to be Canada’s leading presenter of current development in dance/related arts.
to attract and inform a dedicated audience for a diversity of dance projects.
to advance the professional careers of choreographers, dancers and other performing artists.
to encourage creativity and innovation within the Canadian cultural context.
to curate, produce, promote and document challenging, entertaining and thought-provoking programs.
to ensure long term financial and organizational viability for the organization.
Operating as DanceWorks, we are Toronto's leading presenter of Canada's independent dance artists and its longest running contemporary dance series. For 35 years, DanceWorks has presented inspired work by gifted creators. An exciting, innovative and nationally acclaimed platform, we believe that dance illuminates, engages and transforms all who participate.