dance projects
Performs Saturday, January 16 at 4:30 pm

The mission of tiger princess dance projects is to create a repertoire of works that reflect the Artistic Director’s unique Canadian-Chinese heritage, new-Canadian perspective and artistic values, and to perform these works in Canada and abroad.

Roshanak Jaberi Dance Projects

Artist Profile # 10: Roshanak Jaberi Dance Projects

Performs Friday, January 15 at 8:30 pm



Roshanak Jaberi Projects serves to support the research, creation and presentation of Roshanak Jaberi’s dance works, and is a platform for her collaborative initiatives. The company is an extension of Roshanak’s commitment to use her art to inspire and mobilize her audience towards positive social change.

Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre

Artist Profile # 9: Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre
Performs Sunday, January 17 at 6:15pm


Kaeja d'Dance

Artist Profile # 7: Kaeja d'Dance

Performs Saturday, January 16 at 1:35 pm

Arkan Dance Company

Artist Profile #8: Arkan Dance Company
Performs Sunday, January 17 at 1:35 pm
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Ritmo Flamenco

Artist Profile #6: Ritmo Flamenco
Performs Friday, January 17 at 7:00 pm