Grupo Corpo’s triumphant return to World Stage

Brazil’s Grupo Corpo returned to World Stage last night, performing a double-bill of dance to a full house at the Fleck Dance Theatre. The performance was the first of a five-night run.

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Series 8:08 expands Alternative Technique Class programme with World Stage partnership

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Series 8:08’s Alternative Technique Class (ATC) programme was founded in 1998 by past co-artistic director Jessica Runge. The programme offers innovative professional development workshops to dance artists, taught by established dancers. The workshops provide opportunities to explore alternative techniques and practices, as well as the creative visions and processes of diverse dance artists.

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World Stage artistic director Tina Rasmussen discusses Toronto Dance Theatre’s Everyday Anthems

“Sometimes you have to put your chips behind an artist . . . and spin the wheel,” says Tina Rasmussen. “And I put all of my chips there. I think [Strauss] is pretty exciting.”

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Street Dance Academy at Harbourfront Centre!

Street Dance Academy will be presenting here at Harbourfront Centre, showcasing their best performance routines as a part of our HarbourKIDS Skating Festival. The Street Dance Canada Showcase will not only be an integral part of the festivities but it is also the qualifier for the World Street Dance Championships, so you can expect to be captivated by moves that have been practiced day in and day out by dedicated youngsters with huge hopes.

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Remarkable Brazilian Dance Company Grupo Corpo heats up Toronto


I first saw this company in 2000, and was blown away by the physical strength and grace of the company’s male and female dancers. Grupo Corpo takes classical dance to another level by incorporating Brazilian folkloric movement such as frevo, caboclinho, capoeira, samba, afro, and much more. The distinct choreography, a distinguishing facet of Grupo Corpo, carries the richness of Brazilian culture to the stage.

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Valentine’s Day jams with DJ Lissa Monét


Stylus Female DJ Award winner DJ Lissa Monét has a simple motto: “Good music is good music, no matter what your genre preference is.” She’s spun everywhere from New York to Africa and now we’re lucky enough to have “the go-to girl” for all things new, innovative and exclusive here at Harbourfront Centre for a V-Day Dance party on The Natrel® Rink. To …

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World Stage artistic director Tina Rasmussen discusses Philip McKee’s LEAR

In 2011, a reimagined LEAR came to HATCH, and it was anything but your average take on Shakespeare’s tragedy.

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World Stage artistic director Tina Rasmussen discusses Dachshund UN

Dozens of dachshund dogs and their owners will soon take over our Enwave Theatre for a staged meeting of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights in the North American premiere of Bennett Miller’s Dachshund UN.

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HATCH and the power of the improvisational moment

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HATCH has become an important place for thinking about how we create performance – a part of a conversation among artists as well as with our audiences.

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Come And Build With A Master

It was an intense ( yet fun) auditioning process, but LEGOLAND Discovery Centre named Graeme Dymond as the Brick Factor winner ! Graeme will become the attraction’s LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Master Model Builder.

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