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DCD launches new exhibit

On November 14th, Dance Collection Danse (DCD) unveiled its latest exhibit: Renegade Bodies: Canadian Dance in the 1970…

DTRC turns 25

Canada’s Dancer Transition Resource Centre (DTRC) is turning twenty-five years old, and the occasion is being commemorated with a ...

Beyoncé video accused of plagiarism

Pop star Beyoncé Knowles' new video Countdown has raised some controversy over its striking similarity to the work of...

Canadian wins Dance Your PhD

Emma Ware, a biologist at Queen's University, is one of four winners of Dance Your PhD, an annual contest that asks researchers to...

 

Alexander Grant (1925-2011)

Alexander Grant, beloved dancer and former artistic director of The National Ballet of Canada, died in London on Friday, September…

Men outnumber women in STDT's first-year class

For the first time in The The School of Toronto Dance Theatre's (STDT) history, there are more men than women in ...

Toronto Heritage Dance showcases Canadian choreographers

In celebration of Canadian dance's vibrant past and present, Toronto Heritage Dance recently showcased the work of six eminent Can...

David Y.H. Lui (1944-2011)

Vancouver-based impresario and producer David Y.H. Lui died on September 15th, 2011. Lui had an extensive forty-year career in the…

Signal Theatre takes part in carbon footprint study

Signal Theatre’s newest production, from thine eyes choreographed by Artistic Director Michael Greyeyes, is part of a…

SWAP IT! event aims to satisfy community's needs

On September 25th, the first SWAP IT!, an arts resource-sharing event hosted by The Alliance of Independent Mid-Career Dance Creat...

FTA names new co-executive and administrative director

Festival TransAmériques (FTA) recently announced the appointment of Christine Bouchard as co-executive and administrative director…

SYTYCD Canada cancelled

The cast and contestants of So You Think You Can Dance Canada (SYTYCDC) have taken their final bow. The reality dance show will no…

Canadian dancers make on-screen splash

Dance Matters. And now, it is official.

Toronto-based Tanya Crowder’s HOWDARESHE Productions has been the umbrella for a number of her creative collaborations. Among thes…

American dance icons honoured with U.S. postal stamps

Four influential American choreographers will appear on a series of stamps issued by the U.S. Postal Service in 2012. The set incl…

 

Tré Armstrong gives back

Tré Armstrong, choreographer, dancer and judge on CTV’s So You Think You Can Dance Canada, is giving back to the dance community. …

Sonia Rodriguez co-authors children's book

Sonia Rodriguez, principal dancer at The National Ballet of Canada, and her husband Kurt Browning have co-written a new child...

NAC Foundation announces CEO's National Fund

The National Arts Centre Foundation recently announced the creation of the CEO’s National Fund, which will support national perfor…

 

Two new Canadian dance books hit the market

There are two new titles that dance lovers can start adding to their book collections this month, Compagnie Marie Chouinard Company, and the soon-to-be-released Fields in Motion: Ethnography in the Worlds of Dance.

MERGEzine re-launches

MERGEzine, a Toronto-based publication for emerging dance artists, will soon re-launch after taking a one-year hiatu...

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