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DSR is honoured with National Arts Centre award

La danse sur les routes du Québec’s (DSR) mission is to share dance, and on November 7th, 2010 it was recognized for its outstandi…

 

Randy Joynt wins Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Award

Dancer Randy Joynt is one of seven artists who received a $15,000 Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Award from the Canada Council for t…

 

Ron Snippe receives Dance Ontario Award

Toronto Dance Theatre's (TDT) long-time lighting designer, Roloef Peter (Ron) Snippe, has been honoured with this year's Dance Ont...

 

Peggy Baker wins Walter Carsen Prize

The Canada Council for the Arts recently announced Peggy Baker as the recipient of the 2010 Walter Carsen Prize for Excellence in …

Compagnie Marie Chouinard receives Arts Achievement Award

La Compagnie Marie Chouinard is the 2010 recipient of The Imperial Tobacco Canada Foundation's Arts Achievement Award. The award r...

31st Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards

The 31st Annual Dora Mav0r Moore Awards were held on June 28th by the Toronto Alliance of Performing Arts (TAPA). this time

Canada Council for the Arts to oversee Canada Prizes

As proposed last year in Canada’s Economic Action Plan 2009, the Government of Canada has reiterated its commitment to create the ...

Lynda Raino: Lifetime Achievement

The April 2010 issue of The Dance Current print magazine includes a Short Waves piece about the inaugural Chrystal Awards, which recognized several Victoria-based organizations and artists.

Édouard Lock to receive Governor General's award

Édouard Lock has been named one of the 2010 recipients of the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards (GGPAA) for Lifetime Artis…

Chrystal Awards honour Victoria artists

On February 5th, dance presenters from across Canada and regional community leaders attended a dinner to honour recipients of the ...

Peggy Baker: Honoured and Active

Yesterday in Toronto, Peggy Baker Dance Projects kicked off a five day run of confluence, an evening of works by Peggy Baker and Doug Varone.

Tantoo Cardinal receives the Order of Canada

Vancouver actress Tantoo Cardinal was recently made a Member of the Order of Canada, one of the country’s highest civilian honours...

 

Father of Canadian ballet commemorated with historic plaque

Heritage Toronto commemorated Boris Volkoff, the Canadian ballet pioneer, on December 12th with the presentation of an historic pl…

Canadian dance film wins international video award

The Greater the Weight, a dance film produced and directed by Mouvement Perpétuel's Marlene Millar and Phillip Szporer and ...

 

Tammy Forsythe receives 2009 Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Award for dance

In November 2009, multi-media choreographer Tammy Forsythe received the Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Award for dance. The award, w…

Scotiabank Dance Centre news

Mirna Zagar, executive director of Vancouver's Scotiabank Dance Centre, was presented a medallion in recognition of her work in de...

Make Me

Not a month after Nico got the call by choreographer Gil Duldulao, he is now featured in Janet Jackson’s new hit video Make Me.

 

Recent awards in dance

From the Toronto Arts Foundation, Miriam Adams received the Rita Davies and Margo Bindhardt Cultural Leadership Award and Christopher House won...

Dance Centre announces Isadora Awards recipients

Isadora Awards for Excellence in Choreography, Excellence in Performance and Excellence in Teaching were awarded to Rosario Ancer,…

Dora Award Nominees in Dance announced

On June 3rd, the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts announced this year’s nominees for the Dora Mavor Moore Awards acknowled…

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