NEWS

Season tickets on sale now!

For the first time ever, we're offering season tickets for our 4th season of Bright Nights. When you purchase tickets to all 8 shows, you receive a free ticket to the always hilarious Larry's Christmas Cabaret! Tickets are on sale now! You can see all 8 incredible...

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Dora Award nomination: Jusqu’a Vimy

We are so thrilled that Jusqu’à Vimy has been nominated for a 2018 Dora Award for Outstanding Performance: Ensemble. Congrats to nominated C+C performers: Zhenya Cerneacov Luke Garwood Tyler Gledhill Daniel Gomez Connor Mitton Andrew McCormack Philip McDermott Kaitlin...

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WATCH: Elvis & The Man in Black

Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash take on The Citadel! Hailed as ‘a masterpiece’ (Globe and Mail), James Kudelka’s The Man in Black is an unadorned celebration of American working-class grit and of the man whose gravelly voice embodied it so well, Johnny Cash. Kudelka...

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Elvis + Johnny: A Q&A with C+C dancer, Tyler Gledhill

1. How do you feel about performing in these two works that are so beloved by audiences?  This is a dream show for me. Having danced in the very first version of Looking for Elvis that Laurence created for another company in 2013, I feel very close to the...

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WATCH NOW: There she was

There she was [2018 TRAILER] from Jane Alison McKinney on Vimeo. ALONE TOGETHER Choreography by Jane-Alison McKinney and Naishi Wang April 11-14, 2018 at 8pm Presented by C+C through Bright Nights Get tickets here Alone Together is a double bill of two richly complex...

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Days in the lives of Jane-Alison McKinney and Naishi Wang

With just days before the premiere of Alone Together at The Citadel, Bright Nights choreographers Jane-Alison McKinney and Naishi Wang sat down with the Toronto Guardian. "There she was is a wildly physical piece about escape, chaos, and the complexities of humanity....

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Citadel Dance Program dancers hard at work

It was another great weekend of classes to finish the first term of the Citadel Dance Program! These young dancers have grown so much and we look forward to seeing them become even more confident in the second term as they work toward their May recital. We accept new...

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Larry’s Christmas Cabaret: THE party of 2017

Larry's Christmas Cabaret was THE party of the season. We had some very impressive contestants in the solo lip sync category and although we brought our A-game, Citadel + Compagnie was the only company who entered the dance company stand off. Stay tuned for next year...

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CDP’s Terry Gardiner in U of T News

Terry Gardiner, our former teacher for the Citadel Dance Program was featured in U of T News. We are so grateful for his time with us and so are the young dancers he inspired! WATCH IT HERE. Gardiner pivoted his career after graduating with a master’s degree in social...

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JUSQU’A VIMY in photos

Artistic Director Laurence Lemieux's Jusqu'a Vimy closes this week and we were lucky enough to have Jeremy Mimnagh (who also did the incredible production design) take photos.   All photos by Jeremy Mimnagh Tickets are still available: Jusqu’a Vimy, choreographed by...

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NOW Magazine calls JUSQU’A VIMY a “moving tribute”

As a final week of shows begins tonight, Laurence Lemieux's Jusqu'a Vimy has been receiving wonderful press. NOW Magazine calls Jusqu'à Vimy a "moving tribute": "Inspired by this year’s 100th anniversary of the battle, Citadel + Compagnie’s artistic director Laurence...

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Letters to Vimy

In addition to Wounded Woods, the augmented reality installation on the main floor of The Citadel, Artistic Director Laurence Lemieux also commissioned writer Lindsay Zier-Vogel to handwrite fictional letters in the voices of the eight Jusqu'a Vimy soldiers. Every...

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Jusqu’a Vimy in The Toronto Star

As Laurence and the dancers gear up for the avant-premiere at The Living Arts Centre this Friday, and the premiere at The Citadel next week, Michael Crabb from The Toronto Star wrote a wonderful preview of the work: "The hour-long piece reminds us that, win or lose,...

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JUSQU’A VIMY in Vimy, France

This spring, C+C dancers, under the artistic directorship of Laurence Lemieux headed to Vimy, France commemorate the 100th anniversary of The Battle of Vimy Ridge. The company performed an excerpt of Jusqu'a Vimy (that makes its full length premiere this month) at the...

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JUSQU’A VIMY in rehearsal

C+C's artistic director and choreographer, Laurence Lemieux is in rehearsal for this month's premiere of her newest work, Jusqu'a Vimy. It is a powerful work, featuring eight male dancers that pays tribute to The Battle of Vimy Ridge, during the First World War in...

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We’ve changed our name!

Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie is Now Citadel + Compagnie! Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie (CLC) is now Citadel + Compagnie (C+C) with the departure of Bill Coleman as Co-Artistic Director. Under the artistic leadership of Laurence Lemieux, Citadel + Compagnie is delighted...

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Our newly named Lindy Green Wing

Last year, we started The West Wing campaign and are proud to announce we have received a generous gift from our patron, Lindy Green, allowing us to restart and finish the renovation! In recognition of that gift, The West Wing will be called: The Lindy Green Wing. It...

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The creation of VIMY/2017

On April 9th 2017, Canadians will be remembering the battle of Vimy Ridge, which is considered one of Canada's most defining historical moments. Canada emerged out of this battle as a country no longer under the shadow of Britain, and through this success, revealed...

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Love, Sex & Brahms in the press

This week, Evelyn Hart took to CTV's Your Morning to open up about her long ballet career and her return to the stage after 12 years in retirement for Love, Sex & Brahms. WATCH it here! And that's not all! She did a wonderful interview on CBC Radio's Metro Morning,...

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A sneak peek at Love, Sex & Brahms

Compagnie dancers are hard at work in the studio prepping for the premiere of James Kudelka's Love, Sex & Brahms (March 16-19, 2017! Tickets here!) Check out the beautiful pictures by photographer Jeremy...

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