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Toronto’s longest running contemporary dance series, nominated for nine Dora Mavor Moore Awards in 2007/08.


DanceWorks tackles new territories as 2008/09 Mainstage Series choreographers consider the urgent state of the environment and the consequences of today’s fast paced, global culture. As the season unfolds, experience the intensity of bodies in space that question and reveal psychological, cultural and natural environments. Join us for exciting DanceWorks fare: provocative, personal and political.

DanceWorks/Dance Immersion - Tavaziva Dance/COBA - City of Tribes and selected repertoire

Tickets: $28 Student/Senior/CADA/SCDS: $18 NextSteps Package: $26 Student/Senior Package: $17


A North American premiere! City of Tribes is a unique and explosive international collaboration between UK company, Tavaziva Dance and Toronto's COBA (Collective Of Black Artists). Choreographed by BaKari E. Lindsay and Bawren Tavaziva, this exhilarating exchange of choreographic expressions between two companies is based in a contemporary Africanist aesthetic. The program also includes selections from each company's repertoire.


“... intriguing and deeply sensuous ... nothing short of explosive”  — The Stage, UK


A co-presentation with dance Immersion
dance Immersion


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