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CADA-ON and Dance Ontario announce new partnership

The Ontario Chapter of the Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists (CADA-ON) and Dance Ontario have announced their intentions to launc…

Self-employed to receive EI benefits

The Canadian government has introduced legislation that will allow self-employed individuals to opt into the federal employment into the federal employment insurance (EI) plan, a benefit that was previously only available to wage-earners and salaried workers.

 

Town hall on equity and diversity in the performing arts

Cultural Pluralism in Performing Arts Movement Ontario (CPPAMO) recently presented the town hall “Equity and Diversity in the Performing Arts.”

 

SOCAN accepts Dance Ontario's offer

The Society of Composers, Authors, and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN) has recently agreed to Dance Ontario’s proposed Individu...

BC Arts Council releases strategic plan

The BC Arts Council released its 2009-2013 Strategic Plan in December 2009, three months after the provincial government announced...

Nova Scotia arts organizations attend APAP

For the first time, Nova Scotia representatives were among fifteen Canadian delegates supported by the Canada Council for the Arts…

Tantoo Cardinal receives the Order of Canada

Vancouver actress Tantoo Cardinal was recently made a Member of the Order of Canada, one of the country’s highest civilian honours...

Older & Reckless Halifax

Halifax will soon present its own version of “Older and Reckless”, an informal performance series showcasing some of Canada’s most…

 

Father of Canadian ballet commemorated with historic plaque

Heritage Toronto commemorated Boris Volkoff, the Canadian ballet pioneer, on December 12th with the presentation of an historic pl…

Canadian dance film wins international video award

The Greater the Weight, a dance film produced and directed by Mouvement Perpétuel's Marlene Millar and Phillip Szporer and ...

 

Tammy Forsythe receives 2009 Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Award for dance

In November 2009, multi-media choreographer Tammy Forsythe received the Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Award for dance. The award, w…

 

ESBCM renames library to honour Vincent Warren

The École supérieure de ballet contemporain de Montréal (ESBCM) is renaming its library to Bibliolthèque de la danse Vincent-Warre...

 

New producing director at Dancemakers

Jeanne Holmes, former dance programmer at Harbourfront Centre, is the new producing director for Toronto’s Dancemakers and the Cen...

National Compensation Study released

A National Compensation Study conducted by the Cultural Human Resource Council (CHRC) concludes that Not-for-Profit arts organizat...

Toronto City Council approves billboard tax

A seven-year campaign to pass a tax on billboard advertisers, which would raise money for arts initiatives across the city, was su…

Five Ontario communties to receive artsVest grants

London, Chatham-Kent, Stratford/Perth County, Brantford and Dysart/Haliburton will benefit from artsVest funding in early 2010. Ni…

 

Andrea Vagianos new managing director at TDT

Andrea Vagianos has been named the new managing director of Toronto Dance Theatre. Board president Chris Kelly announced the news ...

York U. prof's research mentioned in NY Times

The research of Patrick Alcedo, assistant professor in the Department of Dance at York University, was mentioned in The New …

battery opera charges $267.67 per ticket

As a response to British Columbia’s recent arts budget cuts, Vancouver’s battery opera will charge $267.67 per ticket for its remo…

Dance Central goes electronic

Dance Central, The Dance Centre’s newsletter, will now be distributed electronically only. The move is a result of concer…

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