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ESBCM appoints Anik Bissonnette Co-CEO

The École supérieure de ballet contemporain de Montréal (ESBCM) recently appointed Anik Bissonnette as its new co-CEO, artistic an…

New social networking site for dancers

A new social networking site for dancers, ChoreoClip, has been launched. Using ChoreoClip, dancers can create a portfolio to showc...

CADA hosts "Copyright for Choreographers" session

On May 15th the Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists (CADA) hosted a “Copyright for Choreographers” session with Artists’ Legal Advice Services (ALAS) and Dance Ontario.

Day Helesic announces her resignation from MovEnt

Day Helesic has announced her resignation from Vancouver’s Movement Enterprises Society (MovEnt), the company she co-founded with …

New ballet ensemble in Winnipeg

Choreographer Peter Quanz officially launched his new ballet ensemble Q Dance / Quanz Danse with a triple bill evening on May 28th…

New executive director at New Works

Vancouver’s New Works has recently appointed Joyce Rosario, of Made in BC, Dance on Tour, as its new executive director. Rosario w...

Room named in honour of Iro Valaskakis-Tembeck

A new multi-function room at Montréal’s future Notre-Dame-de-Grâce Cultural Centre has been named in honour of late dance artist, …

Dance Collection Danse publishes biography of Peter Boneham

Dance Collection Danse Press/Presse announces the release of Sara Porter's new book Peter in Process: Peter Boneham's Sixty ...

DanceDanceRevolution Music and Motion Video Contest

Konami Digital Entertainment announces the first DanceDanceRevolution music and motion video contest. Participants can submit a 3…

Ballet BC's matching pledge campaign reaches $300,000 goal

Dr. Kevin B. Leslie, chair of the board of directors of Ballet BC, recently announced that the company's matching pledge campaign ...

Canada Council for the Arts to oversee Canada Prizes

As proposed last year in Canada’s Economic Action Plan 2009, the Government of Canada has reiterated its commitment to create the ...

New dance science book released

Human Kinetics Publishers has recently released Dance Anatomy, a new dance book by author Jacqui Greene Haas. The book prov…

New book on history of National Ballet School

The Ballet Class: A History of Canada's National Ballet School by Norma Sue Fisher-Stitt is now available at the National Bal...

Canada's cultural program at Expo 2010

On April 30th, the Canada Pavilion in Shanghai, China, officially opened for Expo 2010. The six-month long event, running from Ma…

 

Festival of New Dance celebrates 20 years

St. John’s-based presenter Neighbourhood Dance Works (NDW) celebrates the twentieth anniversary of its Festival of New Dance from …

Sinha Danse wins Roots Canada/Radio Canada contest

Monteal’s Sinha Danse has won the popular vote for the Roots Canada/Radio Canada contest in the multimedia document category for t…

NBS to perform in The Hague

Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) will perform in The Hague at the Lucent Danstheater on May 22nd, 2010, as part of the 65th anniversary celebrations of the liberation of The Netherlands at the end of World War II.

Warner Brothers launches new reality dance series

Warner Bros. International Television Production (WBITB) is launching a new reality-competition series: "One Mass Dance", which wi...

Arnold Spohr, 1923-2010

Arnold Spohr, one of the longest serving artistic directors in Canadian cultural history, has died at a nursing home in Winnipeg. …

York University celebrates Yvonne Rainer

On April 6th, York University’s Faculty of Fine Arts celebrated legendary dance and film artist Yvonne Rainer for her influential …

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