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Please stay tuned for upcoming news and announcments from The Dance Current and Dance Media Group/Groupe Danse Média. 

Call for Submissions: International Dance Day 2020

Wednesday, April 29 is International Dance Day and we invite you to celebrate your love of dance with us by submitting a photo, selfie or illustration.

Dance Media Group announces leadership change

Dance Media Group says goodbye to, and thanks, Crystal Melville, who will be leaving her post as publisher of The Dance Current on April 10, 2020 for a new opportunity. DMG is pleased to appoint Spenser McRae. Spenser will assume the publisher role on April 14, 2020.

Dance Media Group announces five-year strategic plan 

Dance Media Group (DMG) – publishers of The Dance Current in print and online – is very excited to reveal its five-year strategic plan with three strategic priorities anchored by digital innovation, stakeholder engagement and capacity building. Read the executive summary here

Call for Submissions: Dancing during qurantine

Submit photos and recipes for editorial consideration. This is primarily a call for more playful content that reflects various improvisations to dance practices across Canada during the COVID-19 quarantine. We define “quarantine-themed submissions” as those that fall within the scope of the self-isolation and social distancing parameters recommended by the Public Health Agency of Canada during COVID-19.

For Immediate Release/Pour diffusion immédiate - COVID-19

The Dance Current team has been working remotely since Friday, March 13, 2020. We are fortunate that most of our operations can be conducted remotely and that we can continue our publishing activities during COVID-19. 

Lost in Translation panel discussion and March/April 2020 issue launch

Join The Dance Current on Friday, February 28th from 4-5:30 pm for a panel discussion titled ‘Lost in Translation: Punk, Whack, Waacking, W(h)acking?’. The panel will be followed by the launch of our March/April 2020 issue at the 28th annual Festival of Original Theatre conference at the University of Toronto campus. The event location is accessible. This is a free and public event but space will be limited. 

Dance Media Group Thanks Jillian Groening and Announces New Staff

Dance Media Group would like to announce our new audience engagement coordinator, Ronan Sadler, and thank our engagement editor, Jillian Groening, for her service to the publication. 

Dance Media Group/Groupe Danse Média Honours Marilyn Biderman For Her Service

Dance Media Group honors the service of Marilyn Biderman (board chair) and Jacqueline Hansen (board member) and announces the appointment of Timea Wharton-Suri as the incoming chair of our board of directors. 

Dance Media Group Receives Charitable Status

Dance Media Group is excited to announce that the Charitable Directorate of the Canada Revenue Agency has granted the organization charitable status. 

 

 

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