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Cindy Brett

Contributor and Copy Editor

Cindy Brett holds a BFA in dance and English from York University and is currently the archives assistant at Dance Collection Danse

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Short Waves

By Cindy Brett, Brittany Duggan

ESBCM renames library to honour Vincent Warren; Father of Canadian ballet [Boris Volkoff] commemorated with historic plaque; Toronto companies find new administrative leadership [Andrea Vagianos; Jeanne Holmes; Lauren Gould]; Awards [Tammy Forsythe; Marlene Millar; Philip Szporer]

National Compensation Study released

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

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…

Canadian artists protest BC culture cuts

In November, artists from Vancouver and across Canada continued with protests against the BC government’s decision to cut 90% of cultural funding, making it the only jurisdiction in Canada not to invest in culture.


Recent awards in dance

From the Toronto Arts Foundation, Miriam Adams received the Rita Davies and Margo Bindhardt Cultural Leadership Award and Christopher House won...

Peter Chin work travels to Southeast Asia

Following its successful cross-country Canadian tour, Tribal Crackling Wind took Peter Chin's Transmission of the Invisible

Goulish dancers deliver "Thriller-Grams" in St. John's

From October 26-30, 2009, St. John's contemporary dancers delivered live presentations of the famous Michael Jackson "Thriller" da...

Cirque du Soleil performer succumbs to injuries

On October 17, 2009 Cirque du Soleil performer Oleksandr Zhurov (Sacha) died of injuries suffered after a fall from the Russian sw...

Jay Rankin appointed Executive Director of Ballet BC

After nine seasons as managing director of Toronto Dance Theatre (TDT), Jay Rankin is resigning to join Ballet British Columbia as…

MOTUS O receives $310,000 grant

MOTUS O dance theatre announced that they have been awarded a $310,000 grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation. Located in Stou…