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We encourage writers to pitch us their ideas for short columns, personal essays, news, profiles, poetry and longform features. Please submit your proposal, ensuring it meets the guidelines below, to the editor, Grace Wells-Smith, at grace@thedancecurrent.com


  • Your pitch should be in the body of an email
  • Let us know why your pitch is unique and timely
  • Your pitch should show your original research and how you will approach the story 
  • If available, include links to previously published works
  • Include a 50-word author’s biography


Please note that it may take us several weeks to respond depending on where we are at in the production cycle. We will only contact you if we are interested in publishing the material. Your patience is appreciated.



Dance Media Group/Groupe Danse Média (DMG), the charitable non-profit organization that publishes The Dance Current in print and online, is accepting applications from members of the public interested in contributing to the organization’s governance as a volunteer. Key responsibilities include acting in a position of trust to the community; effective governance of the organization; strategic planning and developing policies. Click this LINK, for more information on the responsibilities of the board of directors and what to include in your application. For more information, please email board@thedancecurrent.com.



The Dance Current accepts letters of interest from volunteers year-round. Volunteer opportunities may include tabling at Fall for Dance North (October 2 - 6, 2019) for audience engagement development purposes (CLICK HERE), supporting staff in office tasks or stepping onto a committee to work for the growth and development of Dance Media Group/Groupe Danse Média, the charitable organization that publishes The Dance Current. For more information or to express your interest in volunteering, please contact office@thedancecurrent.com or 416-588-0850. 



The Dance Current engages with select universities and colleges for full-time and part-time student placement internships. The Dance Current accepts letters of interest for student internships year-round. The ideal candidate has excellent verbal and written communication skills and is organized and detail oriented with an interest in dance, culture and publishing. The Dance Current also accepts student interns interested in arts administration and management. If you are interested in a student internship with us, talk to your school or university and have them contact us at office@thedancecurrent.com or 416-588-0850.