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Ballet BC's matching pledge campaign reaches $300,000 goal

Dr. Kevin B. Leslie, chair of the board of directors of Ballet BC, recently announced that the company's matching pledge campaign ...

Canada Council for the Arts to oversee Canada Prizes

As proposed last year in Canada’s Economic Action Plan 2009, the Government of Canada has reiterated its commitment to create the ...

New dance science book released

Human Kinetics Publishers has recently released Dance Anatomy, a new dance book by author Jacqui Greene Haas. The book prov…

New book on history of National Ballet School

The Ballet Class: A History of Canada's National Ballet School by Norma Sue Fisher-Stitt is now available at the National Bal...

Canada's cultural program at Expo 2010

On April 30th, the Canada Pavilion in Shanghai, China, officially opened for Expo 2010. The six-month long event, running from Ma…

 

Festival of New Dance celebrates 20 years

St. John’s-based presenter Neighbourhood Dance Works (NDW) celebrates the twentieth anniversary of its Festival of New Dance from …

Sinha Danse wins Roots Canada/Radio Canada contest

Monteal’s Sinha Danse has won the popular vote for the Roots Canada/Radio Canada contest in the multimedia document category for t…

NBS to perform in The Hague

Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) will perform in The Hague at the Lucent Danstheater on May 22nd, 2010, as part of the 65th anniversary celebrations of the liberation of The Netherlands at the end of World War II.

Warner Brothers launches new reality dance series

Warner Bros. International Television Production (WBITB) is launching a new reality-competition series: "One Mass Dance", which wi...

Arnold Spohr, 1923-2010

Arnold Spohr, one of the longest serving artistic directors in Canadian cultural history, has died at a nursing home in Winnipeg. …

York University celebrates Yvonne Rainer

On April 6th, York University’s Faculty of Fine Arts celebrated legendary dance and film artist Yvonne Rainer for her influential …

John Ottmann brings changes to Quinte

John Ottmann has been implementing a new vision for Quinte Ballet School of Canada (QBSC) since his appointment as artistic direct...

Dance highlighted at The Images Festival

The Images Festival kicked off on April 1st and will be held until the 10th in twenty-five venues across the Greater Toronto Area….

New creation centre for Québec

The Montréal-based company Par B.L.eux is initiating the new Centre International de Recherche et de Création (CIRC), set to open …

 

New book provides tools for writing about dance

International publisher Human Kinetics recently released dance educator and author Wendy Oliver's new book Writing About Dance....

New international dance festival in Toronto

This summer, Toronto will host a new annual international dance festival for emerging, mid-career and established dance artists. C…

NBS and Aszure Barton launch artistic mentorship

Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) recently announced the creation of a mentorship program with New York-based choreographer an…

 

Firebird 2011 receives $60,000 production fund

Vancouver’s Turning Point Ensemble has been named the winner of the Tinto Alcan Performing Arts Award for music/opera 2011. The a…

 

Beverley Miller 1939 – 2010

Beverley Miller, long serving teacher at Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS), died February 21st, 2010 at the age of seventy-one…

Édouard Lock to receive Governor General's award

Édouard Lock has been named one of the 2010 recipients of the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards (GGPAA) for Lifetime Artis…

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