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Shannon Litzenberger made inaugural Metcalf Arts Policy Fellow

The Toronto Arts Foundation recently named dance artist and arts advocate Shannon Litzenberger as the first recipient of the two-y...

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…

Les Ballets Trockedero de Monte Carlo: Trock On

The February 2011 issue of The Dance Current print magazine includes a short interview with Tony Dobrin, artistic director of New York’s Les Ballets Tr…

Splintergroup: roadkill

Tonight through Saturday, Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre’s World Stage presents roadkill by the Australian trio Splintergroup.

Bees' Knees Dance: anyone can dance

The Dec/Jan 09/10 issue of The Dance Current print magazine, features an article on social dancing by Kristin Harris Walsh, highlighting the various practices and reasons we Canadians are drawn to these fun community activities.

 

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…

Claudia Moore: Older & Reckless

“Older and Reckless, started by Toronto-based dancer/choreographer Claudia Moore, is celebrating its tenth anniversary season in 2009/10.

Revealed by Fire

Toronto’s NOW Magazine recently announced their Top 10 of Dance over the past decade.

 

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...

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2PM

The South Korean boy band 2PM has been building their following since 2008, and now have flash mobs popping up all over the place in re-creations of their music videos.

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…

 

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 ...

Odori To Ten

This work is a collaboration with dancer Keiko Kitano, vocalist and shamisen player Aki Takahashi, and multimedia artist Rick Thomson.

Soulful Messiah

Celebrating 20 years, Toronto’s Ballet Creole returns with Soulful Messiah, which runs Friday through Sunday at the Fleck Dance Theatre.

Thesis studying CADA-ON's PSD now available

A thesis titled “The Evolution of Professional Standards for Dance in Ontario: CADA-ON and the PSD” was recently completed by danc...

 

The Immigrant Experience 

By Kathleen Smith “Displacement” Robert Glumbek, HCA Dance Theatre

“Displacement”, as the title suggests, is an exploration of the immigrant experience. A multimedia concert with choreography by Robert Glumbek, visual elements by Vessna Perunovich and a ravishing score by Christos Hatzis.

 

A "Selfish" Impulse Turned Invitation

Older and Reckless is Ten By Carol Anderson

Older and Reckless, started by Toronto-based dancer/choreographer Claudia Moore, is celebrating its tenth anniversary season in 2009/10. A full programming history to date follows this article.

Contra Dancing

This month’s feature article in The Dance Current discusses the motivations and benefits of participating in various forms of social dancing.

Jiri Jelinek

Speaking of ballet, The National Ballet of Canada recently announced their newest Principal Dancer, Jiří Jelinek.

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