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Photo: Ballet Jrogen by Irina Popova
About the company:
Founded in 1976, Dance Ontario represents a dynamic cross-section of all areas of the province's dance sector from internationally renowned companies to choreographers, dancers, educators, lighting designers and back stage personnel. Dance Ontario are a key to Ontario's dance sector and central to its communications, networking and capacity building resources. This organization has significant impact on the art form, the artists, their audiences and communities – its priority being the advancement of dance in Canada and, in particular, in Ontario.
January 20 22, 2012Dance
Dance Ontario’s stunning winter showcase features more than 26 superb companies and hundreds of dancers, live musicians and much, much more.
Celebrate the New Year in style with Toronto’s magnificent dance companies – from ballet, b-boy and Bharatanatym, hip hop, modern and Middle Eastern, fiery flamenco and folk, to unforgettable dances from the African Diaspora – productions by Toronto's best and brightest. Plus, enjoy world premieres from two of the city's most gifted choreographers. Come and celebrate the diversity of this city’s dance companies.
Please click here for a full schedule of the weekend's performances.
Presented in Association with Harbourfront Centre.
Also, don't miss these local satellite events leading up to DanceWeekend 2012:
Dance Photography Exhibit
@ Balzac's Coffee Roastery in The Distillery District
January 3-31, 2012
Featuring images by David Hou, Jennifer Jones, Molly Keczan, Peter Lear, Richard Munter, Irina Popova, Debra Robb, Karen Roberts, Peter Stipcevich and Jennifer Watkins.
FREE performance & talkback
@ the COC Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre
January 10, 2012 | 12pm
Featuring the Little Pear Garden Collective.
Visit danceontario.ca for further info.