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Spring Awakening – Activity Four

Spring Awakening - Activity Four Follow to the rhythms of the music, it’s time to dance and explore! We are…

Register to Swallowing Clouds Online Summer Dance Camp

Come dance with us! Join us for a free online dance arts workshop this summer! We have missed you and…

Spring Awakening – Activity Three

Spring Awakening - Activity Three The third Spring Awakening activity is now available! Designed for creative exploration today, we invite…

Spring Awakening – Activity Sheet 2!

We hope you’ve found a new groove, and perhaps had a few creative explorations on the way there! For our…

Support tiger princess dance projects! Announcing our NEW Patreon Page

Announcing our new Patreon tiers to give you exclusive access to our digital content creations and a behind-the-scenes look at…

Spring Awakening – Swallowing Clouds

  Craving some creative activities to explore while you and your kids are inside or close to home playing in…

Time Travel While Standing Still_photo By Franck Butaye

DanceWeekend’20: Time Travel while Standing Still

tiger princess dance projects is excited to present our latest dance creation, Time Travel while Standing Still at DanceWeekend'20 on…

Support princess productions this GivingTuesday!

princess productions is excited to be entering a year focused on dance education! This GivingTuesday, we are asking our donors…

Chenise Mitchell: Swallowing Clouds Apprentice #2

Time feels like a song Space in my mind like a sail boat at sea Time for yourself, that one…

Olivia Arcangeli: Swallowing Clouds Apprentice #2

What I find unique about Swallowing Clouds is the equality that is built into the program. Whether you are a…

Call for Swallowing Clouds Apprentice Facilitators (SCAFs)

tiger princess dance projects is seeking Swallowing CloudsTM Apprentice Facilitators (SCAFs) with an interest in working in the arts and…

Chenise Mitchell: Swallowing Clouds Apprentice

First day nerves. Music always comforts me and these kids had rhythm! The rhythms of snow fall Of snow boots…

Olivia Arcangeli: Swallowing Clouds Apprentice

Some inspiration from my week at Maria A. Shchuka Library…. The minute I looked around the room in our first…

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

Photo: Marie Lambin-Gagnon, taken by Irvin Chow dance: made in canada / fait au canada (d:mic/fac) is looking for volunteers for…

Launch Party

Monday, May 6th, 2019  7:00PM - 10:00PM Arraymusic (155 Walnut Avenue, Toronto ON)   LIVE PERFORMANCES BY DJ Lulu Wei,…

Sierra Chin Sawdy: Swallowing Clouds Apprentice

Reflecting on the past and looking forward to the future As what has felt like a never-ending year comes to…

DanceFilm Submission

Photo: 'Wake' by Katherine Macnaughton, Emmanuel Hessler, Performer: Ashley Werhun CALL FOR FILMS Deadline Extended: Thursday, March 28, 2019 dance:…

Work-in-progress studio showing of Wéi

It has been an exciting creative journey that began with these two questions: What makes us who we are? When…

Sierra Chin Sawdy: Swallowing Clouds Apprentice

Inspired by my week at Albion Library. Swallowing Clouds made me feel … … eager to engage in a week…

Wéi

Last fall, Yvonne and collaborating artists Mairéad Filgate, Kaitlin Standeven, Johanna Bergfelt, Luke Garwood, and Irvin Chow, and composer Nick Storring…

Update: The Labrador Project

Update: We’ve wrapped up the first phase of our multi-disciplinary arts collaboration; The Labrador Project. The tiger princess dance projects team…

Innovative Exemplary Practice Award

We are thrilled to announce that St. Jude Elementary School won the Innovative Exemplary Practice Award through our arts education program, Moving…

‘Stone Velvet’ is going on tour!

We are going on tour in February as part of 3,2,1 Dance! Stone Velvet will be performed at the Flato Markham Theatre…

Making Dance Maps: mining the source

Both dance works—Zhōng Xīn and In Search of the Holy Chop Suey—began with a simple question: what if we were all given the…

Dance @ The Registry Theatre!

We are excited to kick-off the new year in Kitchener! Starting on January 22nd, we will be offering week-long workshops at The…

Residency at the Banff Centre for the Arts and Creativity

We are currently at the beautiful Banff Centre for the Arts and Creativity in Alberta. We are here with collaborating artists Mairéad…

The Labrador Project

We're excited to announce our new multidisciplinary arts collaboration project, The Labrador Project, that will bring together four remote communities…

Yvonne is CADA’s member of the month!

Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists - Ontario Chapter August member of the month is Yvonne!  Check out her interview HERE

Review: Zhōng Xīn at Dancing on the Edge 2017

At the beginning of July, tiger princess dance projects reunited Mairéad Filgate, Luke Garwood, and Irvin Chow to perform Zhōng Xīn…

Review: Weave … part one at Dancing on the Edge 2017

At the beginning of July, Yvonne performed her solo Weave...part one at Dancing on the Edge Festival 2017 in Vancouver, BC.…

Dancing On The Edge

photo: Cylla von Tiedemann of Irvin Chow, Mairéad Filgate and Luke Garwood tiger princess dance projects has been invited to…

Dora Mavor Moore Award Nominations

photo: Cylla von Tiedemann We are thrilled that tiger princess dance projects', 'In Search of the Holy Chop Suey,' presented by DanceWorks…

Artistic Director recipient of the Toronto Arts Foundation Muriel Sherrin Award for International Achievement in Dance

photo: Sean Howard The Toronto Arts Foundation Signature Awards celebrate artistic excellence and recognize the contributions of artists and arts supporters,…

Janaki Banting: Swallowing Clouds Apprentice

I think that one of my favourite thing about performing arts is seeing a group of people work together to…

Mountain Adventures: Dancing My Life, Meredith Kenny

Do you ever decide to do something, half plan it, and figure you’ll see what happens when you get there? …

Meet Marie-Josée Chartier, Outside Eye/Creative Facilitator

Interview by Nicole Rosove Artistic director of Chartier Danse, Marie-Josée Chartier is a multi-faceted artist who moves easily between the…

Meet Artistic Collaborator, Johanna Bergfelt

A native of Sweden, Johanna Bergfelt graduated from The Royal Swedish Ballet School in 1989. She has an extensive performance…

PICTURE US! A cross generational project at Richview Library

JOIN PROFESSIONAL ARTISTS IN A FUN AND EXCITING COMMUNITY BASED ARTS PROGRAM AT RICHVIEW BRANCH Open to older adults ages…

A Poem by SCAF, Wing Sheung Chan

Our wonderful Swallowing Clouds Apprentice Facilitator (SCAF), Wing Sheung Chan, was inspired to share the following poem and photos at the…

Ephemeral: A Blog Post by Artistic Collaborator, Luke Garwood

First off, I’d like to say thank you to Yvonne, DUO, and the whole tiger princess dance projects team for…

Meet Artistic Associate & Collaborator, Mairéad Filgate

A graduate of the Etobicoke School of the Arts and the School of Toronto Dance Theatre, Mairéad Filgate was proud…

Company Feature: Meet Lighting Designer, Arun Srinivasan

We are thrilled to have Arun Srinivasan work with us yet again this season! Arun is a lighting designer for…

SCAF feature: Lena Binnington

We have a wonderful group of Swallowing Clouds Apprentice Facilitators (SCAFs) working with our children and youth in Toronto's libraries this…

Company Feature: Meet Dance Artist, Irvin Chow

Irvin Chow did not dance before he walked. He did not spend his childhood dreaming of becoming a star. Chow chose…

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Happy Valley Goose Bay

*Ding*Ding*Ding* The Happiest-Town-Name Award goes to....Happy Valley Goose Bay!! Happy Valley Goose Bay...now say it slow...Happy Valley Goose Bay...now fast...Happy…

Meet Your Local Librarian: Marion Scott

Now that we are full swing into fall with its glorious colours and early nights we are also well into…

Yvonne Ng returns from Singapore festival – da:ns 2015

Written by: Una Wabinski Photos by: Jeff Low Founder, Yvonne Ng just returned back to Canada from her home visit…

Call for Swallowing Clouds Apprentice Facilitators (SCAFs)

Photo by: Zhenya Cerneacov tiger princess dance projects is seeking Swallowing Clouds Apprentice Facilitators (SCAFs) with an interest in working in…

The amazing Emily Macrae

Emily Macrae is another one of our wonderfully creative Swallowing Clouds facilitators in training. Here's a little bit about Emily…

Magnetic Fields Returns

Luke Garwood and Mairéad Filgate in Magnetic Fields by Yvonne Ng Over the past two weeks, Yvonne, Luke and I have returned…

Swallowing Clouds

Photo: Outreach at Coxwell/Danforth Library Now in its fourth year, Swallowing Clouds is in full swing this spring, having finished…

Happy Poetry Month!

We recently made a wonderful new discovery: April is poetry month! What a lovely event to celebrate and what better…

Swallowing Clouds: March Break

YOLO! Participants of Swallowing Clouds at Palmerston Public Library, March Break 2015; Photo: Mairéad Filgate Last month tiger princess dance…

On Soloing

A gifted maker and performer of the solo dance, Yvonne Ng answers some questions about the art of making solos…

Thank You!

Linnea Wong in Metamorphosis of a Solitary female Phoenix, photo by Haley Friesen. A message from TPDP Artistic Director Yvonne…

We Can’t Wait to Share our Work with You…

By: Mairéad Filgate Opening night of Yvonne's Ng's SoloDuet at the brand new Theatre Centre is almost here! We're busy attending…

Short and Sweet Residency: A photo blog by Mairéad Filgate

Almost four months after last being in the studio together, Yvonne, Luke and I, in Honda and Megabus respectively, headed…

Call for Volunteers: SoloDuet

tiger princess dance projects presents SoloDuet:  Metamorphosis of a Solitary female Phoenix & Magnetic Fields May 6 – 9 @ 8:00…

SoloDuet: Metamorphosis of a Solitary Female Phoenix & Magnetic Fields

SoloDuet: Metamorphosis of a Solitary Female Phoenix & Magnetic Fields May 6-9 @ 8pm, May 10 @ 4pm, 2014 The…

A Day in the Life

For this episode of our blog we decided to get up close and personal with Yvonne and find out what…

Yvonne on Swallowing Clouds

Swallowing Clouds is a dance-based teaching project that integrates poetry, music and visual art, and takes place in public libraries.  The…

Interview flip

We turn the tables and Erin Robinsong interviews me about life as an artist. How did you come to dance?…

Erin Robinsong: Interview with an Art Maker

West coast born, Toronto-based artist Erin Robinsong has been collaborating with tiger princess dance projects over the past two years.…

And it comes to a close.

Ah, the eve after the show. Always bitter sweet. There’s a dull ache in my body (so much chugging and…

Show Week!

Show week has arrived and the air is bristling with excitement. I always think it's such a crazy phenomenon -…

The Countdown Begins…

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FREQUENCY

We are back in rehearsals for Frequency and can't wait to share these new works. March 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th…

FREQUENCY in Residence at the Citadel

This past weekend tiger princess dance projects invaded the new theatre at the Citadel for a residency of Frequency. How…

Changing Seasons

As the air gets crisper and darkness descends a little sooner, we pull on our sweaters and reflect on an…

Mixed Repetoire with Yvonne Ng and Robert Glumbek

Join us tomorrow evening for the world premiere of choreographies by Kevin O'Day, Robert Glumbek and Tedd Robinson !! Thursday,…

Cradlesong rehearsals in March

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Cradlesong continues…

Time flies! Here we are in March and already we've completed another week of rehearsals together for Cradlesong. We packed…

Happy Everything Everyone!

Dear Friends, Cradlesong is now on break until March at which time we will resume rehearsals for a week and…

Some rehearsal photos

Brendan and Zhenya

Processing the process

Another week of rehearsals together and the last one for a while. Zhenya has now joined our group and it…

        Our painting ... before and after my most recent contribution.  And with two different orientations of…

The Space

        Here we are in rehearsal.  A beautiful space, full of light ... A very good place…

Cradlesong Family

We've been in rehearsals in different configurations lately, due to previous commitments; sometimes three of us, sometimes four, sometimes all.…

Cradlesong Story

Welcome to our Cradlesong story! Yvonne, Meredith, Amy, Brendan and I are happily together again in the studio in process…

July 31: Notes from the Tour Manager

Well Robert and I made our journey back home today and it seems as though the theme of  nutty airport experiences…

July 29 – Performance Day

  Yes- there was an Elephant! Lionel in costume An action packed performance day! This morning we were at the theatre…

Know your chairs!

Chair #3: The Consular Chair, not quite right...   Chair #1: Sturdy but too small for Robert and I

July 28th

  Ok, I'm getting my sea legs here -things I did expect, a bit of jetlag , 12 hour time…

July 27th

I am so happy to be here, my first full day at the festival.   There are so many new sights…

Notes from the Tour Manager

Sometimes, things don't quite go as planned. This is the number one rule of going on tour, it can be…

New Collaboration

5 days to go. I thought that I would write a bit something of all things unrelated to China. (and…

SLIP at the NFB Mediatheque

My short film SLIP will be screened this week at the NFB Mediatheque as part of the A World of…

Tunes for Touring

There is so much going on it was hard to think of what to write this week. Laura suggested I…

Fading Shadows/Returning Echoes

I was thinking a bit about the work that we will be performing at the Guangdong Modern Dance Festival; Dominique…

Top 5 things we love about touring!

I thought that I would take a light hearted approach to today's blog entry and share with you tpdp's top…

Countdown to China!

Today I woke up and realized that it is about one month until we go on tour to China, I…

Open Source Forms©

It has been about a week since I returned from  Pennsylvania, USA  having completed my Open Source Forms© teaching certification. It has…

Summer Video News

Hello everyone, hope you enjoy our new video format! It is a work in progress, and I’m looking forward to…

Pre-Tour Rehearsals

Robert and I have been rehearsing Stone Velvet and Fading Shadows/Returning Echoes in preparation for our tour to China this…

Getting Started

Welcome to the tiger princess dance projects blog. We're just getting started, so stay tuned for updates on our activities.

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