Discover Dance

You are invited to Discover Dance, a free, all-ages, lunch hour series, where you will be introduced  to some of Toronto’s incredible dance artists. Hosted by the award-winning choreographer Nova Bhattacharya, Discover Dance is an hour packed with dance and conversation. You will have the opportunity to see dance and share your thoughts; to hear stories and ask questions; and to discover how dance forms from near and far are being woven in Toronto’s cultural scene. Admission is FREE. For more information regarding venue and accessibility please visit our partners


Jasmyn Fyffe - November 13 & 14

Norma Araiza - December 11 & 12

We've Started a Book Club!

Connecting theory to practice through self-directed study and sharing of texts related to dances of South Asian diaspora.  

As artists with an embodied experience of the Natya Shastra we are looking for ways to deepen and enrich our practice by sharing questions, observations, and experience with others. We've set the dates and are planning to come together to dive in!   

Upcoming Dates:
November 14
November 25 
December 12

All dates are from 1:30 PM - 3 PM*, in downtown Toronto.
Please email supriya@novadance.ca to RSVP and confirm location.
*November 25 is from 2 - 3:30 PM

Sigma - Gandini Juggling

A production from Gandini Juggling

Presented by Civic Theatres Toronto in association with Nova Dance

The place where juggling and Bharathanatyam meet is a place of ecstatic geometries. A criss-cross of rhythmic incandescence.

Sigma is a spectacular new cross art-form production in collaboration with Gandini Juggling and dazzling Bharatanatyam dancer and choreographer Seeta Patel. The production showcases exuberant rhythms, patterns and colours, celebrating the dialogue between the worlds of juggling, music and classical Indian dance.

Gandini Juggling have a reputation for innovation, pushing the boundaries of their art form by combining dance and rhythm into their work and forcing the threshold of juggling in its own unique direction. Through Sigma, Gandini add to this multiplicity, investigating virtuoso classical Indian geometries combined with mathematics, rhythm and architecture. Sigma is designed to engage in a dialogue with the viewer, transcending cultural barriers and stimulating imaginations.

March 16, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
March 17, 2-19 @ 2:00pm
Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts

Click here for more information and box office!

Civic Theatres Toronto is one of the city’s largest multi-arts organizations, operating three iconic venues and presenting a full range of performing arts, theatrical and concert events in both downtown and uptown Toronto at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts and the Toronto Centre for the Arts