Saturday, September 13, 2021

Hosts: Ted Fox & Malgorzata Nowacka
Tatiana Jennings, Artistic Director of the Toronto experimental theatre company Kadozuke Kollektif which, in partnership with Bad New Days, celebrates its 10th anniversary by presenting the world premiere of Richard III, The Pleasures of Violence, a provocative and highly choreographed innovative multimedia reimagining of the William Shakespeare classic, Richard III. Previews September 9, opens Wednesday September 10, and runs through to September 28 at Zuke Studios, the company's storefront home in the Junction.

Dancer/Choreographer/Composer Jeremy Naismith on Dance Teq, which, for more than fifteen years, has been providing open dance classes to dancers of all levels and ages. Under the direction of Kevin Pugh, Dance Teq has attracted a staff of internationally acclaimed instructors and celebrated musicians, teaching styles that reflect the diversity of dancing today. Naismith has performed with Opera Atelier since 1986.

Host Malgorzata Nowacka, Artistic Director of The Chimera Project, and Dancers Robyn Noffall and Cheryl Chan, talk about  Company B, founded in 2011 as a partnership between The Chimera Project, Ballet J├Ârgen Canada, and George Brown Dance. Company B is comprised of outstanding young dancers currently in professional training, or ones who have graduated within the last two years. They train with professional choreographers and rehearsal directors and are given the tools and resources to transition from a student to a professional dance artist through experience.