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09 November 2017

Backbone at Canadian Stage: Earth Mother’s Spine

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Red Sky Performance’s Backbone, playing at Canadian Stage from Nov 2 to 12, is the first production of a two year residency at Canadian Stage—to be followed up in 2018 …

07 November 2017

ProArteDanza Season 2017

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The fourteenth season of ProArteDanza, on November 1-4 at Fleck Dance Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, offered 3 World Premieres by choreographers Kevin O’Day and Matjash Mrozewski. This season’s offerings are resonate …

20 October 2017

Factory’s Fish Eyes Trilogy

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Anita Majumdar’s Fish Eyes Trilogy is an exercise in empathy, digging deep into the raw crevices of teenage desire for self-actualization. Playing at the Factory Theatre, the trilogy follows the …

15 September 2017

Dance: made in / fait au Canada Festival

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The 2017 Dance: made in / fait au Canada Festival was a four day biennial repertory celebration of Canadian dance, presenting a cross-section of contemporary dance makers from across the …

14 September 2017

#ARTBIRTH Lady Gaga

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Athena Reich’s #ARTBIRTH was so unexpected, such a witty and subversive spectacle. Reich, as her pregnant Lady Gaga alter ego, drops a line early in the show warning us that …

02 September 2017

Pippi: The Strongest Girl in the World

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Pippi: The Strongest Girl in the World is a high-quality children’s musical theatre treasure. Set on a stylized pirate ship, produced in association with piratelife.ca, the immersive in – the …

12 May 2017

Spotlight Australia: The Return by Circa

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The final offering of the Canadian Stage Spotlight Festival: Australia was The Return by Circa, a genre-defying combination of cirque and opera. The stage is shared equally between the circus …

06 May 2017

Spotlight Australia: Meeting & Endings

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Meeting by Antony Hamilton and Alisdair Macindoe Sharing the space with 64 custom designed (Macindoe)…

25 April 2017

Spotlight Australia: Blood Links by William Yang

By // Theatre (Toronto)

There is probably no more mundane a premise for a show then to present a slide-show of family photos while recounting that family’s personal history. However, William Yang’s Blood links …

08 April 2017

Nominee Interview Series: Yvonne Ng

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Yvonne Ng is a Toronto-based dancer and choreographer interested in how we find …

29 November 2016

Yvonne Ng’s tiger princess dance projects

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“Enter the space with brilliance, seeing every molecule floating…” so starts the beginning of each of three poems, written by Yvonne Ng to her dancers, providing each a score and …

27 November 2016

“The Idea Hurts”: Dollhouse on the Canadian Stage

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Bill Coleman and Gordon Monahan’s collaboratively conceived and performed Dollhouse played out like a Rube Goldberg machine, albeit one that wrought destruction on both the man and the set within …

02 October 2016

What it’s Like from The Theatre Centre’s Dance Card

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What it’s Like is the first production on The Theatre Centre’s eight work Dance Card—an initiative bringing a wealth of contemporary dance to The Theatre Centre’s stage during their 2016/2017 …

03 July 2016

Toronto Fringe ’16: Part VIII

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Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews Falling Awake (A+) Falling Awake is the type of zany show you want to see early in the festival, …

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