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New "Healthy Dancer" organization may be on horizon

Canada may soon be home to a new healthy dancer organization. Medical professionals, dance instructors and dancers came together t…

Dance Centre announces Isadora Awards recipients

Isadora Awards for Excellence in Choreography, Excellence in Performance and Excellence in Teaching were awarded to Rosario Ancer,…

La danse sur les routes du Québec announces Objectif Danse

La danse sur les routes du Québec, a network dedicated to the development of dance through the support of fourteen presenters in t…

Jay Rankin appointed Executive Director of Ballet BC

After nine seasons as managing director of Toronto Dance Theatre (TDT), Jay Rankin is resigning to join Ballet British Columbia as…

New school premises for LADMMI

Les Ateliers de danse moderne de Montréal inc. (LADMMI) is now on the path to receiving a brand new home. Montreal city council de…

Judith Marcuse wins Jacqueline Lemieux Prize

Vancouver artistic director, producer and choreographer Judith Marcuse has been awarded the 2009 Jacqueline Lemieux Prize. The pri…

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...

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