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Dormeshia Edwards, Jason Samuels Smith and Derick Grant performing And Still You Must Swing at the Vancouver Tap Dance Festival 2016 / Photo by Christopher Duggan
 
Various Artists

Vancouver Tap Dance Festival

Festival | Festival

Vancouver BC
August 25-27 août 2017
Tap

Dance Manitoba

Manitoba Provincial Dance Festival

Festival | Festival

Winnipeg MB
May 3-21 mai 2017
Jazz, Ballet, Hip Hop, Tap, Contemporary, Modern, Musical Theatre

 

Toronto International Tap Dance Festival

Festival | Festival

Toronto ON
June 2-4 juin 2017
8:00 | 20:00
Tap

Tap Dance Centre

Can-Tap

Performance | Spectacle

Mississauga ON
March 3 mars 2017
7:30 | 19:30
Tap

Avinoam Silverman / Photo courtesy of Silverman
 

Movement Memory

How we learn, retain and remember dance By Carolyn Hebert

How do we learn, retain and remember dance? What happens when a dancer forgets well-known choreography? How can we improve our recall for movement sequences? Carolyn Hebert spoke with diverse dance professionals about memory and the verbal cues, mental imagery and bodily experiences that shape their memory.

 
Danny Nielsen

love.be.best.free

Performance | Spectacle

Nanaimo BC
February 19 février 2017
7:30 | 19:30
Tap

 

Remembering Tap Dancing William “Bill” Orlowski

William “Bill” Orlowski, one of the greatest Canadian tap dancers and choreographers, died October 22, 2016.

 

Remembering Phillip H. Cole Jr.

Born in 1945, Phillip H. Cole Jr. led a life full of performance and adventure, set on sharing his talents with the world.

Ballet Creole

Soulful Messiah

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
December 2-4 décembre 2016
2,3 @ 8:00 | 20:00
Multidisciplinary, Tap, Afro-Caribbean, Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary

Tap Dance Centre

Eastern Canadian Tap Conference

Conference | Colloque

Mississauga ON
October 14-16 octobre 2016
Tap

 

Inaugural RAD Conference for Teachers in Toronto

Presented by the Royal Academy of Dance, the En Avant Dance Teacher Conference concentrated on teaching as well as the business side of the profession. The four-day conference covered a range of topics throughout seventy-eight seminars, panel discussions and movement workshops.

 

Life Phenomenology: Movement, Affect & Language

Last month, 100 scholars from as far away as Norway, New Zealand and Japan gathered together at the University of Ottawa for the thirty-fifth annual International Human Science Research Conference.

 

End of Season Awards

As the dance season wrapped, a range of artists were recognized for their work, performance and contribution to the community.

 
On the Ground

Finding Rhythm, Finding Soul: Q & A with Alexandra Clancy

By Denise Solleza

Vancouver tap dancer Alexandra Clancy explores the intersections of the contemporary and the traditional.

 
Danny Nielsen

Love Be Best Free

Performance | Spectacle

Nanaimo BC
November 14 novembre 2016
Tap

 
Various Artists

Vancouver International Tap Festival

Festival | Festival

Vancouver BC
September 1-4 septembre 2016
Various dates and times
Tap

Keeping Time

Everybody has a story. If you take the time to ask questions and listen, you might even uncover a piece of dance history. Here is one such gem. Meet Shirley Sommerville.

Justin Jackson Jamming

Justin Jackson of So You Think You Can Dance Canada notoriety is a nine time tap dancing champion of Canada; however, his involvement with dance extends far beyond his own achievements.

 
Dorrance Dance, Michelle Dorrance, Nicholas Van Young

ETM: Double Down

Performance | Spectacle

Ottawa ON
October 14-15 octobre 2016
7:30 | 19:30
Contemporary, Tap

 
Shay Kuebler Radical System Art

Telemetry

Performance | Spectacle

Montréal  QC
April 18-22 avril 2017
8:00 | 20:00
Contemporary, Tap

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