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Dance Ontario DanceWeekend 2011

In Events on January 14, 2011 by danceumbrella

Collage: Eric Parker
Images: Jade’s Hip Hop Academy Performance Co., Arabesque Dance Co., Little Pear Garden Collective, Bageshree Vaze

DANCEWEEKEND’11 PERFORMANCES

Dance Ontario’s DanceWeekend 2011

Part of Harbourfront’s NextSteps Series

Dance Ontario brings 30 of Toronto’s hottest dance companies to the stage over three incredible days of dance at Harbourfront’s beautiful Fleck Dance Theatre. From Contemporary, B-Boying and Ballet, to Bellydance, Bharatanatyam, Jazz, Flamenco, and African – live performances from this city’s fabulous dance artists will engage and inspire, warming January’s frosty days!

Friday Jan 21: Jade’s Hip Hop Academy Performance Co., What’s On? Tap!, Canadian Children’s Dance Theatre, YMI Dancing, York and Ryerson Dance Teams, Ritmo Flamenco

Sat Jan 22: LR Productions, Jasmyn Fyffe Dance, Cadence Progressive Ballet Co., Bageshree Vaze/Raagini Dance, Ballet Jorgen Canada, Typecast Dance Company, The Chimera Dance Project, Alias Dance Projects, Kemi Contemporary Dance Projects, Sampradaya Dance Creations

Sun Jan 23: Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company, Kaeja d’Dance, BoucharDanse, Larchaud Dance, Ipsita Nova Dance Projects, Arabesque Dance Company & Orchestra, Arte Flamenco Spanish Dance Company, Little Pear Garden Collective, COBA Collective of Black Artists and City Dance Corps.

This year’s commissioned artists – AKA Dance and Gadfly Dance Company – bring two extraordinary world premieres to the dazzling array of dance.
AKA Dance presents Oh no! a quirky take on ballroom dancing blended with contemporary dance and butoh featuring Amy Hampton, Keiko Ninomiya, Zhenya Cerneacov and Tim Spronk. Gadfly Dance presents Klorofyl, an exciting new work for seven dancers exploring the essence of passion.

PLUS a stunning photo exhibit of dance photographs and screenings of dance films from The Chimera Project, Kaeja d’Dance, CORPUS and more!

Visit http://www.danceontario.ca for updates

Join us as we celebrate Toronto’s unique dance scene.

Download DanceWeekend’11 Program 1 here! (Fri 21 Jan). http://www.danceontario.ca/DW%20program%201.pdf
Download DanceWeekend’11 Program 2 here! (Sat 22 Jan). http://www.danceontario.ca/DW%20program%202.pdf
Download DanceWeekend’11 Program 3 here! (Sun 23 Jan). http://www.danceontario.ca/DW%20program%203.pdf

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