Dance

May 05 2018 (Saturday), 08:00 PM
For the past 20 years Dina Talaat has been the only dance artist in Egypt considered a true top class artist and superstar. For one night only, Toronto hosts the "Last Egyptian Dancer" (Newsweek), direct from Egypt, along with Mohamed Salah, also direct from Cairo and Arabesque Dance Company.
May 03-05 2018
Gadfly, Toronto’s urban dance phenomenon, performs UNBXBL 2, choreographed by Apolonia Velasquez and Ofilio Sinbadinho. The program is a mixed bill featuring two of the company’s most requested works and two world premieres highlighting Gadfly’s signature movement style rooted in urban dance and captivating artistry.
May 04-06 2018
Enjoy a captivating and exhilarating evening of flamenco and Spanish dance performed with power and elegance by this award winning company of dancers and musicians. Flamenco, an art form like no other, speaks to the heart and touches the soul.
May 25-26 2018
In savage times, grace finds a natural refuge in the arts.
May 27 2018 (Sunday)
Featuring CCDT's Young Apprentice and Core Apprentice dancers in a program of short contemporary dance works
Apr 21 2018 (Saturday)
Turkish Society of Canada is organizing International Children’s Day Multicultural Dance and Art Festival on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Nathan Phillips Square with the expected participation over 1000 guests representing the cultural mosaic of Toronto and participation of honourable guests, Members of Parliament, City Councillors, Trustees and Media.
Apr 29 2018 (Sunday)
Antytila / Антитіла is one of the best Ukrainian bands that play classical rock'n'roll and pop-rock. The music of ANTYTILA is optimistic and full of positive vibrations while live shows are bright and powerful. So it’s no surprise they are considered to be one of the most busy touring bands of Ukraine.
May 05 2018 (Saturday), 01:00 PM
Kentucky Derby - at Woodbine's 2nd annual Derby Day Party. Tickets are $70 (until April 22) and go on sale Monday, January 29th at 10am ET. Your Derby Day Party ticket includes gourmet food offerings, a complimentary cocktail, valet parking, access to exclusive party activations - plus, a free racing program and the opportunity to participate in on-track experiences including tours of the announcer's booth, paddock, starting gate & much more!
May 06 2018 (Sunday), 01:00 PM
The City of Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation Department, in partnership with the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts presents the 17th annual STOMP Urban Dance Competition/Showcase. STOMP is the largest youth initiative developed by Parks, Forestry and Recreation to foster an environment where youth are safe, celebrated and encouraged to showcase their artistic abilities. Hundreds of talented youth will take the stage with creative performances that incorporate various styles of urban dance, such as step, b-boy, break, hip hop, Bollywood, dancehall, jazz and contemporary.
May 06 2018 (Sunday)
Bring happy feet of all sizes to this community dance party. Hose Amanda Cordner will have you shaking your sillies out from head to toe in perfect time.
May 12 2018 (Saturday), 08:00 PM
“Sutra,” the award-winning collaboration between Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, sculptor Antony Gormley and 19 Buddhist monks from the Shaolin Temple in China, is a breathtaking spectacle of athleticism, which explores the philosophy of faith behind the Shaolin tradition and its relationship with kung fu within a dance context. With Gormley’s striking design of 21 wooden boxes and the music of Polish composer Szymon Brzóska’s performed live, “Sutra” is an incomparable work that has captured hearts and imaginations around the world as one of the stage’s most sophisticated works of art.
May 14-20 2018
For the third year running, Paprika Festival is partnering with Native Earth to present a week-long festival of work entirely created by young artists. Following a year of professional theatre training and mentorship programs, this youth-led professional performing arts organization will showcase creations from the next generation for one full week in Aki Studio. With the support of Native Earth, Paprika Festival will also offer a new program dedicated to supporting and presenting the work of young Indigenous artists. Paprika programs are free of cost for participants and offer exceptional training in playwriting, performing, directing, producing, collective creation, design, and arts administration.
May 23-24 2018
It's a programme of four different, yet connected, pieces.
Jun 01 2018 (Friday)
The Guelph Dance Festival has something for everyone! Virtuosic, athletic, culturally diverse, theatrical and fresh. Come out, experience contemporary dance and celebrate with us our 20th Anniversary.
Jun 08 2018 (Friday)
Jun 15 2018 (Friday)
Oct 18-21 2018
In his highly-anticipated final solo performance work, world-renowned dance artist Akram Khan (DESH, TORO) unearths the experience of Indian colonial soldiers in the First World War. Over 4 million Indian men were mobilized for the conflict, but if they did return home their stories were never told. Separated from their own histories, homelands, and countrymen, they became xenoi (foreigners). With text from acclaimed Canadian playwright Jordan Tannahill and movement that shifts between classical kathak and contemporary dance, XENOS reveals a story of loss, hope and human redemption.
Feb 21-24 2019
Choreographed by acclaimed Canadian dance artist Peggy Baker, who we are in the dark offers the immediacy of daring contemporary dance, supercharged live music, and sophisticated design elements from artists working with pigment, projection, and light. Jeremy Gara and Sarah Neufeld, both members of Grammy Award-winning rock band Arcade Fire, are joined on stage by seven extraordinary dancers in a work that explores and illuminates shifting identities, betrayals, secrets, and intimacies played out in the dark.