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Culture Days will return September 20 – October 13, 2024.

Rhythm, Harmony and Energy- Afro Caribbean Dance with Ballet Creole


Dance Intercultural Physical activity & movement
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This activity runs the duration of Culture Days.


Toronto, ON



Offered in English.


This program is part of an annual series as part of Culture Days @ Toronto Public Library.

Learn about the history of Caribbean dance in this informative and engaging performance.

Performers from Ballet Creole will combine structured contemporary dance technique with the physicality of traditional movements derived from the African Diaspora. Discover the dance traditions and their surrounding folklore through live demonstration followed by a Q&A with the performers.

This program took place on October 1. To watch the recording of the livestream, click the link below.



Ballet Creole

Ballet Creole was founded in 1990 by Patrick Parson, a Trinidadian-born dancer, choreographer, drummer and educator. The company is committed to creating a dance legacy in Canada through performance and educational projects. Ballet Creole’s versatile dancers and musicians perform traditional and contemporary dance and music from around the world, with a particular emphasis on the Afro-Caribbean diaspora.


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