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Nova Scotia arts organizations attend APAP

For the first time, Nova Scotia representatives were among fifteen Canadian delegates supported by the Canada Council for the Arts…

Tantoo Cardinal receives the Order of Canada

Vancouver actress Tantoo Cardinal was recently made a Member of the Order of Canada, one of the country’s highest civilian honours...

Older & Reckless Halifax

Halifax will soon present its own version of “Older and Reckless”, an informal performance series showcasing some of Canada’s most…

 

Father of Canadian ballet commemorated with historic plaque

Heritage Toronto commemorated Boris Volkoff, the Canadian ballet pioneer, on December 12th with the presentation of an historic pl…

Canadian dance film wins international video award

The Greater the Weight, a dance film produced and directed by Mouvement Perpétuel's Marlene Millar and Phillip Szporer and ...

 

Tammy Forsythe receives 2009 Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Award for dance

In November 2009, multi-media choreographer Tammy Forsythe received the Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Award for dance. The award, w…

 

ESBCM renames library to honour Vincent Warren

The École supérieure de ballet contemporain de Montréal (ESBCM) is renaming its library to Bibliolthèque de la danse Vincent-Warre...

 

New producing director at Dancemakers

Jeanne Holmes, former dance programmer at Harbourfront Centre, is the new producing director for Toronto’s Dancemakers and the Cen...

National Compensation Study released

A National Compensation Study conducted by the Cultural Human Resource Council (CHRC) concludes that Not-for-Profit arts organizat...

Toronto City Council approves billboard tax

A seven-year campaign to pass a tax on billboard advertisers, which would raise money for arts initiatives across the city, was su…

Five Ontario communties to receive artsVest grants

London, Chatham-Kent, Stratford/Perth County, Brantford and Dysart/Haliburton will benefit from artsVest funding in early 2010. Ni…

 

Andrea Vagianos new managing director at TDT

Andrea Vagianos has been named the new managing director of Toronto Dance Theatre. Board president Chris Kelly announced the news ...

York U. prof's research mentioned in NY Times

The research of Patrick Alcedo, assistant professor in the Department of Dance at York University, was mentioned in The New …

battery opera charges $267.67 per ticket

As a response to British Columbia’s recent arts budget cuts, Vancouver’s battery opera will charge $267.67 per ticket for its remo…

Dance Central goes electronic

Dance Central, The Dance Centre’s newsletter, will now be distributed electronically only. The move is a result of concer…

Thesis studying CADA-ON's PSD now available

A thesis titled “The Evolution of Professional Standards for Dance in Ontario: CADA-ON and the PSD” was recently completed by danc...

Canadian artists protest BC culture cuts

In November, artists from Vancouver and across Canada continued with protests against the BC government’s decision to cut 90% of cultural funding, making it the only jurisdiction in Canada not to invest in culture.

Scotiabank Dance Centre news

Mirna Zagar, executive director of Vancouver's Scotiabank Dance Centre, was presented a medallion in recognition of her work in de...

Simcoe Contemporary Dancers finish up busy performance month

Simcoe Contemporary Dancers (SCD), which formed in June 2009, recently completed a busy performance month. On November 13th, the c...

NBS student to make Broadway debut

Liam Redhead of North Bay, Ontario, will soon make his Broadway debut as Billy in Billy Elliot the Musical. Sharing t...

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