Various Artists

GRIT: Short Dances

Screening | Visionnement

Toronto ON
May 14-21 mai 2021

Opera Atelier

The Resurrection

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
May 27-10 juin 2021

Red Sky Performance

More Than Dance, We Are A Movement

Screening | Visionnement

Toronto ON
April 14-20 avril 2021


Dovercourt House To Close After 21 Years as Toronto’s Dance Hub

The lease has changed hands, leaving uncertainty in both social and professional dance communities By Emily Latimer

The three dance production companies housed at Dovercourt House at 805 Dovercourt Rd. released a statement in March 2021 that the dance hub has been forced to close after more than 20 years. They call the closure “the city’s latest cultural casualty.”

Nova Dance

Citadel LIVE presents Nova Dance

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
March 26-27 mars 2021

Artists' Play

Artists' Play Event

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
March 20 mars 2021

Opera Atelier

Something Rich & Strange - Saturday, December 12 at 7pm

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto All
December 12 décembre 2020


WinterSong Virtual Watch Party

Broadcast | Diffusion

Toronto ON
December 12 décembre 2020

Syreeta Hector

Black Ballerina

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
November 27-28 novembre 2020

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.


Sandra Laronde Receives the 2020 Celebration of Cultural Life Award

Presented every two years as part of the Toronto Arts Foundation’s Signature Awards, the Celebration of Cultural Life Award recognizes excellence in three Toronto individuals whose work is a celebration of life through the arts.

Salazar / Photo by Sly Pereira
On the Ground

Manifesting Politics Into Drag

By Emily Latimer

Emily Latimer caught up with drag king and performance artist Heath V. Salazar to talk about how the intersection of drag and politics can engage audiences in discussions about race, gender and religion. Read the original profile in our November/December 2020 issue.

Santee Smith's Blood Tides / Photo by Yehuda Fisher
Dusk Dances

Dusk Dances 2020: A virtual event

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
October 17 octobre 2020
7:30 | 19:30

Tyler Gledhill and Tenor Colin Ainsworth in Opera Atelier's Armide (2015) / Photo by Bruce Z
Opera Atelier, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra

Something Rich & Strange

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
October 28 octobre 2021
7:00 | 19:00
Ballet Social

Various Artists

Fall for Dance North

Festival | Festival

Toronto ON
September 29-18 octobre 2020


Toronto’s Dora Mavor Moore Award Winners Announced

Like so many other events, the forty-first annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards found themselves right in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ismailova Theatre of Dance

Seeking Everyday Magicians: An Immersive Digital Live Show

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
June 13-21 juin 2020
13-20 @ 8:00 pm | 13-20 @ 16:00
Dance Theatre

Barbara Diabo's Community Project: Life is Good Thanks / photo by Tamara Romanchuk
Writers & Readers

(Re)Connecting the Circle

By Amy Hull

Claudia Moore’s MOonhORsE Dance Theatre presented Older & Reckless #42 in November of 2019. Amy Hull responds to the six works presented by artists Bill Coleman, Barbara Kaneratonni Diabo, Christine Friday, Elizabeth Langley, JP Longboat, Byron Chief Moon, and Lee Maracle.

Emerging Arts Critics Programme

Connecting With a Classic

By Nicole Decsey

Ratmansky’s choreography is cutting edge while keeping the classical beauty of the ballet alive.

Emerging Arts Critics Programme

Rivalling the Classics

By Thomas Dobronyi

Commissioned for the National Ballet’s sixtieth anniversary, Ratmansky’s production has since become a touring showpiece for the company, earning its place alongside more canonical versions.

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