Founded in 2000 and led by Artistic Director Laurence Lemieux, Compagnie de la Citadelle is the professional dance company within Citadel + Compagnie, one of Toronto’s most exciting homes for performance, artistic development and community engagement.
Compagnie de la Citadelle is known for its creative processes and intimate performances of classic works and new creations. Through remount initiatives, like Jean-Pierre Perrault’s Nuit, the company also dedicates itself to the preservation of important Canadian dance work, making available iconic repertoire to a new generation of dancers.
The Compagnie has produced an extensive body of work since its foundation in 2000, including Interiors, Les Paradis Perdus, and Looking for Elvis, created by artistic director Laurence Lemieux, and From the House of Mirth, Love Sex & Brahms and Four Old Legs by James Kudelka.
The Compagnie’s recent work Julie et l’univers was nominated for 3 Dora Mavor Moore Awards in 2023.