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New Creation in the Arts Awards Announced

In May, the Imperial Tobacco Canada Foundation (ITCF) announced the winners of their inaugural New Creation in the Arts Awards. La…

National Ballet Sweeps Doras

The The National Ballet of Canada swept the 2009 Dora Mavor Moore Awards, receiving all four Dance Division awards for guest chore...

Arts Funding Renewed

The Government of Canada has announced a five-year renewal of arts funding that had been set to expire March 31, 2010. A total of …

 

Pina Bausch 1940-2009

Acclaimed German choreographer Pina Bausch died unexpectedly at age 68 on June 30th. Bausch is generally r...

Canada Council welcomes $25 million funding renewal

>> from Canada Council for the Arts press releaseCanada Council for the Arts welcomes today’s announcement that the Government…

Dora Award Nominees in Dance announced

On June 3rd, the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts announced this year’s nominees for the Dora Mavor Moore Awards acknowled…

TDT hosts German artists

From May 21st through 30th, Toronto Dance Theatre (TDT) hosted a number of events and discussion…

Canadian presenters await funding announcements

Several dance presenters across Canada continue to wait for Arts Presentation Canada funding annoucements from the Department of C…

Spring Forward! connects emerging arts professionals

In March, Elizabeth Chitty, Executive Director of the Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists’ Ontario Chapter (CADA-ON), presented the...

Reports on Canadian artists’ earnings and funding

“Artists’ earnings are well below the overall labour force average in every province.” Though this may come as no surprise, this s…

Community meetings for dance artists

Members of the dance community are finding ways to connect with one another through monthly or quarterly dance community meetings....

Ballet Jörgen Canada wins BC Touring Council award

Ballet Jörgen Canada was named the British Columbia Touring Council’s 2009 Touring Company of the Year, for its presentations of

Silly walks to support CADA-ON

The Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists Ontario Chapter (CADA-ON) is hosting The Ministry of Silly Walks Walk-A-Thon on Wednesday, …

CDA reports to Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage

Canadian Dance Assembly (CDA) Executive Director Shannon Litzenberger made a presentation to the all-party federal Standing Commit…

Dance Ontario Community Dance Partnerships & Dance For Youth Forums

Dance Ontario has been building partnerships with communities from southern to northern Ontario. Since the fall, the provincial se…

Recent dance on screen

In March, Bravo!FACT screened Sven Johansson’s short film En-Trance Assoluta, at an event in honour of the 2009 Innoversity…

 

Lola MacLaughlin (1952-2009)

Vancouver-based dance artist Lola MacLaughlin died on March 6, 2009 of cancer. The well-loved choreographer was known for her gene...

 

Anniversaries

Halifax’s YOung Company, which presents pre-professional dancers in modern dance concerts, celebrates its twentieth anniversar...

Second season of So You Think You Can Dance Canada

After a successful first season, with an average of 1.4 million viewers per episode, So You Think You Can Dance Canada will return…

Dance abroad

The Danube University Krems, in a city on the outskirts of Vienna, Austria, will be hosting The International ChoreoLab Austria as…

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