NEWS

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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Evelyn Hart on CBC Television’s Our Toronto

The elegant, stately Evelyn Hart spoke about James Kudelka's newest work, Love, Sex & Brahms, premiering at The Betty Oliphant March 16-19, 2017. (More info here!) "It's really beautiful and full and rich," she tells CBC TV's Marivel Taruc about the work. Watch the...

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Inside Blue Valentine

Blue Valentine is coming to The Citadel THIS WEEK and it's made the Toronto Star's Top Tickets! Get your tickets now! More about the creative process from performers, Andrew Hartley and Emma Kerson: The creative process for this evening began three years ago with a...

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News: Ontario150 Community Celebration Grant

We are so thrilled to be the recipients of an Ontario150 Community Celebration Program grant from the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport! More details to come, but we've got some amazing programming on its...

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WATCH: A sneak peek of Blue Valentine

Who needs long stemmed roses and boxes of chocolates when you can journey into the heart of loneliness the day after Valentine's Day with Andrew Hartley and Emma Kerson! Blue Valentine is an intimate double bill performed by featuring new works by Simon Renaud and...

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The West Wing: The Holiday Episode

Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie's co-artistic director Laurence Lemieux takes us inside The West Wing mid-renovation...and finds Erin getting ready for the holidays! WATCH NOW: The West Wing: The Holiday Episode We've raised $34,500 so far and are so grateful for all of...

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