The celebrated international dance series Torque is returning to Harbourfront Centre with six premiere performances from some of the world’s most dynamic choreographers.
The series will feature the world premiere on May 15, 2020, of Sky Dancers: Bridges from the A’nó:wara Dance Theatre of Kahnawake and Montreal. Running at the Fleck Dance Theatre, it tells the story of the 1907 Quebec bridge disaster that killed 33 ironworkers from the Mohawk community of Kahnawake.
The Torque series kicks off on Oct. 18 at the Fleck Dance Theatre with the Canadian premiere of Norway's Simulacrum, where the winter guest company mixes Japanese dance-drama with flamenco and contemporary dance theatre.
The Toronto premiere of Australia's Split, from Lucie Guerin Inc., starts on Nov. 8 at the Harbourfront Centre Theatre.
The Canadian premiere of A.I.M's Mixed Repertory Program from the United States at the Fleck Dance Theatre starts on Feb. 21, 2020.
Quebec's Compagnie Virginie Brunelle makes its Toronto premiere of Les corps avalés on April 3.
Love Chapter 2's Canadian premiere presented by L-E-V from Israel kicks off on April 30.
“In presenting each of these pieces, we are broadening our exploration of the power of dance as a way to communicate ideas and emotions,” says Nathalie Bonjour, acting director of performing arts.
Get tickets at harbourfrontcentre.com, by calling 416-973-4000 or at 235 Queens Quay W.
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