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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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Nova Bhattacharya on Turn Out Radio

Nova Bhattacharya on Turn Out Radio

As we get ready to open the second week of our annual Citadel Dance Mix, choreographer Nova Bhattacharya was on Turn Out Radio, talking about the remount of her stunning quintet, Red & Yellow, and about the strength of the triple bill. Listen here! More about the...

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Outreach: The Citadel welcomes Lord Dufferin Public School

Outreach: The Citadel welcomes Lord Dufferin Public School

We were thrilled to invite Grade 3/4 and 6 students and their teachers from Lord Dufferin Public School to The Citadel last Friday for Nova Bhattacharya's Red & Yellow dress rehearsal. The students were thoughtful and engaged and it was a most wonderful Friday...

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In The Abyss in the press

In The Abyss in the press

We were so thrilled to present Aria Evans' first full-length work at The Citadel last week and we're thrilled by the response from audiences and the press. Isabella O'Brien from Mooney on Theatre writes: "The dancers were pulsating on stage, and seemed to embody human...

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