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33rd Annual International Conference and Festival of Blacks in Dance, Globally Connec Photo 33rd Annual International Conference and Festival of Blacks in Dance, Globally Connected to Take Place This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2023

The International Association of Blacks in Dance in partnership with dance Immersion will present the 33rd Annual International Conference and Festival of Blacks in Dance, Globally Connected: What Does Our Tomorrow Hold? on January 25-29, 2023 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

33rd Annual International Conference and Festival of Blacks in Dance Lineup Announced Photo 33rd Annual International Conference and Festival of Blacks in Dance Lineup Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 14, 2022

The International Association of Blacks in Dance in partnership with dance Immersion announced the sensational lineup of performers for the 33rd Annual International Conference and Festival of Blacks in Dance, Globally Connected: What Does Our Tomorrow Hold?, being held on January 25-29, 2023 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

& JULIET and More Take Home Dora Mavor Moore Awards; Full List! Photo & JULIET and More Take Home Dora Mavor Moore Awards; Full List!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2022

The 42nd Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards were handed out in front of an enthusiastic audience tonight at The Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre in the Elgin Theatre. Hosted by award-winning actor and director, Sabryn Rock, the gala ceremony celebrated excellence in Toronto theatre, dance and opera. The ceremony, which unfolded with characteristic razzle-dazzle, caps one of the most tumultuous periods in the history of Toronto performing arts.

Nominations Announced for 42nd Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards; Nominees Include CURSE Photo Nominations Announced for 42nd Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards; Nominees Include CURSED CHILD, & JULIET, & IS GOD IS & More.
by Team BWW - Aug 29, 2022

At a press conference held at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts in the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) announced 235 nominations for the 42nd Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards, which recognize excellence in professional theatre, dance and opera in Toronto.

Canadian Stage Adds Dan Mangan, Hawksley Workman, KUNE, and Martha Wainwright To Summ Photo Canadian Stage Adds Dan Mangan, Hawksley Workman, KUNE, and Martha Wainwright To Summer Music Series
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2022

Following the previous announcement that the dynamic 2022 Dream In High Park program would include, for the first time ever, a summer music festival celebrating the joy of live music in the great outdoors, Canadian Stage is thrilled to announce the complete Festival line-up today. The Festival boasts a series of six unmissable live concerts surrounded by the glorious mature High Park Forest and canopied by the city night skies.

Canadian Stage Announces Summer Season Filled With Music Photo Canadian Stage Announces Summer Season Filled With Music
by Stephi Wild - Apr 12, 2022

In the summer of 2021, as live performance slowly began again after a long hiatus,¬†Canadian Stage¬†brought the beloved High Park Amphitheatre back to life with a robust program of live theatre, music, dance, and film presented in collaboration with¬†nineteen partner organizations¬†and including¬†twenty-one productions and events, engaging over¬†150 artists,¬†and welcoming over¬†13,000 audience members¬†‚Äď all¬†re-connecting communities around the dream of live performance.

M.A.D.D. Rhythms Concludes its 20th Anniversary Season With December Updates Photo M.A.D.D. Rhythms Concludes its 20th Anniversary Season With December Updates
by Stephi Wild - Nov 24, 2021

M.A.D.D. Rhythms, Chicago's premier tap collective, recently held its Chicago Tap Summit in October and concludes its 20th Anniversary with the December 2nd Friday Tap Jams, the announcement of 2022 Tap Academy classes, the launch of its year-end campaign and updates on company members.

Montreal International Dance Festival Announces Artists and Program Schedule Photo Montreal International Dance Festival Announces Artists and Program Schedule
by Stephi Wild - Nov 12, 2020

After months of preparation, Infini D, a non-profit organization, unveil the complete program and the participating artists for the first edition of the Montreal International Dance Festival (FidMtl) which will be held from November 18 to 22, 2020. After several delays and change of programming, all events on the schedule of this new festival in the greater metropolitan region will be held in virtual mode and all for free!

TO Live Supports 100 Independent Local Artists in its LIVING ROOMS Program Photo TO Live Supports 100 Independent Local Artists in its LIVING ROOMS Program
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 13, 2020

When TO Live's performances were suspended in March at the start of the pandemic, the organization immediately focussed on finding ways to support local artists and created the digital series called Living Rooms as one way to achieve this goal.

Anandam Dancetheatre And Theatre Passe Muraille Present EPHEMERAL ARTIFACTS Photo Anandam Dancetheatre And Theatre Passe Muraille Present EPHEMERAL ARTIFACTS
by Stephi Wild - Mar 10, 2020

Using tap dance and storytelling to explore the history of tap and jazz in connection to the experiences of black bodies, Anandam Dancetheatre Productions with the support of Theatre Passe Muraille, presents the Toronto theatre premiere of EPHEMERAL ARTIFACTS. Originally created in 2017 by Brandy Leary, this edition is co-created with Travis Knights, as an elastic and expansive work exploring the dancing body as an archive of history, identity and contemporaneity. EPHEMERAL ARTIFACTS is playing April 16 to May 9, 2020 (Opening night April 21) at the Theatre Passe Muraille Backspace Theatre.