Map by Years

February 21 – 25, 2018 at The Theatre Centre
Wed - Sat 8pm | Sat and Sun 3pm

Peggy Baker Dance Projects presents Map by Years, featuring live performances by an accomplished company of outstanding Toronto dancers.  See celebrated Canadian dance artist Peggy Baker back on stage in the world premiere of a new Sarah Chase dance-story unmoored, joined on the program by three landmark Baker solos: Her Heart - danced by Jessica Runge; Krishna’s Mouth - danced alternately by Andrea Nann (Feb 21, 23, 24) and Natasha Bakht (Feb 22, 24 at 3pm, 25 at 3pm); Portal - danced alternately by Kate Holden (Feb 21, 23, 24) and Mairi Greig (Feb 22, 24 at 3pm, 25 at 3pm), with musicians Anne Bourne (cello) and Peter Longworth (piano). Experience the power and beauty of the art of dance!

Featuring the world premiere of:

unmoored - a new work created for Peggy by Sarah Chase
a companion piece to 2004's The Disappearance of Right and Left

alongside the reconstruction of three of Peggy's landmark solos:

Her Heart (1993) for dancer Jessica Runge with pianist Peter Longworth;

Krishna’s Mouth (2003) double cast for Natasha Bakht and Andrea Nann with cellist Anne Bourne; and

Portal (2008) double cast for Kate Holden and Mairi Greig, who dance in silence
Winner of the 2008/09 Dora Mavor Moore awards for Outstanding Performance and New Choreography

[Of Portal] “the economy and expressiveness of a fine etching…heroic, mysterious, sublime.” — Michael Crabb, Toronto Star


choreography: Peggy Baker

lighting design: Marc Parent

td/sm: Gabriel Cropley

sound design: Debashis Sinha

costume design & wardrobe: Robyn Macdonald

costume design: Caroline O'Brien

cellist: Anne Bourne

pianist: Peter Longworth


Peggy Baker

Natasha Bakht

Mairi Greig

Kate Holden

Andrea Nann

Jessica Runge

Accessibility at Map by Years
ASL interpreted pre-show chat and performance: Thurs Feb 22 at 8pm and Sat Feb 24 at 3pm.
All performances are equipped with a select number of Tactile Audio Display (TAD) chairs for Deaf or hard-of-hearing patrons, equipped with an 8-channel system to experience the vibrations of the sound through the specialized seat cushions. You can book these directly through the box office.

pay-what-you-can matinee Sat Feb 24 at 3pm. (cash at the door only; box office opens 2 hours before this performance)
Pre-show artist chat in the lobby 30 minutes prior to every performance.

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