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D’LYFE Dance Company is a registered Not-for-profit Corporation operating in the Scarborough area of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. D’LYFE stands for Dance, Let Your Feet Explore. Founded in 2014, this new dance company and program explores fundamental Caribbean movements while highlighting the dance styles that now emerge through cross-cultural influences. D’LYFE performers range from 3 to 16 years of age and have been officially dancing together for just under two years. Despite the company’s infancy, the group has performed at a number of major events and festival’s across the GTA, including Harbourfront Centre’s Island Soul Festival, the Scotiabank Junior Caribbean Carnival launch, the annual Jerk Festival, and St. Michael’s Hospital Community Clinic launch, to name a few.
The company performs a selection of dance styles but their specialty is contemporary and Caribbean folk. Whether they are performing as a group, solo, or back-up artists, D’LYFE dancers have become known for delivering vibrant, high-energy, entertaining performances. Performing traditional styles with an abundance of personality, the young dancers actively enjoy preserving their culture on stage. Led by the founding Directors, Akua Delfish and Onika Powell, D’LYFE strives to nurture pride and develop leadership around Caribbean culture and history.
Extended Performance List
Councillor Raymond Cho Community Picnic
Extendicare Rouge Valley Long Term Care Centre
Carnival Island @ Olympic Island
Harbourfront Centre’s Island Soul Festival
Junior Carnival Post-Parade Showcase
Scotiabank Junior Caribbean Carnival Media Launch
Calypso Extravaganza Show
St. Michael’s Hospital Community Clinic launch
Warden Woods Community Centre “Scarborough’s Got Talent”
Caribbean Junior Folklore Dance Competition
DCPC Youth & Children’s Caribbean Dance Showcase