Mikko Nissinen resigns from Alberta Ballet to join Boston Ballet; Let’s Dance! Scotiabank Dance Centre open for business; Pina Bausch comes to Toronto for World Leaders Festival; Judge rules in favour of Graham Center and school; Canada Council suspends program in response to new DCH funds; Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers present Mexican dance company; New ballet company in Mississauga [Mississauga City Ballet; Max Ratevossian]; National Ballet launches fiftieth anniversary season with tour of Romeo & Juliet; Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal announces new season; Website of the Month: Official website of Harbourfront’s World Leaders: A Festival of Creative Genius [events and activities related to Pina Bausch’s visit to Toronto]: http://www.worldleadersfestival.com/events/hommages/bausch.html
How can we improve the working and living conditions of independent dance artists in Canada? Thirty years ago three dance artists founded the Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists to educate and advocate on behalf of dancers. How have working conditions of dancers changed since then? And what are the pressing issues that need to be addressed in the present?
July 3-14 juillet 2017
The pre-professional intensive is for aspiring professional dancers looking to develop their strength and artistry.