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Shannon Litzenberger

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Shannon Litzenberger is a Toronto-based dancer, choreographer, writer, director and arts advocate. Currently an Innovation Fellow at the Metcalf Foundation, she is exploring the changing relationship between arts policy and practice. As an independent dance artist, she recently presented her new dance production ‘HOMEbody - lessons in prairie living…’ to critical acclaim. She is the recipient of the 2012 Jack McAllister Award for Accomplishment in Dance from Ryerson University.

Shannon Litzenberger's Work

Dance and Cultural Policy in Canada

Canada Council celebrates 50 years By Shannon Litzenberger

For fifty years, the Canada Council for the Arts has supported dance activity in Canada. Trading moments in the history of Canadian dance alongside the development of key cultural policies reveals interconnections between the two. Now, with the Council chaired and directed by dance professionals, it is an opportune moment for dance in Canada.

Vantage Point

By Shannon Litzenberger

Looking Ahead: New funding initiatives proposed to the Canada Council

Vantage Point

By Shannon Litzenberger

Dance and media relations

The Canadian Cultural Experience Includes Dance

The Toronto dance community speaks up By Shannon Litzenberger

In a July 21st article, the Toronto Star highlighted a “comprehensive list of things to watch, see and listen to that make us truly Canadian”. Dance was not included. A flurry of emails from members of the Toronto dance community created a stir and subsequent conversation with editors at the newspaper may have promising results.

Vantage Point

By Shannon Litzenberger

Speaking up for dance

Vantage Point

By Shannon Litzenberger

Talking the Talk: Gearing Up for the Canada Dance Festival

Vantage Point

By Shannon Litzenberger

Conservatives Dance Around Canada Council Funding

CDA-ACD

By Shannon Litzenberger

The Canadian Dance Assembly-L’Assemblé canadienne de la danse News and Views: A Voice for Dance

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