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Dance

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.

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...

Julie Lebel, dance artist, Vancouver. Photo : Elisha Clement

Blog Post

Julie Lebel: Dialogues on public engagement

"Public engagement means making a connection. The question then is how to increase the points of connection between individuals and art experiences."

Who assesses

Peer assessment

Find out how the Council makes its decisions.

News Release

Simon Brault named New Director and CEO

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

recipients / beneficiares

Past recipients

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

Kaeja d'Dance

Artist Story

Kaeja d’Dance

Bridging dance art and the public Since 1991, Toronto-based Kaeja d'Dance has been bridging dance art and the public on stage and in the...