ARISE:

2022 Signature Programme

Oct 6 - 8

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Indigenous Liberation

Two Performances Only

Oct 7 & 8

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8-Count

Delightful Moments of Dance Cinema

FREE STREAMING AVAILABLE NOW

Single tickets and Festival Packages are available now.
See multiple performances and save 15%. 

As a gift to our audience FFDN's official Streaming Partner, Marquee TV is offering a two-month free subscription to all of FFDN 2022 festival ticket holders this year! Instructions on how to redeem this incredible offer will be sent to ticket purchasers in 1-15 business days after they complete their order.

Ticketing and Box Office support for FFDN 2022 is proudly provided by TO Live.

Welcome to the 8th Edition of Fall for Dance North!

The 2022 festival celebrates a return to full capacity performances in our signature indoor venues ($15 any seat!) and outdoor shows (pay-what-you-can).

From Sep 17 to Oct 8, expect a vibrant palette of events that will captivate your senses and bring you closer to the artform of dance.

Enjoy bold, high-calibre presentations – from Hawaiian hula to Canadian tap; classic music to juggling; intertribal champion pow wow dances to Jazz - and discover the best of Canadian and international dance at TO LIVE’s Meridian Hall, the Theatre at the Creative School (formerly Ryerson Theatre), Evergreen Brick Works, and other venues across Toronto and Ontario. 

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Upcoming Featured Events

Indigenous Liberation

The Canadian debut of American dance troupe Indigenous Enterprise offers us traditional dances reimagined like never before. Two performances only on Oct 7 & 8.

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ARISE:
2022 Signature Programme

Don’t miss the quintessential FFDN experience! This mixed-bill on our largest stage includes two world premieres, Hawaiian Hula and a momentous finale featuring 146 dancers! Oct 6 - 8.

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Margarita
& Family of Jazz

Broadcast

Our high anticipated double-bill jazz programme featuring Holla Jazz (Toronto) and Decidedly Jazz Danceworks (Calgary) can now be enjoyed as a digital broadcast! Available until Oct 8.

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Explore the Season

Full programming for FFDN's 8th annual festival has been announced and tickets are now on sale.

Explore the line-up by Date, Program or Location by using the search tabs above.

Gathering

In-Person

Free Concert Series: Indigenous Enterprise

Oct. 6

Your invited to join select artists from Indigenous Liberation in this free lunch time event at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, hosted by the Canadian Opera Company.

Performance

In-Person

ARISE:
2022 Signature Programme

Oct. 6

Indoors at Meridian Hall
ALL SEATS $15


An exploration of dance forms that will ignite your senses and lift your spirits. A truly diverse programme with something for everyone to enjoy. Presented with live music.

Film

Digital

Margarita & Family of Jazz

Oct. 6

An exciting double-bill featuring two jazz dance premieres accompanied by live music and your personal invitation to social dancing after the show!

Online Broadcast
$7.50 + fees 

An online, digital broadcast of our exciting double-bill featuring two jazz dance premieres directed by Miha Matevzic.

Film

In-Person + Digital

8-Count:
Delightful moments of dance cinema

Oct. 6

Watch Inklings, part of FFDN's inaugural short film series, 8-Count: Delightful moments of dance cinema online from Sep 25 - Oct 8

Film

In-Person + Digital

8-Count:
Delightful moments of dance cinema

Oct. 6

Watch ...Savannah?, part of FFDN's inaugural short film series, 8-Count: Delightful moments of dance cinema online from Sep 25 - Oct 8

Film

In-Person + Digital

8-Count:
Delightful moments of dance cinema

Oct. 6

Watch The Child Within, part of FFDN's inaugural short film series, 8-Count: Delightful moments of dance cinema online from Sep 25 - Oct 8

Film

In-Person + Digital

8-Count:
Delightful moments of dance cinema

Oct. 6

Watch TRAX (an Excerpt), part of FFDN's inaugural short film series, 8-Count: Delightful moments of dance cinema online from Sep 25 - Oct 8

Film

In-Person + Digital

8-Count:
Delightful moments of dance cinema

Oct. 6

Watch Our Bodies Back, part of FFDN's inaugural short film series, 8-Count: Delightful moments of dance cinema online from Sep 25 - Oct 8

Film

In-Person + Digital

8-Count:
Delightful moments of dance cinema

Oct. 6

Watch AUTOCORRECT, part of FFDN's inaugural short film series, 8-Count: Delightful moments of dance cinema online from Sep 25 - Oct 8

Film

In-Person + Digital

8-Count:
Delightful moments of dance cinema

Oct. 6

Watch Slipping, part of FFDN's inaugural short film series, 8-Count: Delightful moments of dance cinema online from Sep 25 - Oct 8

Podcast

Digital

Mambo
The FFDN Podcast

Oct. 6

Season 3: Episode 1

Santiago Rivera & Zack Martel in Conversation with Francisco Cruz

Podcast

Digital

Mambo
The FFDN Podcast

Oct. 6

Season 3: Episode 6

Kaleo Trinidad and Stanford Makishi in Conversation

Podcast

Digital

Mambo
The FFDN Podcast

Oct. 6

Season 3: Episode 4

Jera Wolfe and Kenneth Shirley in Conversation

Podcast

Digital

Mambo
The FFDN Podcast

Oct. 6

Season 3: Episode 2

Karen Kaeja and Roshanak Jaberi in Conversation

Podcast

Digital

Mambo
The FFDN Podcast

Oct. 6

Season 3: Episode 3

Kimberley Cooper and Vicki Adams Willis in Conversation

Podcast

Digital

Mambo
The FFDN Podcast

Oct. 6

Season 3: Episode 5

Dianne Montgomery and Michela Marino Lerman in Conversation