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FILM @ KUUMBA: Four free Canadian premieres

Four films make their Canadian debut this year at Harbourfront Centre’s annual Black History Month festival, Kuumba. The festival’s opening night will be celebrated with the Canadian launch of Curators of Hip-Hop, a tour through the lives of five “dreamers” looking to make their mark on the music industry. This just in: After the screening don’t miss out on an …

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A hunger for movement: Dana Gingras choreographs 605 Collective’s latest work

In 605 Collective’s latest multimedia dance piece, New Animal —  choreographed by Dana Gingras — the dancers give into their primal/animal instincts — while maintaining the extreme precision the company is widely known for.

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Legendary dancer Margie Gillis shines light on our NextSteps season

Margie Gillis is an Officer of the Order of Canada and a 2011 recipient of the Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award from the Governor General’s Performing Arts Award Foundation, an award which was bestowed upon other beloved greats over the years such as Karen Kain, Peggy Baker and Menaka Thakkar. This November, she’s bringing her collaboration piece, The Light Between to our 2013-14 Next Steps season. The piece, which brings dancers Holly Bright, Marc Daigle, Paola Styron and set designer/visual artist Randal Newman together, blends dance, sculptural and pictorial elements.

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Get dancing! Get moving! NextSteps tickets on-sale now!

Temperatures might be cooling down, but we’re firing up another colourful season of dance starting this September! It’s been a long summer of fun in the sun down here at Harbourfront Centre, but we’re just about ready to strap on our dancing shoes and hit the barre – dance pun intended. So, if you’d like to come dance with us, be sure to chassé your way to NextSteps this season!

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Out of Context – For Pina Trailer

Check out the trailer for the upcoming World Stage presentation of Out of Context – for Pina from Alain Platel/les ballets C de la B (Belgium). Running October 13-16, 2010. Recently, a jury of 29 European critics, composed by Tanz magazine, selected Out of Context – For Pina as production of the year. Come see why!

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