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Council of Ontario Drama and Dance Educators (CODE)

Dance and the Child International (daCi) Canada

Conference | Colloque

Saskatoon SK
June 8-10 juin 2017

MamaDances / Photo courtesy of MamaDances
Mama dances!

Teacher's Training

Workshop | Classe

Montréal QC
July 3-16 juillet 2017


By Invitation Only: Dance, Confederation and Reconciliation

Exhibit | Exposition

Toronto ON
June 24-22 décembre 2017
1:00 | 13:00

Avinoam Silverman / Photo courtesy of Silverman

Movement Memory

How we learn, retain and remember dance By Carolyn Hebert

How do we learn, retain and remember dance? What happens when a dancer forgets well-known choreography? How can we improve our recall for movement sequences? Carolyn Hebert spoke with diverse dance professionals about memory and the verbal cues, mental imagery and bodily experiences that shape their memory.

Photo courtesy of Canada's National Ballet School.

Ideas Exchange 2017

Intensive | Atelier

Toronto ON
July 17-21 juillet 2017

SunDance 2017

Intensive | Atelier

Toronto ON
July 3-21 juillet 2017
Ballet, Modern

Council of Ontario Drama and Dance Educators (CODE)

46th Annual CODE Conference

Conference | Colloque

Niagara-on-the-Lake ON
October 21-23 octobre 2016


New Season Reads

By Emma Kerson

Whether you’re headed back to school or not, the September air always brings about the feeling of education. If you’re looking to expand your horizons with dance literature this fall, here are a couple of new books we feel are worth adding to your reading list.


Inaugural RAD Conference for Teachers in Toronto

Presented by the Royal Academy of Dance, the En Avant Dance Teacher Conference concentrated on teaching as well as the business side of the profession. The four-day conference covered a range of topics throughout seventy-eight seminars, panel discussions and movement workshops.

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All-Access Passes to the En Avant Dance Teacher Conference Courtesy of Royal Academy of Dance Canada

Contest is now closed

Enter for your chance to win all-access passes for you and a friend to the En Avant Dance Teacher Conference – August 20-23 in Toronto.

Thomas L. Colford

Interpose: A Dancer's Rights Seminar

Talk | Conférence

Toronto ON
May 28 mai 2016
9:00 | 21:00
Urban, Commercial


The School of Alberta Ballet Outgrows Edmonton Location

The School of Alberta Ballet’s Edmonton Studios hosted an open house on May 15 to celebrate their September move to a larger facility.

Simon Fraser University Bhangra Flash Mob

In 2010, South Asian Arts began teaching the first university-accredited bhangra course in North America at Simon Fraser University. On April 7, 2011, for their final project, the students performed a Bhangra Flash Mob outside Rogers Arena in Vancouver, immediately following the unveiling of Roger Neilson’s statue before a Canucks game.

Student Reporter Project

Auditions, Exams and Careers, Oh My!

By Katie Prowse

If you could give your students one piece of advice as they enter their careers in dance, what would it be?

Student Reporter Project

Decisions, Decisions!

By Brianna Rennie

Every grade twelve student faces one simple question, ‘What next?’

Student Reporter Project

Nostos - a fresh perspective on the past

By Charlotte Priest

The theme of Simon Fraser University’s November contemporary dance repertory production, Nostos, is nostalgia. However, these dancers clearly have their eyes on the future.


New M.Ed in Arts for Social Change at SFU

Simon Fraser University (SFU) announced a new Master of Education program in Arts for Social Change (ASC) beginning September 2016. The interdisciplinary, two-year M.Ed program is the first of its kind in Canada.


Two Dance Industry Expos Come to Toronto

This past August, two dance expos launched in Toronto. Each had a distinct approach in the makeup of the day, but both served to build community, educate participants and inspire for the season ahead.

CRASH: When the video game meets contemporary dance

Elementary and secondary school students receive unique education experience in CRASH: When the video game meets contemporary dance by Manon Oligny, artistic director of Manon fait de la danse.


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

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