A Middle Eastern love story of taboo and tradition An empowering and inspiring tale that tantalizes the senses
Follow Your Heart is a Broadway style Middle Eastern show with a cast of more than 45 with dances of different genres, acting, haunting music both live and recorded, a story teller, pre-recorded videos to give the back drop of the story, set décor, special effects and beautiful imagery to transport the audience on a wondrous journey into the depths of human spirit.
Follow Your Heart is a unique showcase of artists and multicultural professionals to have presence on one stage through freedom of expression. It is an example of how we as humans can come together through diversity and thrive in it; creating something better for our world as a result. It also showcases the elements that have made Toronto one of the most multicultural and flourishing communities in the world.
Follow Your Heart will provide a different experience that is inspiring. It is commonly perceived that Middle Eastern dance is just belly dance. There are many cultural and spiritual dances in the Middle East therefore when these dances are fused together and in addition fused with dances such as contemporary, jazz and hip hop it gives a totally different feeling to the audience. This way the culture is revealed as is.
Follow Your Heart premiered on September 22 – 25 2016.