2002 Canada Dance Festival unveils programming; New national service organization for dance in Canada [The Canadian Dance Assembly/L’Assemblée canadienne de la danse]; Province forces closure of Nova Scotia Arts Council; New professional ballet company launched in New Brunswick [Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada]; Myles Warren appointed Dance Officer at OAC; National Ballet 50th Anniversary Season update; People in the news [David Duclos; Julie Bianchi; Donna Krasnow; Megan Andrews]
Now gearing up for its twentieth edition, CDF offers an important accounting of the state of the art of dance across the country. With regular “off-year” events and a full-on festival every other year, the festival is dedicated to growing audiences in the Ottawa region and providing a meeting site for dance artists across regional, generational, cultural and disciplinary lines.
July 3-14 juillet 2017
The pre-professional intensive is for aspiring professional dancers looking to develop their strength and artistry.