Sampradaya Dance Creations

Dispelling Darkness – A Work-in-Progress Showing

Performance | Spectacle

Mississauga ON
July 15 juillet 2018
5:00 | 17:00
Contemporary, South Asian, Multidisciplinary

Red Sky Performance's Great Lakes / Photo courtesy of the presenter
Red Sky Performance

Great Lakes

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
June 30-1 juillet 2018
Contemporary, Indigenous

Lilona Quarmyne

Global Water Dances Halifax

Performance | Spectacle

Halifax NS
June 24 juin 2017
3:00 | 15:00

CODE Council of Ontario Drama and Dance Educators  / Image provided by the presenter
Council of Ontario Drama and Dance Educators (CODE)

Dance and the Child International (daCi) Canada

Conference | Colloque

Saskatoon SK
June 8-10 juin 2017

Participants at Don’t Forget the Money! forum presented by Mississauga’s Blackwood Gallery / Photo by Jayne Wilkinson

Don't Forget the Money!

Don’t Forget the Money! is the first in a new series of forums presented by Mississauga’s Blackwood Gallery called Working with Concepts. The public discussion was aimed at navigating the unique labour processes in the interaction of artistic discipline of dance and various contemporary art contexts.

Kate Cornell with colleagues after a meeting with an advisor in the Prime Minister’s office / Photo courtesy of the Canadian Arts Coalition and Tara Mazurk

Arts Advocates in Canada Make Politics Personal

This fall, on behalf of the Canadian Arts Coalition, 160 arts advocates gathered at the nation’s capital to speak to parliamentarians for this year’s Arts Day on the Hill and the Canadian Dance Assembly’s Kate Cornell played a central role.


Performing Arts Exemptions Around Hiring Temporary Foreign Workers

The Canadian Dance Assembly recently shared with its membership that the Government of Canada has announced the creation of a new Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) exemption category for the performing arts disciplines of dance, opera, orchestra and live theatre. The exemption takes effect February 17.


All Hands on Deck

Canadian Conference of the Arts reactivated for the purpose of arts advocacy and dissemination of information during the current federal election.


Beyond the ephemerality of dance

The positive impact artists can have in the fight against climate change By Eric Beauchesne

Eric Beauchesne talks about the positive impact dance artists can have in the fight against climate change.


For ten weeks, two hours once a week, people living with developmental disabilities and university students met for drama/dance workshops in Alberta.

Daina Ashbee


Performance | Spectacle

Montréal  QC
October 3-4 octobre 2014
8:00 | 20:00

OAC Celebrates Fifty

To mark this milestone, the OAC commissioned Live Love Art…Vive l’amour de l’art from filmmaker Gloria Ui Young Kim.


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.


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.

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…

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,…

Dance Manifesto: Launching National Dance Week

Dance Ambassadors Josh Matlow and Guillaume Côté read the dance manifesto in French and English.Last month, on April 19th, the Dance Manifesto was share…

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…

Ontario Dances: Why I Dance

Here’s a little pick-you-up for International Dance Day (World Dance Day), which is right around the corner. April 29th was chosen to commemorate the b…

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…

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