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Battery Dance Presents Canadian Voices In Dance As Part Of Its New Format Battery Dan Photo Battery Dance Presents Canadian Voices In Dance As Part Of Its New Format Battery Dance Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 4, 2021

Battery Dance announces the second installment of Battery Dance Festival +, an extension of its annual summer festival that went virtual for the first time in August, attracting nearly 30,000 viewers in its 39th year.

Citadel + Compagnie Presents AGAINST NATURE Photo Citadel + Compagnie Presents AGAINST NATURE
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2019

Citadel + Compagnie presents the hotly anticipated return of Against Nature, May 22-25 and May 29-June 1, 2019 at the Citadel: Ross Centre for Dance. Choreographed and directed by Citadel + Compagnie's Resident Choreographer James Kudelka, this multi-disciplinary work is a unique dance-opera-theatre hybrid that adapts French-Dutch author Joris-Karl Huysman's 1884 novel of bourgeois excess, À Rebours (Against Nature). This powerful work is replete with rich visuals, fluid choreography that supports and strengthens the story, and a nuanced score that is hauntingly mysterious. All disciplines beautifully combine to explore the nature of time and the challenges of love, beauty, and truth that reflects and refracts life itself.

Citadel + Compagnie Presents Stirring World Premiere of James Kudelka's FOUR OLD LEGS Photo Citadel + Compagnie Presents Stirring World Premiere of James Kudelka's FOUR OLD LEGS
by Sarah Hookey - Mar 28, 2019

Citadel + Compagnie presents the world premiere of Canadian dance luminary James Kudelka's Four Old Legs, on stage April 12-13 & 17-20, 2019 at 8pmand April 14 at 4pm at the Citadel: Ross Centre for Dance. Citadel + Compagnie's resident choreographer and Order of Canada appointee Kudelka has created this poignant performance piece celebrating time, memory, and experience.

Five Choreographers to Present New Works in National Ballet of Canada's FIVE CREATION Photo Five Choreographers to Present New Works in National Ballet of Canada's FIVE CREATIONS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada today announced Five Creations, featuring five new works developed through the company's two-year Choreographic Workshop. The new works will be presented at two public performances at the Betty Oliphant Theatre, January 18 - 19, 2018.

Five Choreographers to Present New Works in National Ballet of Canada's FIVE CREATION Photo Five Choreographers to Present New Works in National Ballet of Canada's FIVE CREATIONS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada today announced Five Creations, featuring five new works developed through the company's two-year Choreographic Workshop. The new works will be presented at two public performances at the Betty Oliphant Theatre, January 18 - 19, 2018.

REAson d'etre dance's MEN'S CIRCLE to Explore Men's Therapy Group Photo REAson d'etre dance's MEN'S CIRCLE to Explore Men's Therapy Group
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

REAson d'etre dance productions proudly presents the world premiere of Men's Circle, a new dance-theatre work that delves into the stories of men in a therapy group.

REAson d'etre dance's MEN'S CIRCLE to Explore Men's Therapy Group Photo REAson d'etre dance's MEN'S CIRCLE to Explore Men's Therapy Group
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

REAson d'etre dance productions proudly presents the world premiere of Men's Circle, a new dance-theatre work that delves into the stories of men in a therapy group.

Canadian Stage Celebrates 30 Seasons in 2017-18;
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 1, 2017

Matthew Jocelyn, Artistic & General Director, today announced Canadian Stage's 17.18 season celebrating the 30th anniversary of the company: a dynamic 16-show line-up featuring nine original Canadian creations (including four world premieres) that connect a sweeping range of artistic expressions. Canadian Stage continues its surge forward as Toronto's premiere destination for multidisciplinary performance with a new season that highlights cross-pollination between artists, companies and art forms:

BWW Review: AGAINST NATURE Translates the Bizarre into the Beautiful
by Jason Carlos - May 7, 2016

Using the 1884 Joris-Karl Huysmans novel, À rebours as inspiration, James Kudelka brings a rich and intimate new modern opera to life - combining a decadent libretto and stunning choreography. AGAINST NATURE, now playing at The Citadel is Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie's latest work which tells the story of a Jean des Esseintes, an eccentric artist who retreats into a world of insolation to find solace. The piece, directed and choreographed by James Kudelka, stars Alexander Dobson and Laurence Lemieux and Geoffrey Sirett. A strong libretto by Alex Poch-Goldin paired with rich musical compositions by James Roffe serve as a powerful foundation to this piece.

Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie to Premiere AGAINST NATURE, Today
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

TORONTO (APRIL 11, 2016)  - Acclaimed Toronto-based Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie (CLC) proudly presents the world premiere of Against Nature (À Rebours), directed and choreographed by the renowned James Kudelka, who won the 2015 Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding Choreography for#lovesexbrahms. Inspired by a book of the same name by Joris-Karl Huysmans (1848 -1907), Against Natureexplores the beauty and perils of isolation and opens at The Citadel today, May 5, running through to May 15.

Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie to Premiere AGAINST NATURE, 5/5
by Matt Smith - Apr 12, 2016

TORONTO (APRIL 11, 2016)  - Acclaimed Toronto-based Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie (CLC) proudly presents the world premiere of Against Nature (À Rebours), directed and choreographed by the renowned James Kudelka, who won the 2015 Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding Choreography for#lovesexbrahms. Inspired by a book of the same name by Joris-Karl Huysmans (1848 -1907), Against Natureexplores the beauty and perils of isolation and opens at The Citadel on Thursday, May 5, running through to May 15.

Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie to Premiere New Kudelka Work
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 11, 2016

?Acclaimed Toronto-based Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie (CLC) proudly presents the world premiere of Against Nature (À Rebours), directed and choreographed by the renowned James Kudelka, who won the 2015 Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding Choreography for #lovesexbrahms. Inspired by a book of the same name by Joris-Karl Huysmans (1848 -1907), Against Nature explores the beauty and perils of isolation and opens at The Citadel on Thursday, May 5, running through to May 15.

MOonhORsE Dance Theatre Presents 36th Edition of OLDER & RECKLESS This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

Claudia Moore, Artistic Director of MOonhORsE Dance Theatre, proudly presents the 36th edition of Older & Reckless, 'a gem in the Toronto dance scene' (Michael Crabb, Toronto Star). Older & Reckless #36: 3 Solos & A Duet features five distinctive Toronto-based artists - Julia Aplin, Tiina Kiik, Sara Porter, Laurence Lemieux and Joanna de Souza- in daring new dance works, this weekend, November 13-15, 2015 at Dancemakers Centre for Creation.

MOonhORsE Dance Theatre to Present 36th Edition of OLDER & RECKLESS, 11/13-15
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 28, 2015

Claudia Moore, Artistic Director of MOonhORsE Dance Theatre, proudly presents the 36th edition of Older & Reckless, ‚Äúa gem in the Toronto dance scene‚ÄĚ (Michael Crabb, Toronto Star). Older & Reckless #36: 3 Solos & A Duet features five distinctive Toronto-based artists - Julia Aplin, Tiina Kiik, Sara Porter, Laurence Lemieux and Joanna de Souza- in daring new dance works, November 13-15, 2015 at Dancemakers Centre for Creation.

Art of Time Ensemble to Present INTERMEZZI
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 23, 2015

Canada's dance elite collaborate with Art of Time Ensemble to present work by Peggy Baker, and the world premiere of choreography by James Kudelka TORONTO, ON ‚Äď Art of Time Ensemble presents an evening of music and dance in Intermezzi, April 9 to 11 at the Harbourfront Centre Theatre (231 Queen's Quay W). Canadian choreographers Peggy Baker and James Kudelka, will each interpret a collection of Johannes Brahms' Intermezzi for solo piano with intriguingly different results. Supported by Art of Time Ensemble's artistic director Andrew Burashko on piano, the evening will be a blend of music and dance in the Ensemble's signature style.

CLC Premieres UPLICA, Now thru 10/25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie (CLC) presents the world premiere of UPLICA - A silhouette of a doubt, a full-evening work for dancers Laurence Lemieux and Erin Poole that opens tonight, October 16 and runs to October 25 at The Citadel.

CLC to Premiere UPLICA, 10/16-25
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 1, 2014

Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie (CLC) presents the world premiere of UPLICA - A silhouette of a doubt, a full-evening work for dancers Laurence Lemieux and Erin Poole that opens October 16 and runs to October 25 at The Citadel.

Photo Flash: First Look at Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie's ELVIS & THE MAN IN BLACK
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie presents Elvis and The Man in Black, Aadouble bill choreographed by James Kudelka and Laurence Lemieux. Elvis & The Man in Black runs at The Citadel (304 Parliament Street, Toronto), Wednesdays through Saturdays at 8pm from May 21-31. Scroll down for a look at the show!

Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie Presents ELVIS AND THE MAN IN BLACK, Now thru 5/31
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie (CLC) proudly presents Elvis and the Man in Black, a double bill featuring James Kudelka'sacclaimed The Man in Black and the world premiere of Looking for Elvis, choreographed by CLC Co-Artistic Director Laurence Lemieux. Elvis & The Man in Black runs at the Mimi Herrndorf Studio Theatre at The Citadel, Wednesdays through Saturdays at 8pm from today, May 21-31.

Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie Presents ELVIS AND THE MAN IN BLACK, 5/21-31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie (CLC) proudly presents Elvis and the Man in Black, a double bill featuring James Kudelka'sacclaimed The Man in Black and the world premiere of Looking for Elvis, choreographed by CLC Co-Artistic Director Laurence Lemieux. Elvis & The Man in Black runs at the Mimi Herrndorf Studio Theatre at The Citadel, Wednesdays through Saturdays at 8pm from May 21-31.

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