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Dance

Events listing

DanceWorks DW:221 Glory

April 28-29, 2017

Epic, imaginary battles based on a childhood passion for action films inform Shay Kuebler’s athletic and acclaimed work Glory, which examines the glorification of violent behaviour in our media-drenched culture.

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The Belly Dance Blossom Festival

May 5- 7, 2017

The Bellydance Blossom Festival features discussion, workshops and performances with international artists and scholars. The festival's objective is to create a space where the true soul of Bellydance can reveal itself through collaborative art and discussion.

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Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company: Season 2017

May 5- 7, 2017

This award-winning company of dancers and musicians presents a provocative and captivating evening of flamenco and Spanish dance performed with passion and elegance. Voted by NOW Magazine readers as Toronto’s Best Dance Company in 2015.

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Ballet Creole: Kambule

May 12-14, 2017

Kambule pays homage to African ancestors and forefathers, who marked the end of slavery by taking banned cultural expressions out of hiding and onto the streets. The Kambule is a powerful manifestation of culture, spirituality, beauty, royalty and pride

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Femmes du Feu: Circus Sessions 2017

May 19-20, 2017

Now in its third year, Circus Sessions is a week-long creative laboratory where 12 national and international contemporary circus artists work together under the guidance of a mentor. Come witness two performances of new work created throughout this week.

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The Space Chums and Cirque-ability

May 20-22, 2017

Come join the rock and roll Circus! The Space Chums are blasting down to HarbourKIDS: Circus with some extra special extraterrestrial stowaways in tow. Get ready to blow off some steam, singing and dancing with this pop-powered spectacular of interactive fun.

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Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre: Serious Games

May 26-27, 2017

Highlights of this CCDT offering include David Earle’s classic Serious Games and Deborah Lundmark’s Rain Horse, which features a live performance by harmonica maestro Carlos del Junco and The Blues Mongrels trio.

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Toronto International Tap Dance Festival

June 2- 4, 2017

Experience the best of tap during this three day festival with choreographic debuts from local commissioned artists. Featuring international headliners, Heather Cornell, Arthur Duncan and more.

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Dancing on the Pier: Pride Toronto

June 22, 2017

Dance is for everyone and is the most inclusive sport there is! Harbourfront Centre’s summer-long series will kick-off with Toronto Pride.

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Dancing on the Pier: Big Band Swing

June 29, 2017

Let's jump and jive with the cool sounds of the big band and dancers everywhere, we celebrate our Canada Day Weekend with a twist of swing.

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Dancing on the Pier: West

July 6, 2017

Embrace the wild west of Canada at your local line dance party on the waterfront! From the Red River Valley to the northern tip of Vancouver Island, we highlight the rich diversity of Canada's West, leading us into the Prairie to Pacific Festival.

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Dancing on the Pier: Eastern Steps

July 13, 2017

Follow Celtic Combustion down home to this week's kitchen party!

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