October 7 & 8, 2022 at 7:30pm
Theatre at The Creative School (formerly Ryerson Theatre School)
Performed by Indigenous Enterprise, a dance troupe featuring a collective of artists from across Turtle Island, Indigenous Liberation explores traditional dances passed on from their elders through the union of dance and filmmaking. Led by Kenneth Shirley and choreographed and performed by seven different renowned Indigenous artists, this dynamic performance highlights a diverse array of pow wow dances to inspire and heal.
Indigenous Liberation is a co-presentation by DanceWorks and Fall For Dance North, and part of the FFDN 2022 festival.
Dec 1 - 2, 2022 at 8pm
Harbourfront Centre Theatre
Choreographed by Montreal’s Ebnflōh Dance Company founder, Alexandra ‘Spicey’ Landé, IN-WARD depicts the complex, contradictory nature of human emotions through a performance interweaving seemingly contradictory styles of dance: hip-hop and contemporary.
Six highly skilled dancers, renowned Hip-Hop beat maker and producer Shash’U, and artistic advisors Anne Plamondon and Helen Simard, confront the deep waters of the human psyche and present a unique dance experience.
February 1 - 4, 2023 at 8pm
Franco Boni Theatre, The Theatre Centre
Throwdown Collective's Liminal
Liminal is a world premiere performance created and performed by Throwdown Collective’s Zhenya Cerneacov, Mairéad Filgate and Brodie Stevenson.
Liminal examines time and perception using theatrical imagery and dynamic physicality. Utilising a consistently revolving floor to emulate the cyclical nature of life, Liminal explores what it means to revolve and evolve over time.
March 7 - 8, 2023 at 8pm Fleck Dance Theatre
Ballet Edmonton's e-motion tour
A triple-bill mixed program by three outstanding choreographers.
BLACK MOON by Montreal born creator Dorotea Saykaly, winner of the inaugural Emily Molnar choreography award.
Valei-me created by Brazilian born dancer and choreographer Diego Ramalho.
Persistence of Memory by celebrated Ballet Edmonton Artistic Director Wen Wei Wang.
Presented with support from Fall For Dance North
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Carol’s Dance Notes
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We acknowledge the Toronto/Tkaronto as One Dish One Spoon Indigenous territory. We honour the ancestral caretakers of this land: the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, the Wendat and most recently the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation who have a Treaty relationship with Canada. We are grateful to have the opportunity to work in their community, on this territory. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future.
Top image of Indigenous Enterprise by Danny Upshaw