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Cindy Brett

Contributor and Copy Editor

Cindy Brett holds a BFA (Hons) in dance and English from York University. She has worked with The Dance Current in various roles since she joined the team as an editorial intern in 2008 and is thrilled to be the magazine’s current copy editor. Her articles “Dancing Shoes and Combat Boots” and “Stephanie Ballard: An Indelible Mark” have been published by Dance Collection Danse, where she was the archives associate from 2012 to 2017.

Cindy Brett's Work

Short Waves

By Naomi Brand, Cindy Brett, Philip Szporer, Lucy Fandel

Alberta update; New home for Dance Collection Danse; Canadian talent at LAX

 

New home for Dance Collection Danse

Dance Collection Danse (DCD) announces move to a new home this August.

 

Kimberley Cooper new artistic director of DJD

After twenty-nine years as artistic director of Calgary-based Decidedly Jazz Danceworks (DJD), Vicki Adams Willis is handing over the reins to longtime company member Kimberley Cooper.

Short Waves

By Lys Stevens, Kathleen Smith, Cindy Brett

Eva von Gencsy (1924-2013); Accolades in BC; Les Grands launches dance therapy centre

 

Nadia Potts wins Lifetime Achievement Award

The Dance Ontario Awards Committee recently announced its decision to celebrate Nadia Potts with the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award.

 

Accolades in BC

Award-winners Wen Wei Wang, Su-Feh Lee (pictured) and Vanessa Goodman.

Short Waves

By Samantha Mehra, Cindy Brett, Jaimée Horn

Dance for Good; Arts funding increases in BC; André Gingras (1966-2013)

Meagan O'Shea receives K.M. Hunter Award

The K.M. Hunter Artist Award recipients were announced last week and Meagan O'Shea is this year's dance division honouree.

BC Arts Council receives record-high budget

The BC government surprised the arts community last month when it announced a $24 million budget for the British Columbia Arts Council (BCAC) in 2013/14, a record high.

Carol Anderson receives Jubilee Medal

Carol Anderson has been awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for her outstanding contributions to the Canadian dance community in a career spanning over thirty-eight years.

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