NEWS

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 the decision to close The Citadel until...

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Announcing NIGHT SHIFT artists

Night Shift is Citadel + Compagnie’s inaugural late-night event, opening the doors of The Citadel to present dynamic and boundary pushing artists. Since the call to artists went out a couple months ago, we have all been waiting excitedly for the announcement of the...

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Dora Award nomination: Evelyn Hart and Johanna Bergfelt

We are so thrilled that Evelyn Hart has been nominated for a Dora Mavor Moore award for her "Outstanding Performance of an Individual" in James Kudelka's Four Old Legs. It really was an extraordinary show! We are also thrilled that Johanna Bergfelt’s performance...

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Against Nature in the press

"An exceptional theatrical experience, beautifully harnessing movement, lyrics and music in an evocative and unique way.  Wonderfully performed and full of emotional detail.  Not to be missed." – Atom Egoyan "James Kudelka’s choreography effects a...

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Call to artists: NIGHT SHIFT

NIGHT SHIFT is seeking dance works by professional Toronto artists for its inaugural late-night event taking place October 2-5, 2019 at The Citadel: Ross Centre for Dance.   Application Deadline: June 28, 2019 at 11:59pm EST  What is...

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Four Old Legs: Beloved in the press

"What the body may relinquish in athleticism is replaced by the kind of expressive instinct and intelligence that only long experience can bestow." - Michael Crabb for The Toronto Star (Read the article here) "A profoundly moving duet...rich and poignant terrain." -...

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