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Darryl Tracy is a Toronto-based independent dance artist (choreographer, interpreter, teacher, and producer). He is a senior faculty member at The School of Toronto Dance Theatre, and as a dancer has created roles by many of Canada’s leading choreographers. He and Heidi Strauss were co-artistic directors of Four Chambers dance projects from 1999-2006, commissioning duets from choreographers including Conrad Alexandrowicz, Marie-Josée Chartier, Sarah Chase, Yvonne Coutts, Lesandra Dodson, Sylvain Émard, and Julia Sasso; their duet created by Italian-based company Deja Donne garnered them a nomination in performance for the prestigious Dora Mavor Moore Award. In 2004, Tracy was nominated top dancer in Toronto by NOW magazine, and he was nominated for the K.M. Hunter Award in 2013.

Tracy was part of the company Sylvain Émard Danse in Montreal for over four years, dancing and touring in Émard’s Temps de chien. He has created over 32 of his own works through commissions and self-produced events. Most recently, he has choreographed for École de danse contemporaine de Montréal, George Brown College, L’Espace du Mouvement (Montreal), Park Avenue Dance Company (Rochester, NY), and The School of Toronto Dance Theatre.

In September 2010, he created and self-produced Inherencies and other Disorders to sold-out audiences in Toronto. Additionally Tracy produced vital signs, a show in which he and Strauss reunited in September of 2013, with two remounts (Coutts and Émard) and two new works by Ginette Laurin and Strauss.

Tracy sits on the Board of adelheid dance projects, and he works part-time as a neuro-based rehabilitation physiotherapist.