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What's In Your Dancebag?

Melissa Tuplin

Calgary-based artist Melissa Tuplin admits to being an overpacker, a believer in the bullet list system, and a triple-clothing-layer kind of dancer.

 

Keeping Pace with Artistic Innovation: The Canada Council Revamps its Funding Model

The Canada Council for the Arts (CCA) is transitioning to a radically restructured funding model, set to take effect in 2017.

 
Co.ERASGA

Co. ERASGA's Annual General Meeting

Meeting | Rencontre

Vancouver BC
April 28 avril 2015
6:00 | 18:00
Contemporary, Interdisciplinary

 

Jack Udashkin Retires After a Rich Artistic Journey

Jack Udashkin, the current director of Théâtre La Chapelle in Montréal, will be retiring at the end of March after a rich, remarkable and diverse forty-year career in the arts.

 

RQD Elects New President

On October 27, the dance advocacy association Regroupement Québécois de la danse (RQD) announced Harold Rhéaume, choreographer and artistic director of Le Fils d’Adrien danse, as their new president.

 

Dancemakers: Between Promise and Peril

Part I: Context By Michael Trent

In April, our former editor, Kathleen Smith, commissioned Michael Trent to write about the new creation/production model at Dancemakers. Here, Trent speaks about that model, but also about the context from which it was born and the personal effects it has had. This is a three-part series.

 

After Turbulence, Dance Victoria Producer Stephen White Reinstated

Longtime artistic producer at Dance Victoria (DV) in British Columbia, Stephen White, has returned to the position less than two months after being fired. White was reinstated following a Dance Victoria Society special general meeting on August 1 that also saw DV’s entire board of directors replaced. Within days of the meeting, DV’s executive director of two years, Jason Dubois, announced that he had left the organization.

 

New Appointments at Ballet Kelowna and Canadian Society for Dance Studies

July marks a time of new beginnings for two prominent Canadian dance groups, with Ballet Kelowna and the Canadian Society for Dance Studies (CSDS) each announcing changes in direction.

 

Dancemakers Makes Changes

The artistic director of one of Toronto’s most reputable contemporary dance companies says he’s been unceremoniously let go as the company scrambles to avoid a federal funding cut. But the company’s board says he’s misunderstood their attempt to retain him.

 

Reinventing the Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault

The Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault announced its upcoming transformation into the Institut de la danse and the reshaping of its mission.

 

Ballet Kelowna’s founding artistic director, David LaHay, departs as the season closes

Ballet Kelowna bade farewell to its founding artistic director, David LaHay, at the final performance of the 2013-2014 season.

 

Training Scholarships

The School of Alberta Ballet announce a boys’ scholarship program, Winnipeg’s Rainbow Stage Music Theatre Conservatory announce free jazz classes for aspirants and professionals and others in the country making training available for emerging dance artists.

 

FTA Chief Stepping Down

Festival TransAmériques (FTA) artistic and general director Marie-Hélène Falcon is stepping down from her position in 2014.

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.

 

Retirements of OAC’s Billyann Balay and MoMo’s Pamela Boyd

Billyann Balay of the Ontario Arts Council and Pamela Boyd, founder of MoMo Mixed Ability Dance Theatre, retire.

Christine Moynihan named new GM of STDT

The School of Toronto Dance Theatre (STDT) recently announced Christine Moynihan as its new general manager as of April 8th. Moynihan, in addition to her time as an actor and producer, enters her new role with a long history of experience in arts administration.

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.

 

Cirque du Soleil lays off 400 employees

Cirque du Soleil recently announced it would lay off 400 employees due to a variety of economic factors putting pressure on the us...

"Together in Dance" forum hosted by Flato Markham Theatre

On October 14th, Flato Markham Theatre hosted its inaugural "Together in Dance" forum at the Markham Civic Centre, which brought t...

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…

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