Mental Health Awareness

Let The Elephants Dance was created to help raise awareness of mental health issues, such as depression, anxiety and more. We have been proudly partnered with The Canadian Mental Health Association in Toronto and Kids Help Phone since 2016. The event has grown in four short years, from a small, intimate theatre showcase and has now become an annual event.

Let The Elephants Dance is a safe place for artists to showcase their work, their stories, their heartbreak and most importantly: the battles they have won, to give hope to those still suffering. Our goal is to present the issues and triumphs over said issues through performance, without stigma. There is only encouragement, love and support at our events for all.
 

It is understood by us at Let the Elephants Dance, that everyone’s battles with mental health is both personal and yet a universal struggle. Our goal is that this event can demonstrate hope for the daily battle for those who struggle with their mental health, all while raising the needed funds for the above charities, so they can continue their essential services.

 

From our guest orators, to singers, poets, and dancers – we all come together to share a message of hope and understanding.

To this date we have successfully Donated over $26, 500.00 to mental health initiatives in Toronto ON.

Past Events

  • Let The Elephants Dance - The Premiere, Dancemakers
    03/04/2016

  • Let The Elephants Dance - Dancemakers
    10/22/2016

  • CMHA AGM 17 - Aga Kahn Museum
    10/24/2017

  • Let The Elephants Dance - Annual Fundraising Gala, The Glenn Gould Studio
    11/11/2017

  • DONATE & DANCE - An open dance and yoga workshop during mental health week, to bring to openness and awareness to our community.
    05/12/2018

  • TUNE IN to Turn Out Radio - Producer Michelle Crossman was interviewed.
    08/15/2018

  • Let The Elephants Dance - Annual Fundraising Gala, The Glenn Gould Studio
    11/03/2018

  • CMHA AGM 18 - Aga Kahn Museum
    11/05/2018

  • #Let'sDance on Bell Let's Talk Day - A Storytelling Contemporary class, taught by producer Michelle Crossman
    01/31/2019

  • TUNE IN to Turn Out Radio - Producer Michelle Crossman was interviewed.
    10/16/2019

  • Let The Elephants Dance Annual Fundraising Gala, The Glenn Gould Studio
    10/19/2019

  • Donate-What-You-Can Charity Dance Class, Storytelling Contemporary at The Underground Dance Center taught by Michelle Crossman
    01/29/2020

HOLR Magazine Review:

We had the pleasure of HOLR Magazine
coming out to the show.
Click the photo above to read the full review online!

Behind the scenes:
Rehearsal footage before our 2018
 Gala. 
"Rise up" has been a big part of the Gala since 2016, becoming a staple number for this event.
Behind the scenes:
Rehearsal footage before our 2017 Gala. 
Click and watch to take a quick look into the process!
November 3rd 2018 - Highlights Video
Location: Glenn Gould Studio
 
November 11th 2017 - Highlights Video
Location: Glenn Gould Studio
 

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