Gadfly Works

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Is it Hip Hop? Street Dance? Is it Contemporary? Nah It’s a Gadfly. It’s Dance storytelling that sits on the sweet spot between Artistry & Entertainment. Still Hype yet with Substance.

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2008: Unbearable Prospect – 60 min production
2009: UP Remount – 60 min production Toronto & Montreal
2011: Klorofyl Ch. 1 – 15 min commission by Dance Ontario
2011: Klorofyl – 60 min production (Toronto & Oakville)
2012: Labyrythm – Short work, Toronto
2013: Stygmata – Short work commissioned by Dance Ontario
2013: Noumenon – Short work, Toronto, Guelph, & Mississauga
2013: Arkemy – 60 min production Toured 7 cities
2014: 3tiqet – Short work, Toronto

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•    2012: Forward Grade – Short work collabo with Heidi Strauss for Alias Dance Project
•    2012: Time Robvers – Short work for Pivotal Motion Dance Theatre
•    2012: Euforykabyss – Short work solo commissioned by Alias Dance Project
•    2012: Dichter. s17 – Short work solo commissioned by Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie
•    2012: Sknaht – Short work commissioned by Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre
• 2013: Euforykabyss (extended) – Short work solo commissioned by Alias Dance Project
•    2013: Sylph(a) – Short work solo commissioned by MOonHORsE Dance Theatre
•    2013: Aybrid – 30 min production, commissioned by BYS Yukon
•    2013: 3tiqet – 20 min production commissioned by Ryerson University
•    2014: Anomykz – 30 min commissioned by Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre & Harbourfront Centre
•    2014: Uplica – 60 min production commissioned by Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie

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•    Dora Mavor Moore Award – Outstanding Performance, Ensemble (Klorofyl)
•    Young Centre for the Performing Arts – Emerging Artist Award
•    Manifesto Floor Awards – Innovation and Originality Award
• Dance Ontario Innovation Award
•    Nomination Dora Award – Music Composition (Klorofyl)
•    Nomination Dora Award – Choreography (Klorofyl)
•    Nomination Manifesto Floor Awards
•    Breakout Performance of the Year 2011 – Globe and Mail
•    Nomination K.M Hunter Award in Dance 2013 (Ofilio)
•    Nomination K.M Hunter Award in Dance 2014 – (Apolonia)
•    Nomination K.M Hunter Award in Dance 2014 – (Ofilio)

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• TEDx Toronto
• Nike
• Bench Clothing store opening
• Canada Goose
• Much Music Live
• Canada Opera Company Concert Series
• Points.com
• DanceMaker app
• Artscape/Daniels Spectrum/Daniels Corporation
• Dusk Dances
• TOES for dance
• Harbourfront Centre
• Ontario Dances Northern Ontario Tour
• Young Centre for the Performing Arts
• Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts
• Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration
• Living Arts Centre of Mississauga
• Milton Centre for the Arts
• City of Guelph
• TDSB – Toronto District School Board
• One Piece Productions

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•    Luminato
•    Nuit Blanche
•    Canada Day at Queen’s Park
•    Ontario Dance Weekend
•    Culture Days City of Guelph
•    Oakville Jazz Festival
•    Guelph Contemporary Dance Festival
•    C27 – 27 Arts Fest Toronto
•    CypherFest (Yukon)
•    Bollywood Monster Mashup
•    Whirl Festival
•    Flux London Dance Festival
• Supercrawl
•    urbanNOISE
•    Lab Cab Festival
• Cultura Festival
•    Irie Fest
•    The Junction Festival
•    Montreal & Toronto Fringe Festival

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•    Keep-A-Breast
•    Future Possibilities for Kids
•    Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists
•    The Speech and Stuttering Institute
•    Rethink Breast Cancer
•    Sick Kids
•    Doctor’s Without Borders (support for Haiti)
•    Liam’s Light
•    Hip Hop for Hope
•    Autism Gala (Mississauga)
•    Dancer Transition Resource Centre Gala

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