U of T Festival of Dance 2018

Festival of Dance 2018U of T Festival of Dance

Canada’s Largest University Dance Festival

April 6 & 7, 2018

7:30 curtain

Hart House Theatre proudly hosts Canada’s largest university dance festival – the U of T Festival of Dance (FoD). Created 23 years ago as an avenue to provide dance groups on campus the opportunity to perform on stage for an audience, the Festival of Dance has now grown into a celebration of the diversity and prosperity of the U of T dance community. Past events have included over 60 different dance pieces, well over 200 performers and an impressive variety of dance forms including jazz, ballet, ballroom, modern, contact improv, hip-hop, musical theatre, Irish, Latin, and Egyptian belly dancing, just to name a few. With such an abundance of dance groups associated with U of T, participation in the festival is a great opportunity for dance groups to interact, collaborate and promote their own work and ventures.

Festival Executive

Amelia Jakasa, Festival Coordinator
Ingrid Lui, Executive Assistant
Vanessa Ting, Social Media Coordinator
Rida Ahmad, Junior Assistant/ASM
Alyssa Obrigewitsch, Stage Manager/Staff Advisor (HHT)

Performance Schedule

Friday, April 6, 2018

Hope – Independent
The 5 Merry Murderesses of the Cook County Jail – OHDC
Dewdrop – Independent
Festa no Serto – inTO Brazilian Dance
Flames – OHDC
Dian Jiang Chun – Independent
Battle in the Sky – Dragonfly Dance Company
Snowflake – OHDC
Djembe Jig – Butler Fearon O’Connor School of Irish Dance
Raah – Fiana Kawane Dance
The Game – Rhythm Performing Arts


Mosaic – Rhythm Performing Arts
Latin Love – OHDC
Antonomasia – Middle Eastern Arts Hart House Group 
My Name was Samael – æstridr
River of Gold – Independent
The Countess Cathleen – Independent
At the Well – Independent
Reina de la noche – Dragonfly Dance Company
Middle Distance – AKA Dance
Mi Musica –  JP and Shelley
Pop Fusion – Rhythm Performing Arts


Saturday, April 7, 2018

Urban Flux – UTM Dance Club
Winter Blues – Isoprox Dance Theatre
Bittersweet Bolero – Jowanda and Company
At the Ball with Berlioz – Ballet Espressivo
Neobedouin – Dragonfly Student Troupe
To Build a Home – UTM Dance Club
In Regards to love – Independent
Girls In Action (GIA) – Independent
Havana – UTM Dance Club
Bahia Blanca – Merey Ismailova Theatre of Dance
Pharaonic Odyssey – Dragonfly Student Troupe


Handelian Suite – Ballet Espressivo
Yapeyu – Tango Soul
My Brass Bells – Independent
Toxic – UTM Dance Club
Bachata Project – UTDC
Ocean and Pearls – OHDC
Khaleegy – Arabesque Folklore Troupe
Empty – Joy of Dance Centre
Indian Fusion – Vaed School of Dance
Malembe Malembe – ART-CON Crew
A Little of Everything – Root A 


Per evening – General Admission
Adults $12
Students & Seniors $10
No latecomers

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