Open Fortress is a collective of dancers organized by Allie Blumas, Anna Mayberry, Lee Gelbloom and Jolyane Langlois.  Open Fortress aims to support its members by encouraging collaboration and sharing space, as well as creating and showing physical performance in non-traditional “Dance World” settings. Since inception in 2015, Open Fortress has taken form within various festivals and venues including:

Flowchart (Dancemakers, Toronto, 2017)

Rhubarb Festival (Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, Toronto, 2017)

24-HOUR DRONE: EXPERIMENTS IN SOUND AND MUSIC (Basilica Hudson, Hudson NY, 2016)

Ceramic TL Tour (Drake Underground, Toronto / Bar le Ritz, Montreal, 2016)

PS: We Are All Here (Geary Lane, Toronto, 2016)

Camp Wavelength (Artscape Gibraltar, Toronto, 2015, 2016)

In the Soil Festival (St. Catherines, ON, 2016)

Last Thursdays (Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, 2016)

Long Winter (Great Hall, Toronto, 2015)

Test Drive (Dancemakers, Toronto, 2015)

Cultura Festival (Mel Lastman Square, Toronto,