Dance News Canada

Dancers to compete for 13th Erik Bruhn Prize

The 13th International Competition for The Erik Bruhn Prize will be Saturday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto. The companies participating in this year’s competition are American Ballet Theatre (ABT), The Hamburg Ballet, The Royal Danish Ballet and The National Ballet of Canada.


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Dance Mosaic celebrates Canada’s 150th

The National Ballet of Canada’s Artistic Director Karen Kain recently announced Dance Mosaic: Canada 150. To celebrate Toronto’s vibrant and diverse dance community, several organizations have been invited to attend a special, free performance of The Nutcracker on Friday, December 8 in honour of Canada’s 150th anniversary.

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Ballet Kelowna launches 15th Season

Ballet Kelowna in the south of Canada’s British Columbia is once again offering a preview of the season’s dancers and upcoming performances. It will present its 4th Annual


event on Thursday, October 5 from 7–8 p.m.

Hosted by Artistic Director and CEO Simone Orlando, this event is open to the public

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Canada’s Danse Danse unveils 20th Season

The 2017–18 Season marks Danse Danse’s 20th Anniversary—20 years of discoveries, enjoyment and continuous evolution. This year’s program features 15 shows and 14 companies, including six from Quebec, one from Norway, one from Finland, and special guests from New York, Vancouver, Barcelona, London and Taiwan, presented at Place des

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Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg tours for 40th

Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg, Russia is set to launch a North American Tour on May 11-13 in Toronto, ON, Canada. From here to Northrop Memorial Auditorium in Minneapolis on May 17 to Chicago’s historic Auditorium Theatre on May 19-21, the company will present Boris Eifman’s Red Giselle, which the San Francisco Chronicle previously called

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Gauthier Dance touring to Canada and NYC

Just a few days after Gauthier Dance in Germany celebrates its first decade with the anniversary production BIG FAT TEN, the company will leave to tour North America. The tour starts in the Canadian capital Ottawa before taking to New York City. The company hopes to conquer the Big Apple with seven shows of Marco Goecke's award-winning NIJINSKI at The Joyce

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Ballet BC announces 2017 auditions

For the 2017-18 Season, Ballet BC is looking for full-time artists and apprentices, as well as young dancers to participate in the company’s Summer Dance Intensive. To fill these spots, the 30-year-old ballet company based in Vancouver, Canada, will hold auditions in New York City and Montréal, QC.

The New York City auditions are

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