Pure Research #15 led by David Duclos

Pure Research Calgary

Performance | Spectacle

Calgary AB
November 12-17 novembre 2018

Pure Research #15 led by David Duclos

Pure Research Toronto

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
October 22-26 octobre 2018


By Invitation Only: Dance, Confederation and Reconciliation

Exhibit | Exposition

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

Penelope Reed Doob / Photo courtesy of Dance Collection Danse

Remembering Penelope Reed Doob

Penelope Reed Doob, an influential dance scholar, historian and critic, died March 11, 2017, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.

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.

Alberta Ballet

Alberta Ballet & the Documentation of Performance

Exhibit | Exposition

Edmonton AB
September 7-17 décembre 2016


Habitual Gestures

By Pia Lo

Dancer, choreographer and teacher Meredith Kalaman


Survey Researches the Social Impact of Dance in Canada

Canada Council for the Arts survey investigates how dance affects society in Canada, the last phase of research in the Dance Across Canada project.


Lindsay Zier-Vogel Appointed Director of the Canadian Society for Dance Studies

The Canadian Society for Dance Studies announced on June 3 in an email to its members that Lindsay Zier-Vogel will replace Samantha Mehra Donaldson as director.


Choreographic Residencies Across The Country

By Denise Solleza, Lee Slinger

A compilation of choreographic residencies available across Canada.

Dance Studies Collection

Dance Studies Collection from Dance Collection Danse

Contest now closed

360 Dance

Breaking Out

By Philip Szporer

In the spectacularly popular gaming arena, dance has been marginalized due to its seemingly limited commercial viability, but that is changing.

Lara Kramer Danse at Dancing on the Edge 2014

Dancing on the Edge 2014 will feature the B.C. premiere of Lara Kramer Danse’s NGS (“Native Girl Syndrome”) on July 7 and 9 at the Firehall Arts Centre.

Phase one of mapping study released

The dance section of the Canada Council for the Arts has released findings for Phase One of the Canada Dance Mapping Study.

Franca biography shortlisted for Governor General's Literary Award

Author Carol Bishop-Gwyn’s The Pursuit of Perfection: A Life of Celia Franca has been shortlisted for a 2012 Governor Gener…

Leland Windreich (1926-2012)

Leland Windreich – a rare breed of writer who established himself as an important dance historian and critic – uncovered one of Ca…

Canadian dance studies society adopts new name

The Canadian Society for Dance Studies/La Société canadienne d'études en danse (CSDS/SCDD) recently changed its name in order to b...

New book on contemporary Indian dance

Palgrave Macmillan recently published Contemporary Indian Dance: New Creative Choreography in India and the Diaspora, writt...

DCD launches new exhibit

On November 14th, Dance Collection Danse (DCD) unveiled its latest exhibit: Renegade Bodies: Canadian Dance in the 1970…

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...

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