dance Official Programming

Red Sky Performance

For 18 years, this Toronto-based company directed by Sandra Laronde, has been the bold proponent of contemporary Indigenous dance steeped in culture. Backbone ferociously brings to life the electricity, circuitry, and impulses of the sentient land...

13 November 2018 at 18:00

circus Official Programming

Jamie Adkins

World renowned clown, juggler, and comic acrobat, Jamie Adkins, stumbles onstage, desperately trying to become the man he imagines himself to be. Sometimes endearing with his skillfully awkward juggling, his character always ends up touching the...

14 November 2018 at 14:30

circus Official Programming

Gravity & Other Myths

Backbone examines the various perceptions of what strength is, where it comes from and how it is measured. This frenetic celebration of human interconnectedness will test the limits of strength: physical, emotional, individual and collective. It...

14 November 2018 at 14:30

circus Official Programming

Compania de Circo Eia

Constructing and deconstructing, to not fall or let fall, transforming and reinventing… Four acrobats, between prowess and madness, take us through a universe pieced together by fragments of life. Loneliness, sharing, living together are evoked...

14 November 2018 at 14:30

multidisciplinary arts Official Programming

Gruejarm Production

This enormously entertaining and very creative magic show boasts a cast of Korea’s greatest illusion artists in an enchanting, engaging and hilarious show like no other. A multi-faceted art performance based on Magic combining ingenious stage...

14 November 2018 at 14:30

circus Official Programming

Cirque Alfonse

At the core of the Cirque Alfonse is the family Carabinier-Lepine from the village of St-Alphonse-de-Rodriguez in rural Quebec. Since 2012 they have toured the world with their productions TIMBER and BARBU: Electro-trad Cabaret. Inspired by the...

14 November 2018 at 18:00

dance Official Programming

Cas Public + KOPERGIETERY

Known for its eloquent dance, Cas Public now houses an atypical performer, Cai Glover, who overcame a hearing impairment to become a professional dancer. Hélène Blackburn has taken the unusual step of using his disability as a point of departure...

15 November 2018 at 14:30

dance Official Programming

Steptext Dance Project + Vuyani Dance Theatre

In OUT OF JOINT, Gregory Maqoma and Helge Letonja question the threatening shifts of global social and power balances. The dance sextet combines their initially independently developed choreographic strands to a stirring, transcultural piece of...

15 November 2018 at 14:30

dance Official Programming

Virpi Pahkinen Dance Company

Deep Time explores the archaeology of music - leading up to its vibrating present time. A journey combining melancholic sounds of the bronze horn, frisky marimba techno, as well as high-frequency chirps of echolocating bats. The dancers appear as...

15 November 2018 at 14:30

dance Official Programming

Simone Grøtte Company

I ask granddad what sound he remembers best from the war.“The hatch that was battened down above us when the torpedo alarm sounded.” He recounts how he was forcibly evacuated on the German ship Karl Arp. Why hadn’t I heard about this? Why...

15 November 2018 at 14:30

theatre Official Programming

Kidoons/WYRD Productions

BOOM is the most presented new play in Canada, written, directed and performed by Rick Miller. Entertainment Weekly called Miller “one of the 100 most creative people alive today.” BOOM is an explosive solo performance that documents the music,...

15 November 2018 at 18:00

music Official Programming

Tamar Ilana & Ventanas

Tamar Ilana & Ventanas present their new multimedia show, MISTRAL. Tamar Ilana’s “potent, vibrato-drenched vocals” (Downbeat), backed by virtuosic musicianship, are framed by visuals relating to MISTRAL's overarching themes of migration and...

16 November 2018 at 14:30