The International Annual Blacks in Dance Conference and Festival

Hosted in Toronto, this year's event highlights the histories and futures of Black dance forms

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Cecchetti Canada Celebrates 50 Years of Examinations in Newfoundland and Labrador

A Q & A With Mary Ross, chair of Cecchetti Canada

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The Dance Current

We are hiring an Editor-In-Chief!

Applications due Jan 9, 2023

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The Baby Mice Are Back! Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Nutcracker Opens Tomorrow

After the pandemic forced the company to reduce the number of children featured in the annual holiday favourite, this year’s show includes 84 kids

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How Atlantic Ballet Atlantique Canada is Bringing Virtual Reality Into the Dance Studio

After launching an app in 2021 for cross-border collaboration, the company is now working on integrating augmented reality technology to better serve a digital creative process, including life-size holograms

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Living Skies Irish Dance and West of Mabou Spread Holiday Cheer With Celtic Christmas

The Saskatchewan-based artists celebrate their Celtic roots with an evening of dance and music.

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The Brigadoon Express Arrives With More Than 50 Dancers

Nanaimo, B.C.’s Brigadoon Dance Academy has made Highland dance synonymous with the holiday season for more than 25 years

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Ballet Edmonton to Perform in Ottawa’s Southam Hall, a Big Achievement for a Small Company

Led by artistic director Wen Wei Wang, the company’s 2023 tour takes the Albertan company to B.C. and Ont.

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Installation-Turned Dance Party at Winnipeg’s Culture Days

How infectious beats and tongue-twisting rhymes got Winnipeggers boogying at In the Dark

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Whitehorse’s Velvet Antler Productions Takes the Austerity Out of Ballet

With the offer of No Bun Ballet classes and mirror-free rooms, the studio allows adults of all abilities to learn ballet in a low-pressure environment

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New Children’s Dance Book Brings New Access to Creative Movement Lessons

We Dance High, Low, Fast & Slow was conceived by Lynn Panting with the goal of providing a low-entry cost option into dance for children

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How Oshun Dance Is Creating Spaces to Diversify Dance Performances in Canada’s Smallest Province

Reequal Smith on building dance opportunities as a new resident

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Dora Awards Announced: In My Body Top Winner in Dance Division

In My Body and Legacy Tap Dance Concert were the dance productions with the most nominations

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One-off Lieutenant Governor Awards Recognize Excellence in Visual Arts, Music and Performance in B.C.

Ballet Kelowna and Dancers of Damelahamid were selected for their provincial reach, social equity and inclusion initiatives

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How Will Calgary’s Arts Commons Expansion Effect Dance in the City?

Does more theatre space necessarily mean more diversity in performance?

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Invigorate Features More Than Two Dozen Performers from Across Saskatchewan

306 Elite Dance Company connects dancers from different studios

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Whitehorse’s Dakhká Khwáan Dancers Named Lead Dance Group for Celebration 2024

The festival, held in Juneau, Alaska, is one of the largest gatherings of Southeast Alaska Native peoples

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Lola Award Recognizes Helen Walkley for Outstanding Contributions to Vancouver Dance

The award, in memory of Lola MacLaughlin, is presented to a mid-career/senior level choreographer every two years

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Little Red River Traditional Pow-Wow Honours Knowledge Keepers

The annual celebration welcomes everyone to witness First Nations traditions

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Dance Performers Across Canada Eligible for $2,500 for Living Expenses

Performers based in the Maritimes, the Prairies and the North are especially encouraged to apply

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Come Home Year: Kittiwake Dance Theatre Creates Opportunities for Professional Dancers in Newfoundland

The company, supported by the province’s Come Home Year initiative, offered free outdoor shows in regions where performances are rare

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New Support Line for Artists Facing Career Uncertainty Launches in Quebec

Parise Mongrain, the director of Confluence – Créateur de vocations, said the free and confidential conversations are there to help artists who feel shame about career changes

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How this Winnipeg Performance Went Almost Completely Carbon Neutral

Bike and Circuses, presented by Green Kids Inc., addressed climate change not only in performance content but also in its creation process

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Rhythm Jewellery Creates Jewellery Inspired by Dance

The Saskatoon-based company fills a void in the market

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