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Peggy Baker wins Walter Carsen Prize

The Canada Council for the Arts recently announced Peggy Baker as the recipient of the 2010 Walter Carsen Prize for Excellence in …

 

New book on the life and work of Lola MacLaughlin

Lola Dance – Lola MacLaughlin: A Life in Dance was launched at the Scotiabank Dance Centre in Vancouver on September 30th, ...

 

TUDS: Toronto Urban Dance Symposium

Apolonia Velasquez and Ofilio Sinbadinho Portillo, directors of urban dance company Gadfly, presented the first “TUDS: Toronto Urb…

Launch of DanceNL and Road Map Project

On September 20th, Newfoundland and Labrador's newest dance sectoral organization hosted a wine and cheese event to celebrate the ...

 

Jackie Burroughs 1939 - 2010

Jackie Burroughs, the stage and screen actress and member of the Toronto dance community, died on September 22nd at age seventy-on...

UPDATE: New university credit course for dancers

Ryerson University, in partnership with the Dancer Transition Resource Centre (DTRC) and The National Ballet of Canada, is offerin...

 

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…

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