Amelia Ehrhardt thinks about manipulation in Disabled Theater

HATCH is a situation where new performance and new audiences encounter one another in the spirit of inquiry. This year, artists participating in the HATCH residency are sharing insight on their projects in relation to the other work playing here at Harbourfront Centre – thinking through and sharing ideas across our performing arts programming. In this post, curator Evan Webber …

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Disabled Theater: an open call for participants

On March 25 through March 28, Harbourfront Centre’s World Stage will present the Canadian premiere of Disabled Theater, a collaborative piece developed by French choreographer Jérôme Bel and the artists of Zürich’s Theater HORA. Theater HORA promotes and presents the work of people with intellectual disabilities, and as a part of this presentation the company will lead a five-day workshop for local …

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10 reasons (amongst a world of others) to join us for the 2013 World Stage season

Last week tickets for the 2013 World Stage season went on sale. We thought this would be a great time to share 10 reasons you should visit our website and purchase your tickets for this exciting line-up

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Meeting of Some Potential Delegates (And Their Owners)

Last Sunday a handful of owners and their pups met with the creator of Dachshund UN, Australian art maker Bennett Miller, at PawsWay.

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The Corpse Bride comes to life as part of Ashkenaz

A young groom on the way to his bride’s village accidentally weds himself to a Corpse Bride. This is the main idea behind the Jewish folk tale “The Finger“, which hails from a cycle of stories about Rabbi Isaac Luria, a foremost rabbi and Jewish mystic in the community of Safed in the Galilee region of Ottoman Palestine, and father of contemporary Kabbalah.

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The Lost Rhapsody of Leo Spellman at Ashkenaz

The Ashkenaz Festival, North America’s number one festival for Jewish culture will be coming to Harbourfront Centre. With it will come one of the most amazing pieces of music to be rediscovered.

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Two World Stage 2010:11 presentations receive Dora Mavor Moore nominations!

We’re overjoyed to announce that two of our World Stage performances were nominated Dora Mavor Moore Awards this year.

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