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On the Brink

Can collective action save Dancemakers, one of Canada’s most influential contemporary dance companies? By Dylan Schoenmakers

Dancemakers is one of the oldest dance organizations in Toronto, and the losses associated with its closure are so great that they inspired collective action from many unwilling to accept them as inevitable.

Dancemakers' theatre / Photo courtesy of Dancemakers
 

Dancemakers, One of Toronto’s Oldest Dance Companies, Is Closing After 46 Years

After 46 years in operation, one of Toronto’s oldest dance companies has announced its closure. Dancemakers will officially end all activities in July 2021, following a final season of programming.

 

Santee Smith Wins Inaugural Johanna Metcalf Performing Arts Prize

Smith wins one of the five $25,000 prizes

 
Writers & Readers

All Things West

By Sky Fairchild-Waller

In The Right Eye of Clint, I see an architect – someone who muses over how designed space and humans converge.

 
Dancemakers

FLOWCHART, A SERIES OF MULTI-DISCIPLINARY PERFORMANCE

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
February 20-21 février 2019
8:00 | 20:00
Contemporary

Michael Caldwell, Tia Kushniruk, Jolyane Langlois, Sahara Morimoto in Antony Hamilton's Natural Orders / Photo by Francesca Chudnoff
 
Dance WiRe (Writers in Residence)

Something Between an Essay, a Pseudo-Story About Little Robo-Bugs and Another Excuse to Talk About Virtuosity

By Fabien Maltais-Bayda

Choreographer Antony Hamilton’s “Natural Orders” ends with a cluster of small light-sensitive mechanisms gliding about a section of the stage. While from a distance they appear mostly as points of luminescence, they look, up close, a bit like rubber toothbrush heads or many-legged critters.

 
Dancemakers, Open Fortress

Amanda Acorns' "multiform(s)" with Open Fortress

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
March 9 mars 2018
7:30 | 19:30
Contemporary

 
Dancemakers

Flowchart

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
February 15 février 2018
8:00 | 20:00
Contemporary

 
Dancemakers

Flowchart, a series of multi-disciplinary performances

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
January 25 janvier 2018
Contemporary

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Lara Kramer

Dancemakers presents "Eating Bones and Licking bread "

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
January 30-1 février 2020
Contemporary

 
Kate Nankervis, Ann Trépanier, Jon McCurley

FLOWCHART, A SERIES OF MULTIDISCIPLINARY PERFORMANCE

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
May 22-23 mai 2019
Contemporary

 
Lee Su-Feh

The Things I Carry

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
April 23-28 avril 2019
23-26 @ 7:30 | 19:30
Contemporary

 
Timea Wharton-Suri, Amelia Ehrhardt

Artists’ Statement Workshop with Timea Wharton-Suri & Amelia Ehrhardt

Workshop | Classe

Toronto ON
April 3 avril 2019
2:00 | 14:00
All

 
Various Artists

Open Space

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
June 19-23 juin 2018
3:00 | 15:00 - 8:00 | 20:00
Contemporary

 
Andrea Spaziani

Silver Venus

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
April 26-28 avril 2018
8:00 | 20:00
Contemporary

Mafa Makhubalo / Photo courtesy of Anandam Dancetheatre
 
Mafa Makhubalo, Diana Lopez, Esie Mensah

Contemporaneity 1.0

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
October 12-15 octobre 2017
7:30 | 19:30
Contemporary

Amanda Acorn / Photo by Talia Shipman
 
Andrea Spaziani, Amanda Acorn, Dana Michel, Anthony Hamilton

Dancemakers Minifest 2017

Festival | Festival

Toronto ON
June 13-24 juin 2017
Various days and times | Spectacles à différentes dates et heures
Contemporary

 
Andrea Spaziani

Silver Venus

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
April 27-29 avril 2017
8:00 | 20:00
Contemporary

Aliya Pabani, photo by Yuula Benivolski; Open Fotress; Syrus Marcus Ware, photo by Jalani Morgan
 

Flowchart #2

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
February 23 février 2017
8:00 | 20:00
Multidisciplinary

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