Saturday, November 2, 2021

Hosts: Ted Fox and Emma Letki

Tanya Crowder, Artistic Director of HOWDARESHE and Founder of Dance Matters Series, and Choreographer Megan Nadain, a Graduate of the School of Toronto Dance Theatre, on her piece in Dance Matters Series 1 -- A Woman’s Work. Featuring: Kemi Contemporary Dance Projects, Elke Schroeder, Megan Nadain, Evolucidanse and Vanessa Jane Kimmons. Saturday November 9th at 8pm and Sunday November 10th at 4pm; post-show reception Saturday and post-show discussion Sunday. Scotiabank Studio Theatre, Pia Bouman School, 6 Noble Street (Queen and Dufferin). Advance tickets: www.dancematters.ca/tix

Heidi Strauss, Founder of adelheid dance projects, on her reprise of still here, a solo created by her in 2011 and reworked for performances in Toronto and Ottawa. An intimate living portrait of a woman in a place where things are not always what they seem. Presented November 13-17 2013 at The Citadel, the Mimi Herrndorf Studio Theatre, 304 Parliament Street.  http://www.adelheid.ca/ http://vimeo.com/43013249

 
 
Dancer Paula Styron talks about the Margie Gillis Dance Foundation presentation of the Ontario premiere of The Light Between. Choreography by Margie Gillis; created in collaboration with Holly Bright, Marc Daigle and Paula Styron. Marks the 40th anniversary of the performance career of the internationally celebrated Canadian dance artist Margie Gillis. The Light Between is comprised of a series of haunting solos, duets and trios that ponder the fundamental nature of being, humanly as well as artistically.  London premiere November 9: The Grand Theatre's Mainstage Theatre, London, ON. Toronto premiere November 12-13: Harbourfront Centre's Fleck Dance Theatre, Toronto, ON. http://www.margiegillis.org/