Welcome to the Harbourfront Centre Sandbox!

This is a platform for showcasing projects from across creative disciplines which are using digital technologies to connect to audiences in new ways.

Adelheid A/R Experience

Project: You are swimming here

Artists: adelheid and Luke Garwood
Dates: Sept 24 – Oct 25

Travel through hidden geography between here and the waterfront via an experimental AR installation; experience distant and recent histories of the site, and the-once-future-moment that is now.

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Fall For Dance North A/R Experience

Project: The Big Social: AR Edition

Presenter: Fall For Dance North in collaboration with Harbourfront Centre
Dates: Sept 29 – Oct 18

Harbourfront Centre’s Natrel Pond becomes a liquid dance floor for Argentine tango, balboa and vogue. Aim your device at the large image in the centre of the pond and dancers will appear before your eyes. Experience the beauty and intimacy of social dance and the power of touch and physical connection – in augmented reality. Available daily, dawn until dusk.

Lisa La Touche photo by Kristie Kahns Photography
Lisa La Touche photo by Kristie Kahns Photography

Project: 2020 Signature Program

Presenter: Fall For Dance North in collaboration with Harbourfront Centre
Date: Oct 3, 2pm EST

FFDN’’s 2020 Signature Program features six world premieres by emerging and established Canadian dancemakers, including a new work from Calgary-based Tap star Lisa La Touche, co-commissioned by Harbourfront Centre. Live streamed from the Fleck Dance Theatre, this exciting virtual event can be enjoyed live or on demand until October 18. Tickets are $15.

A vintage image of dancers

Project: Toronto Stages: Dancing Through Time

Presenter: Fall For Dance North in collaboration with Dance Collection Danse
Dates: Oct 3 – 18

Experience the richness of Toronto’s living dance history. Toronto Stages: Dancing Through Time invites you on a virtual tour of 14 significant Toronto dance venues. Wander through three special theatres in 360º – in your browser or VR – including Harbourfront Centre’s own Fleck Dance Theatre.