Fall for Dance North (FFDN) announces a dynamic lineup of performances taking place over three nights at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts from October 4 to 6, 2017. Celebrating Canadian dancers and choreographers in Canada’s 150th year, FFDN, co-presented by the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, once again features 10 internationally acclaimed dance companies from Canada and around the world. Each night will offer a unique program with highlights that include world premiere festival commissions from Robert Binet of the National Ballet of Canada, seven-time world champion Irish dancer Michaela Hinds, and the ambitious world-record breaking 72-Person Ball Passing community dance project cast from auditions throughout Toronto.

Helmed by acclaimed Artistic Director, Ilter Ibrahimof, 2017 FFDN will also feature performances by Mix Mix Dance Collective (Canada), BJM – Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal (Canada), Zata Omm Dance Projects (Canada), Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie (Canada), Dong Mei Dance (Canada) and international companies Gauthier Dance from Stuttgart, led and founded by Canadian Eric Gauthier, and Guangzhou Ballet from China bringing a new work by Canadian choreographer Peter Quanz. FFDN also offers free workshops by all participating companies and key Artist Talks.

Tickets for the festival, which attracted nearly 18,000 attendees in the first two years, will go on sale Wednesday, June 21 at 10am priced at only $15/any seat.  To purchase online go to:  www.sonycentre.ca