past artists

photo by Yasmin Asgarali

Deepti Gupta

photo by David Hou

Yvonne Ng

photo by Yvonne Chew

Hong Kong Exile

photo by Anuta Skrypnychenko

Susan Lee

photo by Cylla von Tiedemann

Hiroshi Miyamoto

photo by  Rasy Hul

Peter Chin

photo by Makoto Onozuka

Natsu Nakajima

photo by Cylla von Tiedemann

Denise Fujiwara

photo by Stephen De Las Heras

Hari Krishnan

photo by Yvonne Chew

Lee Su-Feh

photo by Chris Randel

Andrea Nann

photo by David Hou

Bageshree Vaze

KickStart: Choreographers pushing boundaries

March 2020

Performances cancelled due to the COVID-19 state of emergency

 

Deepti Gupta, Hamilton, with dramaturg Peter Chin, Toronto

Andrea Nann, Toronto, with dramaturg Cindy Mochizuki, Vancouver

Winnie Ho (Superhova), Montreal, with dramaturg Hanako Hoshimi-Caines, Montreal

Charo Foo Tai Wei, Montreal, with dramaturg Dulciea Langfelder, Montreal

 

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KickStart: Choreographers pushing boundaries

September 27 - 29, 2018

The Theatre Centre

David Norsworthy, Toronto & Justin De Luna, Montreal, with dramaturg Lee Su-Feh, Vancouver

Suzanne Liska, Toronto & Takako Segawa, Ottawa, with dramaturg Tedd Robinson Ottawa

Pamela Tzeng (Calgary), with dramaturg Lee Su-Feh, Vancouver

Mark Kunji Ikeda, Calgary with dramaturg Karen Hines, Calgary

 

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KickStart: Choreographers pushing boundaries

February 23 – 25, 2017

Winchester Street Theatre

 

Yvonne Ng, Toronto, with dramaturg Ginelle Chagnon, Montreal

Atri Nundy, Toronto, with dramaturg Christopher House, Toronto

Richard Lee, Edmonton, with dramaturg Eric Rose, Calgary

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TO Dances Showcase

September 28 - October 1, 2015

Partnering with Toronto-based presenters - DanceWorks, dance Immersion, dance: made in canada/fait au canada, Dusk Dances, and Harbourfront Centre -  to develop a series of showcase performances and ancillary events in order to highlight Toronto’s vibrant dance community and create an opportunity for artists and presenters to connect.

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11th CanAsian International Dance Festival

April 30 - May 2, 2015

Harbourfront Centre Theatre

Natsu Nakajima, Japan

Tribal Crackling Wind, Toronto

Lee Su-Feh, Vancouver

Hong Kong Exile, Vancouver*

Sampradaya Dance Creations, Toronto

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10th CanAsian International Dance Festival

April 28 - May 12, 2013

Fleck Dance Theatre​

Programme A

Susan Lee, Toronto*

Jocelyne Montpetit, Montreal

inDANCE, Toronto

Programme B

Taketeru Kudo, Japan

Procession

Jeng Yi Drums and Dance, Toronto

Late Night

Ziya Azazi, Vienna

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KickStart: Choreographers Pushing Boundaries

February 9 - 11, 2012

Winchester Street Theatre

William Yong, Toronto, with dramaturg Tedd Robinson, Ottawa

Susan Lee, Toronto, with dramaturg Elizabeth Langley, Montreal

Hiroshi Miyamoto, Toronto, with dramaturg Guillaume Bernardi, Toronto

Emily Cheung, Toronto, with dramaturg Peter Chin, Toronto

Meena Murugesan, Montreal, with dramaturg Janet O’Shea, Los Angeles

Tomomi Morimoto, Montreal, with dramaturg Elizabeth Langley, Montreal

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9th CanAsian International Dance Festival

February 23 – 26, 2011

Fleck Dance Theatre

 

Programme A

Ziya Azazi, Vienna

Jocelyne Montpetit, Montreal

Mi Young Kim Dance Company, Toronto

 

Programme B

Tribal Crackling Wind/Peter Chin, Toronto/Cambodia

Bageshree Vaze, Toronto

Butoh on Film: Darkness and Light curated by Chris MaeGe

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Museum Dances: Ancient Inspiration, Contemporary Interpretation

May 7 – 9, 2010 and May 14 – 16, 2010

Royal Ontario Museum in collaboration with the Institute for Contemporary Culture

 

Commissioned site-specific dance works inspired by artifacts of the Royal Ontario Museum:

 

Natasha Bakht, Ottawa, with composer Alexander MacSween, Montreal

Moving Dragon Dance Company, Vancouver, with composer Michael Vincent, Toronto

Soojung Kwon, Toronto with composer the Opaque Ensemble, Toronto

F.A.M., Toronto

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8th CanAsian International Dance Festival

May 6 – 9, 2009

Fleck Dance Theatre

 

Programme A

Ko Murobushi, Tokyo

Jung-Ah Chung, Victoria

princess productions, Toronto

 

Programme B

Post Ego Dance Company, Seoul

Mira Hunter and  Raqib Brian Burke, Vancouver

Andrea Nann, Toronto

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7th CanAsian International Dance Festival

May 1 – 3, 2008

Enwave Theatre

 

Programme A

Tribal Crackling Wind, Toronto

inDANCE, Toronto

Programme B

Wen Wei Dance, Vancouver

Soojung Kwon, Toronto

Chitralekha Odissi Dance Creations, Toronto

Programme C

Natsu Nakajima (choreographer), Tokyo, for Denise Fujiwara, Toronto

Student Matinee

Natsu Nakajima (choreographer), Tokyo, for Denise Fujiwara, Toronto

inDANCE, Toronto

Jeng Yi Drums and Dance, Toronto

princess productions, Toronto

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6th CanAsian International Dance Festival

February 22 – 24, 2007

Harbourfront Centre

 

Brigantine Room

cokaseki, Berlin

 

Premiere Dance Theatre 

Joanna de Souza, Toronto

Keiko Ninomiya, Toronto, with Kinya “ZULU” Tsuruyama, Tokyo

Soojung Kwon, Toronto

Sinha Danse, Montreal

Qi Shu Fang Peking Opera Company, New York

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Transformations: Expressions of Gender Roles in Asian Dance

June 8 – 10, 2006

Enwave Theatre

Song Chang Rong, China

Elly, Indonesia

Yukio Waguri, Tokyo

Peter Chin (choreographer) with Didik Nini Thowok (featured performer), Indonesia

Hari Krishnan (choreographer) for Sudarshan Belsare, Boston

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5th CanAsian International Dance Festival

February 19 – 27, 2005

Premiere Dance Theatre

 

Mainstage A

Lu Min, Shanghai

Alvin Tolentino, Vancouver

Hari Krishnan, InDance, Toronto

Andrea Nann with George Gao, Toronto

 

Mainstage B

Peter Chin, Toronto, with Didik Nini Thowok, Indonesia, and Gamelan Toronto, Toronto

Shobana Jeyasingh (choreographer), London, Natasha Bakht (performer), Ottawa*

Denise Fujiwara, Toronto, with Mayumi Seiler, Toronto

Yan-Shu, Tokyo

 

Asia Toronto Dances

Sashar Zarif, Toronto

Keiko Ninomiya, Toronto

Cynthia Tsang, Art of Dance Academy, Toronto

Joanna de Souza (choreographer), Toronto for Chhandam Dance Company, Toronto

Peter Chin (choreographer), Toronto for Canadian Children’s Dance Theatre, Toronto

Folklorico Filipino, Toronto

 

CanAsian Cinebooth

Tari Rickshaw by Nick dePencier and Peter Chin, Toronto

Remember/Everything by Marianne M. Kim, Chicago

 

Student Matinee

Cynthia Tsang, Art of Dance Academy, Toronto

Andrea Nann with George Gao, Toronto

Peter Chin (choreographer), Toronto for Canadian Children’s Dance Theatre, Toronto

Sampradaya Dance Creations, Toronto

 

Workshops

Alvin Tolentino, Vancouver

Yan-Shu, Tokyo

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April 1 – 3, 2004

Betty Oliphant Theatre

 

Co-Presenting Roger Sinha Danse, Montreal

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4th CanAsian Dance Festival

March 22 – 30, 2003

Commissions

Yvonne Ng (choreographer) with Lee Pui Ming (composer), Toronto*

Devraj Patnaik, Burlington

 

Mainstage

Mi Young Kim, Toronto

Lee Su-Feh, Vancouver

Roger Sinha (choreographer) with Natasha Bakht (performer), Montreal

William Lau, Toronto

Yumiko Yoshioka, Germany/Japan

 

Asia Toronto Dances

Rina Singha, Toronto

Gunaseelan Dance Company,  Toronto

Yan Lam, Toronto

Jeng Yi, Toronto

Maxine Heppner. Toronto

 

Workshops

Lee Su-Feh, Vancouver

Yumiko Yoshioka, Germany/Japan

Natasha Bakht, Ottawa

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March/April 2002

Workshops

Mas Wiryawan Padmonojati, Jakarta/Toronto

Maria Darmaningsih, Lethbridge, AB

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3rd CanAsian Dance Festival

March 22 - 24, 2001

Betty Oliphant Theatre

 

Maria Darmaningsih, Toronto with Gamelan Toronto

Peter Chin (choreographer) with Chan Hon Goh (peformer), Toronto

Kokoro Dance, Vancouver

Tedd Robinson (choreographer), Ottawa, with Denise Fujiwara (performer), Toronto

Ellora and Devraj Patnaik, Burlington

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May, 1998

Choreography Residency

Jay Hirabayashi, Vancouver

Studio Performance

MiYoung Kim Dance Company, Toronto

Denise Fujiwara, Toronto

Ellora Patnaik, Toronto

Jay Hirabayashi, Residency work-in-progress, Vancouver

 

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1st CanAsian Dance Festival

May 1997

Jahanara Akhalaq, Toronto

Peter Chin, Toronto

Carly Wong, Toronto

Yvonne Ng, Toronto

Joanna Das and Esmeralda Enrique, Toronto

Mariko Tanabe, Montreal

Mark Kunji Ikeda

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