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.

Sara Porter

Getting to know your fruit

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
May 7-10 mai 2020

Club Latin

Club Latin @ Parkway Forest

Workshop | Classe

Toronto ON
April 12-7 juin 2020

Canada's Ballet Jorgen

Anne of Green Gables – The Ballet™

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
July 24-26 juillet 2020

Emerging Arts Critics Programme

Everything That Rises Must Converge

By Marie Trotter

Leap day reliably recurs once every four years, but the National Ballet’s mixed program Angels’ Atlas with Chroma & Marguerite and Armand was an even rarer temporal event in our journey around the sun. The February 29 opening of this eccentric program was an evening of stylistic whiplash never to be seen again.

Emerging Arts Critics Programme

When Stars Collide

By Joshua Chong

A homecoming, a tantalizing taster and a farewell celebration highlighted The National Ballet of Canada’s triple bill, which opened at the Four Seasons Centre on February 29.

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