Sunday, November 30, 2014


Ismailova Theatre of Dance company is looking for male and female dancers or actors who can dance for upcoming shows including a new full-length dance/physical theatre production to be presented on May 2nd at 8 pm and May 3rd at 3 pm and 8 pm at Pia Bouman Studio Theatre in 2015.

Audition date: Wednesday, January 7th, 6 pm.
If accepted, rehearsals will start immediately.

Dancers and actors must be committed, have professional attitude and be available to rehearse 2 times a week (Sunday evening and Monday or Wednesday evening).
Any dance background is welcome, but must be willing to perform different dance styles including contemporary, contact improv, jazz, ballroom, traditional folk.

Ismailova Theatre of Dance was founded in April 2009. It brings theatre and dance together to express sincere feelings, tell real stories and show touching characters through original choreography. The work of dance theatre is narrative and focused on filling dance with meaning.
Ismailova Theatre of Dance regularly performs on various stages of Toronto and Ontario including its sold out full length physical theatre productions Blue Lantern (2014), Wings (2012), Toyland (2011), My Last Teacher (2010) and Behind the Door (2011).

All auditionees should visit company's blog to watch videos of it's past work and read the information about it's philosophy and mandate:

Email us at with your contact information (cell number), artistic resume and a short artistic bio. We will send you the location details.

There is a separate call to dancers and actors who can dance under age of 18. Please email with the subject JUNIOUR AUDITIONS.

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Come on out and support independent daring theatre!


May 10th - 8 pm
May 11th - 3 pm and 8 pm

6 Noble St, Pia Bouman School, Scotiabank Studio Theatre.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

The Song

Song Reggae is one of the soundtracks of the Blue Lantern production. 
Lyrics by Merey Ismailova; written and orchestrated by Maria Ismailova.

Monday, May 5, 2014

Jackie Rowland

Meet Jackie Rowland. She plays a misterious guest of the 7 Lula Lane Apartments. Find out what she is up to on May 10th-11th!


Whitney Hewitt

Meet the cast of Blue Lantern! Dancer and assistant rehearsal director Whitney Hewitt.

Jessika Tomasone

Meet the cast of Blue Lantern!
Jessika Tomasone.

Alison Chong

Flawless Alison Chong! Meet the cast of the Blue Lantern physical theatre play.
For tickets click here.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Sweet Brittany Turner. Meet the cast!

Brittany plays a doll! Find out more on May 10th-11th when Blue Lantern opens at Scotiabank Studio Theatre at the Pia Bouman School.

Get your $18 advanced tickets today!

Monday, April 14, 2014

Meet cast and crew of the BLUE LANTERN! Sophia Gudino

Sophia Gudino

Get to know the cast of the Ismailova Theatre of Dance. Sophia Gudino gives us an insider look to character.

For tickets click here!

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Blue Lantern

Ismailova Theatre of Dance returns with a new physical theatre production Blue Lantern.

Watch TRAILER here! For tickets keep scrolling down.

Imagine an awkward person in a funny hat, who has been without a home for years, suddenly inhabits your hallway. This is what happened to the residents of 7 Lula lane. Their lives had never been the same since.

Unique blend of theatre and dance, a signature style of the Ismailova Theatre of Dance, illuminates an unexpected and heartwarming landscape. A small light of a tiny lantern is sometimes all you need to make a dream come true.

Ismailova Theatre of Dance has been producing sold out shows since 2010.
Come support the new blood in the Toronto theatre scene!

May 10th - 8 pm
May 11th - 3pm & 8 pm

Pia Bouman School, Scotiabank Studio Theatre, 6 Noble St

$18 in advance / $23 at the door
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Supported by Artreach Toronto, Toronto Arts Council and Russian Student Association.