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Dance Collection Danse

By Invitation Only: Dance, Confederation and Reconciliation

Exhibit | Exposition

Ottawa ON
June 19-23 juillet 2017

Phases of Dance: An Animated Short

Four months of production, with over 2100 individual drawings, culminates in three minutes of bachata technique expressed in animation. Phases of Dance by illustrator, animator, bachata dancer and instructor Iveta Karpathyova explores the movement potential of rotoscoping in documenting embodied knowledge.


Maud Allan and The Vision of Salomé

In 1996, Canada’s dance archive and museum, Dance Collection Danse, received a gem of a donation – the famous (and risqué for the time) Salomé costume worn by one of modern dance’s founding figures, Maud Allan.

Maud Allan

Maud Allan: An Edwardian Sensation

Exhibit | Exposition

Toronto ON
November 10, 2016-14 avril 2017

Alberta Ballet

Alberta Ballet & the Documentation of Performance

Exhibit | Exposition

Edmonton AB
September 7-17 décembre 2016

Iro Valaskakis-Tembeck

Danser à Montréal: A Tribute to Iro Valaskakis-Tembeck

Exhibit | Exposition

Montréal  QC
April 8-11 septembre 2016


Drawn to Dance

Exhibit | Exposition

Toronto ON
December 9, 2015-24 mars 2016
Mon. - Fri. 10:00-4:00 | Lundi - vendredi 10:00-16:00


10th Annual Great Canadian Girlesque Burlesque Expo

Exhibit | Exposition

Toronto ON
January 23-25 janvier 2016
Various days and times | Spectacles à différentes dates et heures

Brian Webb Dance Company, Van Grimde Corps Secrets

The Body in Question(s) 2 / Le corps en question(s) 2

Exhibit | Exposition

Edmonton AB
June 18-22 août 2015
6:00 | 18:00


Dance Takes Over the Musée de la civilisation in Québec City

Rebel Bodies exhibit opens at the Musée de la civilisation in Québec City.

New Dance Horizons

Gathering Vill: An Open Exchange

Exhibit | Exposition

Regina SK
November 30 novembre 2014


Dancemakers at Forty: Celebrating Exploration, Innovation and Inspiration

Exhibit | Exposition

Toronto ON
October 24-19 décembre 2014


François Barbeau: The Dior of Costume Designers

By Samantha Mateus

Renowned for his work with Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal and Cirque du Soleil, veteran costume designer François Barbeau launches an exhibition to showcase his lifelong work at the Centre de l’exposition de l’Université de Montréal, May 25-December 7.


Reinventing the Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault

The Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault announced its upcoming transformation into the Institut de la danse and the reshaping of its mission.


Québec Dances for April 29

In honour of International Dance Day, Québec Danse invited audiences and artists to celebrate the incredible variety of dance forms and practices across the province in a wide array of classes, shows, rehearsals and exhibitions.


New exhibits celebrate dance and design

The Design Exchange in Toronto recently launched two exhibits in partnership with The National Ballet of Canada, which is currentl...

Vancouver Biennale: Danny Nielsen

The Vancouver Biennale, held April 23rd through 30th, recently posted videos from its Big Ideas Performance Series this year. This improvised tap perfor…

Van Grimde Corps Secrets: The Body in Question(s)

- contains nudity -Running May 28th through June 1st, the Montréal-based company Van Grimde Corps Secrets presents The Body in Ques…

DCD launches new exhibit

On November 14th, Dance Collection Danse (DCD) unveiled its latest exhibit: Renegade Bodies: Canadian Dance in the 1970…

Canadian Ballet Youth Ensemble

December 7th - 13th, Hamilton will be lit up in celebration of Cuba’s internationally acclaimed prima ballerina assoluta Alicia Alonso, who founded the National Ballet of Cuba 60 years ago.