Awe-inspiring dance, extraordinary theatre, hilarious comedy and globally-celebrated music highlight this year’s festival with world-class performances and workshops by international, Canadian and local artists.
The 2018 Festival presents some of the most sought-after contemporary choreographers in the world including Ezralow Dance (USA), Roy Assaf Dance (Israel), MM Contemporary Dance (Italy), an exciting Dance Double-Bill in an International Cultural Exchange featuring Machol Shalem Dance House (israel) and Derida Company (Bulgaria) and the World Premiere of Salomé: Woman of Valor, a multi-disciplinary show created by Frank London (The Klezmatics) and Adeena Karasick.
The rich global landscape of music presented this year showcases some of the world’s most exciting musical performers including Idan Raichel (Israel), Mexico's Troker, Perla Batalla in House of Cohen, Uri Gurvich Quartet (Israel/USA), Beyond the Pale (Canada) and a co-bill with Jake Klar (USA) and Barbara Adler (Canada),
Chutzpah! presents two of Canada’s most revered comedic artists Mary Walsh & Jonathan Goldstein & New Zealand's Deb Filler and the 2018 Theatre highlight is Michael Rubenfeld's We Keep Coming Back (Poland/Canada).
There’s so much to experience at Chutzpah! 2018, and we invite everyone to immerse themselves in the depth and breadth of the amazing performances in store.