We have been fortunate to attract a great deal of attention from ​the press for our first five seasons from 2015-2019. Check out our media selection below to see what the press have been saying about FFDN.

Cunningham at the AGO —THE DANCE CURRENT

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

AGO Live: 100 Years of Merce Cunningham, a special one-evening dance performance, was held at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) on November 20th, 2019. Hosted in partnership with Fall for Dance North, the performance was part of the Cunningham Centennial celebrations organized by the Merce Cunningham Trust.

How do we Ensure Dance is Accessible: With Ilter Ibrahimof and Shona McCallagh - CIUT RADIO 89.5 FM

Wednesday, October 09, 2019

Fall for Dance North Artistic Director Ilter Ibrahimof and The New Zealand Dance Company Artistic/Executive Director Shona McCallagh talk about how to ensure dance is accessible in this interview with Turn Out - CIUT 89.5 FM.

Review: Program One (Fall for Dance North) — MOONEY ON THEATRE

Sunday, October 06, 2019

The work builds in an energy that you can feel through your bones. [...] The choreography showcases the dancer’s graceful individuality amongst its unison choreography; with a pleasant mix of geometrically pleasing formations, yet chaos in movement phrases that leave you wanting more.

Review: Program Three (Fall for Dance North) — MOONEY ON THEATRE

Sunday, October 06, 2019

I am generally very picky about standing ovations, and this festival I have given three, which is usually my quota for the year. I left the theatre a little sad that it’s over, as I’ve thoroughly enjoyed such an exciting week of dance. 

Review: Fall for Dance North Presents Program 2 — BLUE RIBAND

Sunday, October 06, 2019

They opened with what managed to be the most emotive and moving performance of the evening even with only one dancer carrying an entire story in her exquisitely trained form: shantala shivalingappa, a kuchipudi virtuoso who has already worked with giants like maurice bejart and pina bausch...

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We respectfully acknowledge the sacred land on which Fall for Dance North operates, and upon which our events and activities take place.  It has been a site of human activity for over 15,000 years and it is the traditional territory of the Wendat, the Haudenosaunee, the Anishinaabe, and most recently, the Mississaugas of the Credit, in addition to other peoples, both named and unnamed.  Today, the meeting place of Tkaronto is still home to many Indigenous peoples from across Turtle Island and we are grateful to have the opportunity to work in this community, and on this territory.

Fall for Dance North thanks the following funding partners for their ongoing support: