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Dancemakers presents "Eating bones and Licking bread"

Dancemakers is pleased to announce that Resident Artist Lara Kramer’s Eating bones and Licking bread will make its première at Dancemakers Centre for Creation from Thursday, January 30, 2020 to Saturday, February 1, 2020, at 8 pm each evening. Now in her second year of a three-year Dancemakers residency, Lara’s solo work Eating bones and Licking bread was presented as a work-in-progress at Dancemakers in November 2019.

Les Paradis Perdus/Remix

Inspired by childhood memories both fond and fearsome, Les Paradis Perdus / Remix is a world within a world. Originally created in 2005, the choreography has been revisited and reworked anew by Laurence Lemieux. This remount will feature original music and live performance by composer Christopher Butterfield, and performances by Lemieux’s children, dancers Juliette and Jimmy Coleman. Presented by Citadel + Compagnie: May 15-16, 20-23, 2020 at 8pm; Tickets $25 in advance, $20 at the door.

Four Old Legs

Celebrated as a “profoundly moving duet”, choreographer James Kudelka’s Four Old Legs  features dancers Evelyn Hart and  Zhenya Cerneacov in a piece celebrating time memory and experience, performed to a playlist from Chopin to Judy Garland to Talking Heads. Presented by Citadel + Compagnie: April 15-18, 2020 at 8pm, April 19, 2020 at 4pm


As the line between amateur and professional blurs, and entertainment and art grow closer together, three performers take to the stage to show you what they can do. An investigation of success, failure, and audience expectation in a talent show about who the real losers are. This Canadian premiere is presented by Citadel + Compagnie through Bright Nights.

Luke Garwood
Molly Johnson
Sabina Perry 

Children of Chemistry

February 20-22, 2020 at 8pm
Choreographer: Sébastien Provencher
Presented by Citadel + Compagnie through Bright Nights
Toronto Premiere

From a fashion show to a football field, from femininity to hypermasculinity, Children of Chemistry both confronts and questions the notion of manliness. In a repetitive dance with popular and sporting references, Provencher tackles stereotypes of masculinity. Hailed as “poignant performance” this Toronto premiere is a captivating piece that invites audiences to imagine the masculine through a different lens.

8 minutes 17 seconds

Propelled by the curiosity between the length of time it takes light to travel from the sun to the earth (8:17), Blue Ceiling dance presents its most ambitious work to date. The company celebrates its 16th year with 8 minutes 17 minutes, on stage from January 23th to 25th, 2020, at 8:00pm at The Theatre Centre with a Pay-What-You-Can community matinée performance on Sunday, January 26th at 2:30pm.

dance Immersion presents the Canadian premiere of Limbo by Tabanka Dance Ensemble (Norway)

Tabanka Dance Ensemble uses the rich aesthetics of Africa and the Caribbean in order to create vibrant contemporary work. Tabanka performance methodology breaks down the hierarchical systems and oppositions between the different audience members´ knowledge and experiences.

Tap Roots: The Irish Connection

Tapping into the Irish culture and music, we explore the historic roots of this connection and how it influenced the origins of the artform.

Featuring the faculty & performing companies from The Tap Dance Centre, with The Steel City Rovers.

Show time: 7pm. 

**Location: The Living Arts Centre, RBC Theatre

Tickets available through the LAC box office