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Kira at Luminato, 2019

Photo by Dahlia Katz

Fara Tolno's drumming resonates more effectively than the dance in Lua Shayenne Dance Company's West African-influenced show Read more

Dance

After creating over 60 original works for the company, the 64-year-old dancer and choreographer leaves "one of the best jobs in Canada" on his own terms Read more

Dance

Never-before-seen VHS footage of Rudolf Nureyev offers a sense of the dancer's talent and personality Read more

Reviews

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Photo by Jeremy Mimnagh

Series of dance vignettes for Evelyn Hart and Zhenya Cerneacov is sketched out in subtle, yet very legible shades Read more

Dance

A superb Michelle Williams steals the spotlight in this erratically structured look at the intertwined lives of Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon Read more

Reviews

Jillian Vanstone in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, National Ballet of Canada, 2019

Photo by Brue Zinger

National Ballet of Canada's revival of Christopher Wheeldon’s ballet looks great but the dance itself doesn’t deliver Read more

Dance

Flowers For Kazuo Ohno And Leonard Cohen

Carlos Lema Posada

The 13th annual arts fest lines up two big Indigenous music concerts, a dance tribute to Leonard Cohen and Kazuo Ohno and a theatrical show about Robert Mapplethorpe Read more

Culture

Kidd Pivot's dance/theatre look at bureaucracy, corruption and human failings begins as farce but ends up creating something completely new Read more

Dance

Next to Balanchine's stunning Apollo and virtuosic excerpts from Paquita, Robert Binet's short ballet feel a bit anemic Read more

Dance

The Kahnyen’kehàka (Mohawk) dancer and choreographer talks Indigenous visibility, leadership in education and land acknowledgments Read more

Education

Entertaining homage to song and dance man Gene Kelly recreates some classic numbers Read more

Theatre

John Neumeier’s new ballet inspired by the Tolstoy novel is intense and often challenging, but it’s beautifully danced and always watchable Read more

Dance

Jera Wolfe's choreography is fun to watch, and the production and performances are strong, but the work doesn't offer anything genuinely transformative Read more

Dance

ProArteDanza's beautifully danced spin on Mozart's comic opera comments on inter-gender social tensions in the #MeToo era Read more

Dance

The UK-based dancer/choreographer's ode to Indian soldiers fighting for Britain in the First World War features riveting dance and a near-perfect blend of sensory elements Read more

Dance

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Andre Cornellier

This month is unofficially dance month in Toronto as talented up-and-comers and proven talents deliver some major moves Read more

Dance

After 14 years of providing studio space and artist residencies to the indie performance community, the cultural hub must vacate its Markham Street space in December Read more

Stage

Katie Lyle and Shelby Wright's work-in-development is alternately enchanting, cinematic and banal Read more

Theatre

Linnea Swan takes potshots at modern dance and stays right on the edge of bitterness and hilarity Read more

Theatre

Funny and deeply weird ensemble dance show puts a surreal spin on romantic love Read more

Theatre