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

The creators of NAPPY Dance Collective discuss some of the issues facing BIPOC artists in Calgary

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How Vancouver Chinese Lion Dancing Teams Prepared to Celebrate Chinese New Year 2022 – Year of the Tiger

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Yevshan Ukrainian Folk Ballet Ensemble Celebrates 60 Years

The company marks its anniversary with a long-awaited event

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As Manitoba Vouches for Its Omicron Hands-Off Approach, Dance Studios Are Left With Hard Choices

The responsibility placed on owners to make public health-related decisions without adequate guidance has been tough, said Maria Rawluk, co-owner of Drop in Dance Winnipeg

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Two Saskatoon Dance Companies Embrace the Cold

The companies have taken their programming outdoors, even in winter

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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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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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