Summer intensives will provide you with new perspectives, spur you on to new things, and broaden your network and your horizons.
Peggy Baker Dance Projects Summer Intensive in Toronto; Decidedly Jazz Danceworks Jazz Immersion in Calgary; Royal Winnipeg Ballet School Professional Division Summer Session in Winnipeg; ImpulsTanz in Vienna, Austria
In June, Anik Bissonnette retires as principal dancer with Les Grands Ballets Candiens de Montréal. Here, she talks with contemporary dancer/choreographer Laurence Lemieux about her life in dance, her daughter and what’s next.
Federal Budget falls short for the arts; New company premieres in Niagara Region [Niagara Dance Company; Kathleen Martinez-Hughes; Mary Jo Mullins]; Atlantic Ballet Theatre finds home in historic Moncton landmark; FIFA showcases dance films; International dance festival in Montréal includes dance [Festival TransAmériques]; Bissonnette new face of Shmink Cosmetics; Dunn receives Cirque de Soleil Prize [by Brittany Duggan]; Hari Krishnan wins New Pioneers Award; Marie Chouinard wins 22nd Grand Priz du Conseil des Arts de Montréal; Awards in BC [Chengxin Wei; Wen Wei Wang; Alison Denham; Judith Garay]; Quick Currents [Governor General’s Performing Arts Award; Kinetic Studio; Jerry and Joan Lozinski of Toronto made a multi-million dollar gift to three dance organizations in March; Increase to the Ontario Arts Council’s annual budget]