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behind the scenes
In this video, Toronto dance legends Allen and Karen Kaeja of Kaeja d’Dance give us a sneak peak at the pieces they will be performing as part of their 25th Anniversary Season at Harbourfront Centre’s NextSteps, March 24 to 28. It’s been a while since Allen has appeared in Karen’s work — watch the video to find out just how …
Erin Brubacher, co-artistic producer of Suburban Beast and co-director of the highly anticipated All Our Happy Days Are Stupid, gave us a raw, behind the scenes look into one of the first rehearsals with the company. The production, set to launch the World Stage season next week, features eight original songs by indie rock musician Dan Bejar, (Destroyer and The …
This past Canada Day we celebrated our nations 146th birthday in style. Audiences were treated to a very special concert experience Celebrating Canada Women In Song featuring five leading Canadian artists: Kiran Ahluwalia, Tanya Tagaq, Lorraine Klaasen, Jackie Richardson, Jane Bunnett and the Canada Day All Stars Band (assembled especially for this show). After opening with a group number, each woman showcased two songs, which were arranged specially for this concert to feature collaborations with the other women.
Ame Henderson/Public Recordings are bringing the innovative what we are saying to The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery as part of the 2013 World Stage season. Last week we joined Katie McMillan on a mid-day trip to Gibraltar Point Centre for the Arts to catch a rehearsal of the piece. This world premiere runs May 22-25 and shouldn’t be missed. Looking for more info on the performance? Check …
Last week I had the opportunity to catch a sneak-peek of the upcoming Public Recordings premiere of what we are saying. The work is complex and speaks to a number of relevant conversations regarding performance and social relationships in the here and now. What follows is just a few (of many) issues that this creation brings into focus.
Every Spring, our School Visits team takes an outdoor perspective with the return of our ever-popular Outdoor Education programme. Featuring a combination of on land and on the water activities, roughly 3500 students got outside and enjoyed our great programmes last year!
On the third floor of the Harbourfront Centre, the Design Communications department – which houses the Social Media team – sits adjacent to the Harbourfront Camps department. This means that the sounds of ringing telephones and echoes from counselors’ walkie-talkies assault constantly berate our serene work environment.