Get educated on School Visits

Harbourfront Centre’s School Visits programme is a full day learning experience for students from kindergarten to grade 12. Students are invited to take part in programming across the arts world and beyond, from visual arts and media studies, to performing arts and urban studies. Visiting school groups can enjoy a full-day program, or combine two half-day programmes to make up …

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A moment with Denise Fujiwara, Artistic Director of EUNOIA

By Stacey Stein EUNOIA, part of the NextSteps season, is a multimedia production that weaves together words, dance, music, video and costume. The performance, which is adapted from Christian Bök’s award-winning book Eunoia, takes the stage November 4–8. Created by Fujiwara Dance Inventions, in association with Harbourfront Centre, the show had its world premiere during Harbourfront Centre’s World Stage 2014 …

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Interview with dancer Justin Gionet, part of Daniel Léveillé Danse’s Solitudes Solo

Written by Catherine Romano, DanceWorks DanceWorks presents Daniel Léveillé Danse’s Solitudes Solo from October 23–24, as part of Harbourfront Centre’s NextSteps series. Choreographed by Daniel Léveillé, Solitudes Solo, leads us – ever so painlessly – to the difficult emotional states of our human condition. In this grouping of spare, elegant dances, performed in silence and to Bach’s sonatas and partitas for solo violin, Léveillé …

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Learn to Skate by the Lake

Skating is a classic Canadian pastime. There’s no better feeling than gliding across the rink, feeling the crisp, cool air on your face and taking in the picturesque setting around you. And no matter what age you are, learning to skate is a thrilling and important experience. Harbourfront Centre is excited to announce its Learn to Skate program, generously supported …

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Flights of Imagination: This is We – an Interview with Shira Leuchter

On October 12 get ready to make, move and create! Flights of Imagination: This is We will take you on a fantastical journey exploring the play between individual ceremony and community celebration! Richard Lee, Michaela Washburn and Shira Leuchter will whisk you away on the adventure of a lifetime – one that will ignite, inspire and illuminate your imagination! Three …

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FRESH BLOOD at NextSteps, part 2

By Candice Irwin The Chimera Project in association with Harbourfront Centre presents FRESH BLOOD, part of NextSteps, October 6–7. This piece showcases fifteen of the top up-and-coming contemporary choreographers in Toronto. Blog post written by Candice Irwin, performing in FRESH BLOOD. Always With Me is one of those pieces that never feels done for me. Over the past few years …

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FRESH BLOOD at NextSteps, part 1

By Aria Evans The Chimera Project in association with Harbourfront Centre presents FRESH BLOOD, part of NextSteps, October 6–7. This piece showcases fifteen of the top up-and-coming contemporary choreographers in Toronto. Blog post written by Aria Evans from The Go To Company. As an emerging artist, an opportunity like FRESH BLOOD, part of NextSteps, offers a platform for artistic exploration. …

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Anjelica Scannura’s thoughts on Bird Bee Bat Attack, part of Harbourfront Centre NextSteps

By Anjelica Scannura, Ritmo Flamenco Bird Bee Bat Attack is unlike anything I’ve ever done. I know I sound like a broken record, but it truly is. First of all, I’ve never collaborated! I don’t really consider working with my family a collaboration anymore because we are more like one unit, or a “tripod” as Malgorzata has referred to us …

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Thank you for being part of another great Planet IndigenUS festival!

This past August, Planet IndigenUS celebrated the very best of Indigenous arts and culture with the co-production between the Woodland Cultural Centre in Brantford and at Harbourfront Centre in Toronto. This was the fourth time that the acclaimed multi-disciplinary festival has occurred and over the course of ten years, the festival has grown into the largest Indigenous arts festival on …

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International flamenco dancer Joaquín Grilo takes the stage for NextSteps

Written by Sonia Muñoz Direct from Spain, the internationally acclaimed Joaquín Grilo will be performing in Toronto, as part of NextSteps, for one night only in the self-titled production, Grilo, October 3. Joaquín Grilo is a powerful dancer who is considered one of today’s leading male flamenco dancers. While his singular and personal style has made him an innovator in …

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