NEWS

Citadel + Compagnie + Cuba

Citadel + Compagnie’s Artistic Director, Laurence Lemieux and dancers Luke Garwood and Daniel Gomez have just returned from the inaugural Embarriarte Festival in Guanobo, Cuba. While they were there, they taught company repertoire Soudain l’hiver dernier, the iconic...

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Dispatches from Cuba

While we dig out our scarves and try to find warmer jackets, Citadel + Compagnie's Artistic Director Laurence Lemieux and dancers Luke Garwood and Daniel Gomez are in Cuba for the Embarriarte Festival. They're teaching James Kudelka's iconic duet, Soudain l’hiver...

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Musical guests: Love me out of it

We are thrilled to announce the musical guests following each of Artistic Director Laurence Lemieux's newest solo. Musical guests: Oct. 11: Brenda Oct. 12: Frankie the Pig Oct. 13: Teenage Head (VIP night: Tickets available here). Oct. 17: Cigar Club Oct. 18: Pony...

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Watch now: Love me out of it trailer

Check out the trailer of Artistic Director's newest solo, Love me out of it, set to "Frantic City" by Teenage head. 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...

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VIP night guests: TEENAGE HEAD

We are so thrilled to announce that Teenage Head will be performing at The Citadel following a VIP performance of Artistic Director Laurence Lemieux's newest solo Love me out of it, set to "Frantic City" by the iconic Canadian punk band. Oct. 13 at 8pm: VIP night with...

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A summer Sunday at Evergreen Brick Works

We were delighted to be the inaugural artists in Evergreen Brick Works' Sunday Performing Arts series on Sunday August 12. We brought our resident choreographer James Kudelka’s remarkable Soudain l’hiver dernier – a dance for two men explores variations on the theme...

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August 12: Catch C+C at Evergreen Brick Works

We're thrilled to be kicking off Evergreen Brick Work's Sunday Performing Arts series on Sunday August 12. We're bringing our resident choreographer James Kudelka's remarkable Soudain l’hiver dernier - a dance for two men explores variations on the theme of not...

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Season tickets on sale now!

For the first time ever, we're offering season tickets for our 4th season of Bright Nights. When you purchase tickets to all 8 shows, you receive a free ticket to the always hilarious Larry's Christmas Cabaret! Tickets are on sale now! You can see all 8...

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Dora Award nomination: Jusqu’a Vimy

We are so thrilled that Jusqu’à Vimy has been nominated for a 2018 Dora Award for Outstanding Performance: Ensemble. Congrats to nominated C+C performers: Zhenya Cerneacov Luke Garwood Tyler Gledhill Daniel Gomez Connor Mitton Andrew McCormack Philip McDermott Kaitlin...

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WATCH: Elvis & The Man in Black

Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash take on The Citadel! Hailed as ‘a masterpiece’ (Globe and Mail), James Kudelka’s The Man in Black is an unadorned celebration of American working-class grit and of the man whose gravelly voice embodied it so well, Johnny Cash. Kudelka...

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Elvis + Johnny: A Q&A with C+C dancer, Tyler Gledhill

1. How do you feel about performing in these two works that are so beloved by audiences?  This is a dream show for me. Having danced in the very first version of Looking for Elvis that Laurence created for another company in 2013, I feel very close to the...

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WATCH NOW: There she was

There she was [2018 TRAILER] from Jane Alison McKinney on Vimeo. ALONE TOGETHER Choreography by Jane-Alison McKinney and Naishi Wang April 11-14, 2018 at 8pm Presented by C+C through Bright Nights Get tickets here Alone Together is a double bill of two richly...

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Days in the lives of Jane-Alison McKinney and Naishi Wang

With just days before the premiere of Alone Together at The Citadel, Bright Nights choreographers Jane-Alison McKinney and Naishi Wang sat down with the Toronto Guardian. "There she was is a wildly physical piece about escape, chaos, and the complexities of humanity....

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Citadel Dance Program dancers hard at work

It was another great weekend of classes to finish the first term of the Citadel Dance Program! These young dancers have grown so much and we look forward to seeing them become even more confident in the second term as they work toward their May recital. We accept new...

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Larry’s Christmas Cabaret: THE party of 2017

Larry's Christmas Cabaret was THE party of the season. We had some very impressive contestants in the solo lip sync category and although we brought our A-game, Citadel + Compagnie was the only company who entered the dance company stand off. Stay tuned for next year...

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CDP’s Terry Gardiner in U of T News

Terry Gardiner, our former teacher for the Citadel Dance Program was featured in U of T News. We are so grateful for his time with us and so are the young dancers he inspired! WATCH IT HERE. Gardiner pivoted his career after graduating with a master’s degree in social...

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JUSQU’A VIMY in photos

Artistic Director Laurence Lemieux's Jusqu'a Vimy closes this week and we were lucky enough to have Jeremy Mimnagh (who also did the incredible production design) take photos.   All photos by Jeremy Mimnagh Tickets are still available: Jusqu’a Vimy, choreographed by...

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NOW Magazine calls JUSQU’A VIMY a “moving tribute”

As a final week of shows begins tonight, Laurence Lemieux's Jusqu'a Vimy has been receiving wonderful press. NOW Magazine calls Jusqu'à Vimy a "moving tribute": "Inspired by this year’s 100th anniversary of the battle, Citadel + Compagnie’s artistic director Laurence...

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Letters to Vimy

In addition to Wounded Woods, the augmented reality installation on the main floor of The Citadel, Artistic Director Laurence Lemieux also commissioned writer Lindsay Zier-Vogel to handwrite fictional letters in the voices of the eight Jusqu'a Vimy soldiers. Every...

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Jusqu’a Vimy in The Toronto Star

As Laurence and the dancers gear up for the avant-premiere at The Living Arts Centre this Friday, and the premiere at The Citadel next week, Michael Crabb from The Toronto Star wrote a wonderful preview of the work: "The hour-long piece reminds us that, win or lose,...

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