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About Dance

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

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.

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.

Scene from Pasajes, shown left to right : Mieka Michaux, Veronica Maguire, Miguel Rosendo, Luis de la Tota, Coral de los Reyes, Jesus Alvarez. Photo : Levent Erutku Photography

5 Questions: Veronica Maguire, flamenco dancer, choreographer, teacher

On July 12, Victoria-based flamenco dancer Veronica Maguire was awarded the 2014 Canada Council Jacqueline Lemieux Prize. Veronica agreed to answer a few of our questions about herself and her work.

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.

Artist Story

Dance Out Loud

BC choreographer Paras Terezakis shared his expertise and made new connections at a dance conference. Learn how the Council helped.