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The Equity Office advances the principle of equity. It works to increase equity of access to Canada Council’s grants and services. It...

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MoMo Mixed Ability Dance Theatre breaks down barriers

Alito Alessi’s quote “All bodies speak. Everyone has a story to tell,” sums up the philosophy of MoMo Mixed Ability Dance Theatre. Bringing together artists with and without disability, the Alberta company creates initiatives and dance-theatre performances that remove barriers. In 2012, with Canada Council support, MoMo organized a conference for companies integrating the practices of differently abled participants. Its goal: to build a strong national network…

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Bob Frazer and Marc Senior in the Realwheels production Whose Life is it Anyway? Photo: Tim Matheson

Congratulations to Realwheels Theatre

Realwheels Theatre’s production of Whose Life is it Anyway? has been nominated for six Jessie awards as part of the 32nd annual Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards. Realwheels is a Vancouver-based, professional theatre company that produces performances that deepen the audience’s understanding of the disability experience. 

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Deaf and Disability Arts

With the Canada Council's publication of the Moving Forward: Strategic Plan 2008-11, disability was named as a new area of exploration...

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Past recipients

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NAfro Dance. Photo: Rod Braun.

Artist Story

African dance

NAfro Dance (Manitoba) supports the development of African and African-Canadian dancers and choreographers and presents vibrant dance works…

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Simon Brault named New Director and CEO

Mr. Brault will assume the role on June 26, 2014 for a 5-year term.

Research

The Changing Theatre Landscape: New Models in Use by Theatre Artists, Groups and Organizations

Within the Canadian Public Arts Funders (CPAF) network, there is a need to better understand the changing theatre landscape. In preparation...