May 3–5, 2018

DanceWorks: Gadfly




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Gadfly, Toronto’s urban dance phenomenon, performs UNBXBL 2, choreographed by Apolonia Velasquez and Ofilio Sinbadinho. The program is a mixed bill featuring two of the company’s most requested works and two world premieres that highlight Gadfly’s signature style, which is rooted in urban dance and captivating artistry.

Gadfly’s artistry sits where urban dance styles and other art forms collide and tune together. Artistic directors Ofilio Sinbadinho and Apolonia Velasquez merge art with entertainment through the authenticity, artistry, and athleticism found in Urban Dance Culture. Gadfly’s body of work includes full-evening works, performances at Ted Talks Toronto, Nuit Blanche, Oakville Jazz Festival, Montreal Fringe, Festival DansEncore, and contributions to 12 charitable organizations. Gadfly was the recipient of the Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding Performance for Klorofyl. Their work reflects and distinct language that personifies innovation.