FILM RELEASES

Watch CCDT's recent dance films and mini-documentaries, created with an array of talented multi-disciplinary artistic collaborators in the time of Covid-19. Scroll down or select a title below to discover trailers, limited-run release dates, and full films now streaming on demand.

 

Cold Moon

A dance film by Deborah Lundmark

Free streaming has ended (February 1 - 10, 2021) 

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Cold Moon (trailer)

Choreography & Direction by Deborah Lundmark
Dancers: Kaiya Lee, Soraya Lee Wo, and Jaedyn Richards
Cinematography & Editing by Drew Berry
Music: Requiem, Op 48: 1V Pie Jesu (Arr. David Hill) by Gabriel Fauré, Performed by Cai Thomas, Robert Lewis, The Bourne Ensemble
Cai Thomas appears courtesy of Rubicon Classics Ltd www.rubiconclassics.com 
Pie Jesu is from the album Seren RCD1060

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STAR SEED

A dance film by Alyssa Martin

Free streaming has ended (February 16 - 25, 2021) 

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STAR SEED

Choreography & Direction: Alyssa Martin

Dancers & Collaborators: Andrew Clifton, Hannah Clifton, Claire Finlayson, Marie-Elena LeBlanc Bellissimo, Kaiya Lee​, Emma O'Brien, Jaedyn Richards, Uma Roberts, and Joshua Vilim

Cinematography: Drew Berry
Editing: Drew Berry & Alyssa Martin
Original Music: Giselle Rosepigue
Vocals: Claire Finlayson

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NOW STREAMING ON DEMAND

 

Through The Looking Glass

A mini-documentary film by Kendra Epik

Premiere: December 12, 2020

An intimate look into the 509 DANCE studios as CCDT's Company dancers navigate dancing through the Covid-19 pandemic during the fall of 2020.

Through The Looking Glass

Documentary Filmmaker: Kendra Epik

Featuring: The 2020/21 Company and Apprentice Dancers of Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre

Original Music: Daniel Katsoras

 

Urbanecho

A music and dance video by Deborah Lundmark

in collaboration with Dr. Draw

Premiere: July 8, 2020

Developed and filmed in isolation during the early days of Toronto's first Covid-19 lockdown, Urbanecho is a story of friendships that endure beyond physical separation.

Read the full story here.

Urbanecho

Choreography: Deborah Lundmark with the dancers 

Music: Acquaviva by Dr. Draw, produced by Acote 

Editing: Drew Berry, with footage filmed by the dancers 

Dancers: Claire Finlayson, Marie-Elena LeBlanc Bellissimo, Kaiya Lee, Soraya Lee Wo, Emma O'Brien, Jaedyn Richards, Uma Roberts, Sydney Runions, Joshua Vilim, and Melodie Yeung  

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Nowell Sing We

a solstice tradition in the making

A mini-documentary film by Vickie Fagan

Premiere: December 12, 2020

A celebratory look back on 33 years of WinterSong's most iconic and beloved work, choreographed by Carol Anderson.

Nowell Sing We - a solstice tradition in the making 

Documentary Filmmaker: Vickie Fagan

Choreographer: Carol Anderson

Featuring: Carol Anderson, Arwyn Carpenter, Michael deConinck Smith, Jordana Deveau, Kaiya Lee, Deborah Lundmark, Sully Malaeb Proulx, and Natasha Poon Woo
Medieval Carols Arranged by Kirk Elliott for the Tristan Shoute Festival Players

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