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Fall for Dance North is Toronto’s premier professional international dance festival that exists to break boundaries and remove barriers. Find out more about Our Story and Mission & Values.

Our 10th anniversary season will be presented in fall of 2024. 

 

FFDN Artistic Director Ilter Ibrahimof to step down at the end of upcoming 10th anniversary festival season.
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The search for FFDN's next Artistic Director is led by Martin Bragg & Associates. Review the job posting here.

 

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2023 ANNUAL FESTIVAL PROGRAMME RECAP

Discover the past events from our 9th edition festival held between Sep 26 - Oct 7, 2023.

Performance

Leaside Community Memorial Gardens Arena

MURMURATION

by Le Patin Libre

April 25-28, 2024

Past Event

Performance

Daniels Spectrum

KAMUYOT

by Ohad Naharin
performed by Charlotte Ballet

Sep 26-30

Past Event

In their Canadian debut, Charlotte Ballet from North Carolina brings us legendary Israeli dancemaker Ohad Naharin’s innovative contemporary piece KAMUYOT, a joyful and energetic piece designed for all ages.

All Seats $15
(+ HST and fees)

at Ada Slaight Hall at Daniels Spectrum

Performance

Meridian Hall

HEARTBEATS:

Signature Programme 1

Oct 4 & 5

Past Event

featuring:

Pulga Muchochoma (Toronto)
Gibney Company (New York)
Candoco Dance Company (London, UK)
Ballet BC (Vancouver)

All Seats $15
(+ HST and fees)

Performance

Meridian Hall

UNBOWED:

Signature Programme 2

Oct 6 & 7

Past Event

featuring:

TMU School of Performance (Toronto)
Gibney Company (New York)
Mthuthuzeli & Siphesihle November (Zolani)
Ballet Black (London, UK)

All Seats $15
(+ HST and fees)

Documentary Series

Meridian Hall

SWAN SONG

A CBC Original Documentary Series
EXCLUSIVE SNEAK PREVIEW
A FFDN Special Event

Oct 3

Past Event

Sneak preview screening of the new CBC documentary series, presented in partnership with The National Ballet of Canada. Includes live performance of excerpts from Swan Lake and an artist chat with Karen Kain and the creative team.

All Seats $15
(+ HST and fees)

Live Broadcast

The Citadel

NIGHT/SHIFT 2023

Digital Livestreams

Oct 5-7

Past Event

3 Programmes
9 Unique Performances
Enjoy From Home

$5 FOR ONE, $15 ALL THREE
FREE ACCESS with SUPER FAN PACKAGE

Digital Livestream Access until Oct 15

Film

8-Count

Short Dance Film Series
2nd Edition

Sep 27 & 28

Past Event

8-COUNT returns to the festival with two live screenings, each one followed by an artist chat with select creators.

At
Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
&
Sandra Faire & Ivan Fecan Theatre at York University

All Seats $15
(+HST and fees)

Dance Competition

Union Station West Wing

Tkaronto Open

A Premier Jingle Dress Dance Competition

Sep 30

Past Event

A special gathering to celebrate Indigenous culture and present the highest level of showmanship among local Indigenous dancers through performance and competition.

FREE EVENT

Contestant Registration $15
(+ HST and fees)