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Sampradaya Dance Centre celebrates official opening

On June 20th, Sampradaya Dance Creations (SDC) celebrated the official opening of its new studio and theatre space, the Sampradaya…

 

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...

Gohs receive lifetime achievement award

On February 25th, Choo Chiat Goh and Lin Yee Goh, co-founders of The Goh Ballet Academy, received a Lifetime Achievement Award fro…

 

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…

 

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…

Celebrating touring, birthdays and legacies

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

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...

 

David Earle wins Premier's Award

Canada’s most prolific modern dance choreographer, David Earle, was awarded the Premier’s Award for Excellence in the Arts. The aw…

 

32nd Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards

The 32nd Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards were held on Monday, June 27th at the St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts’ Bluma Appel Theatr…

 

Karen Kain receives Distinguished Artist Award from ISPA

Karen Kain, artistic director of The National Ballet of Canada, was awarded the Distinguished Artist Award from the International …

 

Crystal Pite wins Jacob's Pillow Dance Award

Acclaimed choreographer and performer Crystal Pite, artistic director of Kidd Pivot Frankfurt RM, has been awarded the fifth annua...

Leica Hardy receives honorary doctorate

Dance educator and choreographer Leica Hardy received an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from Saint Mary's University last month d...

NBoC’s Sonia Rodriguez honoured by Spain

Sonia Rodriguez, principal dancer with The National Ballet of Canada, was awarded the Officer’s Cross of the Civil Merit on May 25…

 

New award for emerging dance artists in Nova Scotia

The Nova Scotia Talent Trust (NSTT) recently announced the creation of a new $1100 award. The award is for existing scholarship re…

 

Margie Gillis receives Governor General's Award

Dancer, choreographer and teacher Margie Gillis is among six recipients of the 2011 Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards (GGP…

David Rimmer wins Governor General's award

Experimental filmmaker David Rimmer is among the recipients of the 2011 Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts. Rimmer…

 

Les Productions Figlio wins Rio Tinto Alcan Award

Les Productions Figlio is the winner of the twelfth annual Rio Tinto Alcan Performing Arts Award, a $60,000 production fund. The c...

 

John Hobday Arts Management Awards announced

On January 24th, the Canada Council for the Arts announced Mary-Louise Albert and Eva Cairns as the 2011 recipients of the John Hobday Awards in Arts Management.

Flamenco declared World Heritage Treasure by UNESCO

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recognized flamenco as a World Heritage Treasure. Th…

 

Paula Citron FRESH BLOOD award winners

The Paula Citron FRESH BLOOD award for 2010 has been given to Paul Charbonneau for his work A Duet For Merideth. Cha...

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