Dance Weekend News
Artist Profile #23
Gadfly performs two pieces Saturday Jan 16th at 6:30pm
9 days until #danceweekend16!
UNM00RED choreographed by Apolonia Velasquez - A School of Toronto Dance Theatre commission featuring their students.
NEWRISKYO choroegraphed by Ofilio Sinbadinho - featuring a full cast of Urban Dancers.
Artist Profile # 20
Jade's Hip Hop Academy Performance Co
Performs Sun Jan 17th at 1:00pm during #danceweekend16
12 days until Dance Weekend!
JHHA PC is a dynamic and highly entertaining youth dance company that inspires and captivates any audience. It is unique as it is composed of talented and passionate young dancers ages 19 and under who love to perform and share their skills in authentic hip hop dance including popping, locking, breakin’, house and krump.
Artist profile #18
Performs Sat Jan 16 at 2:40pm during #danceweekend16
19 days until Dance Weekend16!
The London-based dance company examines the intrinsic beauty hidden in the dark recesses of human experience. Dasein draws on a broad historical perspective, and follows the threads of human psychology, to reveal the stories of what truly makes us human.
Artist profile #17
Performs Sat Jan 16 at 5:35pm during #danceweekend16 and at the COC Noon Hour Series on Jan 7!
24 days until Dance Weekend'16!
Hailed as embodying artistic diversity in technique, form and presentation, KasheDance echos in a new genealogy of Afro-contemporary dance steeped in modern dance, ballet and rooted in dances of the Diaspora.
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.