World Premiere

Choreographer: Laurence Lemieux

Oct. 1112, 17-20 at 8pm (with live music following every show)

Oct. 13 at 8pm: VIP night with live performance by Teenage Head. 

Presented by C+C through Bright Nights

 Set to the iconic “Frantic City” by Canadian punk band Teenage Head, Love me out of it explores Lemieux’s long relationship to dance through various characters that come to life with every song.  

Watch the trailer here.
Watch an excerpt of the performance here.

Choreography: Laurence Lemieux
Music: Frantic City by Teenage Head
Performers: Laurence Lemieux and Andrew McCormack
Lighting Design: Simon Rossiter
Sound Design: John Gzowski
Rehearsal Direction: Danielle Baskerville
Stage Management: Marianna Rosato
Sound Engineer: Kim Trollope

Musical guests:
Oct. 11: Brenda
Oct. 12: Frankie the Pig
Oct. 13: Teenage Head (VIP night)
Oct. 17: Cigar Club
Oct. 18: Pony
Oct. 19: Rapport
Oct 20: Peeling

[Love me out of it] makes for a beautiful multi-generational palimpsest of memory and music in a place that Lemieux has carefully built in the former Salvation Army soup kitchen on Parliament Street. – Kathleen Smith, NOW Toronto. Read the full feature here.


Wondrously strong dancing gives Lemieux the emphasis of a Picasso woman. – Anna Kisselgoff, The New York Times  

Laurence … a blaze of fire against a night sky– Deidre Kelly

Insightful and passionate, Laurence Lemieux embodies not only a substantial dance repertoire but also a deep respect for her art form– The Dance Current 


Love me out of it was made possible through a generous donation by Scott Connolly.

Note: Teenage Head’s next performance in Toronto will be at Lee’s Palace on November 10, 2018.