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Ilter Ibrahimof to Step Down as Founding Artistic Director of Fall for Dance North

Fall for Dance North announces the departure of Artistic Director Ilter Ibrahimof. Stay tuned for updates on the festival's future direction and leadership.

Molissa Fenley And Company To Present A Collection Of New And Recent Dances At Roulette

Molissa Fenley and Company presents 'From the Light, Between the Lamps,' a collection of new and recent dances at Roulette from January 31 to February 3, 2024. Featuring world premieres and live performances by Philip Glass and Ryuichi Sakamoto.

One Four One Collective Returns To The Toronto Fringe With World Premiere Of GOOD OLD DAYS By Michael Ross Albert

One Four One Collective is returning to the Toronto Fringe Festival to stage the world premiere of Good Old Days by prolific Toronto playwright, Michael Ross Albert. After producing the critically-acclaimed Toronto Fringe Festival hits, Anywhere and The Huns (both, Patron's Pick and Best of Fringe), the indie theatre collective will now present its most ambitious Fringe project yet. 

Bad Hats/Soulpepper's ALICE IN WONDERLAND Leads Dora Award Nominations

At a press conference held at Meridian Hall, the Toronto Alliance for the  Performing Arts (TAPA) announced 228 nominations for the 43rd Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards, which recognize excellence in professional theatre, dance and opera in Toronto for the 2022-2023 season. Also announced at the press conference was the recipient of the Province of Ontario’s Pauline McGibbon Award. 

Audrey Ross to Present DANCES I LOVE Concert This Month

Audrey Ross will present 'DANCES  I  LOVE' on April 29 at 7:30 PM and April 30 at 3 PM The Theatre at St. Jeans.

DanceWorks Presents The World Premiere Of LIMINAL, February 1-4 At The Theatre Centre

Exploring the nature of change and what it means to evolve over time, DanceWorks kicks-off the new year with the world premiere of Liminal, a 60-minute dance performance created and performed by Throwdown Collective.

Centaur Theatre Presents SEXUAL MISCONDUCT OF THE MIDDLE CLASSES, Opens November 8

Centaur Theatre presents a provocative look into the intimate challenges within academia in the #MeToo era, with SEXUAL MISCONDUCT OF THE MIDDLE CLASSES, written by renowned playwright Hannah Moscovitch, and directed by Eda Holmes.

Ontario Trillium Foundation Support Helps Keep Theatre Centre Alive

The Theatre Centre has received a $249,700 Community Building Fund grant from the Government of Ontario, which was delivered by the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF). The grant, which was awarded in the fall of 2021 made an integral contribution to helping The Theatre Centre stay afloat during its 2021/22 programming year by helping with key operational costs.

ProArteDanza Presents its Fall 2022 Season Performance at Fleck Dance Theatre

Following a three year hiatus, ProArteDanza presents its fall 2022 season performance featuring a quadruple-bill mixed program of unique, innovative and expressive choreographic voices.

Cast Announced for THREE SISTERS Contemporary Adaptation By The Howland Company And Hart House Theatre

The Howland Company and Hart House Theatre have announced a contemporary adaptation of Chekhov's THREE SISTERS, a co-production appearing this fall on the Hart House stage. THREE SISTERS will have its world premiere run from October 26 to November 12, 2022 at Hart House Theatre, 7 Hart House Cir, Toronto, ON. Opening night is November 2, 2022.

Peggy Baker Projects to Present New Play BEAUTIFUL RENEGADES in September

PEGGY BAKER PROJECTS, in its final stage production, will present BEAUTIFUL RENEGADES, a brand new play written by Michael Ross Albert and directed by Eda Holmes. The show will run September 20 - October 2, 2022 at The Theatre Centre. 

Luca Pisaroni, Ensemble Studio, and More Artists Headline COC's Free Concert Series

The Canadian Opera Company's Free Concert Series in the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, returns to live performances for the first time in three seasons on September 20, 2022. The company's 15th season as Toronto's go-to venue for diverse cultural programming features 70 concerts, from September to June, that showcase global and local artists across a variety of genres and disciplines.

The Theatre Centre Unveils 22/23 Programme Featuring Work From Ian Kamau And Journalist Alanna Mitchell

The Theatre Centre welcomed audiences, artists and neighbours to the venue for a community meal celebrating its 22/23 programming year. In addition to announcing works on offer throughout the year — Rimah Jabr's Broken Shapes, Sea Sick by Alanna Mitchell, the third edition of Comedy is Art, and Ian Kamau's Loss — artist-podcaster Falen Johnson and artist Lorena Torres Loaiza were presented with the 2022 Patrick Conner Award and Ticket respectively. 

Prince Edward County's Festival Players Announce 2022 Summer Season

Prince Edward County's Festival Players' Artistic Director Graham Abbey and Managing Director Vikki Anderson announced today the lineup for an ambitious and celebratory 2022 summer season. Presented by BMO and Huff Estates and running from June 29 to September 4, the season brings an expansive lineup of theatre, dance, comedy and music to the heart of PEC at one of The County's most iconic venues – The Eddie Hotel and Farm.

Prince Edward County's Festival Players Announces 2022 Summer Season

Prince Edward County’s Festival Players has announced today the lineup for their 2022 summer season. Presented by BMO and Huff Estates and running from June 29 to September 4, the season brings an expansive lineup of theatre, dance, comedy and music to the heart of PEC at one of The County’s most iconic venues – The Eddie Hotel and Farm.

Baryshnikov Arts Center To Present Peggy Baker's HER BODY AS WORDS, February 28-March 14

The Baryshnikov Arts Center will present her body as words by acclaimed Toronto-based dance artist Peggy Baker. The online performance is free and available to watch on demand from Monday, February 28, at 5pm ET, until Monday, March 14, at 5pm.

Baryshnikov Arts Center Announces Spring 2022 Season

Baryshnikov Arts Center has announced the Spring 2022 season of dance, music, and film presented in BAC’s performance spaces and on BAC’s streaming platform, February 7–May 21. BAC Digital Commissions are free and available to watch on demand.

Fall For Dance North Announces In-Theatre Screening Of Signature Program At Meridian Hall

Fall for Dance North (FFDN), in partnership with TO Live, announces a special, in-theatre film screening of FFDN's 2021 Signature Program dance film at Meridian Hall (1 Front St. E) on Oct. 14 at 7pm, in strict compliance with public health protocols and seating capacity limitations. An innovative three-part global dance film, the digital presentation features three stunning performances shot on location in India, Cuba, and London (UK) and directed by award-winning Indo-Canadian filmmaker Vikram Dasgupta.

Lindsay Fischer Joins The Sarasota Ballet As Assistant Education Director And Principal Company Teacher

Karen Kain, Artistic Director of the National Ballet of Canada, today announced that Lindsay Fischer, Artistic Director, YOU dance/Principal Ballet Master, will be joining The Sarasota Ballet in Florida as Assistant Education Director and Principal Company Teacher as of August 1, 2021.

Sarah Neufeld Releases Stunning New Single & Video For 'The Top'

The video was directed by Bell Orchestre bandmate and award-winning filmmaker Kaveh Nabatian who’s shot films for Arcade Fire, The Barr Brothers, Kahlil Joseph, Leif Vollebekk, Clara Furey, Half Moon Run, and Socalled.

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