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Toronto Dance Company Shines The Light On BIPOC Artists Through Interview Project Photo Toronto Dance Company Shines The Light On BIPOC Artists Through Interview Project
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 25, 2021

During the summer of 2020, ProArteDanza connected with artists Miss Lyn, Pulga Muchochoma, T-Bai, and Gabriel Hudson to listen to their experiences as BIPOC artists in the Toronto scene. 'People need to talk about it, be a little bit uncomfortable,' said dance artist and interviewee Pulga Muchochoma; 'but if we're afraid of talking about uncomfortable stuff, we cannot fix the problem.'

Banff Centre Choreography Award Goes To Crazy Smooth Photo Banff Centre Choreography Award Goes To Crazy Smooth
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 11, 2020

Ottawa and Montreal-based choreographer Crazy Smooth has been enthusiastically selected by an esteemed panel of jurors to receive Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity's 2020 Clifford E. Lee Choreography Award.

The Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts Will Present GISELLE an Photo The Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts Will Present GISELLE and ROMEO + JULIET
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 17, 2020

The Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts presents two very different works from two of the finest ballet companies in the western half of North America-Ballet West's beautifully traditional production of Giselle, and Ballet BC's stunningly reimagined take on the timeless tale of Romeo + Juliet.

ProArteDanza Celebrates Freedom And Unity With Toronto Premiere of THE 9TH! Photo ProArteDanza Celebrates Freedom And Unity With Toronto Premiere of THE 9TH!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 4, 2019

ProArteDanza celebrates its 15th anniversary season with the Toronto Premiere of The 9th!, the full-length choreographed imagining of Ludwig van Beethoven's epic 9th Symphony, on stage November 6a?'9, 2019 at 8pm at Harbourfront Centre's Fleck Dance Theatre. Created and co-choreographed by the company's award-winning Artistic Director Roberto Campanella and Artistic Associate Robert Glumbek, this bold and provocative work pays homage to the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, in a fitting tribute to the thrilling physicality of the composer's iconic music. 

ProArteDanza Premieres FIGARO 2.0 Photo ProArteDanza Premieres FIGARO 2.0
by Stephi Wild - Oct 5, 2018

ProArteDanza has been dazzling Canadian audiences with its signature, full-throttle physicality and emotionally resonant contemporary ballet performances since 2004. Season 2018 features the world premiere of Figaro 2.0, a full-evening dance work co-choreographed by the company's award-winning duo: Artistic Director Roberto Campanella and Artistic Associate Robert Glumbek. Figaro 2.0 runs at Harbourfront Centre's Fleck Dance Theatre in Toronto from Thursday November 1 - Saturday November 10. Figaro 2.0 draws inspiration from the wit and drama of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro with a contemporary focus that explores the battle of the sexes, infidelity and, ultimately, the human condition - with some surprising twists from the original story along the way.

Nominations Announced for the 39th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards! Photo Nominations Announced for the 39th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards!
by Alan Henry - May 31, 2018

At a press conference held May 31 in the lobby of the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) announced 237 nominations for the 39th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards, which recognize excellence in the performing arts in Toronto.

BWW Dance Interview: Roberto Campanella Photo BWW Dance Interview: Roberto Campanella
by Barnett Serchuk - Apr 12, 2018

Born and raised in Rome, Roberto Campanella trained at the Scuola Italiana di Danza Contemporanea. In 1985, Roberto joined the Compagnia Italiana di Danza Contemporanea and later joined the prestigious Aterballetto. In 1993 he joined The National Ballet of Canada, where he was soon promoted to soloist and was cast in many classical and contemporary roles.

Visceral Dance Chicago Bring SPRINGFIVE to Harris Theater Photo Visceral Dance Chicago Bring SPRINGFIVE to Harris Theater
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 21, 2018

Visceral Dance Chicago will continue its season with a presentation of  SPRINGFIVE on April 7, 2018 at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park, the second mainstage Chicago performance of the company's fifth year. It will include Artistic Director, Nick Pupillo's two original works; Impetere (2013), which introduced the company's strong technique and athleticism and Senza Di Te (2013), a romantic pas des deux revived this time with live music by cellist, Desire Miller.  The first half of the program will end with a signature piece, Changes (2014), Monica Cervantes named by Dance Magazine as one of "25 to Watch" for 2013.  Changes is an exploration of fast paced relationships in our modern day. It imbeds snapshots and vignettes from daily life within driving and abstract ensemble movement.

Matjash Mrozewski & Kevin O'Day Premieres Set for ProArteDanza's Season 2017 Photo Matjash Mrozewski & Kevin O'Day Premieres Set for ProArteDanza's Season 2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

ProArteDanza, who has been dazzling Canadian audiences with its signature full-throttle physicality and emotionally resonant contemporary ballet performances since 2004, will present Season 2017, featuring a thrilling triple bill of world premieres from two world-class choreographers.

DanceWorks presents 40th Anniversary Celebration Show Photo DanceWorks presents 40th Anniversary Celebration Show
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 31, 2017

A Kathak and Flamenco pairing! Pop songs and a pop up choir for an ensemble of 36 dancers & singers! Ancestral archetypes and ghost-like presences! A work for solo dancer and four female vocalists inspired by ZZ Top & Elvis Presley!

PROARTEDANZA Opens Season 2017 Wednesday with Three World Premieres! Photo PROARTEDANZA Opens Season 2017 Wednesday with Three World Premieres!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 30, 2017

ProArteDanza, who has been dazzling Canadian audiences with its signature full-throttle physicality and emotionally resonant contemporary ballet performances since 2004, is proud to present Season 2017 featuring a thrilling triple bill of world premieres from two world-class choreographers: Canada's multi-award-winning choreographer Matjash Mrozewski in a collaboration with playwright Anna Chatterton, and internationally renowned dancer and choreographer Kevin O'Day, former Artistic Director of Ballet Manheim who uses the music of Toronto's Lemon Bucket Orkestra in one of the two works he is creating. ProArteDanza brings Season 2017 to Harbourfront Centre's Fleck Dance Theatre in Toronto as part of NextSteps from Wednesday November 1 - Saturday November 4.

Matjash Mrozewski & Kevin O'Day Premieres Set for ProArteDanza's Season 2017 Photo Matjash Mrozewski & Kevin O'Day Premieres Set for ProArteDanza's Season 2017
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

ProArteDanza, who has been dazzling Canadian audiences with its signature full-throttle physicality and emotionally resonant contemporary ballet performances since 2004, will present Season 2017, featuring a thrilling triple bill of world premieres from two world-class choreographers.

DanceWorks Presents Yvonne Ng's Tiger Princess Dance Projects, IN SEARCH OF THE HOLY CHOP SUEY And ZHONG XIN This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2016

DanceWorks, Toronto's longest running contemporary dance series, proudly presents Toronto's tiger princess dance projects(tpdp) with an evening of two world premieres, each exploring identity in different ways. Choreographed by acclaimed tpdp artistic director Yvonne Ng, her solo In Search of the Holy Chop Suey and her work for a trio, Zhong Xin, run as a compelling double bill tonight, November 24, through Saturday, November 26 at 8pm at Harbourfront Centre Theatre as part of the NextSteps series. Tickets are now on sale.

DanceWorks to Present Yvonne Ng's tiger princess dance projects
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2016

DanceWorks, Toronto's longest running contemporary dance series, presents Toronto's tiger princess dance projects (tpdp) with an evening of two world premieres, each exploring identity in different ways.

ProArteDanza Presents Roberto Campanella's FEARFUL SYMMETRIES, and Robert Glumbek's DIVERSION
by Molly Tracy - Nov 18, 2016

ProArteDanza, who has been dazzling Canadian audiences with its signature full-throttle physicality and emotionally resonant performances since 2004, is proud to present Season 2016featuring a thrilling double bill - the world premiere of Fearful Symmetries, choreographed by Artistic Director Roberto Campanella, and the Ontario premiere of Diversion, by Artistic Associate Robert Glumbek.

FEARFUL SYMMETRIES and DIVERSION Set for ProArteDanza's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

ProArteDanza, who has been dazzling Canadian audiences with its signature full-throttle physicality and emotionally resonant performances since 2004, is proud to present Season 2016 featuring a thrilling double bill - the world premiere of Fearful Symmetries, choreographed by Artistic Director Roberto Campanella, and the Ontario premiere of Diversion, by Artistic Associate Robert Glumbek - in a 3-city tour as well as for its mainstage program in Toronto.

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of ProArteDanza's FEARFUL
by Stage Tube - Nov 11, 2016

ProArteDanza, who has been dazzling Canadian audiences with its signature full-throttle physicality and emotionally resonant performances since 2004, is proud to present Season 2016 featuring a thrilling double bill - the world premiere of Fearful Symmetries, choreographed by Artistic Director Roberto Campanella, and the Ontario premiere of Diversion, by Artistic Associate Robert Glumbek - in a 3-city tour as well as for its mainstage program in Toronto.  Check out a first look below!

ProArteDanza presents Season 2016 on Tour featuring a World Premiere Choreographed by Roberto Campanella
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 10, 2016

ProArteDanza, who has been dazzling Canadian audiences with its signature full-throttle physicality and emotionally resonant performances since 2004, is proud to present Season 2016 featuring a thrilling double bill - the world premiere of Fearful Symmetries, choreographed by Artistic Director Roberto Campanella, and the Ontario premiere of Diversion, by Artistic Associate Robert Glumbek - in a 3-city tour as well as for its mainstage program in Toronto.

DanceWorks to Present Yvonne Ng's tiger princess dance projects
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

DanceWorks, Toronto's longest running contemporary dance series, presents Toronto's tiger princess dance projects (tpdp) with an evening of two world premieres, each exploring identity in different ways.

DanceWorks Presents Yvonne Ng's Tiger Princess Dance Projects, IN SEARCH OF THE HOLY CHOP SUEY And ZHONG XIN, 11/24-11/26
by Molly Tracy - Oct 20, 2016

DanceWorks, Toronto's longest running contemporary dance series, proudly presents Toronto's tiger princess dance projects(tpdp) with an evening of two world premieres, each exploring identity in different ways. Choreographed by acclaimed tpdp artistic director Yvonne Ng, her solo In Search of the Holy Chop Suey and her work for a trio, Zhong Xin, run as a compelling double bill Thursday, November 24 through Saturday, November 26 at 8pm at Harbourfront Centre Theatre as part of the NextSteps series. Tickets are now on sale.

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