UPCOMING

February 7 - 17, 2018 - CANDIDE - GEORGE BROWN THEATRE

Directing Mark Ravenhill's "monstrous farce", which brings Candide into the 21st century. Candide was commissioned and presented by the Royal Shakespeare Company and first performed in the Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, on 29th August 2013.

Young Centre for the Performing  - Toronto, ON

 

RECENT

November 17, 2017 - TROILUS AND CRESSIDA - SECRET SHAKESPEARE

At 10am on performance day, the cast and team assembled to put 8 hours of rehearsal to very good use, staging a 75-minute edit I made of Troilus and Cressida. The cast was emailed their lines a month ahead of time. The audience didn't know what play they were about to see. Add water and stir time!  Proceeds benefit the Leap Manifesto

Berkeley Street Theatre (upstairs at Canadian Stage) - Toronto, ON

 

November 14 - 18, 2017 - THE NIGHT DANCE - RYERSON DANCES

A new work for twenty Ryerson University dance students. A surprise-filled, mischievous and beautiful extravaganza. 

Ryerson Theatre - Toronto, ON

 

November 10 -11, 2017 - ABIDING - OLDER & RECKLESS

A new solo for ballet legend Evelyn Hart, special guest in O&R's 40th instalment. Music by G.F. Handel.

Harbourfront Centre Theatre - Toronto, ON

 

November 4 - 7, 2017 - FUTURE PERFECT CONTINUOUS - PROARTEDANZA

Collaborating with playwright and librettist Anna Chatterton on a new dance work which fuses movement and text. Costumes by Krista Dowson, lighting by Arun Srinivasan and sound design by Lyon Smith.

Fleck Theatre - Toronto, ON

 

June/July 2017 - OPEN SPACE - BANFF CENTRE FOR ARTS AND CREATIVITY

Choreographer and Movement Director working with director Joel Ivany (Against the Grain Theatre) on staging Claude Vivier's opera Kopernikusand also responsible for integrating dance performance into chamber music concerts. Open Space is a collaborative training experience for emerging opera professionals.

Banff, AB

 

May 25th-27th - SOLO SYSTEM - ARTS UMBRELLA

Choreography of a new work for Arts Umbrella's spring performances at the Vancouver Playhouse. An intimate and personal work for eight young dancers. Music by Philip Glass

Vancouver, BC

 

May 1st-6th 2017 - I WONDER - CANADA’S NATIONAL BALLET SCHOOL

One of the Canadian choreographers invited to create a new work for a group of international dance students gathering for Assemblée Internationale ‘17

Toronto, ON

 

May 4th-5th 2017 - UNFOLDING - BALLET KELOWNA

New work commissioned for Canadiana Suite, a collaboration between Ballet Kelowna and the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra. Music: Postcards from The Sky by Marjan Mozetich.

Kelowna, BC

 

February 3rd-4th 2017 - DÉNOUEMENT - BALLET KELOWNA  

Dénouement, the award-winning duet originally created for The National Ballet of Canada competitors at the Erik Bruhn Competition for the Erik Bruhn Prize, remounted for Ballet Kelowna’s 150 Moves program.

Kelowna, BC

 

October/November 2016 - GEFÄHRLICHE LIEBSCHAFTEN - KONZERT UND THEATER ST. GALLEN

Conceived and choreographed a 70-minute theatrical dance adaptation of de Laclos' novel. Commissioned score by Owen Belton, and design by Dieter Eisenmann and Benedikt Zehm. The performance took place in the Lokremise, an old locomotive repair depot, with the audience surrounding the action on all four sides of the performance space.

St. Gallen, Switzerland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shannon Currie and Kelly Penner in Troilus and Cressida (Secret Shakespeare). Photo by Ellie Moon

Shanice Nembhard, Jake Myles and full cast of

 The Night Dance (Ryerson Dances 2017). Photo by Jeremy Mimnagh

Evelyn Hart in Abiding at the Harbourfront Theatre. Photo by Aleksandar Antonijevic

Future Perfect Continuous - ProArteDanza - Photo by Aleksandar Antonijevic

Graham Kaplan, Dominica Greene, Katie Miller and Adam Harris in Claude Vivier's Kopernikus (Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity) -  photo by Donald Lee

Nasiv Sall in Solo System (Arts Umbrella). Photo by David Cooper, courtesy of Arts Umbrella

 

Ethan Chudnow (San Francisco Ballet School), Kolbie Edwards (Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet School), Ashton Gordon (NBS), Carl Becker (Palucca Hochschule für Tanz Dresden), Celine Wetzels (Codarts Rotterdam) and Sasha Chernjavsky (Houston Ballet Academy) in I Wonder - AI17 - Canada's National Ballet School. Photo by Aleksandar Antonijevic

Cecilie Wretemark in Gefährliche Liebschaften (Konzert und Theater St. Gallen). Photo by Anna-Tina Ebehard