Round dances used in Idle No More

The ongoing Idle No More (INM) protest movement has brought flash mob round dances to streets, shopping malls and public spaces ac...

Healthy Dancer

Broiled Mackerel with Spice Rub

By Dr. Millie Lytle

A healthy recipe for broiled mackerel.

Idle No More: Toronto Flash Mob

This video is an amazing round dance that took over one of the busiest intersections in Toronto last month as part of the Idle No More protest movemen…


The Healing Power of Art

Dancer, teacher, choreographer and expressive arts therapist Kathleen Rea has just published her first book, The Healing Dance:...

Ballet Jörgen Canada: Swan Lake

As part of its twenty-fifth anniversary season, Ballet Jörgen Canada presents a unique Canadian rendition of the renowned classical ballet Swan Lake.


The Dance Current Reader Survey Report

Shaping our Organizational Transition By Megan Andrews

A great big thank you to everyone who took our marathon survey in the fall.

Billy Elliot the Musical: North American Tour

Running January 1st through 6th at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, Billy Elliot the Musical is the inspiring story of a young boy’s journey …


The Canadian Dance Assembly's Step in Time! Conference

By Kathleen Smith

Mandated to explore two themes - technology and pluralism - the Canadian Dance Assembly’s (CDA) annual conference drew a diverse range of dance practitioners, teachers and thinkers to Ottawa from October 20th through 22nd.

The Gift: An Inuit Road Movie

The Gift: An Inuit Road Movie, a Karitas Production, is a documentary focused on four Greenlandic actors who travel to and around Canada with a goal…


Canada's first Integrated Dance Theatre Conference

On November 16th, 2012, the first Canadian Integrated Dance Theatre Conference took place near Calgary.

Healthy Dancer

Superfood Cookies

By Dr. Millie Lytle

This recipe takes regular chocolate chip cookies to a superfood level.

Canadian Dance Assembly: The Ripple Effect

The Canadian Dance Assembly (CDA) recently released its video The Ripple Effect, highlighting the impact of dance and the arts on both its milieu as we…

Kidd Pivot: The Tempest Replica

Kidd Pivot is set to perform The Tempest Replica in its hometown of Vancouver, presented by DanceHouse November 9th and 10th. After a couple of …

Government cuts close the doors on the CCA

After sixty-seven years of service, the Canadian Conference of the Arts (CCA) announced the end of its operations on October 30th,…

North American Culture Show: Waterloo-Laurier Sweeping the Awards

Videos from the North American Culture Show (NACS) 2012 were recently released on YouTube, highlighting the winners of the competition earlier this yea…

Forsythe: Charleston and Criming Workshop

Canadian YouTube star Forsythe (aka takeSomeCrime) is gearing up to teach a Charleston dance workshop in Cologne, Germany, on November 4th. Hosted by Ve…


Confluences: On the Screen

Real Reality Ballet – The Making of Romeos & Juliets By Moze Mossanen

How do you make a documentary film about the making of a ballet? Better yet, how do you make a ballet film so that a wide television audience will be interested enough to tune in?


I Love Dance Awards

On Sunday, October 21st, as part of the Canadian Dance Assembly’s Step in Time Conference in Ottawa, twelve awards were given out ...

Clara Bergs: Dancing Coppélia

Ten-year-old Clara Bergs has become a YouTube phenomenon for her performance of the lead role in Coppélia. While her parents thought she was si…

Franca biography shortlisted for Governor General's Literary Award

Author Carol Bishop-Gwyn’s The Pursuit of Perfection: A Life of Celia Franca has been shortlisted for a 2012 Governor Gener…

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