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Five Ontario communties to receive artsVest grants

London, Chatham-Kent, Stratford/Perth County, Brantford and Dysart/Haliburton will benefit from artsVest funding in early 2010. Ni…

 

Andrea Vagianos new managing director at TDT

Andrea Vagianos has been named the new managing director of Toronto Dance Theatre. Board president Chris Kelly announced the news ...

York U. prof's research mentioned in NY Times

The research of Patrick Alcedo, assistant professor in the Department of Dance at York University, was mentioned in The New …

battery opera charges $267.67 per ticket

As a response to British Columbia’s recent arts budget cuts, Vancouver’s battery opera will charge $267.67 per ticket for its remo…

Dance Central goes electronic

Dance Central, The Dance Centre’s newsletter, will now be distributed electronically only. The move is a result of concer…

Thesis studying CADA-ON's PSD now available

A thesis titled “The Evolution of Professional Standards for Dance in Ontario: CADA-ON and the PSD” was recently completed by danc...

Canadian artists protest BC culture cuts

In November, artists from Vancouver and across Canada continued with protests against the BC government’s decision to cut 90% of cultural funding, making it the only jurisdiction in Canada not to invest in culture.

Scotiabank Dance Centre news

Mirna Zagar, executive director of Vancouver's Scotiabank Dance Centre, was presented a medallion in recognition of her work in de...

Simcoe Contemporary Dancers finish up busy performance month

Simcoe Contemporary Dancers (SCD), which formed in June 2009, recently completed a busy performance month. On November 13th, the c...

NBS student to make Broadway debut

Liam Redhead of North Bay, Ontario, will soon make his Broadway debut as Billy in Billy Elliot the Musical. Sharing t...

Contemporary circus artists eligible for Canada Council funding

Professional artists and arts organizations practicing contemporary circus arts are now eligible to apply for funding from the Can...

CDA seeks executive director

The Canadian Dance Assembly (CDA) is currently looking for a full-time executive director. Since 2002, as a national service organ...

Dance NL founded

The creation of Dance NL, a sectoral dance association for Newfoundland and Labrador, was announced November 6th. The organization…

Ontario creates separate dance curriculum

The Ontario Ministry of Education has published a revised arts curriculum that acknowledges dance as a stand-alone subject in elem…

 

Concern with legacy inspires several remounts

Vancouver’s Andrea Gunnlaugson recently coordinated The Legacy Repertory Project to revive works not seen for at least ten years a...

Study groups and roundtables: they're talking about dance

This fall has seen a number of initiatives aimed at facilitating discussion about dance. The Toronto Dance Theatre is presenting a…

 

Recent awards in dance

From the Toronto Arts Foundation, Miriam Adams received the Rita Davies and Margo Bindhardt Cultural Leadership Award and Christopher House won...

Ukrainian dance companies collaborate on diverse show

The Cheremosh Ukrainian Dance Company of Edmonton, the Tryzub Ukrainian Dance Ensemble of Calgary and the Rusalka Ukrainian Dance …

Cas Public appoints assistant to the artistic director

Pierre Lecours has been appointed assistant to Hélène Blackburn, choreographer and artistic director of the Montréal company Cas P...

Peter Chin work travels to Southeast Asia

Following its successful cross-country Canadian tour, Tribal Crackling Wind took Peter Chin's Transmission of the Invisible

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