Inaugural Progress a smash success

SummerWorks Performance Festival to adopt curated model similar to that of Progress February 17, 2015, TORONTO – With 86% attendance and 13 of 18 performances sold out, the inaugural Progress festival closed on Sunday, February 15, 2015, far exceeding all expectations. Progress featured a curated model, with local companies, FADO Performance Art Centre,Videofag, Dancemakers, Why…

Get Out – Feb. 13-19

More Progress, more TBFF, more music, more film… there’s lots more to do this week in Toronto! Friday, Feb. 13 Have a late night at Long Winter It’s been a long winter already, but fortunately some of the best artists and vendors in the city are banning together to stay warm. With performances from Bruce…

Get Out – Feb. 6 – 12

Progress, Toronto Black Film Festival, and light bondage… it’s going to be a fun week in Toronto! Friday, Feb. 6 Watch a Marathon Combining dance, text, theatre and grueling physicality, Progress’ Marathon follows three performers as they run in a circle, struggling to continue. Personal and political, this is a highly anticipated piece at Progress,…

Get Out – Jan. 30-Feb. 5

From classic rock to modern art, this week in Toronto has lots to do and see… Friday, Jan. 30 Classic Albums Live: The Beatles, Let It Be Hear one of the best Beatles albums, note-for-note, from one of the best venues in Toronto. Classic Albums Live will leave you dancing in the aisle and buying…

SummerWorks shows nominated for My Theatre Awards

5 stunning performances from SummerWorks 2014 nominated for My Theatre Awards, winners announced March 30 January 5, 2015, TORONTO – SummerWorks Performance Festival is pleased to announce the nomination of several shows seen in the 2014 festival for My Theatre Awards. The My Theatre Awards take place in Toronto on March 30, 2015 at The Great Hall. Shows and performances nominated as…

SummerWorks Performance Festival Announces Award Winners

  SummerWorks Performance Festival 2014 Announces Award WinnersSummerWorks celebrates award winners at its Closing Night Party  August 17, 2013, TORONTO – Canada’s 23rd annual SummerWorks Performance Festival wrapped up another successful year with an awards ceremony recognizing outstanding artistic achievements at the Closing Night Party, held at The Theatre Centre (1115 Queen Street West). This year the festival celebrates strong audience…