International Visiting Artists: Cameroon
October 27, 2018St-Louis-de-Gonzague Elementary School, 162 Mackenzie Street, Sudbury9:00 pm

Presented in partnership with AXENÉ07 & RIAP, FADO presents the International Visiting Artists series with three artists from Yaoundé, Cameroon.

Performance by John Court
October 27, 2018St-Louis-de-Gonzague Elementary School, 162 Mackenzie Street, Sudbury5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

John Court’s work often refers to his own days at school, counting (or trying to), reading and drawing. In this site-specific action in the decommissioned St-Louis-de-Gonzague Elementary School, Court utilized wooden stair handrails in this durational performance action.

Intimate Karaoke, Live at Uterine Concert Hall by Dayna McLeod
August 15, 20188:30pm, 9:00pm, 9:30pm, 10:00pm The Theatre Centre, 1115 Queen Street West, Toronto

“Great acoustics, but shitty seating.”
“Honestly, WHY? Just WHY?”
“The faint sounds of ovarian partying.”

Stay as long as you want!
Sing your favourite karaoke song for Dayna McLeod’s uterus!
Live at Uterine Concert Hall!

Weather to Store by Kristina Guison
May–October 2018various venues, Toronto

Where do you store grandma’s fine china in a tiny rented apartment? Does your sculpture have more value sitting on a plinth in gallery, or on a shelf in storage?

GOOD BUY! by Tanya Mars
May 3–5, 2018The Commons @ 401 Richmond Street West, Toronto

Toronto’s hottest performance art pop-up shop is GOOD BUY! Get a piece of Mars!

Eyeblink: Fires with Myung-Sun Kim & Julieta Maria
March 15, 2018Gardiner Museum, 111 Queen’s Park, Toronto8:00 pm

In this edition of the monthly series Eyeblink, presenting artists, Myung-Sun Kim (performance) and Julieta Maria (video) present works that will explore the intertwined lineages of trauma and survival.

What Tammy Needs To Know About Getting Old And Having Sex by Lois Weaver
February 17, 2018Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander Street, Toronto10:00 pm

What Tammy Needs to Know About Getting Old and Having Sex, created and performed by Lois Weaver, looks at intimacy, relationships, desire, and sex in people over 50.

x for staying here with us now by Sherri Hay
February 16 & 24, 2018The Commons @ 401 Richmond Street West, Toronto

Two evenings, two different non-human performers performing a score. The performance will move slowly, lasting perhaps 45 minutes. The exact time of the performance will be determined by the performer, in the moment.

LOST in TRANS by Dickie Beau
February 8–10, 2018The Theatre Centre, 1115 Queen Street West, Toronto8:00 pm

Continuing his shtick of using playback, in which he ‘channels’ voices he sees as being misplaced, misrepresented or misunderstood, Dickie breathes new life into found sound, ‘re-writing’ audio artefacts and playing them back through his body to become a live performing archive of the missing.

Performance Club 2: Valley of the Dolls by Keith Cole
Jan 30, Feb 6, 13 & 20, 2018Super-8 Downtown Hotel, 222 Spadina Avenue, Toronto7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

You’re got to climb to the top of Mount Everest to see the Valley of the Dolls, and you’re invited to take this journey with Toronto’s very own performance provocateur Keith Cole in Performance Club 2.

Performance Yellow

This fragrance opens us to the question, has the show started? It's winter, the theatre is colder than the street and the room is filled with people and all their winter smells: wet faux leather, down, too much shampoo, and beer breath. The atmosphere is a trickster. Am I late, am I early?

Top Notes

yellow mandarin, mimosa

Middle Notes

honey, chamomile, salt

Base Notes

narcissus, guaiac wood, piss, beer