Various Artists

Festival Cinédanse

Festival | Festival

Québec City QC
November 21-24 novembre 2014


Indian Dance in the Cloud

Classical Indian dance pioneer Menaka Thakkar uses the Internet to bring India and Canada closer together through virtual performances and classes streamed live.

Brazilian dance with Newton Moraes

Newton Moraes teaches his Afro-Brazilian dance class at Bavia Arts Studio, Toronto.

Dance Equations

Dance Equations

Workshop | Classe

Toronto ON
August 28 août 2014
9:00 | 9:00-5:00 | 17:00


Alberta Ballet II dancers announced

On June 30, the School of Alberta Ballet officially launched its newest education and outreach program, Alberta Ballet II, with eight dancers being announced.

Forging Connections in and Through Dance Education

Pulse Ontario Dance Conference By Megan Andrews

As the school year comes to a close, The Dance Current reports on the Pulse Ontario Dance Conference held in May in North Bay. Dance is part of the Ontario Ministry of Education’s mandated curriculum and our executive director, Megan Andrews, asks “How is dance happening in public schools?”


The Canadian Senior Artists’ Resource Network Mentorship Program

The Canadian Senior Artists’ Resource Network (CSARN) is developing a mentorship program. Officially launched in January 2014, CSARN is currently accepting applications from professional artists of all ages. Mentors must be sixty or older, but mentees can be artists of any age wishing to develop new skills.


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.


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.


Motion Bank: a Catalogue of Movements

Since its launch in 2010, Motion Bank has been capturing choreographic movements and transforming them into computer data made available online.


Peggy Baker Honorary Doctor of Letters at York

Renowned Canadian modern dance artist Peggy Baker recently received an honorary doctor of letters degree from York University in Toronto.


Nadia Potts wins Lifetime Achievement Award

The Dance Ontario Awards Committee recently announced its decision to celebrate Nadia Potts with the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award.


Milestone Anniversaries for Dance Schools

The Professional Program of the School of Contemporary Dancers and Vancouver’s Goh Ballet Academy celebrate anniversaries with gala performances.


Across Oceans

AI13’s Live Streaming Project By Kathleen Smith

Stream, a ballet featuring live streaming, was a highlight of AI13 at Canada’s National Ballet School.

Assemblée Internationale 2013

From April 28th through May 4th, Assemblée Internationale 2013 welcomed students and artistic staff from eighteen international professional ballet schools to Canada's National Ballet School (NBS).

See You in Vienna?

The online booking for all ImPulsTanz workshops 2013 has started!

Nancy Kilgour receives Order of Canada

Nancy Kilgour, senior pedagogue at the School of Alberta Ballet, was invested into the Order of Canada in 2012 to recognize her ...


Jeni LeGon (1916-2012)

African-American dancer, teacher and actor Jeni LeGon died on Friday, December 7th, 2012, at age ninety-six in Vancouver. Accordin…

"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...

Randolph Academy celebrates twentieth anniversary

On October 15th Randolph Academy celebrated its twentieth anniversary with a fundraising gala in Toronto’s Fairmont Royal York Con…