Bantaba: Esie Mensah on TESSEL

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Thursday, June 10, 2021 from 7:30 - 9:00 PM Eastern/Toronto Time   dance Immersion Online Bantaba & Check-In: A community gathering with Dora-nominated choreographer Esie Mensah who will discuss TESSEL, a national film initiative of unity featuring the stories and lived experiences of 14 pioneering Black artists. Moderated by Nicole Inica Hamilton, this is an […]


Travis Knights & Jaz Fairy J: Two NAC #DanceForth On Demand Presentations


  #DanceForth is a National Arts Centre (NAC) Dance recorded performance series designed to support Canadian dance artists. Two new works by artists Travis Knights and Jaz Fairy J have been commissioned by dance Immersion and are co-presented in partnership with The NAC, with the support of Harbourfront Centre. Free online on demand access! Check […]

Dancers of the Diaspora: Alberta Edition


dance Immersion is hosting Dancers of the Diaspora: Alberta Edition on Thursday, November 11, 2021, at 7:30 PM Mountain Time (9:30 PM Eastern Time).   This virtual meet and greet will give Alberta dancers identifying as Black or of the African Diaspora an opportunity to connect, network and learn about one another’s artistic practice. You […]

2022 dI Versus Dance Battle

Join us for dance Immersion’s 2022 online Versus Dance Battle: Marcus “O.G” Paris (Toronto) VS Genie Baffoe (Winnipeg)! Sunday, February 20, 2022 @ 8:00 PM Eastern Time No registration required. Join the event for free on our YouTube channel.  Inspired by the popular music Versuz Battles, dance Immersion has invited Marcus and GeNie to dig […]

Bantaba with Crazy Smooth: Aging in Street Dance


Photo of Crazy Smooth by Becki Peckam How does aging affect Street Dancers?   Join us on Tuesday, March 8 at 7 PM EST for a dance Immersion Online Bantaba & Check-In with Crazy Smooth of Bboyizm! Smooth will discuss how Street Dancers deal with the effects of time on the body and spirit in […]

IN MY BODY by Bboyizm/Crazy Smooth

  IN MY BODY By Bboyizm/Crazy Smooth March 17 – 19, 2022 at 8:00 PM Eastern Time Bluma Appel Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, Toronto Co-presented by dance Immersion, Canadian Stage, and TO Live CLICK HERE for In My Body Tickets   For information on how COVID-19 restrictions and safety measures affect attendance […]

Legacy Tap Dance Concert

dance Immersion Presents... LEGACY TAP DANCE CONCERT Directed by Travis Knights and Lisa La Touche Musical Direction by Donny Milwalkee Presenting Partner: Canadian Stage Media Sponsor: Turn Out Radio         DATES: June 23 - 25, 2022 TIMES: 8:00 PM ET VENUE: Canadian Stage High Park Amphitheatre 1873 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON […]

Artists of the Diaspora: East Coast Edition


EAST COAST ARTISTS, LET’S CONNECT! On Tuesday, September 20th at 7:30 pm (NDT)/ 7:00 pm (ADT) / 6:00 pm (EDT) 𝘥𝘢𝘯𝘤𝘦 Immersion (based in Tkaronto/Toronto) and Kinetic (based in Kjipuktuk/Halifax) will co-host a Zoom session where Canada’s East coast artists that identify as Black/of the African Diaspora will have an opportunity to connect, network and […]

Legacy Jazz Dance Symposium

Legacy Series: Jazz Dance Symposium October 21 -23, 2022 Artistic Director: Natasha Powell Presented by dance Immersion Venue Partner: Hart House, University of Toronto St. George Campus Funded by: TD Bank Group and The Ontario Arts Council   REGISTRATION IS NOW FULL.   dance Immersion is excited to launch the second season of our Legacy […]


On Saturday, October 22, dance Immersion is co-hosting the Legacy Jazz Social with Natasha Powell! Tickets $10 in advance. SOLD OUT! The event includes: ⇒ A beginner class to reconnect us with social dancing ⇒ Performances by E. Moncell Durden (Los Angeles), Breai Michele (Baltimore), and Master of Ceremonies, Travis Knights (Brampton) ⇒ Social dancing […]

Online Bantaba & Check-In: International Conference and Festival of Blacks in Dance

Join us on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 for a free Online Bantaba & Check-In with Karen Prall and Sekou "Tepaka Lunda" Conde! What is the IABD International Conference and Festival of Blacks in Dance? What are the benefits of attending? Who will benefit from attending? Performing artists Karen and Sekou will join Vivine Scarlett to […]