COC Noon Hour Concert with Indigenous Enterprise

Indigenous Liberation, created and performed by new dance collective Indigenous Enterprise, features champion dancers and singers ranging from various parts of Canada and the US, performing traditional and cultural dances. Audiences are introduced to dances such as the Native American Flute, Men’s Chicken Dance, Women’s Fancy Shawl, Women’s Jingle Dress,...

Sneak Peek! Human Body Expression’s But Then Again

But Then Again documents the journey of a dance project and its struggle for survival during a historical, trying time. Through constant cancellations and a transition from live performance to film, But Then Again explores transformation through artists' work, and adapting to ongoing change. Featured is an intergenerational cast of...

Summer Reel 2022

After a successful first year, DanceWorks is back with Summer Reel 2022! Summer Reel is part of the Moving Online series launched in 2020 to provide a platform for dance artists working in the digital realm. We invite you to watch a selection of films that reflect the unique creativity, resilience...

Summer Reel: Tshishikushkueu (Femme de l’Espace) by Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur

Tshishikushkueu is the second film in the series In Tandem, a digital project by Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur. Directed by Ben Shirinian, the film features artists from various artistic disciplines: dance, poetry, opera, gospel song, and classical music.Ben Shirinian, Director Ben began his professional career in advertising, heading the broadcast...

Summer Reel: Intrinsecus Latet by Kylie Thompson

Two women find themselves in a veiled world. An abstract work that focuses on women's emergence in new media and self expression in the digital world. Kylie Thompson (she/her) is a multi-disciplinary performer, creator and educator residing in Toronto, Ontario. Her credits include the Barenaked Ladies, the Garage, Gadfly Dance...

Summer Reel: Forthcoming by Sarah Hin Ching U

Forthcoming is a collaboration between Sarah and the machine learning process (VOS system), and centres on speed, dynamism, and restlessness of the modern body.Sarah Hin Ching U 余衍晴 (she/her) is a Chinese-Canadian emerging dancer, choreographer, and creator of live and digital performances. Her work examines human relationships, identity and desire, and...