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Lua Shayenne & Co.: DEPARTURE 00:00

Lua Shayenne & Co. will be presenting DEPARTURE 00:00 on October 11th through to the 14th. Based on traditional African dance from Mali and Gui…

Van46 Digital: Canadian Dance Moves

Last week, Van46 Digital released this handy educational guide to Canadian dance moves. The concept and dancing came from Stina Diös and Liam Kearney f…

CADA-ON: A Guide to Negotiation Skills

This past summer, the Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists (Ontario Chapter) released a video entitled “How to have those awkward conversations in a smal…

Healthy Dancer

Ana's Homemade Granola Bars

By Ana Alexandre

These homemade granola bars are not only healthier than your store-bought versions, but tastier too.

 

New exhibits celebrate dance and design

The Design Exchange in Toronto recently launched two exhibits in partnership with The National Ballet of Canada, which is currentl...

 

Dance awards across the country

Toronto's Nova Bhattacharya is this year's winner in the dance division of the Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton award, which celebrate...

Bunheads: New TV Drama Series

If you’re flipping through the hundreds of satellite and cable channels and need a landmark to hit, try the new American TV show Bunheads, premie…

 

Canada celebrates its first National Dance Week

On April 22nd, Canada began a celebration of its first National Dance Week, an initiative made possible by the Canadian Dance Asse...

Hélène Campbell: Dancing her Thanks

On today’s episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, twenty-one-year-old Hélène Campbell of Ottawa contacted the show via Skype to show how well she is doin…

Canada's Got Talent: Sagkeeng's Finest

Back on May 14th, Canada’s Got Talent announced the winners of its first season. Down to the wire, the final three competitors were the hip hop crew Fre…

Celebrating Canada as a dance nation

On April 19th the Canadian Dance Assembly launched the I love dance / J’aime la danse campaign. The event was held at Canada’s Nat…

 

Occupy Dance

Artists on the frontlines of a revolutionary moment By MJ Thompson

Participants from diverse Occupy encampments to share their experiences and pictures.

I Love Dance/J'aime la danse: National Dance Week

Canada celebrates its first ever National Dance Week, which officially launches the I Love Dance/J’aime la danse campaign (2011-2017) to the Canadian c…

Freshh: Teenage Dance Crew

Check out this promo video from Freshh, a Vancouver-based dance crew that recently made it through to the semi-finals of Canada’s Got Talent. Freshh ev…

 

Dance Communities Across Canada Celebrate Multiple Awards of Excellence

Montréal company Bouge de là received the Prix RIDEAU Touring Award for its work L’atelier/The Studio, during the…

Canada's Got Talent: Incline Lion Dance Troupe

The first season of Canada’s Got Talent is now rolling on Citytv! Host Dina Pugliese is accompanied by judges Stephan Muccio (an award-winning music p…

 

Ken Roy (1963-2012)

On January 28th, 2012, Canada lost one of its premier contemporary dancers, Ken Roy, after a year-long battle with cancer. The for...

 

Jacques Gorrissen (1945-2012)

Jacques Gorrissen, Belgian-born dancer and longtime National Ballet principal character artist died on January 20th, 2012, at the …

New Works invites you to #sharedance with the world

New Works, the Vancouver-based arts organization that presents dance and also provides mentorship and management to a roster of cl…

 

Canada is a Dance Nation!

International Dance Day and National Dance Week By Nathalie Fave

“Dance has the rare and precious power to unite people of all ages, cultures and religions and has an intrinsic value to Canadian society.”

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