Toronto’s acclaimed contemporary Indian dance company, inDANCE premieres The Book of Sandalwood, the latest full-length work to be choreographed by Hari Krishnan, on Saturday, May 16. The Book of Sandalwood marks the company’s first Bharatanatyam composition since 2012.
Sarah Murphy-Dyson is one of the most acclaimed Canadian actors to emerge onto the theatre scene in recent years. She currently stars in a double-bill of two George F. Walker plays, Parents Night/The Bigger Issue at Toronto’s Theatre Passe Muraille.
YOU dance, the National Ballet of Canada’s educational and outreach program, provides to students in grades 4 to 6 an incomparable, fully- participatory opportunity to explore artistic expression, rhythm and creative movement through dance–for FREE.
How about popping over to your local comic book shop for Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) on May 2nd? FCBD is full of fun! You get to choose 5 or more comic books–for FREE!
The COC’s Youth Opera Lab program is a series of interactive experiential, and multi-component events for youth ages 16-25 to experience various aspects of opera–for free.
The Heart of Robin Hood is so infectiously entertaining, we can’t stop seeing it!
Through the use of stories, theatre allows us to explore different perspectives, encourage sharing and open communication, and identify options for change or action for an individual or a group of people. Theatre provides opportunities for personal transformation, in addition to the important artistic and aesthetic purposes it serves in our society. Drama education recognizes and engages the whole person — emotionally, intellectually, physically and socially. Thus, arts education is essential in the healthy development of young learners as they construct their personal identity, and their place in their community and world — not to mention their repertoire and understanding of arts and culture.
Acclaimed, award-winning cellist Rachel Mercer, also teaches chamber music at the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto. Rachel spoke with SesayArts about playing in The Poem/the Song, to what she attributes her continued success and where we can expect to hear her next.
If you’re a French-speaking Ontario teen with some Molière in your soul, then directors Guy Mignault and Pierre Simpson want to shine a spotlight on you. This October, 5 Toronto-area teens will, once again, get a chance to shine as playwrights, when Théâtre français de Toronto presents Les Zinspirés 3D. Now in its third year, […]
The Young People’s Theatre has a lot of nerve. The 49th season opener is To Kill a Mockingbird, Christopher Sergel‘s dramatization of Harper Lee‘s classic novel. Since its publication in 1960, To Kill a Mockingbird has been surrounded by controversy. The novel’s portrayal of bigotry, abuse, racism, systemic injustice, and loss of innocence made it […]