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New features on Dance Collection Danse website

This summer Dance Collection Danse (DCD) announced the launch of its new online column "Dance Historian of the Month" featuring in...

Vancouverites Goh and Holmes return home to stage Nutcracker

Chan Hon Goh, former principle dancer with The The National Ballet of Canada, has signed on as artistic coordinator for the Goh Ba...

CDA executive director announces resignation

Shannon Litzenberger, executive director of the Canadian Dance Assembly (CDA), will be resigning from her position as of November …

Le Groupe Dance Lab to close

After 43 years, one of Canada's oldest dance companies will close. The board of directors of Le Groupe Dance Lab in Ottawa announc...

 

Developments at Ballet BC

Ballet BC’s board of directors has named long-time company dancer and choreographer Emily Molnar as interim artistic director of t...

 

Aboriginal Summer Dance Events

This summer saw the launch of two new contemporary Aboriginal dance events and the return of an Aboriginal arts festival. In June,...

 

Pearl Remounts Earle's Sacra

David Earle's masterwork Sacra Conversazione received its first performance in July after almost twenty years since i...

 

Merce Cunningham 1919 - 2009

Legendary dancer and choreographer Merce Cunningham died July 26th at the age of 90. A definitive artist of the American avant-gar...

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

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