Lee Slinger

Editorial Advisory Committee, Editor Emerita, Contributor

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Lee Slinger, Ph.D., is a Toronto-based researcher, teacher and writer. Her academic interests are in how people use the past to construct identities in the present and ideas of ownership about that knowledge. Her award-nominated dissertation examined the memory of the Tudor era in eighteenth-century Britain. Before graduate studies, she worked in sponsorships at a Québec television station. More recently, she has taught art history and writing skills at OCAD University and Ryerson University and done free-lance writing and copy editing. Her love of dance has always been a part of her life. Since attending L’École supérieure de ballet du Québec in Montréal, she has participated in a variety of recreational classes, studied dance at York and become a devoted audience member. She has been editor at The Dance Current since 2015. 

Lee Slinger's Work

Dancing to the Music

What you need to know about music licensing tariffs and fees By Lee Slinger

What dance artists and instructors need to know about SOCAN and Re:Sound license fees.


This Is Not a Review

Newton Moraes Dance Theatre By Lee Slinger Testosterone

Titles challenge. They confront the potential audience member with a statement about a work. In his newest work, Testosterone, Newton Moraes uses the title as a challenge.


Sharing Bhangra: Gurpreet Sian of South Asian Arts By Lee Slinger


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CCDT Soars in New York City

On October 24, Toronto youth dance company Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre (CCDT) performed José Limon’s The Winged at an international festival in his honour presented as part of the Limón Dance Company’s seventieth anniversary season. CCDT’s dancers were the youngest to perform at the festival, further cementing the connection between the company and Limón’s legacy.


By Lee Slinger

Off the Wall 2015

Frog in Hand, a multidisciplinary performance company based in Mississauga, Ontario, presents a review of their Off the Wall 2015 event.


Choreographic Residencies Across The Country

By Denise Solleza, Lee Slinger

A compilation of choreographic residencies available across Canada.