Lisa Gelley Martin on Working In New Ways

Company 605 co-artistic director, Lisa Gelley Martin, talks name change from collective to company, the concept of connectedness, and how the title of the new work, Vital Few,  relates to the Pareto Principle. DanceWorks: Company 605 recently had a name change. Can you explain why? Lisa Gelley Martin: We were...

Josh Martin

Josh Martin, co-artistic director of Company 605, tells us about his work as both choreographer and dancer, and the influence of urban dance. DanceWorks: Vital Few includes a cast of six dancers, including you. Can you talk about the challenges you have experienced as co-choreographer and performer in the piece?...

Lina Cruz Talks About World Premiere

Montreal choreographer and Fila 13 Productions founder, Lina Cruz, brings her work to Toronto in a collaboration with Throwdown Collective. The piece, Ylem (3 Eggs Ago), opens February 9 -11, 2017 at the Harbourfront Centre Theatre. Here, we ask Lina about her creative process. DANCEWORKS: Can you tell us about...

That’s A Wrap!

We wrapped our 2015/16 season! Here is a collection of photographs featuring Tribal Crackling Wind, Daniel Léveillé Danse, Julia Sasso dances, Hoskins/Baskerville, 605 Collective, TOES for dance, Tom Brouillette, Blue Ceiling dance/Lucy Rupert, Newton Moraes Dance Theatre, and Native Earth Performing Arts.

New Mainstage Season Announced

DanceWorks’ new season has been announced. Curator, Mimi Beck, shares: “The 2016-17 Mainstage Series is ablaze with artistic collaborations! Commissions and co-productions are a vital part of the season, with dances created by professional dance artists whose work emerges from diverse points of view. The Mainstage offers five programs of...