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Samantha Mehra

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Samantha Mehra is a member of the Society for Canadian Dance Studies (SCDS), the Society of Dance History Scholars (SDHS), and the Canadian Dance Assembly. In addition to teaching, writing, dancing, and presenting research, her work has appeared in The Dance Current, Dance Collection Danse Magazine, The Canadian Encyclopedia Online, and is published in Oxford University’s Forum for Modern Language Studies. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Dance History and Heritage at York University, Toronto, and is Founder of InkThink! Media Services. 

Samantha Mehra's Work

 

NBoC tours R&J in the UK

After a long hiatus from touring, The National Ballet of Canada once again took to the international stage this month.

Short Waves

By Samantha Mehra, Cindy Brett, Jaimée Horn

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

Christine Moynihan named new GM of STDT

The School of Toronto Dance Theatre (STDT) recently announced Christine Moynihan as its new general manager as of April 8th. Moynihan, in addition to her time as an actor and producer, enters her new role with a long history of experience in arts administration.

Dance for Good

From March 12th through 28th, 2013, participants in hospitals, shelters and hospices in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia benefited from seeing and learning Bollywood jazz dance as part of the new initiative Dance for Good.

VIDF presents new Choreographic Award

The Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) recently announced its inaugural Choreographic Award, which recognizes (biennially) outstanding artistic achievement in choreography.

Quanz Awarded State Medal in Literature and the Arts

On February 11, Canadian choreographer Peter Quanz will receive the State Medal in Literature and the Arts from President Vyachesl...

Nancy Kilgour receives Order of Canada

Nancy Kilgour, senior pedagogue at the School of Alberta Ballet, was invested into the Order of Canada in 2012 to recognize her ...

"Together in Dance" forum hosted by Flato Markham Theatre

On October 14th, Flato Markham Theatre hosted its inaugural "Together in Dance" forum at the Markham Civic Centre, which brought t...

Ballet BC appoints new executive director

Ballet BC recently announced the appointment of new Executive Director Branislav Henselmann. In a statement, Artistic Director Emi...

 

Sampradaya Dance Centre celebrates official opening

On June 20th, Sampradaya Dance Creations (SDC) celebrated the official opening of its new studio and theatre space, the Sampradaya…

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