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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Team Canada Heads to Dance World Cup Finals in Spain

From June 24 to July 2, 40 Canadian dancers are competing on the world stage

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Stream of Dance Festival Brings Together More Than 30 Prairie Artists

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Children Prove to Be Essential Audience Members in Red Hot Tears’ Experimental Dance Lab

The lab benefited from the uninhibited atmosphere galvanized by its all-ages participants

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Sandra Laronde and Aria Evans Awarded 2021 Johanna Metcalf Performing Arts Prizes

The Johanna Metcalf Foundation recognizes Ontario artists for creating a positive impact within the arts

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The 60th Cypress Funstitute Welcomes Square and Round Dancers for a Weekend of Dancing and Workshops

The annual event returns to southwest Saskatchewan after a two-year hiatus

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First Look Program Returns in Newfoundland and Labrador

Dance community comes together for creators to stage their works-in-progress

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Ballet and Brahms Filming in Downtown St. John’s

Multidisciplinary artist Nicola Hawkins starts production of her next dancefilm, starring Evelyn Hart and Duo Concertante

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Jobel Art for Earth Releases Dance Web Series as a Form of Region-Specific Activist Knowledge Transfer

Through partnerships with experts, the videos aim to convey solutions and optimism about environmental issues through dance

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How Yukon-Based Theatre Decided on a Hybrid Model for Their Pandemic-Born Arts Festival

Gwaandak Theatre’s Awaken Festival opens up to some in-person programming while embracing the benefits of the digital

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Seven Artists From Nunavut Participate in Drum Dancing Festival in Greenland

Katuaq’s Katuarpalaaq festival aims to celebrate and preserve Inuit culture through knowledge sharing

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International Dance Day 2022: Weyburn Old Time Dance Club Holds the Final Event of its Season on a Day of Celebration

The club, based in Weyburn, Sask., has been welcoming people of all ages for roughly 60 years

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CoMotion Festival Set to Be Biggest Disability Arts Festival in North America

The festival is an opportunity to promote a different way of looking at access

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Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Hires a New Director of Dance Training Programming

Alejandro Ronceria wants to honour the centre’s roots and create a space for rich collaboration

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How Yukoner Nick Robinson Is Preparing Canada’s Breaking Team for the Sport’s First Olympic Appearance

As the team’s head strength and conditioning coach, Robinson is training the dancers for the first-ever Olympic breaking competition in 2024

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Living Skies Irish Dance Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day With Performances at Pubs and Retirement Communities

The Regina-based company will have live performances for the Irish holiday for the first time since 2019

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How Alberta Ballet Brought New Audiences to Dance Through Portrait Ballets

Alberta Ballet closes out its portrait ballet series with PHI, with music by David Bowie

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Government of Canada Launches New Fund to Support Performing Arts Workers

The $60-million fund intends to help workers in a sector that has been hit hard by the pandemic

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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

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What Do Professional BIPOC Contemporary Dance Artists Want to See Post-Pandemic?

Four Calgary-based BIPOC dancers reveal how they envision the future, given the current challenges of creating in their industry and city

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