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Degree credit course for professional dancers

Over the past year, the Dancer Transition Resource Centre (DTRC), The National Ballet of Canada and Ryerson University have been w...

Tips for Teachers | Astuces pour professeurs

Assistants in the Studio | Les assistants en studio

By Katharine Harris, Canada's National Ballet School

Knowing you'll need help to do it all successfully makes September a perfect time to focus on the role of assistants in your dance studio. | Sachant que vous aurez besoin d'aide pour bien réussir, profitez du mois de septembre pour vous pencher sur le rôle de l'assistant dans le studio de danse.

Dance in Public Schools

A Study (excerpt)

The following is an excerpt from the concluding chapter of Mark Richard's MA thesis, titledFinding the key to dance in elementary schools: A study of the current status of dance education in one Ontario school board.

 

SFU's School for Contemporary Arts moves downtown

On August 9th the entire School for Contemporary Arts (SCA) at Simon Fraser University (SFU) moved from Burnaby Mountain to its ne...

 

Philip Szporer awarded Jacqueline Lemieux Prize

The Canada Council for the Arts recently announced Philip Szporer as the recipient of the 2010 Jacqueline Lemieux Prize. A Montré...

Tips for Teachers | Astuces pour professeurs

To Summer School or Not to Summer School | Le stage d'été : oui ou non ?

By Katharine Harris, Canada's National Ballet School

De plus en plus de studios offrent des stages d'été. Il y a parfois l'embarras du choix pour l'enseignant qui conseille un élève et ses parents.

Tips for Teachers | Astuces pour professeurs

Year-End Plans | Planifier la fin de l'année

By Katharine Harris, Canada's National Ballet School

April is the perfect time to start thinking about your studio’s year-end plans, and to get the ball rolling on promotion and registration for the fall semester. | Le mois d'avril se prête parfaitement à la planification de la fin de l'année au studio.

Tips for Teachers | Astuces pour professeurs

March Break...or not! | Semaine de relâche... pas toujours une relâche !

By Katharine Harris, Canada's National Ballet School

During time off from regular training, students should be encouraged to stay active and keep moving, while also integrating valuable relaxation and recuperation. | Pendant qu'ils prennent congé de leur entraînement habituel, les élèves devraient être encouragés à demeurer actifs, tout en profitant d'une période de récupération.

Tips for Teachers | Astuces pour professeurs

Preparing for Exams and Competitions | Préparation: examens et compétition

By Katharine Harris, Canada's National Ballet School

Exams, performances and competitions are all part of a dancer’s life. | Les examens, spectacles et compétitions font partie de la vie du danseur.

 

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...

Tips for Teachers | Astuces pour professeurs

Beat Those Winter Blues, Think of the Olympics | Apprivoisez l'hiver, pensez aux Jeux olympiques

By Katharine Harris, Canada's National Ballet School

January can be a challenging time in a dance studio. | Janvier peut être un mois un peu pénible en studio.

Ontario creates separate dance curriculum

The Ontario Ministry of Education has published a revised arts curriculum that acknowledges dance as a stand-alone subject in elem…

 

Concern with legacy inspires several remounts

Vancouver’s Andrea Gunnlaugson recently coordinated The Legacy Repertory Project to revive works not seen for at least ten years a...

Study groups and roundtables: they're talking about dance

This fall has seen a number of initiatives aimed at facilitating discussion about dance. The Toronto Dance Theatre is presenting a…

Tips for Teachers | Astuces pour professeurs

Préparation d'un spectacle des fêtes

By Katharine Harris, Canada's National Ballet School

As temperatures drop outside, many dance studios begin to plan their annual holiday show. | Alors que le mercure tombe, de nombreux studios de danse planifient leur spectacle annuel des fêtes.

Tips for Teachers | Astuces pour professeurs

On Costuming | Costumes

By Katharine Harris, Canada's National Ballet School

As Hallowe’en draws near, many children and parents start thinking about costumes. | L'Hallowe'en approche à grands pas et nombreux sont les parents et enfants qui pensent aux costumes.

New school premises for LADMMI

Les Ateliers de danse moderne de Montréal inc. (LADMMI) is now on the path to receiving a brand new home. Montreal city council de…

University Celebrates 100 Years of Dance

In June 2009, the University of Michigan presented “Dancing at 100: Celebrating a Century of Dance.” The five-day event included a...

Community-minded movement school opens in Toronto

Professional dance educator and scholar Ann-Marie Williams opened a new community-minded movement school in the Leslieville neigh…

 
Tips for Teachers | Astuces pour professeurs

First Day Back! | C'est la rentrée

By Katharine Harris, Canada's National Ballet School

First-day jitters are a natural part of any new activity. | Les papillons du premier jour sont coutumes pour toute nouvelle activité.

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