SCD Announces Change in Leadership
Now in its 10th year of operations, Simcoe Contemporary Dancers (SCD) announces a forthcoming change in artistic leadership. Effective January 2020, Founder/Artistic Director, Sarah Lochhead, will be stepping down as Artistic Director to pursue additional artistic interests and spend time with family.
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Ballet superstar Karen Kain will retire as artistic director of The National Ballet of Canada in January 2021.
The ballet’s board of directors says Kain will step down from the post but remain with the company as artistic director emeritus.
The announcement comes nearly 15 years after Kain assumed the creative reins in 2005 and 50 years after joining the company as a dancer in 1969.
Toronto Dance Showcase is a 3-year initiative lead by Dusk Dances and endorsed by Choreographers’ Network – Toronto. The initiative aims to raise international awareness of the vibrant and diverse Dance Scene in Toronto and to create a Dance Showcase for Toronto dance artists in YEAR 3.
Premier Doug Ford issued the following statement on changes to the Executive Council:
"Our government remains committed to building on the priorities that matter most for the people of Ontario.
To effectively continue with our government's agenda to create good jobs, support small businesses, and implement our plan to build Ontario together, the following changes in Ministerial responsibilities will be made to the Executive Council: