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London Dance Festival - Spring Showcase Virtual Variation

London Dance Festival Spring Showcase - Virtual Varaition

London artists are doing dance a little differently this year. Watch as Argentine tango meets ballet in a boxing ring, see a bellydancer’s veil takes on the role of protagonist, experience a contemporary solo through new angles as the camera becomes part of the dance, and immerse yourself in flamenco footwork and live music mixed with the sounds of nature.

Peggy Baker Dance Projects presents her body as words

Starting Sept 15, Peggy Baker Dance Projects presents their first-ever film & sound installation on the screens at Yonge-Dundas Square!

her body as words explores female identity and physicality through 9 gorgeous dance solos. Presented in partnership with Fall for Dance North Festival and OUTFRONT Media Canada as a part of ArtworxTO, the installation runs from 8PM-10PM ET on Sept 15-17 & Sept-19-30.

Learn more & watch the trailer at: https://peggybakerdance.com/her-body-as-words

Common Ground Dance Festival

Presented by TOES FOR DANCE, the inaugural Common Ground Dance Festival is coming to North York’s Lee Lifeson Art Park October 8th and 9th, 2021!

Festival programming will explore diverse expressions of contemporary dance through site-specific performances, mainstage performances, workshops for all levels of dance experience, freestyle dance jams, and a community co-creation experiment. All dance and movement enthusiasts in North York and its surrounding area are encouraged to attend!

Schedule of events is the same on both festival days:

Harbourfront Centre presents Deborah Colker Dance Company’s Dog Without Feathers

Harbourfront Centre, in partnership with Digidance, presents the Canadian digital broadcast of celebrated Brazilian choreographer Deborah Colker’s Dog Without Feathers, streaming Sept 29 – Oct. 11, 2021. Inspired by a poem by João Cabral of the same name (Cão Sem Plumas), Colker crafts a mesmerizing vision of mud-and-dust-covered dancers shown as emergent from the animal and elemental worlds, yet at the same time destructive of them. In creating the work, Colker’s 14-member company explored the beauty as well as the cultural and environmental impact of Northeast Brazil’s Capibaribe River.

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