Sharing the Stage

Outdoor Residency at
Harbourfront Centre

August 16 – 20, 2022

Sharing the Stage

Outdoor Residency at
Harbourfront Centre

August 16 – 20, 2022

The National Ballet of Canada returns to Harbourfront Centre in August with Sharing the Stage, free outdoor performances on the Concert Stage as well as free dance classes and interactive conversations.

Sharing the Stage gives audiences the opportunity to re-engage with live dance in multiple forms. We are thrilled to welcome guest artists Holla Jazz, Rock Bottom Movement, Tanveer Alam and Samantha Sutherland who join us as part of the Creation Residencies programme and will share the stage with the National Ballet for live performances under the stars on the Concert Stage.

Live Performances by The National Ballet of Canada With Guest Artists
August 16 – 20, 2022 at 8:00 pm
Concert Stage, Harbourfront Centre

The National Ballet of Canada and invited guest artists light up the Concert Stage at Harbourfront Centre with an exciting selection of repertoire. Two mixed programmes will feature a pas de deux from Swan Lake, directed and staged by Karen Kain, excerpts from the sensational Chroma by Wayne McGregor, Christopher Wheeldon’s gorgeous After the Rain as well as new works from our four guest artists, Holla Jazz, Rock Bottom MovementTanveer Alam and Samantha Sutherland. There will also be live music featuring members of The National Ballet of Canada Orchestra. 

The performances are free and general admission. Stay tuned for details.

Show + Tell
August 16 – 20, 2022, 7:00 – 7:45 pm
Concert Stage, Harbourfront Centre

The residency includes Show + Tell, an opportunity to hear directly from dance artists about how they work and create. Guest artists Holla Jazz, Rock Bottom MovementTanveer Alam and Samantha Sutherland will host interactive conversations that provide a window into their creative process and dance form, sharing excerpts of their choreography.

Show + Tell is free and general admission. Stay tuned for details.

Dance With Us
August 16 – 20, 2022, 6:00 – 6:45 pm
Location TBC, Harbourfront Centre

Local dance artists will share free dance classes, fun for the entire family! The free classes are drop-in and will vary from tap to Kathak and jazz to contemporary dance.

Credits

Sharing the Stage is an initiative of Staging Change which is generously funded by the Metcalf Foundation.

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