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Irina Tolchilshchikova Finalist for TAF Newcomer Award
The Toronto Arts Foundation has announced the finalists of our Newcomer Arts Award, including Dance Ontario member Irina Tolchilshchikova.  
Dance is Back - July 15- 17, 2022

EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT* DANCE IS BACK. Dance Ontario is so excited to announce the return of our annual flagship event DanceWeekend’22 happening July 15 through 17!! The 3-day long event featuring performances, films and workshops by 30+ artists will be presented virtually and in-person at Harbourfront Centre in Toronto. Mark it down in your calendar and #ComeDanceWithUs! Check back soon for more details and ticket info #DanceWeekend22 #DanceON

Windows of Time - That's a Wrap!

A definite highlight of 2022 for Dance ON has been the successful and dynamic presentation of

PASO-OPSA Coalition Identifies Arts & Culture Policy Priorities

PASO-OPSA Coalition Identifies Arts & Culture Policy Priorities



The Federal Budget 2022, A Plan to Grow Our Economy and Make Life More Affordable, was released on April 7, 2022 by the Honorable Chrystia Freeland.

The budget includes :

$12.1 million over two years, starting in 2022-23, to the National Arts Centre to support the creation, co-production, promotion, and touring of productions with Canadian commercial and not-for-profit performing arts companies;

The Metcalf Foundation has announced the 15 finalists for the 2021 Johanna Metcalf Performing Arts Prizes/Les Prix Johanna-Metcalf des Arts de la scène (Johannas). The five winners and their protégés will be announced on May 19, 2022 at a ceremony at the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto. Each winner will receive a prize of $25,000 and will name a protégé as a way of celebrating early career artists who are showing formidable promise.

GMD is closing

After 12 years the classes offered at  CCDT are shutting down and saying goodbye.  Attendance has been low for the past two years and the cost is too much to continue running.

Thank you Kenny Pearl for supporting the Toronto dance community with these classes over the last 12 years!

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