02 May 2013

What's Happening in May?

Stratford Festival - April 27 to October 20 @ Various locations, Stratford, ON
The annual celebration of Shakespeare's works is back for its 60th year. A program of 12 plays performed in 4 theatres in the picturesque town of Stratford runs all the way up to October, making it a great destination for the summer holidays.

Rent: The Musical - April 28 to June 2 @ The Lower Ossington Theatre, Toronto, ON
The rock musical about a group of struggling young artists living in New York, dealing with the presence of AIDS is based on Puccini's opera, La Boheme. The award-winning musical has now been extended at The Lower Ossington Theatre.

Dream Away by Stephan Thoss - May 16 to 25 @ Place des Arts, Montreal, QC
As suggested by its title, Dream Away is a surrealist contemporary ballet, blurring the boundaries between real and imaginary. Known for his inventive interpretations of classics, as well as more surrealist works, award-winning German choreographer Stephan Thoss also designs his own sets and costumes.

Festival TransAmériques Dance + Théâtre - May 22 to June 8 @ Various locations, Montreal, QC
This international festival celebrates new works in dance and theatre, cohesively combining disciplines and artistic trends of choreographers, writers, and directors.

02 May 2013

Bust a Move This Weekend!

Get ready for the 10th annual Bust a Move street dance festival, happening this weekend on May 3rd & 4th at various locations in Montreal. The festival features one of the most anticipated street dance battles of the year, as well as workshops, theatre productions, panel discussions, and opening & closing parties for professionals and amateurs alike. Check out Bust a Move's website for more information.