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:

Strangewaves Thick Thursdays. (Sous Bas, Hamilton,2018)

Sonic Art Series. (HAVN, Hamilton, 2018)

Support for Multiform(s) by Amanda Acorn. (The Music Gallery. Toronto, 2018)

Long Winter (Workman Arts. Toronto, 2018)

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)

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

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

Long Winter (Great Hall, Toronto, 2015)

Test Drive (Dancemakers, Toronto, 2015)