Discover Dance with Ashley Perez!

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

Ashley Perez by Soteeoh

Photo by Soteeoh

Ashley Perez, also known as Colours, is a dancer and choreographer making waves in the Canadian dance scene. Training in funk styles and hip-hop, she later specialized in voguing, waacking and house with mentors Jose Xtravaganza (New York), Archie Burnett (New York), Caleaf Sellers (New York), Jojo Zolina (Vancouver) and Kaiti Dangerkat (Calgary/New York). Ashley was awarded the 2018 Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding Performance, Ensemble in the Dance Division for Floor’d presented by Holla Jazz in 2018. We are thrilled to have her join us for Discover Dance!

Tuesday, February 12 - Toronto Centre for the Arts, Upper Gallery

Wednesday, February 13 - Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, Lower Lobby

Both performance/conversations begin at noon and run for approximately 1 hour.