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Senior Artists' Research Project looking for input

The Senior Artists’ Research Project is looking for input from artists 60 years old and over from all disciplines. The research pr...

University Celebrates 100 Years of Dance

In June 2009, the University of Michigan presented “Dancing at 100: Celebrating a Century of Dance.” The five-day event included a...

Patrick Swayze Dies at Age 57

Actor, dancer and singer songwriter Patrick Swayze died on September 14, 2009 at age fifty-seven. Swayze was best known for his r…

Community-minded movement school opens in Toronto

Professional dance educator and scholar Ann-Marie Williams opened a new community-minded movement school in the Leslieville neigh…

BC artists set to rally

The dance community of Vancouver will join artists of other disciplines for a rally in protest of recent funding cuts announced by…

BC artists facing unprecedented funding cuts

When the BC provincial budget update was announced on September 1st, artists discovered that they were facing another round of cut…

Ride out economic storm says report

Canada’s Performing Arts Alliance released its report last week entitled Our Fiscal Performance, which summarizes the…

MOTUS O receives $310,000 grant

MOTUS O dance theatre announced that they have been awarded a $310,000 grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation. Located in Stou…

Canada Council welcomes back Bernard Sauvé

In July, Bernard Sauvé returned to the Dance Section at the Canada Council for the Arts as a programs officer; he was previously a…

Preservation and facility issues brought to light in St. John's

In response to the lack of office, studio and rehearsal space in St. John’s, the Artists Infrastructure Committee (AIC), a sub-com…

Made in BC announces 2010/11 touring group

Made in BC - Dance on Tour announced that the companies selected for its 2010/11 tour are the 605 Collective and the response. The…

Les Grands finishes historic Middle East tour

This summer Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal travelled to Israel for its historic first tour of the Middle East. On June 1…

Recent awards in dance

Miriam and Lawrence Adams won the What’s the Big Idea Parasol Award from the Dance Umbrella of Ontario ….

New features on Dance Collection Danse website

This summer Dance Collection Danse (DCD) announced the launch of its new online column "Dance Historian of the Month" featuring in...

Vancouverites Goh and Holmes return home to stage Nutcracker

Chan Hon Goh, former principle dancer with The The National Ballet of Canada, has signed on as artistic coordinator for the Goh Ba...

CDA executive director announces resignation

Shannon Litzenberger, executive director of the Canadian Dance Assembly (CDA), will be resigning from her position as of November …

Le Groupe Dance Lab to close

After 43 years, one of Canada's oldest dance companies will close. The board of directors of Le Groupe Dance Lab in Ottawa announc...

 

Developments at Ballet BC

Ballet BC’s board of directors has named long-time company dancer and choreographer Emily Molnar as interim artistic director of t...

 

Aboriginal Summer Dance Events

This summer saw the launch of two new contemporary Aboriginal dance events and the return of an Aboriginal arts festival. In June,...

 

Pearl Remounts Earle's Sacra

David Earle's masterwork Sacra Conversazione received its first performance in July after almost twenty years since i...

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