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David Earle wins Premier's Award

Canada’s most prolific modern dance choreographer, David Earle, was awarded the Premier’s Award for Excellence in the Arts. The aw…

New director to lead SCDS

Kate Cornell was recently appointed the new director of the Society for Canadian Dance Studies/La Société des études canadiennes e…

 

Free dance film screenings at Yonge-Dundas Square

This summer Yonge-Dundas Square, located in the heart of downtown Toronto, presents free dance film screenings every Tuesday at su...

CADA-ON unveils new health plan

Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists-Ontario Chapter (CADA-ON) recently announced the first phase of its new Arts Workers Health Ins…

 

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland breaks box office record

The National Ballet of Canada's production of Christopher Wheeldon's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

 

Kaha:wi Dance Theatre brings together dance and lacrosse

Kaha:wi Dance Theatre Artistic Director Santee Smith was commissioned to choreograph a new contemporary work combining lacrosse an...

 

Yvonne Chartrand wins Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Award in dance

Contemporary choreographer, dancer and Métis jigger Yvonne Chartrand won the Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Award for dance. Chartr…

 

32nd Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards

The 32nd Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards were held on Monday, June 27th at the St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts’ Bluma Appel Theatr…

 

Lata Pada receives pretigious award from India

SAMPRADAYA Dance Creations Artistic Director Lata Pada, C.M., was awarded the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman by the President of India,…

 

Karen Kain receives Distinguished Artist Award from ISPA

Karen Kain, artistic director of The National Ballet of Canada, was awarded the Distinguished Artist Award from the International …

CCCO visits Thunder Bay and Guelph

Cultural Careers Council Ontario (CCCO) visited Thunder Bay on June 17th and 18th to present its latest conference: \Creating a Li...

 

Trillium Foundation awards funding to micro-finance for artists research project

The Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists-Ontario Chapter (CADA-ON), has been awarded a $27,800 grant from the Ontario Trillium Found...

 

Crystal Pite wins Jacob's Pillow Dance Award

Acclaimed choreographer and performer Crystal Pite, artistic director of Kidd Pivot Frankfurt RM, has been awarded the fifth annua...

 

Moze Mossanen's The Dancemakers coming on DVD

Moze Mossanen’s 1988 film series The Dancemakers will be released on DVD on June 24th. Dance Collection Danse (DCD) …

Leica Hardy receives honorary doctorate

Dance educator and choreographer Leica Hardy received an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from Saint Mary's University last month d...

 

CADA-ON publishes professional standards for dance, version 3

The Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists-Ontario Chapter (CADA-ON) has published Version 3 of its Professional Standards for Dance (…

 

Joel Klein new Made in BC Program Director

Made in BC recently announced the appointment of Joel Klein as its new program director. The move comes at a time when the organiz…

Margie Gillis object of on-air bullying

Montréal-based dance icon Margie Gillis was the object of on-air bullying when she appeared as a guest on SunTV's "Canada Live" on...

 

Shivani Thakkar joins cast of Bombay Bollywood

Calgary-based dance artist Shivani Thakkar is joining the cast of Bellydance Superstars’ new show as a soloist and lead dancer.

NBoC’s Sonia Rodriguez honoured by Spain

Sonia Rodriguez, principal dancer with The National Ballet of Canada, was awarded the Officer’s Cross of the Civil Merit on May 25…

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