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Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
Oct 02, 2019 - Oct 06, 2019

Fall for Dance North

Ilter Ibrahimof, Artistic Director

Toronto’s Premier International Dance Festival celebrates its 5th anniversary season from October 2–6, 2019 with some of the best dance Canada and the world has to offer in three distinct programs at MERIDIAN HALL and Ryerson Theatre, in partnership with Ryerson School of Performance, for only $15 for any seat.

Co-presented by TO Live, FFDN is sure to transfix with a diverse mix of exceptional performances from local favourites, such as The National Ballet of Canada and Toronto Dance Theatre, along with global sensations from Brazil, Sweden, New Zealand, Taiwan, Australia, and India. In addition to the highly popular signature mixed programs at Meridian Hall, experience a dedicated world Indigenous program at Ryerson Theatre.
 
Expect North American premieres, lots of live music, and three festival commissions during the festival's landmark year. Explore the full festival season below and visit FFDN's website for more information about each featured artist/company.


 
FULL PROGRAM
MERIDIAN HALL
A signature mix of exceptional dance from Canada and around the world
 
PROGRAM 1
October 2 & 3 (7:30pm)

Toronto Dance Theatre (Toronto)
G.H 5.0 by Hanna Kiel
featuring live music by Greg Harrison

The New Zealand Dance Company (New Zealand)
Sigan by KIM Jae Duk

Skånes Dansteater (Sweden)
Dare to Wreck by Madeleine Månsson and Peder Nilsson

Grupo Corpo (Brazil)
Dança Sinfônica by Rodrigo Pederneiras

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PROGRAM 2
October 4 (7:30pm) & October 5 (2pm)

Shantala Shivalingappa (India/France)
Shiva Tarangam by Shantala Shivalingappa
featuring live music

Conversation by Caroline 'Lady C' Fraser (Toronto) - FFDN COMMISSION
featuring live music by re.verse

The National Ballet of Canada (Toronto)
The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude by William Forsythe
featuring live music by The National Ballet of Canada Orchestra

FIDDLE EMBRACE by Anne Plamondon (Montreal/Toronto) - FFDN COMMISSION
With dancers from the Ryerson School of Performance
featuring live music

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RYERSON THEATRE
An international selection of current Indigenous dance expressions
 
PROGRAM 3
October 4 & 5 (7:30pm), October 6 (2pm)

The New Zealand Dance Company (New Zealand)
In Transit by Louise Potiki Bryant

*Bulareyaung Dance Company (Taiwan)
LUNA by Bulareyaung Pagarlava
featuring live a cappella

Mani.Deux by Northfoot Movement / Cody Berry (Toronto) - FFDN COMMISSION
Featuring live music
 
Jasmin Sheppard (Australia)
Choice Cut by Jasmin Sheppard


 
 

*Please note this content warning for Bulareyaung Dance Company: Partial male nudity. Costumes inspired by traditional attire.



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Fall for Dance North – 2019 Season Promo
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All tickets are $15

Getting Here
Performance Times
Wed Oct 2, 7:30 PM
Thu Oct 3, 7:30 PM
Fri Oct 4, 7:30 PM
Sat Oct 5, 2:00 PM
Sat Oct 5, 7:30 PM
Sun Oct 6, 2:00 PM
Pre-show Talks

Oct 3 at 6:30pm, MERIDIAN HALL Lower Lobby

Oct 5 at 1:00pm, MERIDIAN HALL Lower Lobby

 

Post Show Talk

Oct 6 after 2:00pm Matinee,

Ryerson Theatre Orchestra

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Toronto Life  
             
 
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