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Signal Theatre takes part in carbon footprint study

Signal Theatre’s newest production, from thine eyes choreographed by Artistic Director Michael Greyeyes, is part of a…

 

Two new Canadian dance books hit the market

There are two new titles that dance lovers can start adding to their book collections this month, Compagnie Marie Chouinard Company, and the soon-to-be-released Fields in Motion: Ethnography in the Worlds of Dance.

New director to lead SCDS

Kate Cornell was recently appointed the new director of the Society for Canadian Dance Studies/La Société des études canadiennes e…

 

Trillium Foundation awards funding to micro-finance for artists research project

The Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists-Ontario Chapter (CADA-ON), has been awarded a $27,800 grant from the Ontario Trillium Found...

An Ambitious Course

Master Plan for Dance in Québec By Philip Szporer

In a policy document spanning 134 pages, Le Regroupement québécois de la danse (RQD) has launched its Master Plan for Professional Dance in Québec 2011-2021.

 

SCDS/SECD director Amy Bowring stepping down

Amy Bowring, founder/director of the Society of Canadian Dance Studies/La Société des études canadiennes en danse (SCDS/SECD), rec…

Diving into Dance

A Critic's Manifesto By Kaija Pepper

As a critic, I tend not to reflect on my work: I guess I'm too busy pondering the dance I write about.

Performing arts medicine conference in Toronto

The Performing Arts Medicine Association (PAMA) and the Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory of Music presented "Performan...

Creative Trust releases report on audience engagement

Creative Trust has released the results of its first Audience Engagement Survey Report, an initiative made possible by twenty Toro...

 

Clifford Collier (1929-2011)

Dancer and archivist Clifford Collier died in Toronto on February 21st of cancer. Collier started dancing in 1947 with B…

 

Susan McNaughton (1952-2010)

Dance artist and academic Susan McNaughton died on December 4th, 2010.

SARP releases final report

The Senior Artists Research Project (SARP) released its final report and recommendations for action, which found that senior artis…

Survey shows Ontarians think art is important

Most Ontarians believe that the arts are important to the quality of life in their communities and their own personal lives. These...

Launch of DanceNL and Road Map Project

On September 20th, Newfoundland and Labrador's newest dance sectoral organization hosted a wine and cheese event to celebrate the ...

Blackfoot dance history returned to the community

On June 21st, coinciding with National Aboriginal Day, a large piece of traditional Blackfoot (Kainai) knowledge was handed back t...

New book on history of National Ballet School

The Ballet Class: A History of Canada's National Ballet School by Norma Sue Fisher-Stitt is now available at the National Bal...

York University celebrates Yvonne Rainer

On April 6th, York University’s Faculty of Fine Arts celebrated legendary dance and film artist Yvonne Rainer for her influential …

New creation centre for Québec

The Montréal-based company Par B.L.eux is initiating the new Centre International de Recherche et de Création (CIRC), set to open …

 

Margaret Dale’s Canadian connection

Ballet dancer and television producer Margaret Dale died January 28th, 2010 at the age of eighty-seven. Revered for her roles as s…

CADA-ON and Dance Ontario announce new partnership

The Ontario Chapter of the Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists (CADA-ON) and Dance Ontario have announced their intentions to launc…

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