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Ontario Dance Platform 2010

Community Cultural Impresarios (CCI), Ontario’s Presenting Network, recently announced its Ontario Dance Platform project, a curat…

Blackfoot dance history returned to the community

On June 21st, coinciding with National Aboriginal Day, a large piece of traditional Blackfoot (Kainai) knowledge was handed back t...

Dance Umbrella of Ontario is moving

After almost twenty years at its current west-end location, the Dance Umbrella of Ontario (DUO) will be moving to a new office spa…

31st Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards

The 31st Annual Dora Mav0r Moore Awards were held on June 28th by the Toronto Alliance of Performing Arts (TAPA). this time

Canadian dance film short wins awards

Slip (2008), a six-minute dance film that takes place inside a women’s change room, won two awards at the Canadian Film Cen…

 

Kevin O'Day creates new work as winner of Koerner Award

Kevin O'Day is The Banff Centre's first Koerner Foundation Distinguished Guest Artist in Choreography. He was collaboratively chos...

Culture Days Festival 2010

Culture Days, a collaborative pan-Canadian volunteer movement that aims to raise the awareness and participation of Canadians in …

Recent Awards in Dance: Édouard Lock and Helen Husak

Édouard Lock, founder of Montréal’s La La La Human Steps, and Calgary-based dancer Helen Husak are recent recipients of Canadian a…

New production centre for National Ballet of Canada

The National Ballet of Canada recently acquired a new building for its production centre, where the sets and props for the company…

LGBCM announces its "Nutcracker Market"

Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal is looking to new initiatives to increase revenues. Under the direction of Executive Dir...

 

Jeanne Robinson, 1948-2010

Jeanne Robinson, writer, dancer, choreographer, lay-ordained Buddhist monk and zero-gravity dance visionary, died at Lion’s Gate Hospital in North Vancouver, BC, on May 30th at the age of sixty-two.

ESBCM appoints Anik Bissonnette Co-CEO

The École supérieure de ballet contemporain de Montréal (ESBCM) recently appointed Anik Bissonnette as its new co-CEO, artistic an…

New social networking site for dancers

A new social networking site for dancers, ChoreoClip, has been launched. Using ChoreoClip, dancers can create a portfolio to showc...

CADA hosts "Copyright for Choreographers" session

On May 15th the Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists (CADA) hosted a “Copyright for Choreographers” session with Artists’ Legal Advice Services (ALAS) and Dance Ontario.

Day Helesic announces her resignation from MovEnt

Day Helesic has announced her resignation from Vancouver’s Movement Enterprises Society (MovEnt), the company she co-founded with …

New ballet ensemble in Winnipeg

Choreographer Peter Quanz officially launched his new ballet ensemble Q Dance / Quanz Danse with a triple bill evening on May 28th…

New executive director at New Works

Vancouver’s New Works has recently appointed Joyce Rosario, of Made in BC, Dance on Tour, as its new executive director. Rosario w...

Room named in honour of Iro Valaskakis-Tembeck

A new multi-function room at Montréal’s future Notre-Dame-de-Grâce Cultural Centre has been named in honour of late dance artist, …

Dance Collection Danse publishes biography of Peter Boneham

Dance Collection Danse Press/Presse announces the release of Sara Porter's new book Peter in Process: Peter Boneham's Sixty ...

DanceDanceRevolution Music and Motion Video Contest

Konami Digital Entertainment announces the first DanceDanceRevolution music and motion video contest. Participants can submit a 3…

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