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Preparing for Exams and Competitions | Préparation: examens et compétition

By Katharine Harris, Canada's National Ballet School

Exams, performances and competitions are all part of a dancer’s life. | Les examens, spectacles et compétitions font partie de la vie du danseur.

Social Dancing: Known World Dance Symposium VII

The Dec/Jan 09/10 issue of The Dance Current print magazine, features an article on social dancing by Kristin Harris Walsh, highlighting the various practices and reasons we Canadians are drawn to these fun community activities.

Interrarium: Creative Residency

Running January 17th through 30th, the 2010 Interrarium creative residency is welcoming a new batch of multidisciplinary artists to The Banff Centre for the Arts.

Bees' Knees Dance: anyone can dance

The Dec/Jan 09/10 issue of The Dance Current print magazine, features an article on social dancing by Kristin Harris Walsh, highlighting the various practices and reasons we Canadians are drawn to these fun community activities.

Scotiabank Dance Centre news

Mirna Zagar, executive director of Vancouver's Scotiabank Dance Centre, was presented a medallion in recognition of her work in de...

Tips for Teachers | Astuces pour professeurs

Beat Those Winter Blues, Think of the Olympics | Apprivoisez l'hiver, pensez aux Jeux olympiques

By Katharine Harris, Canada's National Ballet School

January can be a challenging time in a dance studio. | Janvier peut être un mois un peu pénible en studio.

Cirque du Soleil performer succumbs to injuries

On October 17, 2009 Cirque du Soleil performer Oleksandr Zhurov (Sacha) died of injuries suffered after a fall from the Russian sw...

Tips for Teachers | Astuces pour professeurs

Préparation d'un spectacle des fêtes

By Katharine Harris, Canada's National Ballet School

As temperatures drop outside, many dance studios begin to plan their annual holiday show. | Alors que le mercure tombe, de nombreux studios de danse planifient leur spectacle annuel des fêtes.

DSW launches new initiatives to develop Alberta choreographers

Calgary's Dancers' Studio West (DSW) is gearing its 2009/10 season towards developing choreographers with three newly envisioned p...

Fall for Flamenco Festival 2009

Here’s a quick glimpse of Maria Osende (accompanied by Chris Cookson, Gina Burgess, and Dan MacNeil) at the program launch of the Fall for Flamenco Festival 2009, which kicks off tomorrow through to the 30th in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Dance Centre announces Isadora Awards recipients

Isadora Awards for Excellence in Choreography, Excellence in Performance and Excellence in Teaching were awarded to Rosario Ancer,…

Hip hip @ Nuit Blanche

Torontonians are finally recovered from Saturday’s Nuit Blanche where the downtown core of the city erupted into a wild variety of art installations.

Tips for Teachers | Astuces pour professeurs

On Costuming | Costumes

By Katharine Harris, Canada's National Ballet School

As Hallowe’en draws near, many children and parents start thinking about costumes. | L'Hallowe'en approche à grands pas et nombreux sont les parents et enfants qui pensent aux costumes.

New school premises for LADMMI

Les Ateliers de danse moderne de Montréal inc. (LADMMI) is now on the path to receiving a brand new home. Montreal city council de…

Community-minded movement school opens in Toronto

Professional dance educator and scholar Ann-Marie Williams opened a new community-minded movement school in the Leslieville neigh…

 
Tips for Teachers | Astuces pour professeurs

First Day Back! | C'est la rentrée

By Katharine Harris, Canada's National Ballet School

First-day jitters are a natural part of any new activity. | Les papillons du premier jour sont coutumes pour toute nouvelle activité.

 

Aboriginal Summer Dance Events

This summer saw the launch of two new contemporary Aboriginal dance events and the return of an Aboriginal arts festival. In June,...

 

Pina Bausch 1940-2009

Acclaimed German choreographer Pina Bausch died unexpectedly at age 68 on June 30th. Bausch is generally r...

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