Contemporary Dance Masterclass

Contemporary Dance Masterclass

This workshop will explore the choreographic vocabulary of Fouad Boussouf’s Näss in the company of the choreographer Yanice Djae, who performs in the piece. You will experience the electrifying artistic direction that led to the creation of Näss, interacting within the group’s collective energy, pushing one’s limits and testing the body. 

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Swan lakes

Swan Lakes

“The body motions were perfect, while each limb seemed to have its own mission and rhythms that were hypnotizing.” – The Jerusalem Post  Choreographer and artistic director of Gauthier Dance//Dance Company Theaterhaus Stuttgart, Eric Gauthier has given a quartet of his favourite international choreographer’s creative license to re-envision the legendary ballet, Swan Lake. Inspired by Tchaikovsky’s […]

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The answer is land

Vástádus eana – The Answer Is Land  

“Powerful in a quiet yet magnificent way.” – The Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK) Centred on our interpersonal relationships and our connection to nature, Sámi choreographer Elle Sofe Sara galvanizes seven female dancers and singers on stage, mixing music, song, traditional yoik and the physical language of dance into an essential piece of work that seeks […]

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Deciphers

Deciphers

A compelling physical performance bringing together elements of Chinese folk, spoken word and Brazilian dance styles, Deciphers  explores the complexities of communication through the lens of understanding and misunderstanding. Co-performers and choreographers Naishi Wang and Jean Abreu use the stage as their blank canvas highlighting the body as a primal source of communication and carrier of […]

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Stations

Stations

“…not a muscle, not a nerve that remains still, that is not filled to the brim with presence, with concentration.” – Westdeutsche Zeitung, Düsseldorf Driven by a vital impulse, incomparable Canadian choreographer Louise Lecavalier takes audiences into the primal experience of dance in the Toronto premiere of Stations. The fiery solo performance, set into four distinct […]

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Nass

Näss

“With its propulsive communal energy, Fouad Boussouf’s choreography seems as steeped in ancient traditions as it is driven by contemporary urgency.” – The Boston Globe Näss (Arabic for “people”) from Moroccan-born choreographer Fouad Boussouf is inspired by the famous 1970s Maghreb Moroccan group Nass el Ghiwane, a band renowned in Africa for merging the repertoire […]

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Navarang dance competition

Navrang Folk Dance Competition

Welcome to the vibrant world of Indian folk dances. The Navrang Indian Folk Dance Competition, presented by Sanskriti Arts, is an extraordinary celebration of the rich cultural tapestry of India. This event will showcase a variety of folk dances from different states, including Garba-Raas, Bhangra, Rajasthani, Lavani and many others. Get ready to witness the […]

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Mid Day Masti

Mid-day Masti

An afternoon of dance and cultural celebration as Puja Amin and Sanskriti Arts presents Mid-day Masti, a vibrant two-hour dance program at Stage in the Park. Audiences will enjoy different dance styles like classical kathak and Bollywood and how each type showcases the rich traditions of Indian dance.   Post-performance, audiences can participate in an interactive […]

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Aesthetics of Gangroohs

Jhankaar: Aesthetics of Ghungroos

Jhankaar – Aesthetics of Ghungroo explores the dynamic artform of kathak for a dance performance that fuses traditional percussions indigenous to India with Spanish dance and movements, jingling ankle bells and the nagada, tabla and pakhawaj instruments. Raaga-based vocal compositions will mix with the sounds of ghungroos for a sound that marries Indian classical and […]

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SPLIT image by Gregory Lorenzutti

Split

Split shifts between two women, reconciled and in conflict, one naked and the other clothed negotiating ever-diminishing dimensions of time and space. This space is constantly narrowing, reflecting the dilemmas of negotiating with oneself and others in an increasingly complex world. Set to a percussive musical score by UK composer Scanner, Split revels in Lucy Guerin’s sharp, elegant […]

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National Ballet day 1

Sharing The Stage – Day 1

The National Ballet of Canada returns to Harbourfront Centre in August with Sharing the Stage, free outdoor performances on the Concert Stage as well as free dance classes and interactive conversations.  New This Year:  Reserved general admission seating is now sold out. An in-person Rush line with a limited number of Rush seats will be open […]

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National ballet day 3

Sharing The Stage – Day 3

The National Ballet of Canada returns to Harbourfront Centre in August with Sharing the Stage, free outdoor performances on the Concert Stage as well as free dance classes and interactive conversations.  New This Year:  Reserved general admission seating is now sold out. An in-person Rush line with a limited number of Rush seats will be open […]

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National Ballet Day 2

Sharing The Stage – Day 2

The National Ballet of Canada returns to Harbourfront Centre in August with Sharing the Stage, free outdoor performances on the Concert Stage as well as free dance classes and interactive conversations.  New This Year:  Reserved general admission seating is now sold out. An in-person Rush line with a limited number of Rush seats will be open […]

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Riddim Nights

Riddim Nights

Fete! Bashment! Turn Up! Come party with us at Riddim Nights with a special appearance and performance by Freetown Collective. Followed by the duo Sound Curator and DJ Mendosa, giving us light afrobeats, Dancehall and Amapiano. Closing out the night is international sensation DJ Lambo, bringing her unique fusion of house music, techno, reggae fusion, […]

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Soca Carnival Spice

Soca With Carnival Spice

Jump! Jump! Jump! Join us to sweat it out with award-winning fitness buffs Carnival Spice, ready to bring the energy in a light, loose fitness dance session with special carnival dancer guests ready to usher in the spirit of Caribana. 

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DJ Night

DJ Nights

DJ PS July 21 DJ PS will perform live at Tirgan Festival! DJ PS specializes in mixing a variety of musical genres and international flavors, and his ability to sync his skills with any type of musical composition makes venues come to life with a vibrant rhythm. DJ PS is an all-encompassing DJ traversing the […]

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Josh the band

JoSH The Band

The Canadian Indo-Pakistani Bhangra music group, JoSH the Band, kicks off Harbourfront Centre’s Hot & Spicy India festival 2023 on Friday night. Come down and join us at the Concert Stage for their fusion of hip-hop, pop, and Bhangra music, it’s sure to be an electric performance! 

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Lula all stars

Lula All Stars

Immerse yourself in the vibrant world of salsa as the Lula All Stars, a powerhouse 11-piece salsa band, take the stage to deliver the very best of Lula Lounge, Toronto’s iconic live salsa venue. Led by the talented Sean Bellaviti and Luis Orbegoso, this high-energy ensemble showcases original Canadian compositions, including tracks from their acclaimed […]

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Toronto all star big band

Toronto All-Star Big Band

Get ready to swing and jive as the Toronto All-Star Big Band takes the stage, bringing to life the classic hits of the ’30s to the ’50s with their energetic performances. Comprised of young and emerging local musicians, this talented ensemble infuses the timeless tunes with fresh energy and enthusiasm. In collaboration with Swing Toronto, […]

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IZimba arts

IZimba Arts

Get ready to immerse yourself in an electrifying performance and dance workshop with IZimba Arts, where the pulsating beats of African drums and percussion will set the rhythm for an exhilarating experience. Accompanied by captivating dance styles like Gumboot and Township dances, this heart-pounding session promises to ignite your soul and get your body moving […]

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Bust a move dance

Bust A Move Dance

BAM Dance will run eight workshops and inclusive dance classes for families to enjoy being creative with their children!   The mission at BAM Dance is to provide a place where people of all abilities and disabilities can express themselves, individually and as a community, through our shared love for dance. Together, we endeavour to […]

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Bollywood Dance demo

Bollywood Dance

Specializing in Bollywood, hip hop, fusion, classical Indian dance and Bhangra, Broken Dance is back with its infectious choreography that fuses South Asian and Western-style dance. The Bollywood-style dance company was a finalist on Canada’s Got Talent. 

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