Sunday, February 25, 2018

At the Vancouver International Dance Festival, Shen Wei synthesizes East and West

Choreographer and painter Shen Wei has spent more than two decades living in China, and more than two decades in New York City

National Ballet of Canada Announces a New Initiative ‘See The Music, Hear The Dance’

Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced a new initiative within the popular pre-performance Ballet Talks series, See the Music, Hear the Dance.

Ballet BC creates a visually striking new Romeo + Juliet

This ballet will look starkly different from other versions—and that’s apparent even from rehearsals, where the performers are moving in, around, and through three giant, black, hollow rectangles that roll around the stage on wheels—almost like dancers themselves.

MEET TORONTO’S QUEEN OF THE DANCE FLOOR WHO CAUGHT DRAKE’S EYE

Artist Andrea Bolley has become a fixture at parties, including this week's opening for Drake's newest restaurant, Pick 6ix.

2018 GRANTING PROGRAM DEADLINES – OAC (ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL)

In the brochure you will find the deadlines for granting programs serving various arts communities, artistic practices and disciplines.

Adventure Club, Montreal’s dubstep duo finds renewed work ethic with Grammy nod

Leighton James and Christian Srigley had just landed back home in Montreal when the Grammy nominations were announced last month. As they coasted down the runway, their phones lit up.

FEDERAL AND PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENTS INVEST MORE THAN $3 MILLION IN ARTS AND CULTURE CENTRES...

This project will contribute to the upgrading of the Arts and Culture Centre network in Newfoundland and Labrador

West Coast’s Jared Ebell relishes his Drosselmeyer role in Alberta Ballet Nutcracker

At this time of year, Alberta Ballet dancer Jared Ebell is fully immersed in the world of The Nutcracker. But, growing up on Vancouver Island’s east coast, he was more familiar with salmon lures and surfboards than Sugar Plum Fairies and Mouse Kings.

THE 2018 EDITION OF CANADA DANCE FESTIVAL SUSPENDED DUE TO FUNDING SHORTFALL

The Board opted to press pause on next year’s festival in order to explore alternate funding options after a series of grants did not come through.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Market Development Travel: Dance

Dance artists and companies, looking to promote your work and build relationships with arts presenters in Ontario, Canada or abroad? Here's a new pilot program

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