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New Blue: Festival of Emerging Dance

Festival | Festival

Toronto ON
June 10-12 juin 2016
Various times


Cross-Canada Checkup

Canada Dance Festival takes the pulse of dance in Canada By Kathleen Smith

Now gearing up for its twentieth edition, CDF offers an important accounting of the state of the art of dance across the country. With regular “off-year” events and a full-on festival every other year, the festival is dedicated to growing audiences in the Ottawa region and providing a meeting site for dance artists across regional, generational, cultural and disciplinary lines.

Various Artists

Luminato Festival 2016

Festival | Festival

Toronto ON
June 10-26 juin 2016

Dance featured at Open Ears Festival

The festival in Kitchener, ON, features national and international sound artists and musicians and includes everything from orchestral music to electroacoustic experimental music, sound installation and performance.

Propeller Dance


Performance | Spectacle

Ottawa ON
June 17-18 juin 2016
7:00 | 19:00
Interdisciplinary, Contemporary

Meagan O'Shea

Summer Solo Making Retreat

Workshop | Classe

Pembroke ON
July 30-6 août 2016

Kaeja d'Dance, Karen Kaeja, Allen Kaeja, Anik Bouvrette, Renata Soutter

Porch View Dances

Festival | Festival

Ottawa ON
June 4-5 juin 2016
4:00 | 16:00
Interdisciplinary, Community Dance

Student Reporter Project 2015/16

Unlocking My Creative Potential

By Charlotte Priest

It is week three of Blackbox and I’m aggressively rubbing mushed banana over my face and neck. If someone had told me three years ago this is what dance school looks like, I would have laughed in disbelief.


Blinded by Sound, Playing at Life

Bill Coleman and Gordon Monahan’s Dollhouse By Victoria Mohr-Blakeney Dollhouse

At first glance, the set of Dollhouse is its own cause for concern, a booby-trapped mess of wires, ladders, mousetraps and sound equipment. Coleman staggers through the chaos, knocking down tables and yanking wires, leaving a trail of destruction in his wake.

Student Reporter Project 2015/16

Hand in Hand: Emerging Artists Creating Together

By Joshua Murphy

As emerging artists, we need to take into account the sheer number of us who are finding our way out into the professional arts world. We’re all trying to find our niche and make our mark, so we may as well do it together.

Student Reporter Project 2015/16

Perspectives and Possibilities in Dance at University

By Isabelle Gagnon

Dance can be a hobby, a passion, an entertainment or an awkward way to start a wedding but to study it at a university level is a whole new approach.


Montréal artists commit to ten hours straight of exploration between choreography, visual art and cinematography.

Across Oceans, Maxine Heppner

Choreographic Marathon: Exchange and Training Intensive

Workshop | Classe

Toronto ON
May 21-23 mai 2016


Locating 'D'ance in Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies in Canada

Discussions were international in scope and explored historical and contemporary sites of research.


Sounding Off

Broken Sound2 by Brian Webb Dance Company By Jennifer Mesch Broken Sound squared

In Broken Sound2 by sound and visual artist Gary James Joynes and dancer/choreographer Brian Webb, the entire audience is invited onto the proscenium stage. The audience sits on benches and cushions around the performers and become enclosed within the stage space and the projection panels as the curtain closes.



Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
April 4-7 mai 2016
April 16, 23, 30, May 7

CPA [Consistent Partial Attention]

CPA presents digital dances for the camera that are expressions of the contemporary self and that are used in the construction and representation of the self in the digital community.

Le corps en question(s)²/The Body in Question(s)²

In a holographic whirl of live movement, installation and video, curator and choreographer Isabelle Van Grimde contemplates the status of the physical body in an increasingly virtual world.


New M.Ed in Arts for Social Change at SFU

Simon Fraser University (SFU) announced a new Master of Education program in Arts for Social Change (ASC) beginning September 2016. The interdisciplinary, two-year M.Ed program is the first of its kind in Canada.

Ballet Creole

Ballet Creole - Soulful Messiah

Performance | Spectacle

Mississauga ON
December 17 décembre 2015
8:00 | 20:00
Jazz, Tap, Afro-Caribbean, Ballet, Interdisciplinary

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