Toronto Dance Theatre

 

 

The third ten years

 

1988 - 1997

In TDT’s third decade, David Earle became Artistic Director. This was an extraordinarily productive time for the company, with four choreographers creating memorable new works. Highlights of Earle’s leadership include the company’s sold-out debut season at the Joyce Theatre in New York City and tours to the Seoul Olympics, to Warsaw and to Berlin. In 1994, Resident Choreographer Christopher House began his tenure as Artistic Director, leading the company in new directions with such initiatives as the choreographic showcase Four at the Winch, innovative audience cultivation and youth programs, and on tours across the USA and Germany

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The Company: 1990

Rosemary James, Laurence Lemieux, Miriane Braaf, Graham McKelvie, Michael Sean Marye, Christopher House, Coralee McLaren, Suzette Sherman, Crispin Redhead, Kate Alton, Karen Duplisea, Bill Coleman

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1988

Coralee McLaren and Michael Sean Marye in Artemis Madrigals
Choreography by Christopher House
Costume design by Denis Joffre
Photography by Cylla von Tiedemann


1988

Ron Ladd and Karen Duplisea in Artemis Madrigals
Choreography by Christopher House
Costume design by Denis Joffre
Photography by Cylla von Tiedemann


1989

Patricia Beatty and Miriane Braaf rehearsing Gaia
Choreography by Patricia Beatty
Photography by Cylla von Tiedemann


1989

Kate Alton in Gaia
Choreography by Patricia Beatty
Costume design by Denis Joffre
Photography by Cylla von Tiedemann


1989

Graham McKelvie and Suzette Sherman in Island
Choreography by Christopher House
Costume design by Denis Joffre
Photography by Cylla von Tiedemann


1990

Graham McKelvie, Crispin Redhead and Michael Sean Marye in Fjeld
Choreography by Christopher House
Costume design by Denis Joffre
Photography by Cylla von Tiedemann


1991

Michael Sean Marye and Miriane Braaf in Fifteen Heterosexual Duets
Choreography by James Kudelka
Costume design by Denis Joffre
Photography by Cylla von Tiedemann


1991

David Othan, Michael Trent, Suzette Sherman, Ken Pierson, Peter Randazzo, Bill Coleman, Susanna Hood, Michael Sean Marye, Patricia Beatty, David Earle, Bertram Ross, Christopher House, Jane Welsh, John Karastamatis, Coralee McLaren, Rosemary James, Monica Burr, David Pressault, Miriane Braaf, Graham McKelvie, Laurence Lemieux, Denis Joffre and Jeff Morris on opening night at Joyce Theatre, NYC


1991

Coralee McLaren, Michael Sean Marye and Bill Coleman in Noli Me Tangere
Choreography by Christopher House
Costume design by Denis Joffre
Photography by Cylla von Tiedemann


1992

Kate Alton, David Pressault, Pascal Desrosiers and Bill Coleman in Diving for the Moon
Choreography by David Earle
Costume design by Denis Joffre
Photography by Cylla von Tiedemann


1992

Christopher House, Graham McKelvie, Michael Sean Marye and Bill Coleman in Early Departures
Choreography by Christopher House
Costume design by Denis Joffre
Photography by Cylla von Tiedemann


1992

Susanna Hood, Miriane Braaf, Graham McKelvie, Michael Sean Marye, Kate Alton and Laurence Lemieux in Craig Dhu
Choreography by Bill Coleman
Costume design by Denis Joffre
Photography by Cylla von Tiedemann


1993

Laurence Lemieux in Four Towers
Choreography by Christopher House
Costume design by Denis Joffre
Photography by Cylla von Tiedemann


1993

Christopher House and Graham McKelvie in Encarnado
Choreography by Christopher House
Costume design by Denis Joffre
Photography by Cylla von Tiedemann


1994

Coralee McLaren, Graham McKelvie, Michael Trent and Kate Alton in Colder Ink
Choreography by Christopher House
Costume design by Denis Joffre
Photography by Cylla von Tiedemann


1995

Ron Stewart and Suzette Sherman in Columbus
Choreography by Christopher House
Costume design by Denis Joffre
Photography by Cylla von Tiedemann


1995

Coralee McLaren and Michael Trent in Book of Hours
Choreography by Christopher House
Costume design by Jane Townsend
Photography by Cylla von Tiedemann


1995

Marie-Josée Chartier, Bill Coleman, Mitch Kirsch and Michael Trent, the inaugural Four at the Winch
Photography by Cylla von Tiedemann

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1996

Suzette Sherman, Graham McKelvie, Ron Stewart, David Earle, Michael Sean Marye, Grace Miyagawa and Sasha Ivanochko in Maelstrom curtain call
Choreography by David Earle
Costume design by Lori Trez Endes
Photography by Bill Harris


1996

Sasha Ivanochko, Marie-Josée Dubois, Pascal Desrosiers, Ron Stewart, Graham McKelvie, Kirsten Andersen, Megan Hayes, Naoko Murakoshi, Stephen Beckon, Coralee McLaren and Michael Trent in Pingo Slink
Choreography by Christopher House
Costume design by Jane Townsend
Photography by Cylla von Tiedemann


1997

Laura West and Darren Bonin in Pierce
Choreography by Peter Chin
Costume design by Peter Chin
Photography by Cylla von Tiedemann

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1997

Bill Coleman, James Robertson, Marie-Josée Dubois, Sonya Stefan, Ron Stewart, Sasha Ivanochko and Kirsten Andersen in Namaskar
Choreography by Chandralekha
Costume design by Lori Trez Endes
Photography by Cylla von Tiedemann

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1997

Bill Coleman, Graham McKelvie and Coralee McLaren in Hiver Dernier
Choreography by Laurence Lemieux
Costume design by Lori Trez Endes
Photography by Cylla von Tiedemann

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