Toronto loses dance company

Toronto loses dance company


norman lebrecht

November 15, 2020

From Ludwig Van Toronto:

Dancemakers, one of Canada’s oldest dance companies, has announced they will end all artistic and operations activity, effective July 31, 2021.

“As with many arts organizations across the country, the global pandemic directly impacted Dancemakers’ capacity to deliver its 2020 artistic programming and its financial revenue sources,” said Board Chair Louis-Michel Taillefer. “Combining these losses with the burden of our ever-increasing studio rental costs, we have regretfully come to the decision to shut our doors at the end of this current fiscal year.”

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  • V.Lind says:

    Not sure moving into one of the trendiest but most expensive parts of downtown was a good move, but they had such a record of achievement I can understand it.

    They will really be missed. They contributed so much to the growth of contemporary dance in Toronto and across Canada. Unlike certain modern that shall remain nameless, they were great to watch, too.

  • Ashu says:

    I have a personal window into pandemicism’s devastation of this particular scene.