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Crashing into the (un)Known: a Right to Dance Intensive Showcase


  • Buddies in Bad Times 12 Alexander Street Toronto, ON, M4Y 1B4 Canada (map)
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Right To Dance 2 Month Intensive - is a free 2 month professional training intensive in dance technique, choreographic mentorship, and concludes with a final performance for 9 LGBTTIQQ2S people, including LGBTTIQQ2S people of colour, varying body types, class backgrounds, and abilities. No prior dance experience is necessary for participation in this program. Right to Dance was created to empower the LGBTTIQQ2S community through dance.

Presenting works from:

Angela
Colleen
Majd
Martine
Kavita
Key-On-Nah
Ms. Nookie Galore / Patrick
Phi
Ty J. Sloane
Ororo Monroe

Hosted by:
Rinchen Dolma on March 14th
Dainty Smith on March 15th

DOORS OPEN: 7PM
DOORS CLOSED/SHOW STARTS: 730PM

PWYC - suggest donation 10-50$
(no worries if you cannot dispose of your income at this event)

ACCESSIBILITY INFO:
35 Tokens are available each night, if you would like 1 or 2 tokens see Kamika at intermission.

There will be closed captioning provided and projected for performance bios and host intros.
* we were unable to confirm ASL interpretation*

The venue is more physically accessible by ramp. Seating is all floor level in the Cabaret.

Gender-neutral washrooms are on the lower level, accessible by elevator and/or stairs, and are equipped with larger stalls with hand rails.

More accessibility info provided by the venue can be found here:
http://buddiesinbadtimes.com/accessibility/

ABOUT THE COMPANY:

ILL NANA/DiverseCity Dance Company- is a queer positive multiracial dance company that embraces difference as strength, combats oppressive power structures by expressing their voices through dance, and operates from the grassroots as a collective through consensus. They are committed to representing LGBTTIQQ2S people, people of colour, people with varying body types, class backgrounds, and abilities on stage and in media, as well as providing accessible dance education to these communities. Utilizing both classical dance techniques and urban dance forms of Hip Hop, Ballet, Jazz, House, Vogue, Step, Latin, Contemporary, Modern, Wushu Kung Fu, and Dancing in Heels, ILL NANA creates dance works with a style all their own. These performers are fearlessly out and proud, sexy, masculine, feminine, and all that is in between, representing the ethereal humans in all of us.

This program is supported by @LGBTYouthline and Youth Opportunities Fund.

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