$1 Million Allocated to Sustainable Art in Montreal

This money could help artists who often take on the brunt of the costs for sustainable productions

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Canadian Flamenco Film Receives International Attention

The film, created by Saskatoon’s Flamenco Borealis, has been presented in six countries

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Small Dance Organizations on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

As Halifax arts organizations work towards social change, Kinetic Studio is taking the lead

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A New Interactive Platform Invites the Public to Choreograph

The Coffre à danser houses the building blocks for users to create more than 20 billion combinations

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Community Arts Organizations in Winnipeg Collaborate to Host Free Street Dance Workshops for Youth

The program, by Graffiti Art Programming, Studio 393 and Unity Charity, holds special importance for BIPOC youth

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British Columbia Celebrates Diwali

Diwali Fest, the five-day South Asian celebration, helps those living away from India feel connected to their community

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For the First Time, the Fluid Dance Festival Focuses on Local Artists

The pandemic is allowing the festival to discover the power in cultivating a local community

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Canada’s National Ballet School Expands LEAD Program to Halifax and Winnipeg

The program is a free three-day workshop for women-identifying, genderqueer and Two-Spirit people that aims to teach leadership skills

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Dance Studios Across Saskatchewan Join #SKdancestogether

How the province’s dance studios came together in the midst of a pandemic

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Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal Celebrates 50 Years With a Mural in the Heart of the City

Painted by Franco Égalité, the public artwork transforms an otherwise nondescript parking lot

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Party Representatives Debate Bill C-10

One week before the federal election, representatives from Canada’s major parties debated the bill that may mean more for dancers now that more of their work is landing on streaming services

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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

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Hope Muir Announced as New Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada

Muir’s appointment closes the historical difference between the number of male and female artistic directors that the ballet has seen

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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

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Dena Davida Inducted as a Member of the Ordre des arts et des lettres du Québec

Davida, co-founder of Tangente in Montreal, is one of this year’s 18 recipients honoured for their contribution to the arts and letters of Quebec

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Andrea Vagianos Wins Dora Ancillary Award for Outstanding Leadership in Administration

This award highlights the critical work of operational managers and directors that kept their organizations afloat during the pandemic

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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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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

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Remembering Pierre-Paul Savoie, Founding Artistic Director of PPS Danse

A look back at an electric, bright and graceful career

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Dorotea Saykaly Receives the First Emily Molnar Emerging Choreographer Award at Ballet BC

The term “emerging” is worth thinking about: Saykaly has been choreographing dancefilms and smaller works for nearly a decade.

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Made in BC Celebrates 15 Years With an Interactive Virtual History

Dancing Stories from BC is an online project preserving the ephemera of live performances

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Margaret Grenier Wins Walter Carsen Prize for Excellence in the Performing Arts

Grenier is the first Indigenous artist to be awarded the prize

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Patricia Beatty, Co-Founder of Toronto Dance Theatre, Remembered as a ‘Warrior Queen’

Collaborators and friends remember the Canadian modern dance icon

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