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Dancemakers, One of Toronto’s Oldest Dance Companies, Is Closing After 46 Years

After 46 years in operation, one of Toronto’s oldest dance companies has announced its closure. Dancemakers will officially end all activities in July 2021, following a final season of programming.

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Dance Studios Are Allowed to Open, Now What?

Following a successful petition to reopen dance studios, epidemiologist Colin Furness offers advice to studios on best practices for COVID-19 safety.

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My Vancouver Dance History: Story, Movement, Community by Peter Dickinson

Dickinson’s new book delves into a decade of contemporary dance in Vancouver but also highlights a barrier between two segments of the city’s dance community By Tessa Perkins Deneault

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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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Which Election Issues Are Top of Mind for BC Artists?

As British Columbians head to the polls tomorrow, many artists across the province are looking for more support as they experience job losses and instability further exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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That's a Wrap I

Dancefilm, as an art form, is by no means a new medium, but after theatres were shut down and choreographers and dancers found themselves without a stage, an impressive amount of dancefilms were produced.

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Rhodnie Désir Becomes the First Black Person to Win Top Prize at Les Prix de la Danse de Montréal

On Nov. 9, the Prix de la Danse de Montréal announced this year’s nine winners. The top winner is choreographer Rhodnie Désir who was awarded the $25,000 Grand Prix. She is now the first Black person to win this award.

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That's a Wrap II

A collection of 2020 dancefilms as showcased in our Nov/Dec issue.

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On the Ground

Lindsay Dobbin, Heather Lamoureux and Ralph Escamillan discuss their complex and ever-evolving experiences with ecojustice, sustainable practices and environmental connectivity. By Jillian Groening

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On the Ground

On Monday, Dancing with the Stars revealed the top ten duos. Included in that list is Albertan Kaitlyn Bristowe, from The Bachelorette season eleven. The Dance Current caught up with Bristowe to talk about her experience on the show so far By Grace Wells-Smith

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On the Ground

Emily Latimer caught up with drag king and performance artist Heath V. Salazar to talk about how the intersection of drag and politics can engage audiences in discussions about race, gender and religion. Read the original profile in our November/December 2020 issue. By Emily Latimer

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Writers & Readers

Poetry by Kendra Guidolin. Find more of her work in our November/December 2020 issue. By Kendra Guidolin

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