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dance: made in canada/fait au canada Festival — August 14–18, 2019
August 14 @ 18:00 - August 18 @ 22:00
dance: made in canada/fait au canada Festival (d:mic/fac) presents a diverse 2019 line-up of acclaimed contemporary dance companies and artists from across the country, August 14–18, 2019, at the Betty Oliphant Theatre. The fifth biennial event returns with a special artist talk by dance icon and 2019 Dance Hall of Fame inductee Louise Lecavalier and a screening of the recent documentary Louise Lecavalier – In Motion. The upcoming edition features five world premieres — from Sashar Zarif, DA Hoskins/The Dietrich Group, Molly Johnson, Kylie Thompson Dance, and the newly formed collective Seeking Bridge — and eight Toronto premieres. The festival unfolds across three curated Mainstage programs, a lottery-based platform titled “What You See Is What You Get” (WYSIWYG), and an ancillary Arts Encounters program that exhibits photography, media art, and more created by dance artists. Festival passes are available from $65 and single tickets from $19. Full festival details at dancemadeincanada.ca.