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 Lake and Minus 16

Gauthier Dance//Dance Company Theaterhaus Stuttgart presents Hofesh Shechter and Marie Chouinard’s interpretations of the iconic work Swan Lake. New to the program will be a presentation of the cult classic Minus 16, choreographed by Ohad Naharin.  Harbourfront Centre is thrilled to present this fitting addition to an exceptionally unique evening, now with three masters of […]

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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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Double Murder

Torque

Torque is Harbourfront Centre’s recognized international contemporary dance series, inviting dance lovers to experience outstanding contemporary dance from international and Canadian artists.    Since its inception in 2018, Torque has presented an annual season of five to six performances from October to May, specially curated to highlight internationally diverse and Indigenous choreographers, including Hofesh Shechter Company, […]

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