her body as words – Cancelled

UPDATE: The Theatre Centre has made the difficult decision to close our building to the public as of Monday, March 16, 2020 until Sunday, April 5, 2020, inclusive. We have chosen this period in line with recent recommendations announced by Toronto Public Health. For the full update click here.

The upcoming production of Peggy Baker Dance Projects’ her body as words has been cancelled

The box office will be contacting all ticket holders for her body as words with the following options:
- To convert your ticket into a donation to Peggy Baker Dance Projects. Your support can make a big impact on the company and we ask that you consider donating the value of your ticket(s) for a charitable donation receipt.
- To receive a full refund.

During this time, we ask for your patience as we reach out to ticket buyers to process donations and returns. Any ticketing inquiries should be made via email to General inquiries should be directed to

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- Toronto Public Health
- Government of Canada
- World Health Organization

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Produced by Peggy Baker Dance Projects

The Theatre Centre, 1115 Queen St. West
March 19–29, 2020

Tickets: Arts Worker/Student $24 | Regular $32
Service charges may apply
Book 416-538-0988 | PURCHASE ONLINE
Each performance will have 4 TAD (Tactile Audio Display) chairs available.

The incomparable Peggy Baker’s latest creation, her body as words, is an exploration and explosion of female motive, mystique, and physicality, arising as a response to a radical new translation of Simone de Beauvoir’s landmark work, The Second Sex. Outstanding dancers Sze-Yang Ade-Lam, Nicole Rose Bond, Aria Evans, Kate Holden, and Margarita Soria will bring the strange, unsettling and dangerous world of her body as words to life, with a commissioned score from Toronto-based innovators Anne Bourne (cello and voice) and Fides Krucker (voice).

“Her choreographic adventures have been risk-taking, imaginative and
intellectually rigorous… She is an exemplar of artistic integrity and the pursuit of truth through art.”
—Michael Crabb, Dance Critic – The Toronto Star

Choreographer: Peggy Baker
Composers: Anne Bourne, Fides Krucker
Additional Sound Design: Debashis Sinha
Lighting Design: Gabriel Cropley
Stage Manager: AJ Morra
Costume Consultant: Robyn Macdonald
Dancers: Sze-Yang Ade-Lam, Nicole Rose Bond, Aria Evans, Kate Holden, and Margarita Soria

Performance Dates
Approximate running time: 60 minutes
Thursday, March 19 – 8:00pm Preview
Friday, March 20 – 8:00pm Opening
Saturday, March 21 – 8:00pm ASL interpreted performance
Sunday, March 22 – 4:00pm PWYC
Tuesday, March 24 – 8:00pm PWYC; Relaxed Performance*
Wednesday, March 25 – 8:00pm ASL interpreted performance
Thursday, March 26 – 8:00pm
Friday, March 27 – 8:00pm
Saturday, March 28 – 8:00pm
Sunday, March 29 – 4:00pm

*Relaxed Performances are designed to welcome audience members who will benefit from a more relaxed environment, including (but not limited to) patrons with sensory processing conditions, Autism, a learning or intellectual disability, or parents with babes in arms. There is a more casual approach to noise and movement within the theatre space. There is also the ability to come and go from the space as needed. If you have any questions about the Relaxed Performance or to book tickets please call the box office at 416-538-0988.