How do you handle pain?

We asked a handful of practitioners across the country how they deal with, work with and otherwise live with the pain that goes hand-in-hand with a career in dance.

Bollywood Dance Canada

Bollywood Dance Canada is now accepting submissions for its upcoming competition on August 10th, featuring top Canadian and American teams.

Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Teams

The success of 2011 dance pop single Call Me Maybe, by Canadian singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen, took a wild creative turn into meme status on YouTube.

Healthy Dancer

Liquid Lunch

By Dr. Millie Lytle

This juice is energizing, refreshing, detoxifying and satisfying.

Feet First

Mother's Day

In celebration of Mother’s Day, we present two recent submissions from dancing moms and offspring.

Real Smooth Moves

McDonalds Canada presents a series of five videos featuring "real smooth moves" to pair with their McCafé fruit smoothies.

NDW Message 2013

This year's National Dance Week Message was written by Vicki Adams Willis, Artistic Director and co-founder of Decidedly Jazz Danceworks in Calgary.


National Dance Week!

A gallery of dancing images from across Canada. Curated with the collaboration of the Canadian Dance Assembly.

Canadian Indie Musicians: Dancing in Music Videos

Yesterday on CBC Radio3, Lana Gay presented a program that highlighted particular songs from Canadian musicians.

BC Touring Council Award Recipients

The BC Touring Council gave out its annual awards last week at the Pacific Contact Conference Annual Awards Dinner in Vancouver.

Meagan O'Shea receives K.M. Hunter Award

The K.M. Hunter Artist Award recipients were announced last week and Meagan O'Shea is this year's dance division honouree.

FTA wins Grand Prix du Conseil des arts de Montréal

The Festival TransAmériques (FTA) has won the twenty-eighth Grand Prix du Conseil des arts de Montréal for its work in increasing the visibility of contemporary theatre arts and dance worldwide.

Marie-Josée Chartier: Stria

Toronto-based contemporary dance artist Marie-Josée Chartier is touring her new work Stria this month.

TSN SportsCentre

This past week, SportsCentre co-hosts on TSN and TSN2, Jay Onrait and Dan O'Toole, began to boogie when reviewing the plays of the week and simply saying...

Healthy Dancer

White Bean and Avocado Dip

By Dr. Millie Lytle

Homemade dips are versatile and provide protein and healthy omega fatty acids.

Phase one of mapping study released

The dance section of the Canada Council for the Arts has released findings for Phase One of the Canada Dance Mapping Study.


Historic costume to be conserved

Dance Collection Danse (DCD) recently announced that Maud Allan’s historic Salomé costume will receive treatment from the Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI).

Carol Anderson receives Jubilee Medal

Carol Anderson has been awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for her outstanding contributions to the Canadian dance community in a career spanning over thirty-eight years.

Lester B. Pearson School for the Arts

This video was created by I Love Dance/J’aime la danse, a Canadian campaign that works to collaborate with all styles of dance in an attempt to raise g…


Canadian Arts Coalition's Arts Day on the Hill

By Shannon Litzenberger

Tuesday October 23rd marked the Canadian Arts Coalition’s annual Arts Day on Parliament Hill.

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