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What Does Your Community Look Like?

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Toronto-Born Choreography App Levels Up

With an understanding of the financial strains often placed on those in the arts industry, StageKeep continues to offer flexible payment options

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National Ballet’s MADDADDAM Takes an Inventive Approach to Margaret Atwood’s Dystopian Trilogy. But Is It Too Much?

The production, a world premiere choreographed by Wayne McGregor, runs until Nov 30


Buddies in Bad Times Theatre’s No-Review Policy Questions the Role of Art Criticism

Clayton Lee, The Rhubarb Festival’s director, said the policy challenges the industry to rethink how to archive the arts for future generations


102 Years of Beautiful Resistance

A specially curated excerpt from It’s About Time: Dancing Black in Canada 1900-1970

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An Artist’s Retirement: How to Pay for It

Don’t have a government pension? Follow these tips to save for later years

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MUKUTHÔ Proves That Community Can Be Built Within The Span of One Show

The performance by Casimiro Nhussi and Pulga Muchochoma, in partnership with dance Immersion, was presented in Toronto as part of Canadian Stage’s Dream in High Park from Aug. 19 through 27

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Porch View Dances’ 10th Anniversary Online Film Festival Captures Its Roaming, Inclusive Essence

This year’s performances refract notions of home through movement and community


Adelheid Dance Projects Opens Affordable Rehearsal Space Amid Toronto’s Rising Rental Costs

Heidi Strauss seeks to fill the gap left by the closure of spaces like Dovercourt House with temporary rental space


Three-Year Study, the Longest of Its Kind, Shows the Positive Effects That Dancing Has on Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms

Research was conducted by York University researchers in partnership with Canada's National Ballet School

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The World’s First Indigenous Fringe Festival Opens This Summer

Joeann Argue, creator of Nogojiwanong Indigenous Fringe Festival, talks about why there usually isn’t a lot of Indigenous participation in fringe festivals


Vivine Scarlett, Founder of dance Immersion, Receives the 2021 Muriel Sherrin Award

The award recognizes Scarlett’s decades contributing to the cultural life of Toronto

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Dovercourt House To Close After 21 Years as Toronto’s Dance Hub

The lease has changed hands, leaving uncertainty in both social and professional dance communities

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On the Brink

Can collective action save Dancemakers, one of Canada’s most influential contemporary dance companies?

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Canadian Teenager Wins New Prize at Prestigious Prix de Lausanne

Maya Smallwood wasn’t just the youngest choreographer among the five finalists; she was also the only North American and the only female


Why I Left Toronto

The city boasts inclusivity and opportunity, but that’s not what I experienced

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Sandra Laronde Receives the 2020 Celebration of Cultural Life Award

The award comes with a $10,000 cash prize


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Fancy shawl dancing on Toronto's waterfront

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Fancy shawl dancing on Toronto’s waterfront

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Toronto’s Dora Mavor Moore Award Winners Announced

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ceremony was held online


The National Ballet of Canada Met With Dancer Nicholas Rose After He Called Out the Company on Instagram


From South Africa to Canada, to the Big Screen

Siphesihle November, National Ballet second soloist, profiled in Beyond Moving

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(Re)Connecting the Circle

Amy Hull Responds to Claudia Moore’s Older & Reckless #42

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Connecting With a Classic

The National Ballet of Canada’s Romeo and Juliet

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