ps: We Are All Here…2016

 

 

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A series of curated dance works from around the world and around the corner.

This July, Toronto Dance Community Love-In brings you Toronto’s only series exclusively for experimental contemporary dance, featuring a lineup of Canadian and International artists in a pop-up, low tech setting. Run in tandem with the Summer Love-In dance intensive, ps. reminds us that great dance work can live in the Toronto’s west end.

Presented in an intimate and casual setting that encourages discourse and engagement, ps: We Are All Here creates a space for taking in and taking on the questions that arise over contemporary movement practice. These dance nerds search to connect with their audiences and demystify dance.

See a different double or triple bill show every night and join us for discussions around why and how we make the choices we do.


Curated by the Love-In team, ps: We Are All Here pairs local and international makers for a series of performances and transforms Geary Lane into a performance sphere of  the 15 artists showing work. Making a space for discussion, time to think and two weeks of mover thinker mayhem.

Artists that will be making it, breaking it, and putting it all back together again. Don’t miss it!

Both weeks will include Friday night post-performance PARTIES with live music / DJ sets.

Cash bar and snacks provided by California Sandwhiches and Sovereign Coffee bar.

July 7th
IF AND WHEN, aka Katie Ewald and Bry Webb (Guelph)
Christopher House in work by Deborah Hay (Toronto)

July 8
Syreeta Hector (Toronto)
Alexa Mardon/Erika Mitsuhashi (Vancouver)
Jenn Goodwin (Toronto)

Holiday Love-IN 10pm-2am
selections provided by Cam Lee, põ ÑY and ae
performance of pacefaker by Kari Pederson

July 14
Ben and Gabby Kamino (Toronto)
Tina Fushell (Toronto)

Liz Peterson and Brittany Shepherd in collaboration with Matt Smith (Toronto)
Marie Lambin-Gagnon (Toronto)

July 15th
Andrew Tay (Montréal)
Alleyne Dance (U.K)
Simon Portigal (Montréal)

End of Days Closing Party 10pm-2am
Victoria Cheong and Peter Rahul
DJ set: Andrew Tay

All performances start at 8pm, doors at 7:30pm
Friday night parties from 10pm-2am.

Tickets at Eventbrite or at the door.

General admission: 1 evening $15, one week pass $25, two week pass $45

For more information: tolove.in@gmail.com

“Contemporary, yes. Well‐curated.Dance for the theatrical folk. Dance for conceptual folk. Dance for dancers. Dance for participation. Dance for sensual types. It makes you dance. And great stories behind the works.” – Helen Yung

2014 artists: Michael Caldwell, Rob Abubo, Kelly Keenan, Adam Kinner, Christy Stoeten, Amelia Erhardt, Sonya Stefan, Pam Tzeng, Meryem Alaoui, Alicia Grant, Meg Foley, Greg Holt, D.A. Hoskins

2013  artists: Bee Pallomina, Vanessa Kimmons, RootlessRoot, Brandy Leary/Anandam Dance, Simon Renaud, Heidi Strauss, Helen Husak, Zoja Smutny, Eroca Nicols, Amanda Acorn, Andy Spaziani, Colleen Snell.