dance Immersion’s 2021-2022 SEASON!



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    ⇒  21-22 dance Immersion Brochure

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The 2021-2022 season is the first programmed with our new team. We will feature Mozambican, Tap Dance, Hip Hop, and Experimental works by internationally-renowned artists from Calgary, Winnipeg, Brampton, Toronto, and Montréal. The planned dates of this season’s events remain flexible to support safe public initiatives, so please continue to check back in with us here and on our social channels for programming updates. Ticket and free online access information will become available for each event as the season progresses. We cannot wait to share these touching moments of examination, education, and collective joy with you! Season overview details are below the video.



IN-PERSON

• Events take place in Toronto and are primarily English language.
• Venues have accessible seating, and assistive listening devices are available in some locations.
• Accessible ticketing options will be in place.
• The schedule below is subject to change according to Public Health regulations.

August 2021

MUKUTHÔ at Dream in High Park: Casimiro Nhussi & Pulga Muchochoma

World Premier Commissioned Presentation

Venue: High Park Amphitheatre, Toronto

Admission: Ticketed

Curatorial & Presenting Partner: Canadian Stage

December 2021

LEGACY SERIES TAP DANCE: Travis Knights & Lisa La Touche

Symposium + Celebration

Venue: George Brown College Casa Loma Campus, Toronto

Admission: Free In-Person with Registration + Free Online

Program Sponsor: TD Bank Group

Presenting Partner: Canada’s Ballet Jörgen through the George Brown College Dance Program

March 2022

IN MY BODY: Crazy Smooth

Toronto Premier Presentation + Dance Workshop

Venue: St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, Toronto

Admission: Ticketed

Presenting Partners: Canadian Stage and TO Live

Executive Producer: Centre de Création O Vertigo – CCOV

April 2022

dance Immersion ARTS MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

Intergenerational Mentorship + In-Studio Showcase by Emerging Artists

Venue: George Brown College Casa Loma Campus, Toronto

Admission: Free In-Person with Registration + Free Online

June 2022

LEGACY SERIES TAP DANCE: Travis Knights, Lisa La Touche & Musical Guests

Concert Presentation

Venue: High Park Amphitheatre, Toronto

Admission: Ticketed

Presenting Partner: Canadian Stage



ONLINE

This season’s free access online programming includes the following events. Schedule coming soon!

NAC #DanceForth

Two World Premier Recorded Performances – one by Jaz Fairy J with sound design by Johnny Spence and backdrop cinematography by Francesca Chudnoff, and another by Travis Knights with special guests Juno Award-Winning vocalist Divine Brown and Michael Shand, Amhed Mitchel, and Ross Macintyre. dance Immersion curated these works and is co-presenting them in partnership with the National Arts Centre, with the support of Harbourfront Centre. #DanceForth is a National Arts Centre (NAC) Dance series designed to support Canadian dance artists. These innovative, moving new works are not to be missed!

Online Bantaba & Check-In

Three community discussion events on the topic of dance education, the dancing body, and African Diasporic legacy

Versus Dance Battle

An online dance battle where participants share recorded sections of their favourite past dance works in a joyful community exchange

Plus!

• Continuing arts education discussions on the blog
• Artist features and dance history notes in our monthly newsletter and on social
• Community event notices in our monthly e-listings



We are looking forward to dancing with you soon!