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About Dance

The Dance Section supports Canadian, professional dance of many cultures through policies, programs and initiatives that foster the...

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DANCE ORGANIZATIONS’ SOCIAL IMPACTS SURVEY

This request for proposal (RFP) invites arts consultants and researchers...

dance map

Interactive, searchable map of dance in Canada

The map pinpoints more than 2500 dance-related organizations in genres that include Asian, African, Aboriginal, European, Latin, classical, folk, contemporary, urban and more. The organizations include presenters, funders, festivals, companies and dance schools. This pioneering mapping microsite is an initiative of the Canada Dance Mapping Study.

Smith

Artist Story

Santee Smith: Here on Earth to dance

With the spiritual traditions of her Haudenosaunee heritage as a guiding force, Santee Smith embraces dance to express who she is. Born in...

Serge Bennathan (Michael Slobodian)

5 Questions: Serge Bennathan, dancer, choreographer, poet

Vancouver-based Serge Bennathan has been awarded the 2014 Canada Council Jacqueline Lemieux Prize. This annual award is given to the year’s most deserving applicant from the Grants to Dance Professionals Program and Grants to Aboriginal Dance...

Who assesses

Peer assessment

Find out how the Council makes its decisions.

Rod MacIvor, Room with Sticks,  Canada Dance Festival 2013

News Release

Dancer, choreographer Tedd Robinson wins $40,000 prize for his contribution to Canadian dance

Ottawa, November 5, 2014 – Tedd Robinson, winner of the 2014 Walter Carsen Prize for Excellence in the Performing Arts, is a...

recipients / beneficiares

Past recipients

Here's a handy tool: a searchable database of past grant recipients and prize winners.

Alison Robson, performer, in <em>A Way In</em>, 2011, choreography by Natasha Torres-Garner. Photo: Leif Norman.

Artist Story

Distorted Dance

Read about the Winnipeg dancer who put a creative twist on the broken telephone game. The result: a coast-to-coast online dance project.