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Fearless Physicality

Athleticism in Toronto’s professional wrestling scene By Deanne Kearney

Professional wrestlers are athletes, performers, actors, dancers, gymnasts and comedians, and their sport has more in common with a ballet than with an episode of reality TV. Take a deeper look at the astonishing athleticism and theatricality within the world of pro wrestling.

 
Harbourfront Centre

Dancing On The Pier

Participatory | Participatif

Toronto ON
July 4-29 août 2019
7:00 | 19:00
Country, Swing, Cuban, Brazilian

 
Shannon Litzenberger, Karen Kaeja, Aria Evans, Allen Kaeja

Porch View Dances

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
July 17-21 juillet 2019
17-20 @ 7:00 | 19:00
Community Dance

Sanou in their work Kounfetaga / Photo by Deneth P
 

PS: we are all here

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
July 6-13 juillet 2019
Contemporary, Various

 
Ismailova Theatre of Dance

Master and Margarita

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
July 21-28 juillet 2019
21 @ 7:00 | 19:00, 23 @ 8:00 | 20:00
Contemporary, Physical Theatre

Xiao Nan Yu and Guillaume Côté in The Merry Widow / Photo by Cylla von Tiedemann.
 
The National Ballet of Canada

The Merry Widow

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
June 19-23 juin 2019
Ballet

 
On the Ground

Closing Act

By Grace Wells-Smith

The Dance Current caught up with Xiao Nan Yu on the eve of her retirement from her tenure at the National Ballet of Canada.

 
Noémie Lafrance

Dérives

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
June 7-8 juin 2019
6:00 | 18:00 & 8:00 | 20:00
Contemporary

 
Parul Gupta

VRINDA

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
July 21 juillet 2019
5:00 | 17:00
Kathak

Dance artists in Ballets Russes / Image courtesy of the presenter
 

Ballet Russes

Screening | Visionnement

Toronto ON
May 23-27 juin 2019
Thursdays @ 1:00 | 13:00
Ballet

 

ReelAbilities Film Festival

Festival | Festival

Toronto ON
May 24-2 juin 2019
Interdisciplinary, Dancefilm, Hip Hop

 

SummerWorks Performance Festival

Festival | Festival

Toronto ON
August 8-18 août 2019
All

 
Kate Nankervis, Ann Trépanier, Jon McCurley

FLOWCHART, A SERIES OF MULTIDISCIPLINARY PERFORMANCE

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
May 22-23 mai 2019
Contemporary

 
LookUp Theatre

1855 Toronto Circus Riot

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
June 5-15 juin 2019
8:00 | 20:00. No performance June 10 and 11 | Il n'y a pas de spectacle les 10 et 11 juin.
Circus

d:mic/fac Festival 2017. 'Ravages' by Alan Lake / Photo: Francois Gamache, Interprète: Arielle Warnke
 
Yvonne Ng, Serge Bennathan, Cylla von Tiedemann

Dance: Made in Canada / Fait au Canada

Festival | Festival

Toronto ON
August 14-18 août 2019
Contemporary

For a While

Directed by Jenna Borisevich, For a While was shot in a dance studio on 16mm. It tells a story of unrequited love through dance: a couple shares in a fantasy, but only for a moment.

Image courtesy of the presenter
 

The Gathering

Meeting | Rencontre

Toronto ON
May 21-29 mai 2019
All

The Genée International Ballet Competition / Photo by WinkiPop Media
 

Genée International Ballet Competition

Competition | Compétition

Toronto ON
August 20-29 août 2019
Ballet

Image courtesy of the presenter
 

Paprika Festival

Festival | Festival

Toronto ON
May 20-26 mai 2019
Various

 
Goh Ballet Bayview

Discover Goh Ballet Bayview

Open House | Portes ouvertes

Toronto ON
May 23 mai 2019
4:30 | 16:30 & 6:30 | 18:30
Ballet

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