Aszure Barton & Artists


Performance | Spectacle
  • William Briscoe in Awaa by Aszure Barton / Photo by Kim Williams

Toronto ON
October 5 octobre 2016
7:30 | 19:30

Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
1 Front St. E
416-393-7469; 1-855-872-7669 
$15 | 15$

The title of the work means “one that is a mother” in the language of the Haida, an aboriginal people from Canada’s west coast. Awáa celebrates our mothers.

Aszure Barton, an award-winning Brooklyn based choreographer, was born and raised in Canada. She has created many works for Aszure Barton & Artists, in addition to works for Mikhail Baryshnikov, Bolshoi Ballet, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, American Ballet Theatre, Nederlands Dans Theater, and The National Ballet of Canada, among many others. Aszure is an official Ambassador of Contemporary Choreography in Canada and has received numerous accolades including Canada’s prestigious Arts & Letters Award.

This performance is part of the Fall For Dance North festival. For tickets and more information visit ffdnorth.com.

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