Tips for Teachers | Astuces pour professeurs

Assistants in the Studio | Les assistants en studio

By Katharine Harris, Canada's National Ballet School

Knowing you'll need help to do it all successfully makes September a perfect time to focus on the role of assistants in your dance studio. | Sachant que vous aurez besoin d'aide pour bien réussir, profitez du mois de septembre pour vous pencher sur le rôle de l'assistant dans le studio de danse.

Cypher For Change: National Youth Breakdancing Forum

Earlier this month, July 15th-18th, the national breakdancing forum Cypher For Change Information took place in Whitehorse, Yukon.

Country Hip Hop: A Dance Craze

Perhaps you missed this American/Canadian craze, but Diane Horner is back making her rounds of YouTube, thanks to FourFour for digging up this video.

ESBCM appoints Anik Bissonnette Co-CEO

The École supérieure de ballet contemporain de Montréal (ESBCM) recently appointed Anik Bissonnette as its new co-CEO, artistic an…

Room named in honour of Iro Valaskakis-Tembeck

A new multi-function room at Montréal’s future Notre-Dame-de-Grâce Cultural Centre has been named in honour of late dance artist, …

Dance Collection Danse publishes biography of Peter Boneham

Dance Collection Danse Press/Presse announces the release of Sara Porter's new book Peter in Process: Peter Boneham's Sixty ...

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...

Know Your Moves: Pirouettes

The May 2010 issue of The Dance Current print magazine includes a Know Your Moves piece about pirouettes.

Pulse: Ontario's Youth Dance Conference

May 13th through 16th, the Pulse Ontario Youth Dance Conference welcomes high school students and teachers to attend a weekend of workshops and performances geared to develop their dance literacy and understanding.

Tips for Teachers | Astuces pour professeurs

To Summer School or Not to Summer School | Le stage d'été : oui ou non ?

By Katharine Harris, Canada's National Ballet School

De plus en plus de studios offrent des stages d'été. Il y a parfois l'embarras du choix pour l'enseignant qui conseille un élève et ses parents.

John Ottmann brings changes to Quinte

John Ottmann has been implementing a new vision for Quinte Ballet School of Canada (QBSC) since his appointment as artistic direct...

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 …

Tips for Teachers | Astuces pour professeurs

Year-End Plans | Planifier la fin de l'année

By Katharine Harris, Canada's National Ballet School

April is the perfect time to start thinking about your studio’s year-end plans, and to get the ball rolling on promotion and registration for the fall semester. | Le mois d'avril se prête parfaitement à la planification de la fin de l'année au studio.

NBS and Aszure Barton launch artistic mentorship

Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) recently announced the creation of a mentorship program with New York-based choreographer an…


Beverley Miller 1939 – 2010

Beverley Miller, long serving teacher at Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS), died February 21st, 2010 at the age of seventy-one…

Vancouver International Salsa Festival: A Gala Salsa Event

After many months of promotional adventures, the Vancouver International Salsa Festival is upon us, running March 4th through 6th, 2010.

Blue Print for Life: Social Work Through Hiphop

Up until March 7th, Blue Print for Life is running a week long “Social Work Through Hiphop” program up in the Nunavik community of Kangirsuk.

Tips for Teachers | Astuces pour professeurs

March Break...or not! | Semaine de relâche... pas toujours une relâche !

By Katharine Harris, Canada's National Ballet School

During time off from regular training, students should be encouraged to stay active and keep moving, while also integrating valuable relaxation and recuperation. | Pendant qu'ils prennent congé de leur entraînement habituel, les élèves devraient être encouragés à demeurer actifs, tout en profitant d'une période de récupération.

Tap Dance Centre to open in Mississauga, ON

Talks of a new facility has tappers on their toes! Mississauga, Ontario, will welcome its new Tap Dance Centre in the summer of 2010.

New contemporary dance class initiative in Calgary

The Calgary Contemporary Dance Collective, initiated by Helen Husak, Naomi Brand and Kelly McCann, is now offering drop-in contemp…