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Ride out economic storm says report

Canada’s Performing Arts Alliance released its report last week entitled Our Fiscal Performance, which summarizes the…

MOTUS O receives $310,000 grant

MOTUS O dance theatre announced that they have been awarded a $310,000 grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation. Located in Stou…

Canada Council welcomes back Bernard Sauvé

In July, Bernard Sauvé returned to the Dance Section at the Canada Council for the Arts as a programs officer; he was previously a…

Preservation and facility issues brought to light in St. John's

In response to the lack of office, studio and rehearsal space in St. John’s, the Artists Infrastructure Committee (AIC), a sub-com…

Made in BC announces 2010/11 touring group

Made in BC - Dance on Tour announced that the companies selected for its 2010/11 tour are the 605 Collective and the response. The…

Les Grands finishes historic Middle East tour

This summer Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal travelled to Israel for its historic first tour of the Middle East. On June 1…

Recent awards in dance

Miriam and Lawrence Adams won the What’s the Big Idea Parasol Award from the Dance Umbrella of Ontario ….

New features on Dance Collection Danse website

This summer Dance Collection Danse (DCD) announced the launch of its new online column "Dance Historian of the Month" featuring in...

Vancouverites Goh and Holmes return home to stage Nutcracker

Chan Hon Goh, former principle dancer with The The National Ballet of Canada, has signed on as artistic coordinator for the Goh Ba...

CDA executive director announces resignation

Shannon Litzenberger, executive director of the Canadian Dance Assembly (CDA), will be resigning from her position as of November …

Le Groupe Dance Lab to close

After 43 years, one of Canada's oldest dance companies will close. The board of directors of Le Groupe Dance Lab in Ottawa announc...

 

Developments at Ballet BC

Ballet BC’s board of directors has named long-time company dancer and choreographer Emily Molnar as interim artistic director of t...

 

Aboriginal Summer Dance Events

This summer saw the launch of two new contemporary Aboriginal dance events and the return of an Aboriginal arts festival. In June,...

 

Pearl Remounts Earle's Sacra

David Earle's masterwork Sacra Conversazione received its first performance in July after almost twenty years since i...

 

Merce Cunningham 1919 - 2009

Legendary dancer and choreographer Merce Cunningham died July 26th at the age of 90. A definitive artist of the American avant-gar...

New Creation in the Arts Awards Announced

In May, the Imperial Tobacco Canada Foundation (ITCF) announced the winners of their inaugural New Creation in the Arts Awards. La…

National Ballet Sweeps Doras

The The National Ballet of Canada swept the 2009 Dora Mavor Moore Awards, receiving all four Dance Division awards for guest chore...

Arts Funding Renewed

The Government of Canada has announced a five-year renewal of arts funding that had been set to expire March 31, 2010. A total of …

 

Pina Bausch 1940-2009

Acclaimed German choreographer Pina Bausch died unexpectedly at age 68 on June 30th. Bausch is generally r...

Canada Council welcomes $25 million funding renewal

>> from Canada Council for the Arts press releaseCanada Council for the Arts welcomes today’s announcement that the Government…

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