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Students taking class at Canada's National Ballet School / Photo courtesy of Canada's National Ballet School
 

Three-Year Study, the Longest of Its Kind, Shows the Positive Effects That Dancing Has on Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms

For three years, 16 participants with the disease took part in weekly 75-minute dance classes. When compared to a control group, those who danced saw no progression in their motor or non-motor symptoms.

 
Nina Milanovski

How did we get here?

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
July 31 juillet 2021
8:00 | 20:00
Contemporary

 
Von Hunt Productions

In Transit

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
July 21-31 juillet 2021
Contemporary

 
Frog in Hand

War of the Worlds Reimagined: Part 1, The Algonquin Tapes

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
July 21-31 juillet 2021
Other

 
Kaeja d'Dance

Porch View Dances - PVD10

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
August 5 août 2021
7:00 | 19:00
Contemporary

 
Nostos Collectives

ODD SEED

Festival | Festival

Toronto ON
July 21-31 juillet 2021
Dance Theatre

Armon Ghaeinizadeh & Tina Bararian with New Story Productions
 
New Story Productions

ASYLUM

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
July 21-31 juillet 2021
Dance Theatre

 
ProArteDanza

ESTATEDANZA Summer Intensive 2021

Intensive | Atelier

Toronto ON
July 12-8 août 2021
Contemporary

Various Artists

GRIT: Short Dances

Screening | Visionnement

Toronto ON
May 14-21 mai 2021
All

 
Opera Atelier

The Resurrection

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
May 27-10 juin 2021
Opera

 
Red Sky Performance

More Than Dance, We Are A Movement

Screening | Visionnement

Toronto ON
April 14-20 avril 2021
Indigenous

 

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
Bharathanatyam

 
Artists' Play

Artists' Play Event

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
March 20 mars 2021
Aerial

 
Opera Atelier

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

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto All
December 12 décembre 2020
Ballet

 

WinterSong Virtual Watch Party

Broadcast | Diffusion

Toronto ON
December 12 décembre 2020
Contemporary

 
Syreeta Hector

Black Ballerina

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
November 27-28 novembre 2020
Contemporary

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.

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