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Canada-wide master class with Rex Harrington

On September 25th The National Ballet of Canada broadcast a nation-wide master class taught by Rex Harrington as part of Culture D…

 

So You Think You Can Dance Canada nominated for four Gemini awards

The 25th annual Gemini Award nominations have been announced and So You Think You Can Dance Canada is up for four awards. The show…

 

New tap centre opens in Ontario

September 9th marks the grand opening of the Tap Dance Centre, eastern Canada’s only studio devoted solely to tap dance.

 

New dance TV show in Canada

Geneviève Guérard, former ballerina with Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal, has launched a new dance television program on ...

Degree credit course for professional dancers

Over the past year, the Dancer Transition Resource Centre (DTRC), The National Ballet of Canada and Ryerson University have been w...

 

NBoC’s Principal Character Artist Retires

The National Ballet of Canada announced on August 20th that Victoria Bertram, principal character artist for twenty-four years, has decided to retire.

Vancouver Global Dance Project and Toronto's D2D Festival

From July 26th through August 13th, Vancouver hosted the city’s first contemporary dance festival for young and emerging artists: ...

 

TRIP dance company announces closure

After twelve seasons and nineteen original works, TRIP dance company is closing its doors.

 

SFU's School for Contemporary Arts moves downtown

On August 9th the entire School for Contemporary Arts (SCA) at Simon Fraser University (SFU) moved from Burnaby Mountain to its ne...

 

Nathalie Fave appointed executive director of CDA

The Canadian Dance Assembly (CDA) recently appointed Nathalie Fave as its new executive director. Parisian-born Fave brings a dive...

 

Victor Quijada wins 2010 Princess Grace Award

Victor Quijada, founder of RUBBERBANDance Group, has won a 2010 Princess Grace Award. As part of this award Quijada will create a …

 

Philip Szporer awarded Jacqueline Lemieux Prize

The Canada Council for the Arts recently announced Philip Szporer as the recipient of the 2010 Jacqueline Lemieux Prize. A Montré...

Compagnie Marie Chouinard receives Arts Achievement Award

La Compagnie Marie Chouinard is the 2010 recipient of The Imperial Tobacco Canada Foundation's Arts Achievement Award. The award r...

Chan Hon Goh new director of Goh Ballet Academy

Chan Hon Goh, former principal dancer with The National Ballet of Canada, has been appointed the new director of Vancouver’s Goh B…

Ontario Dance Platform 2010

Community Cultural Impresarios (CCI), Ontario’s Presenting Network, recently announced its Ontario Dance Platform project, a curat…

Blackfoot dance history returned to the community

On June 21st, coinciding with National Aboriginal Day, a large piece of traditional Blackfoot (Kainai) knowledge was handed back t...

Dance Umbrella of Ontario is moving

After almost twenty years at its current west-end location, the Dance Umbrella of Ontario (DUO) will be moving to a new office spa…

31st Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards

The 31st Annual Dora Mav0r Moore Awards were held on June 28th by the Toronto Alliance of Performing Arts (TAPA). this time

Canadian dance film short wins awards

Slip (2008), a six-minute dance film that takes place inside a women’s change room, won two awards at the Canadian Film Cen…

 

Kevin O'Day creates new work as winner of Koerner Award

Kevin O'Day is The Banff Centre's first Koerner Foundation Distinguished Guest Artist in Choreography. He was collaboratively chos...

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