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TESSEL

TESSEL

NOW STREAMING. A national initiative conceptualized by Dora-nominated choreographer and creator Esie Mensah (Shades, A Revolution of Love), TESSEL explores the complexities of movement and voice as a form of resilience – and to achieve truth and honesty in sharing its participants’ lived experience as Black dance artists.

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#FairnessForArtsON

#FairnessForArtsON

Today Citadel + Compagnie joins the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts and performing arts organizations across the province of Ontario in the #FairnessForArtsON Campaign. Dropping COVID-19 case-counts, coupled with the opportunity to work outdoors and...

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Moving From Stage to Screen

Moving From Stage to Screen

This August, Citadel + Compagnie will embark on an exciting new project adapting James Kudelka’s original stage production Four Old Legs to the screen. Featuring iconic Canadian ballerina Evelyn Hart and Moldovan-Canadian dancer Zhenya Cerneacov, the work celebrates...

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Watch Syreeta Hector’s “Two Soles”

Watch Syreeta Hector’s “Two Soles”

Announcing Capsule, a community-responsive platform hosted by the National Arts Centre Dance Department in close collaboration with F-O-R-M and Dumb Instrument Dance. Featured among the 60 short films created by Canadian dance artists...

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Review: Laurence Lemieux’s “Sinfonia”

Review: Laurence Lemieux’s “Sinfonia”

On Friday April 2 at 8pm the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir presented Sacred Music for a Sacred Space, a concert featuring beautiful choral music by Bach, Schubert and Brahms and exploring themes of grief and sacred space. Offering a much-needed...

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Night Shift 2021 applications now open

Night Shift 2021 applications now open

NIGHT SHIFT is seeking dance works by professional dance artists for its third annual late-night event to be livestreamed September 29 – October 2, 2021. What is NIGHT SHIFT?NIGHT SHIFT is a late-night livestreamed event that showcases innovative and...

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CDP: Bonus workshops

CDP: Bonus workshops

We wish to take a moment to thank our incredible Citadel Dance Program faculty Portia Wade, Jordana Daumec, Dianne Montgomery and accompanist Farida Amirhanova, for their passion and perseverance in bringing the magic of dance to our CDP...

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Good Friday concert

Good Friday concert

This Friday April 2 at 8pm the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir presents Sacred Music for a Sacred Space, a concert featuring beautiful choral music by Bach, Schubert and Brahms and exploring themes of grief and sacred space. Offering a much-needed...

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Q&A with Nova Bhattacharya

Q&A with Nova Bhattacharya

As we prepare for Citadel LIVE presents Nova Dance on March 26, 2021 at 7pm ET, choreographer and performer Nova Bhattacharya shares her thoughts on the double bill of Calm Abiding (a work that C+C was proud to previously present in its 2017/18 Bright Nights season,...

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Nova Dance + Citadel LIVE Viewing Guide

Nova Dance + Citadel LIVE Viewing Guide

How do I watch?Elemental and Calm Abiding will be available to watch for FREE directly on our website on March 26 at 7pm (ET)! Click here to watch the livestream performance as well as learn more about the works and all of the collaborators involved. I missed the...

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March 26: Citadel LIVE presents Nova Dance

March 26: Citadel LIVE presents Nova Dance

Join us on March 26 at 7pm ET for Citadel LIVE's second performance: a double bill of two critically acclaimed solos—Nova Bhattacharya’s Elemental, and José Navas’ Calm Abiding, performed by Bhattacharya. More info here! FREE LIVESTREAMMarch 26, 2021 at 7pm...

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Battery Dance Festival+: Interview with Laurence Lemieux

Battery Dance Festival+: Interview with Laurence Lemieux

Starting March 25, Battery Dance Festival+ will be presenting a program celebrating the work of 5 Canadian dance makers in partnership with the Consulate General of Canada in New York. C+C is excited to announce that James Kudelka’s The Man in...

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Welcoming CDP guest teacher: Jordana Daumec

Welcoming CDP guest teacher: Jordana Daumec

We are extremely grateful for the exceptional talents of our Citadel Dance Program instructors Portia Wade (ballet) and Dianne Montgomery (tap). Their thoughtful, caring (and fun!) classes are what make the Citadel Dance Program so special. We are welcoming our newest...

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January shifts at The Citadel

January shifts at The Citadel

Earlier this month the team of Guetcha Guaritcha was carefully preparing for the exciting premiere of this place, choreographed by Karen Kaeja and I:POLITICAL, choregraphed by Mateo Galindo-Torres, to be livestreamed from The...

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Join us! The Citadel Dance Program 2021

Join us! The Citadel Dance Program 2021

On Saturday January 9, the Citadel Dance Program kicked off its first ever online session! We have been absolutely blown away by the positive feedback that we have received from our Citadel Dance Program families. It fills our hearts to see the joy that dancing...

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Citadel Dance Program + Jumpstart Sport Relief Fund

Citadel Dance Program + Jumpstart Sport Relief Fund

We are pleased to share that Citadel + Compagnie was one of 668 sport and recreation organizations across Canada to receive grant funding from Jumpstart’s Sport Relief Fund. The Sport Relief Fund helps community organizations like ours continue to provide access...

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The Citadel Dance Program returns!

The Citadel Dance Program returns!

We are so thrilled to announce the return of The Citadel Dance Program! It will be online, starting in January and run to the end of March, with a mix of videos, and Zoom classes. Registration starts December 11, 2020. More information here! CLASSES:  ...

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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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