Transform Yourself

One of Montréal’s most eagerly anticipated dance intensives, directed by Lisa Davies.


Salmon Girl

By Nicole Decsey

Salmon Girl is a colourful, visually arresting work that incorporates music, dance and puppetry to share a First Nations perspective about saving our waterways and the importance of salmon in the ecosystem.


Thunderstruck: Physical Landscapes

An exhibit curated by Jenn Goodwin exploring the landscape of dance


#CanadaDances on International Dance Day 2018

A roundup of images and videos from dance communities in Canada on International Dance Day.


This is Our Place

This is Our Place was a mini dance residency held and performed within a Toronto home in between tenants. Featuring six local dance artists over the course of three days, the residency concluded with a work-in-progress showing on November 4.


Reel to Real

By Emma Kerson

Championing a multi-generational group in a multitude of artistic genres, Xtraordinary TO Dances (XTOD) is a ten-year dream come to life for Kaeja d’Dance’s artistic directors, Karen and Allen Kaeja.

Catherine Axford

When Did You Fall for Dance?

This year at Fall for Dance North, our team asked festival-goers to share when they fell for dance.


Melting, Mourning and a Series of Impossible Tasks

By Brandy Leary

In June of 2017 Brandy Leary was part of The Arctic Circle’s Summer Solstice Expedition. She reflects on this residency program, which brings together international artists, scientists, architects and educators who collectively explore remote and fascinating locations aboard an ice-class tall ship (Antigua). The residency takes place in the international territory of Svalbard, a mountainous Arctic archipelago just ten degrees from the North Pole.

Ballet Folklórico Puro México / Photo by Gerardo Rico

#CanadaDances on International Dance Day 2017

A roundup of images and videos from the Canadian dance community on International Dance Day.


Maud Allan and The Vision of Salomé

In 1996, Canada’s dance archive and museum, Dance Collection Danse, received a gem of a donation – the famous (and risqué for the time) Salomé costume worn by one of modern dance’s founding figures, Maud Allan.


Dressing The Moving Body

By Jillian Groening

Canadian costume designers discuss the inspiration behind their work and the elusive synergy behind creative collaboration.


#CanadaDances on International Dance Day 2016

A roundup of images from the Canadian dance community on International Dance Day.


The Future Dancers of Canada

A look at the next generation of dancers through performance images of professional and degree-granting programs from across the country.


#futuredancersofcanada - 2015 Photo Contest

During the month of September, we invited our readers, followers, friends and fans to share their back-to-the-studio photos with us using #futuredancersofcanada. Here is a selection of the submissions we received.


#CanadaDances - International Dance Day 2015 Photo/Video contest

Dancers across Canada posted their photos and videos on social media for International Dance Day on April 29.


Karen Kaeja in Newfoundland

Last fall, Toronto’s Karen Kaeja was invited to Newfoundland to spend six weeks in St. John’s and Cornerbrook, and Gros Morne National Park as part of a creative residency.


South Asian Dance

The category of South Asian dance is a broad one. It is a term that only takes on meaning in diaspora. Resilient and adaptable, South Asian dance forms have the capacity to transform and yet to retain formal elements that remain identifiable.


Marvels Abound at 2014 Scotiabank BuskerFest

The streets of downtown Toronto come alive during the Scotiabank BuskerFest, August 21-24, with daredevil stunts, fire manipulations, acrobatics, aerial, magic, contortion, dance and mime, and some acts that simply defy categorization.


François Barbeau: The Dior of Costume Designers

By Samantha Mateus

Renowned for his work with Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal and Cirque du Soleil, veteran costume designer François Barbeau launches an exhibition to showcase his lifelong work at the Centre de l’exposition de l’Université de Montréal, May 25-December 7.


Capturing Dance with Christopher Cushman

Photographer Christopher Cushman shares his favourite dance images from the stage, his studio and everyday moments in life.

Go to page: