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Anne Dion

Online & Assistant Editor

Anne Dion is The Dance Current’s online & assistant editor. Having joined the editorial team in 2019 as an intern, she now manages the publishing of online content, oversees social media platforms and assists with print editorial functions. Dion worked as poetry editor for the Ryerson University publication, White Wall Review from 2018 to 2019. She earned her BA in cultural studies and world cinema from McGill University in 2017, and her MA in modern literature from Ryerson University in 2019, where she earned the highest GPA in her graduating class and won the award for pest performance at a practicum placement.

Anne Dion's Work

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Toronto Arts Council’s Black Arts Granting Program By Anne Dion

The new program, which will fund individuals, collectives and organizations, launches this summer.

 
On the Ground

CoLABenDirect

By Anne Dion

A new video app will launch this month, with the goal of freeing artists from their dependence on grant funding for travel.

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CoLABenDirect By Anne Dion

This new video app allows for more control while digitally collaborating.

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BIPOC Dance Health Directory By Anne Dion

A free online resource for performing artists

 

Sandra Laronde Receives the 2020 Celebration of Cultural Life Award

Presented every two years as part of the Toronto Arts Foundation’s Signature Awards, the Celebration of Cultural Life Award recognizes excellence in three Toronto individuals whose work is a celebration of life through the arts.

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@danceprompts By Anne Dion

Guillaume Loslier-Pinard makes a dancefilm a day

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Essays From Made In BC's Creative Residency By Anne Dion

Made in BC: Dance on Tour’s Creative Residency was born in 2019 of the need to explicitly support Canadian BIPOC dance artists. Running from April through November, the residency provided free rehearsal space, mentorship and paid performance opportunities for three local emerging dance artists of colour.

Backstage

Perfect Timing By Anne Dion

Mastering the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo

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Dancing After TEN By Anne Dion

A graphic memoir by Vivian Chong

A living room with a blue sofa and colourful pillows
 
On the Ground

A Photographer’s Tips for Filming Dance at Home

By Anne Dion

Winnipeg-based photographer Leif Norman shares his tips for making at-home dance videos look and sound their best during COVID-19 isolation.

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