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Body Break 6.0

Part cabaret, part performance installation, part immersive environment, completely fun! Get your art on with this diverse and dissonant evening of inclusive and radical performances from Toronto’s finest.
Body Brake combines the energy of a rock concert in an evening of dance. It freely and irreverently mixes popular, classical, contemporary styles into a large performance party that holds the dancing body in a curious and politically charged spectrum. Where else can you see Aerial, Contemporary, Ballet, Post Contemporary, Burlesque, Tap, African, Indian, Street Dance, Bondage Performance Art, Parkour and more all in one evening?

Get your art on with this diverse and dissonant evening of inclusive and radical performances from Toronto’s finest for a great late night party!
Half Second Echo
Red Slam Collective
Lisa Natoli
Alison Toffan and Guests
Mafa Makhubalo
Louis Barbier
Scotty Don’t
ILL NANA/DiverseCity Dance Company
Holly Jackal
Yury Ruzhyev
Coco Framboise

Friday, May 27, 2016. 10:30 doors
10:45 PM show
$15 CASH only at the DOOR
$12 Advanced Tickets online

Contemporary Circus Arts Festival of Toronto presents a weekend workshop with Lisa

Research and Destroy , Evoke, Provoke, Suggest
In this workshop series we will look at creating abstract and non-linear narratives by exploring focus, motifs, character, range of motion and wrap awareness. We will examine repetition and research skills as a process to inform how movement constructs and deconstructs, and suggest meaning in a physical score.

Saturday May 28th 2pm-5pm $90
Sunday May 29th 2pm-5pm $90
Please contact to register
This is not a drop in workshop and pre registeration is required.
Location: Collective Space (221 Sterling Road, Unit 5 Toronto, Ontario)

Lisa’s Bio:
Lisa Natoli is a freelance aerial artist specializing in silks, rope, and lyra. She attended the Alvin Ailey certificate program before receiving her degree in dance at the University of Iowa. She trained as an aerialist in NYC with Laura Witwer, Kevin O’Connor, and Terry Beeman. As an aerialist Lisa has performed in private, corporate, and staged events across the nation including Jenny Rocha’s “The Dinner Party: A Whodunnit Cabaret” and “Migrations”, choreographed by Cirque Du Soleil-alum Kristin Young. Lisa is a frequent solo performer at Burlesque Below The Bridges (Brooklyn) and has performed in the Floating Kabarette at Galapagos Art Space (Brooklyn), The Slipper Room (NYC), and Lannie’s Clocktower Cabaret (Denver) . Lisa has been presenting her own evening length and ensemble work as well as curates evenings as Lisa’s Bright Ideas and Bright Ideas Aerial Salon in Brooklyn, NYC since 2008. LBI has collaborated with pedal steel player Bob Hoffnar, German photographer Henryk Spiess, and playwright Carrie Louis Nutt. Lisa has taught on-going classes at Circus Warehouse (NYC), Aerial Arts (NYC), The Muse (Brooklyn), and House of Yes (Brooklyn), and Frequent Flyers (Boulder). She has also taught many workshops across the nation: Aircat Aerial Arts (Boulder), Aerial Acrobatic Arts (Denver), Miraas Circus Arts (Denver), Bumbershoot (St. Louis), Project in Motion (Las Cruces), Altitude Aerials (Phoenix), Vertical Arts (Phoenix), Tucson Circus Arts (Tucson), Agora (Detroit), Detroit Flyhouse (Detroit).

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