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Canada’s Ballet Jörgen will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a record setting week of programming across Canada from October 23 – 29.

Toronto – Halifax: Reaching 15 communities in four provinces Canada’s Ballet Jörgen will set a new record of dance programming with 65 performances and community events in a single week.

New Music Video by Donna Greenberg will fit the bill!
A music video to an original song with lyrics & music by Donna Greenberg & Jordan Klapman from her newest jazz CD STUCK ON YOU (2017). Sung by Donna Greenberg with Mark Kieswetter (arrangement/piano), Jordan O’Connor (bass), Ben Riley (drums) & David Rawlings (video).

Message from Peter Caldwell
Director & CEO

Congratulations to the following nominees for the 2017 Premier's Awards for Excellence in the Arts -
Dance - Charmaine Headley and Claudia Moore
Emerging Artists - Emily Law and Shakeil Rollock

We have excellent news to share on the property tax assessment issue we messaged you about earlier this year (most recent email included below for reference).

Download Dance Ontario's Annual Report to members:

Congratulations to Board member Jesse Dell who welcomed twins Emery & Sadie today!
Warmest wishes from board and staff.

Applications are now available for all three funding programs under the Indigenous Culture Fund (ICF). The ICF programs for individuals and organizations have been established to support First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities, culture and way of life.


Ontario-based choreographers are invited to meet to discuss the state of our field, to come together to discuss the issues that affect our working lives.

Are you aware that -

Toronto, September 8, 2017 – Enthusiastic applause broke out at last week’s surprise announcement by Premier Kathleen Wynne and Eleanor McMahon, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport that the Ontario Arts Council (OAC) will receive a funding increase to its current base of $60 million bringing it to $80 milllion over four years by 2020-21. The $50 million increase will roll out accordingly: $5 million in 2017-18, $10 million in 2018-19, $15 million in 2019-20 and $20 million in 2020-21.