Ephemeral Artifacts Brings its Travis Knights Installation to Whitehorse

ĀNANDAṀ Dancetheatre’s work will light up the Old Fire Hall during Nakai Theatre’s Pivot Festival

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A Vancouver Dancehall Company Proves There is Appetite for International Collaboration

Femme Gone Wild Dancehall has been taking students to Jamaica to learn dancehall from its place and community of origin

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Adult Classes on the East Coast Boom After COVID-19 Lockdowns

“I think people are just generally realizing that we need to take better care of our health,” said Marcia Dysart, owner of First City School of Dance in Saint John, N.B.

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Vicki Adams Willis’s Legacy in Jazz Dance

Willis won the 2021 Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Distinguished Artist Award for her work in transforming Calgary’s jazz dance scene

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Anniversaries Galore in Newfoundland and Labrador’s Dance Communities

As dance leaders in the province celebrate milestones, they wish for a future that includes post-secondary dance education

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Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Nutcracker Returns Without the Much-Loved Baby Mice

“It’s their first chance, their first taste”: Due to pandemic precautions, dozens of children have been cut from the show and will miss out on an important first step

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Abhinayam Dance Network’s Annual Nadanam Festival Returns Virtually

After the festival’s pandemic hiatus, presenting digitally now allows international artists to participate

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Yukon Artist Offers Audio-Only Classes

Aimée Dawn Robinson removes the traditional visuals in favour of inner awareness

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Dancers Return to Dovercourt House to Reminisce

Months after Toronto’s dance hub closed, many dance artists and companies still have no home

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$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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Gaspésie’s FURIES Festival Expands Quebec’s Touring Circuit and Busts the Big-City Myth

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