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“Black Ballerina” Viewing Guide

“Black Ballerina” Viewing Guide

How do I watch?Black Ballerina will be available to watch for FREE directly on our website! Click on this link to watch the livestream performance as well as learn more about the work and all the collaborators involved. When is the livestream?Black...

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Q&A with Syreeta Hector

Q&A with Syreeta Hector

Highlights from our conversation with choreographer and performer Syreeta Hector as she prepares for the livestream of her solo, "Black Ballerina". Read on for insight into her creative process.Put it in your calendars: Black Ballerina Livestream: November 27 @ 7pm at...

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Announcing: “Black Ballerina” November 27 at 7pm

Announcing: “Black Ballerina” November 27 at 7pm

Join us on November 27 at 7pm EST for the inaugural livestream presentation in our new Citadel LIVE series: Syreeta Hector’s Black Ballerina (full details here!) Described as thought-provoking and striking by NOW Magazine, Black Ballerina...

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Watch Night Shift until October 25

Watch Night Shift until October 25

We are excited to announce that due to popular demand we will be extending Night Shift programming until October 25!  Choose from one of six intimate livestream recordings captured over the course of the festival – or settle in and watch them all!Be moved by the...

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Catch Night Shift On Replay!

Catch Night Shift On Replay!

As we reflect on the many things we have to be thankful for, we at Citadel + Compagnie wish to express our gratitude towards the incredible team of people that made Night Shift possible. From the choreographers and performers who created the brilliant work shared...

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Night Shift Viewing Guide

Night Shift Viewing Guide

How do I watch? All Night Shift livestream performances can be watched for FREE right here! Click on the artist going live each night to access their livestream performance and learn more about the work and the artists involved. What happens after the...

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A New Residency Program, Digital Shifts, and Artistic Change

A New Residency Program, Digital Shifts, and Artistic Change

Citadel + Compagnie is pleased to announce the launch of its new Residency Program, developed to redistribute resources and support the work of seven local artists and organizations. Expanding on our existing values of inclusion, collaboration, accessibility and...

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Announcing: Night Shift 2020

Announcing: Night Shift 2020

Citadel + Compagnie is excited to announce the second incarnation of Night Shift, a unique livestreamed event, co-presented with Fall for Dance North. Night Shift is an innovative take on presenting dance during these uncertain, pandemic times and will feature six...

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Laurence Lemieux in Creative Residency

Laurence Lemieux in Creative Residency

Throughout the pandemic, Artistic Director, Laurence Lemieux has been turning to dance to process the immense uncertainty that faces us all. As a sort of grounding daily practice, she found herself revisiting her 2018 solo work, Love me out of it, a work that reflects...

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The Citadel Officially Reopens

The Citadel Officially Reopens

On Monday August 31st, The Citadel: Ross Centre for Dance officially reopened its doors to the public. It is a thrilling moment for Citadel + Compagnie, though one that is met with caution as we work hard to ensure the health and safety of all who pass through our...

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Citadel Online series featured in Dance International

Citadel Online series featured in Dance International

We are thrilled to read about all of the online initiatives members of the dance community have taken on during the pandemic, and are honoured our Citadel Online series was featured in a recent article by Dance International. You can read the full article, Digital...

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Thank You Hal Jackman Foundation

Thank You Hal Jackman Foundation

Citadel + Compagnie is honoured to announce that it has been selected as one of 80 Toronto small to mid-sized arts organizations to receive financial support from the Hal Jackman Foundation.

This gift is made possible due to a one-million-dollar contribution by the…..

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Laurence Lemieux on Turn Out Radio | Citadel Online

Laurence Lemieux on Turn Out Radio | Citadel Online

Last week Artistic Director, Laurence Lemieux joined Turn Out Radio host Nicole Hamilton to discuss the opportunities this imposed time of reflection has afforded and the impetus behind the creation of Citadel + Compagnie’s newest initiative Citadel Online. Watch...

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A message to our community regarding COVID-19

A message to our community regarding COVID-19

After much discussion and consultation, for the safety of our artists, patrons, staff, students, teachers and our local Regent Park community, which may be particularly affected by the evolving COVID-19 situation, we have made...

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Outreach: The Citadel welcomes LGBTQ+ youth

Outreach: The Citadel welcomes LGBTQ+ youth

We were thrilled to welcome LGBTQ+ youth to an open rehearsal and choreographer talk with Sébastien Provencher during his run of "Children of Chemistry". Thank you to the generous youth, to Sébastien, and his dancers, and The 519 and Soulpepper Theatre. This project...

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C+C in NYC

C+C in NYC

As the Association of Performing Arts Professionals 2020 (APAP) conference wraps up, we are so appreciative to all the organizers, speakers, presenters and new friends. We performed five great showcases, including Laurence Lemieux's Love me out of it with Frankie the...

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Aspiring Young Dancer Campaign

Aspiring Young Dancer Campaign

Today we are launching the Aspiring Young Dancer Campaign, to raise $25,000 in support of The Citadel Dance Program. This year 58 bright young students are enrolled in our program – providing weekly ballet and tap classes (new!) to children and youth living in Regent...

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Exciting CDP News: Jumpstart Community Development Grant

Exciting CDP News: Jumpstart Community Development Grant

We are thrilled to announce we have received a Community Development Grant from Jumpstart for the second term of our Citadel Dance Program!  The vision of Jumpstart is simple: Canada, where all kids have a chance to fulfill their dreams. Jumpstart is a national...

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