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Prison Dancer: The Interactive Web Musical

The March/April 2012 issue of The Dance Current print magazine includes an item on Prison Dancer: The Interactive Web Musical. Packed with Cana…

 

Miriam Adams appointed to Order of Canada

Miriam Adams, Co-Founder/Director of Dance Collection Danse (DCD), was recently appointed to the Order of Canada for her contribut…

Dance Central 2: Review from IGN

Happy 2012! Let’s kick off the new year with some new moves. This video from IGN offers a review of the Xbox game Dance Central 2, a fully immersive da…

Canadian dance studies society adopts new name

The Canadian Society for Dance Studies/La Société canadienne d'études en danse (CSDS/SCDD) recently changed its name in order to b...

 

Jeanne Holmes appointed artistic producer of CDF

On December 1st, Jeanne Holmes will take her post as the new artistic producer of the Canada Dance Festival (CDF). With a backgrou...

Celebrating touring, birthdays and legacies

Ballet Jörgen Canada has been awarded the 2011 National Arts Centre Award for Distinguished Contribution to Touring, ...

DTRC turns 25

Canada’s Dancer Transition Resource Centre (DTRC) is turning twenty-five years old, and the occasion is being commemorated with a ...

Ils Dansent: Nico Archambault's New TV Series

The November/December 2011 issue of The Dance Current print magazine includes an item about Ils dansent.”Ils dansent veers away from the SYTYCD…

Canadian wins Dance Your PhD

Emma Ware, a biologist at Queen's University, is one of four winners of Dance Your PhD, an annual contest that asks researchers to...

Thrill the World: Canada's Dancing Zombies

This past weekend, on October 29th, Thrill the World took the globe by storm with another simultaneous performance of Micheal Jackson’s Thriller….

SYTYCD Canada cancelled

The cast and contestants of So You Think You Can Dance Canada (SYTYCDC) have taken their final bow. The reality dance show will no…

Canadian dancers make on-screen splash

Sonia Rodriguez co-authors children's book

Sonia Rodriguez, principal dancer at The National Ballet of Canada, and her husband Kurt Browning have co-written a new child...

NAC Foundation announces CEO's National Fund

The National Arts Centre Foundation recently announced the creation of the CEO’s National Fund, which will support national perfor…

 

Two new Canadian dance books hit the market

There are two new titles that dance lovers can start adding to their book collections this month, Compagnie Marie Chouinard Company, and the soon-to-be-released Fields in Motion: Ethnography in the Worlds of Dance.

Les 7 Doigts de la Main: Loft

Gatineau is getting its summer dose of the dynamic circus company Les 7 Doigts de la Main, which is presenting Loft August 18th through 27th. Se…

So You Think You Can Dance Canada: Luther Brown Choreography

So You Think You Can Dance Canada Season 4 is rolling along nicely as it narrows in on its search for Canada’s favourite dancer. If you missed it last…

The Beat Down: Sikat

On August 6th, Sikat dance crew from Winnipeg took home 1st place from The Beat Down 2011, hosted at Ryerson University in Toronto. This is the group’s …

Habeeba Hobeika Egyptian Dance Company: Raks Sharki

As part of Harbourfront Centre’s Dancing on the Pier programming this summer, Habeeba’s Egyptian Belly Dance Studio will present Egyptian belly dance t…

keep on MOVING: Advice for Dancers

Back on March 20th, the Dancer Transition Resource Centre (DTRC) hosted a special “keep on MOVING” conference in Toronto geared for emerging artists. T…

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