dance: made in canada / fait au canada
August 14 – 17, 2013
Betty Oliphant Theatre
404 Jarvis St. Toronto, ON
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Artistic Director & curator, Yvonne Ng, alongside guest curators Serge Bennathan and Cylla von Tiedemann, is excited to announce the programming for August 2013’s dance: made in canada / fait au canada (d:mic/fac). Join us this August as we present 15 artists at the Betty Oliphant Theatre in Toronto in three Mainstage Series, a late-night What You See Is What You Get program as well as various Arts Encounters such as informal chats with artists, a photography exhibition; a live movement and image installation, a community line dance and other happenings.
The d:mic/fac MainStage Series (including three world premieres and three Toronto premieres) are programmed by acclaimed dancer/choreographer and d:mic Artistic Director Yvonne Ng, veteran Artistic Director of Vancouver’s Les Productions Figlio Serge Bennathan, and renowned dance photographer Cylla von Tiedemann. The MainStage Series will present 3 series of 7 Canadian dance works by an exceptional list of contemporary artists.
Wednesday, August 14, 7pm | Thursday, August 15, 9pm | Saturday, August 17, 7pm
Benjamin Kamino (Montreal) – Toronto premiere, excerpt of Nudity. Desire.
Wednesday, August 14, 9pm | Friday, August 16, 7pm | Saturday, August 17, 2pm
Femmes du Feu (Toronto) – World premiere of The Water’s Edge
Gearshifting Performance Works (Winnipeg) – Toronto premiere of Hybrid Human
von Tiedemann Series
Thursday, August 15, 7pm | Friday, August 16, 9pm | Saturday, August 17, 9pm
Louis Laberge-Côté (Toronto) – World premiere of et même après
Mocean Dance (Halifax) – Toronto premiere of Canvas 5 x 5
Blue Ceiling dance (Toronto) – Remount of The Speed of Our Vertigoes
LOTTERY-DRAWN LATE NIGHT SERIES
What You See is What You Get (WYSIWYG) In the Late-Night Series (aka “What You See Is What You Get”), the choreographers/ performers of these 10-minute works drawn by lottery are:
Jamee Valin (Vancouver) and Toronto-based artists Amy Hampton, Shannon Litzenberger, skindivers dance company and Throwdown Collective.
Informal chats with the artists following their performances.
Aug 15 8:00pm: Louis Laberge-Côté, Lucy Rupert and Mocean Dance (von Tiedemann Series, post-show)
Aug 16 8:00pm: Femmes du Feu and Jolene Bailie (Morrison Series, post-show)
Sat Aug 17 8:00pm: Ben Kamino and William Yong (Bennathan Series, post-show)
Visual Art Exhibit
Throughout the festival, the photography of Zhenya Cerneacov will be exhibited in the Betty Oliphant Theatre lobby.
Movement & Image Installation
your last picture is a visual and movement experience by Andréa de Keijzer that can be performed by the audience or the performers, building onto an existing conversation started by Esthel Vogrig.
August 15 – 8:25pm | August 16 – 10:15pm | August 17 – 3:15pm
Mighty Fine Line, created by Julia Aplin.
There is a fine line between boot taps, shimmies, popping, pas de bourrées and hustles and this dance will tread it. With YOU.
August 14 – 8:15pm | August 16 – 8:25pm | August 17 – 5:15pm
Toronto’s Summer Intensive programs come together to share selected repertoire from celebrated choreographers.
Saturday August 17 – 4:00pm. Tickets: $10.00
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