The 5 Elements Venom of Love Venom of Love Feng Feng Bitter Tea Bitter Tea Chinese Classical and Indigenous Chinese Classical and Indigenous 1994 – 2014

The 5 Elements

Choreography inspired by Metal, Wood, Water, Fire and Earth.
Photo credits: Janna Cheng-Brown, Tam Kam Chiu

Venom of Love

Legend of the White Snake re-imagined.
Photo credit: Jonathan Wong

Venom of Love

Legend of the White Snake re-imagined.
Photo credit: Jonathan Wong

Feng

Various stages of wind and its perceived meaning of life.
Photo credit: Victor Tan

Feng

Various stages of wind and its perceived meaning of life.
Photo credit: Victor Tan

Bitter Tea

The story of China’s most famous silent film actress Ruan Ling-Yu.
Photo Credit: Jonathan Wong

Bitter Tea

The story of China’s most famous silent film actress Ruan Ling-Yu.
Photo Credit: Jonathan Wong

Chinese Classical and Indigenous

Photo Credit: Victor Tan

Chinese Classical and Indigenous

Photo Credit: Victor Tan

1994 – 2014

Celebrating 20 years of Chinese arts and art education.

Welcome to Little Pear Garden Dance Company.

 We are a Toronto based dance company with diverse repertoires in traditional and contemporary Chinese dance. We do annual performances, education tours and commercial engagements. We work with acclaimed choreographers, accomplished artists, and virtuous professional dancers. We are supported by Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council and the Toronto Arts Council. Please feel free to explore and discover our beautiful aesthetic of Chinese culture inspired art forms.

Traditional Art

Traditionally in China, the term "theatre" does not refer only to spoken drama, but has always included other arts such as song, dance, pantomime, and martial arts. Click here to read more about this subject ...

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Contemporary Art

Little Pear Garden Collective has very diversified roots in cultural and ethnic dances. The appreciation and knowledge of these different dance styles integrate with contemporary techniques and give birth to the creation of LPGC style contemporary dance art. Click here to read more about this subject...

Dance Education

We collaborate with district school boards, community organizers and presenters on education workshops and tours. We have resident teachers with education degree specialized in children to young adult training. We host master classes and intensive programs with accomplished artists from local and abroad. Click here to read more about this subject...

Art Collaboration

We collaborate with artists across all disciplines of art forms to create new and exciting performances. We work with dancers of all ethnicity and cultural backgrounds to continuously look for inventive and creative dance expressions. Click here to read more about this subject...

14th May 2014

VOL Chinese Media Mentions

Venom of Love is mentioned in the following Chinese Media as 毒愛 贴心姐妹网 搜讯88网

11th May 2014

Venom of Love – TODAY!

Venom of Love, 8pm, May 15 – 17, Fleck Dance Theatre, Harbourfront, part of NextSteps series. Purchase Show Ticket Online Harbourfront Online Box Office AND Join “Little Pear, Big Dream”...

10th May 2014

BC blog – 5/10, 2014

Location: Smithers Weather: Sunny, 7°C – 19°C

08th May 2014

BC Tour – 5/06, 2014

Location: Vanderhoof Weather: Partly cloudy, 4°C – 21°C

08th May 2014

5/7, 2014 Flato Markham Media Event

Today we attended Flato Markham Theatre’s media event for the Diamond Entertainment Series. LPGC is part of the upcoming season and will be performing “Bitter Tea” on Friday March 13th,...

06th May 2014

5/12, 2014 Heart & Stroke Media Event

The organizer of the Sing for Your Heart Gala event, Heart & Stroke Chinese Chapter, held a media event at Hilton Markham Suite today. Our dancers were invited to showcase...

04th May 2014

BC Blog – 5/04, 2014

Location: Kamloops – Fort St John Weather Kamloops: Mostly cloudy, 3°C – 9°C Weather Fort St. John: Scattered clouds, 0°C – 10°C A look back of the week at Kamloops,...

04th May 2014

VOL sneak peek – White Snake

Makeup Artist/Costume Designer: Marissa Clemence. Dancer: Claire Wang. Photo by: Victor Tan Venom of Love, 8pm, May 15 – 17, Fleck Dance Theatre, Harbourfront, part of NextSteps series. Purchase Show...

04th May 2014

2014 Sing for Your Heart Gala, 5/24

Little Pear Garden Collective will be performing at the annual Sing for Your Heart Gala on May 24th. This year, the theme of the gala is about the diverse province...

02nd May 2014

VOL sneak peek – Green Snake

Makeup Artist/Costume Designer: Marissa Clemence. Dancer: Megumi Kokuba. Photo by: Victor Tan Venom of Love, 8pm, May 15 – 17, Fleck Dance Theatre, Harbourfront, part of NextSteps series. Purchase Show...

30th Apr 2014

BC Blog – 4/30, 2014

Location: Kamloop Weather: Partly cloudy, 22°C When we walked into the theatre on the first day, we saw a card and a welcome basket of fruits and bottle water from...

30th Apr 2014

Bitter Tea Sneak Peek 5/12

Join us on Monday May 12th at Markham Flato Theatre for their Diamond Entertainment performing season kickoff. Reserve your complementary tickets today and get a sneak peek of some of...