Dance Weekend News
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.