Hoop dancing is an Indigenous North American storytelling dance that incorporates the use of numerous hoops. It is usually performed as a solo dance and features quick, dynamic movements. Hoop dancing has a great deal of symbolism. Dancers usually begin with one hoop, which symbolizes the circle of life, and add additional hoops as the dance progress to represent new elements of the story, such as seasons, wind, animals, and other beings. The hoops are made of reeds or wood, and often feature have four marks that symbolize the four seasons.
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Kawa:wi Dance Theater
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Kawa:wi Dance Theater15 Case Goods LaneToronto, ON M5A 3C4
Fort York Historic Site250 Fort York Blvd.Toronto, ON M5V 3K9
Harbourfront Centre235 Queens QuayToronto, ON M5J 2G8
Toronto Centre for the Arts5040 Yonge StNorth York, ON M2N 6R8
Mississauga Living Arts Centre4141 Living Arts DrMississauga, ON L5B 4B8
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